Events and Seminars : 2013 Seminars

Mining for Rules in Data:  Modeling Imperfect Implication Rules

Kamal Premaratne, Ph.D.
Professor, Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Miami

February 14, 2013
2:00-3:00 p.m, CRB Room 692

DESIGN AND ANALYTIC METHODS FOR INVESTIGATING AGREEMENT: with Applications in GWAS Studies

J. RICHARD LANDIS, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine

THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2013
2:00 p.m.– 3:00 pm
Clinical Research Building, Room 692

MICROBIOME, METAGENOMICS AND HIGH-DIMENSIONAL COMPOSITIONAL DATA ANALYSIS

HONGZHE LI, PH.D.
Professor of Biostatistics and Statistics
University of Pennsylvania
Perelman School of Medicine

THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2013
10:00 a.m.– 11:00 a.m.
Clinical Research Building, Room 692

The Road to Genomic Medicine is Paved with Data and Information

John Quackenbush, PhD
Professor, Harvard School of Public Health

May 15th , 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Clinical Research Building
Gordon Auditorium, 1st Floor

Some new statistical methods for pathway analysis of high-throughput genomic data

Xi (Steven) Chen, PhD Division of Cancer Biostatistics
Department of Biostatistics
Vanderbilt University

Friday, August 16, 2013, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
SCCC 1301 Conference Room

Hosted by Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

PRINCIPAL COMPONENTS ANALYSIS AND BUMP HUNTING USING PRIM

DANIEL DIAZ, PH.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Division of Biostatistics
University of Miami

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
2:00 p.m.– 3:00 p.m.
CRB 692

RISK ESTIMATION AND PROBABILITY MACHINES

James Malley and Abhijit Dasgupta (ARAASTAT)

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2013
2:00 p.m.– 3:00 p.m, CRB 692

A NEW SCALABLE BAYESIAN STATISTICAL METHODS FOR GENE PATHWAYS DISCOVERY

CHANGWON YOO, S.M., PH.D.
Department of Biostatistics
Florida International University

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2013
2:00 p.m.– 3:00 p.m, CRB 692

SURVIVAL BUMP HUNTING FOR IDENTIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF INFORMATIVE PROGNOSTIC SUBGROUPS  

JEAN-EUDES DAZARD, PH.D.
Division of Bioinformatics
Center for Proteomics and Bioinformatics
Case Western Reserve University
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2013
2:00 p.m.– 3:00 p.m. CRB 692

CURRENT PERSPECTIVES ON BIG DATA AND STATISTICAL PREDICTION

JENNIFER CLARKE, PH.D.
Associate Professor
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2014
11:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m.
Clinical Research Building, CRB 692

MOVING BIOMARKERS FROM BENCH TO CLINICS – EXPERIENCE IN A LARGE SCIENTIFIC ENTERPRISE

ZIDING FENG, PH.D.
Professor, Department of Biostatistics
Kathryn O’Connor Research Professor
Chief, Section of Early Cancer Detection and Biomarkers
Co-Director, Center for Global Early Cancer Detection
The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center

TUESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2014
1:30 p.m.– 2:30 p.m, CRB 692

DISEASE EARLY DETECTION AND PREVENTION BY DYNAMIC DISEASE SCREENING SYSTEM

PEIHUA QIU, University of Florida
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2014
2:00 p.m.– 3:00 p.m, CRB 692

BIG DATA BIG BIAS SMALL SURPRISE

S. EJAZ AHMED, PH.D., Brock University
TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014
2:00 p.m.– 3:00 p.m, CRB 692

ATTENTION AND CHOICE DURING FOOD-RELATED DECISION MAKING: INSIGHTS FROM COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE

MILICA MORMANN, PH.D., University of Miami
TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014
11:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m, CRB 692

SENSITIVITY, SPECIFICITY, AND USEFUL MEASURES OF DIAGNOSTIC UTILITY

FRANK E HARRELL JR, PH.D., Vanderbilt University
WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2014
2:00 p.m.– 3:00 p.m., CRB 692