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Seminar Series

The Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics hosts a weekly seminar series during the Fall and Spring semesters of each academic year on Fridays, 11 AM – 12 PM in School of Public Health and Information Science room 103 (unless otherwise noted). The seminar schedule below lists speakers for the upcoming semester and has links to abstracts for each seminar. You can also look at the archived schedule to view speakers from past semesters.

 

Fall 2017 Directors: Jeremy Gaskins, PhD and Subhadip Pal, PhD

9/1/2017
Title: "An Introduction to High Performance Computing at UofL"
Speaker: Doug Lorenz, PhD, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, University of Louisville

9/8/2017
Title: "Path and parameter inference for Markov jump processes"
Speaker: Vinayak Rao, Ph.D., Department of Statistics, Purdue University

9/15/2017
Title: "Design and Analysis of Two-Phase Studies with Applications to Genetic Association Studies"
Speaker: Ran Tao, PhD, Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University

9/22/2017
Title: "Default Bayes and Prediction Problems with Global-Local Shrinkage Priors"
Speaker: Anindya Bhadra, PhD, Department of Statistics, Purdue University

9/29/2017
Title: "Bayesian sharp minimaxity via FDR penalization"
Speaker: Qifan Song, PhD, Department of Statistics, Purdue University

10/6/2017
Title: "Statistical Tests for Interactions and Main Effects in Two-Factor Unbalanced Cross-Classified Fixed Effects Experiments with No Data in Some Cells"
Speaker: Mike Kutner, PhD, Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Emory University

10/13/2017
No Seminar due to Kentucky Chapter of the American Statistical Association Meeting

10/20/2017
Seminar cancelled - speaker conflict

10/27/2017
Title: "Hurdle Model with Correlated Random Effects for Differential Expression of Single Cell RNA Sequencing Data"
Speaker: Mike Sekula, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, University of Louisville

11/3/2017
Title: "Treatment Effect Estimate and Model Diagnostics with Two-way Time-Varying Treatment Switching: an application to a head and neck study"
Speaker: Qingxia Chen, PhD, Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University

11/10/2017
Title: "Evaluation of a two-step iterative resampling procedure for internal validation of genome-wide association studies"
Speaker: Kumar Srivastava, PhD, Department of Biostatistics, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

11/17/2017
Title: "The Matryoshka Prior and Goldilocks’ Penalization for Bayesian Regression"
Speaker: Andy Womack, PhD, Department of Statistics, Indiana University Bloomington

12/1/2017
Title: TBA
Speaker: Dave Fardo, PhD, Department of Biostatistics, University of Kentucky

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