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Seminar Series - Fall 2012

Aug. 31 – Abstract
Doug Lorenz, PhD, Assistant Professor
Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, UofL

Sept. 7 - Abstract
Guy Brock, PhD, Associate Professor
Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, UofL

Sept. 14 - Abstract
Sanjib Basu, PhD, Professor
Division of Statistics, Northern Illinois University

Sept. 21 - Abstract
Dongfeng Wu, PhD, Associate Professor
Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, UofL

Sept. 28 - Abstract
K.B. Kulasekera, PhD, Professor and Chair
Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, UofL

Oct. 12 - Abstract
Weizhen Wang, PhD, Professor
Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Wright St. University

Oct. 17 - Abstract
Zhongming Zhao, Ph.D.
Departments of Biomedical Informatics, Psychiatry, and Cancer Biology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Oct. 26 - Abstract
Simon Bonner, PhD, Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics, University of Kentucky

Nov. 2 - Abstract
Somnath Datta, PhD, Professor
Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, UofL

Nov. 9 - Abstract
Radakrishnan Nagarajan, PhD, Associate Professor
Division of Biomedical Informatics, University of Kentucky

Nov. 16
ASA Membership Social

Nov. 30 - Abstract
William Rising, PhD, Director of Educational Services
StataCorp LP

Seminar Series - Spring 2012

Jan. 20 - Abstract
John Myers, PhD, Assistant Professor
Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, UofL

Jan. 27 - Abstract
Maiying Kong, PhD, Assistant Professor
Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, UofL

Feb. 10 - Abstract
Sutirtha Chakraborty, PhD Candidate  
Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, UofL

Feb. 17 - Abstract
Guy Brock, PhD, Assistant Professor
Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, UofL

Feb. 24
>11 a.m.
Fang Li, PhD, Associate Professor  - Abstract
Department of Mathematical Sciences, IUPUI

>2 p.m.
Dianliang Deng, PhD, Professor - Abstract
Department of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Regina, Canada

March 2 - Abstract
Haifeng (Charlie) Zhang, PhD, Assistant Professor
Department of Geography and Geosciences, UofL

March 23 - Abstract
Desale Habtzghi, PhD, Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics, University of Akron

March 30 - Abstract
Mai Zhou, PhD, Professor
Department of Statistics, University of Kentucky

April 6 - Abstract
Karen Kafadar, PhD, Rudy Professor of Statistics and of Physics;
Chair, Department of Statistics, Indiana University;
Adjunct Professor, Biostatistics, Univ. of Colorado-Denver

April 13 - Abstract
Yisheng Li, PhD, Associate Professor
Department of Biostatistics, Division of Quantitative Sciences
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

April 20 - Abstract
Ming Yu, PhD, Assistant Professor
Department of Physics and Astronomy, UofL

Fall 2011

Sept. 2 - Abstract
Jeff Rushton, Director of Digital Media 
Office of Communication and Marketing, UofL
"Using Facebook and Google analytics to increase study enrollment"

Sept. 16 - Abstract
Tim Wiemken, PhD, Visiting Scholar
School of Public Health and Information Sciences and Division of Infectious Diseases
"Using Social-network analysis in Public Health"

Sept. 23
Rob Kelley, PhD, Post-Doctoral Associate
Computer Engineering and Computer Science Department, J.B. Speed School of Engineering, UofL; Adjunct Instructor, Bellarmine University
"Using MS Kinect and Wi-Fit to Empower Patients"

Sept. 30 - Abstract
Dr. Ying Yuan
Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Division of Quantitative Sciences,
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Oct. 7 - Abstract
Hira Koul, PhD, Professor
Department of Statistics & Probability, Michigan State University
Keynote Seminar  

Oct. 14
Michael Smith, MD, MSCE, Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, UofL
Childhood Immunizations 
**Book Signing** - The Complete Idiot's Guide to Vaccinations

Oct. 21 - Abstract
Seongho Kim, PHD
Assistant Professor
Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Information Sciences
"Efficacy of Dual Lung Cancer Screening by Chest X-ray and Sputum Cytology using Johns Hopkins Lung Project Data"

Oct. 28 - Abstract
Kira C. Taylor, Ph.D., M.S.
Assistant Professor
Department of Epidemiology & Population Health, School of Public Health & Information Sciences
"Genetic Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors:  My Life of Acronyms and Consortia, Deconstructed"

Nov. 4 - Abstract
Jamie Studts, PhD, Associate Professor
Department of Behavioral Science, College of Medicine, UK
"Web-Based Decision Support Tools in Cancer"

Nov. 18 - Abstract
Ellen Hahn, PhD, Professor
College of Nursing, UK
"Combating Smoking Rates in Kentucky"

Dec. 2 - Abstract
Imhoi Koo, PhD, Postdoctoral Scholar  
Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, UofL
"Wavelet- and Fourier-Transform-based Compound Identification and Hold-up Time Calculation in Gas Chromatography"

Spring 2011

Jan. 21  - Abstract (To be rescheduled; canceled due to inclement weather)
Hira Koul, PhD
Professor
Department of Statistics and Probability
Michigan State University

Feb. 4 - Abstract
Jaesik Jeong
Post Doctoral Fellow
Division of Biostatistics
Indiana University School of Medicine

Feb. 11 - Abstract
Seongho Kim, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
University of Louisville

Feb. 18 - Abstract
Chunfeng Huang, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics
Indiana University Bloomington

Feb. 25 - Abstract
Nicole Ferguson
PhD Candidate
Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
University of Louisville

Mar. 4 - Abstract
Farida Mostajabi
PhD Candidate
Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
University of Louisville

Mar. 25 - Abstract
Fang Li, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Apr. 1 - Abstract
John Myers, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
University of Louisville

Apr. 8  - Abstract
Guang Cheng, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics
Purdue University

Apr. 15 - Abstract
Doug Lorenz
Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
University of Louisville

Apr. 22 - Abstract
Herman E Ray, PhD Candidate
Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
University of Louisville

Fall 2010

 

Aug. 27 - Abstract
Hunter Moseley, PhD, Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry, University of Louisville

Sept. 3 - Abstract
Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, PhD, Assistant Professor
Division of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina

Sept. 10 - TBA

Sept. 17 - Abstract
David Fardo, PhD, Assistant Professor
Department of Biostatistics, University of Kentucky

Oct. 1 - Abstract
Zhangsheng Yu, PhD, Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine Division of Biostatistics, IUPUI

Oct. 8 - Abstract
Olga Vitek, PhD, Associate Professor
Department of Statistics, Department of Computer Science, Purdue University

Oct. 15 - Abstract
Richard Warr, PhD, Assistant Professor
Air Force Institute of Technology

Oct. 22 - Abstract
Habtom Ressom, PhD, Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science, Georgetown University

Oct. 29 - Abstract
David Tabb, PhD, Assistant Professor
VICC Member, Mass Spectrometry Bioinformaticist, Vanderbilt University

Spring 2010

Jan. 15 - Abstract
Lindsay Della, PhD, Assistant Professor
Department of Communication, University of Louisville

Jan. 22 - Abstract
Dongfeng Wu, PhD, Associate Professor
Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, University of Louisville

Jan. 29 - Abstract
Martin Schindler, Researcher
School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland; Department of Applied Mathematics, Technical University of Liberec, Liberec, Czech Republic

Daniel Fischer, Researcher
School of Public Health, University of Tampere, Finland

Feb. 12 - Abstract
Ted Kalbfleisch, PhD, Assistant Professor and Associate Director of Bioinformatics
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Center for Genetic and Molecular Medicine, University of Louisville

Feb. 19 - Abstract
David Samuelson, PhD, Assistant Professor 
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Louisville

Feb. 26 - Abstract
William (Bill) S. Rayens, PhD, Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies
Department of Statistics, University of Kentucky

Mar. 12 - Abstract
Hanxiang Peng, PhD, Associate Professor 
Department of Math Sciences, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Mar. 26 - Abstract
Bart Mertens, PhD
Department of Medical Statistics and Bioinformatics, Leiden University Medical Centre

Apr. 2 - Abstract
Leping Li, PhD, Principal Investigator
Biostatistics Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

Apr. 9 - Abstract
Min Zhang, PhD, Assistant Professor of Statistics
Department of Statistics, Purdue University

Apr. 16 - Abstract
Hari H. Dayal, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor, Health Policy and Management, UNTHSC School of Public Health, Fort Worth, TX

Fall 2009

Sept. 4
John Myers, PhD, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics 
"Are School-to-Work Programs Failing to Keep Teenagers Safe At Work?"

Sept. 11
Seongho Kim, PhD, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics 
"Numerical Identifiability and Global Optimization on Nonlinear Mixed-Effect Pharmacokinetic Models"

Sept. 18
Somnath Datta, PhD, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics 
"Inference for Marginal Linear Models for Clustered  Longitudinal Data with Potentially Informative Cluster Sizes" 

Oct. 2
Yunlong Liu, PhD
"From Data to Knowledge - Statistical Challenges in Next Generation Sequencing Data Analysis." 

Oct. 16
Chris Barnes, PhD Candidate 
"Evaluation of Bayesian designs under frequentist validity: Phase II 2-stage clinical trials" 

Oct. 30
Jun Xie, PhD, Department of Statistics at Purdue University
"Statistical Challenges in Analysis of Large Scale SNP Data and Gene Expression Data" 

Nov. 6
Ryan Gill, PhD, Department of Mathematics
"Confidence estimation in logistic joinpoint models" 

Nov. 20
Maiying Kong, PhD, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics
"Linear regression modeling strategies for data with missing observations and large number of covariates" 

Dec. 4
Steve McCabe, MD, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics
"A detailed research plan to evaluate a potential cause and effect relationship between sleep position and carpal tunnel syndrome"

Special Programs

The Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics co-sponsored the CGeMM meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 19 . The guest speaker, Glen Satten, PhD, presented "Controlling Confounding in (Genetic) Case-Control Studies Using the Stratification Score." Dr. Satten is in the Senior Biomedical Research Service at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and a Senior Scientist in the CDC’s Maternal and Infant Health Branch Division of Reproductive Health.

On Friday, Jan. 22, 2011 Christopher Kimmer, PhD, Information Technology/CECS, gave an overview of the Cardinal Research Cluster and how to use it for biostatistics and bioinformatics. The Cardinal Research Cluster (CRC) is a relatively new supercomputer at UofL, which is freely available to faculty and their students. Learn more about the Cardinal Research Cluster at: http://louisville.edu/it/support/research.

 

On Tuesday, April 19, 2011, Dr. Stanley Pounds, from the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, presented "Reordering Data Analysis Operations Improves Statistical Accuracy for Copy Number Analysis of Tumors" (abstract).

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