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1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI United States

May 2016

Biostatistics Seminar: Kenneth Lange, Professor of Biomathematics, Human Genetics and Statistics, UCLA: “Next Generation Statistical Genetics”

May 5, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: 1690 SPH I, 1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI United States

This talk will discuss how modern data mining techniques can be imported into statistical genetics. Most relevant models now invoke high-dimensional optimization. Penalization and set projection give sparsity. Separation of variables gives parallelization.…

March 2017

Biostatistics Seminar: Jonathan Terhorst, PhD Candidate, University of California, Berkeley

March 9, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: 1690 SPH I, 1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI United States

Jonathan Terhorst, PhD Candidate Statistics, University of California at Berkeley   "Robust and Scalable Inference of Population History and Selection from Hundreds of Whole Genomes" Abstract: Demographic inference refers to the…

January 2018

The Department of Biostatistics Presents: Yang Ni, University of Texas at Austin

January 9, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: 1690 SPH I, 1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI United States

Yang Ni, Ph.D. Post Doc Fellow University of Texas at Austin   "Integrative Directed Cyclic Graphical Models with Heterogeneous Samples"   In this talk, I will introduce novel hierarchical directed…

February 2018

The Department of Biostatistics Presents: Junwei Lu, Princeton University

February 1, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: 1690 SPH I, 1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI United States

Junwei Lu Graduate Student Operations Research and Financial Engineering Princeton University   Combinatorial Inference   We propose the combinatorial inference to explore the topological structures of graphical models. The combinatorial…

The Department of Biostatistics Presents: Yi Zhao, John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

February 6, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: 1690 SPH I, 1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI United States

Yi Zhao Department of Biostatistics John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health   Causal Mediation Analysis with High-Dimensional Mediators   In many scientific studies, it becomes increasingly important to delineate…

The Department of Biostatistics Presents: Julia Fukuyama, Stanford University

February 8, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: 1690 SPH I, 1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI United States

Julia Fukuyama, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Fellow Department of Computational Biology Stanford University   Dimensionality Reduction with Structured Variables and Applications to the Microbiome   Studies of the microbiome, the complex…

The Department of Biostatistics Presents: Jing Huang, University of Pennsylvania

February 13, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: 1690 SPH I, 1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI United States

Jing Huang, PhD Research in Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania   Composite likelihood inference for large-scale healthcare data — application, extension, and…

February 2019

STATCOM Winter General Meeting

February 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: 1690 SPH I, 1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI United States

Winter General Meeting will be held on Feb 8 at 2 p.m in SPH I Room 1690. We hope you can join us! We will discuss ongoing and completed projects as well…