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 2018 Director: Subhadip Pal, PhD

8/31/2018
Speaker:Dongfeng Wu, PhD, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, University of Louisville

9/7/2018
Speaker: Jasmit Shah, PhD, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, University of Louisville
Title: "Why are Missing Values Important? Novel Approach for Imputing Missing Values in High Dimensional Data"

9/14/2018
Speaker: Philip Westgate, PhD, Department of Biostatistics, University of Kentucky
Title: "Small-Sample Issues in Cluster Randomized Trials"

9/21/2018
Speaker: Kathrine Thompson, PhD, Department of Statistics, University of Kentucky
Title: "Incorrect model selection using R2 and AIC in big data analyses"

9/28/2018
Speaker: Nianjin Liu, PhD, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Indiana University
Title: "Associating Multivariate Quantitative Phenotypes with Genetic Variants in Family Samples"

10/5/2018
No Seminar

10/12/2018
No Seminar

10/19/2018
Speaker: Derek Young, PhD, Department of Biostatistics, University of Kentucky
Title: "Hyperrectangular Tolerance and Prediction Regions for Setting Multivariate Reference Regions in Laboratory Medicine"

10/26/2018
Speaker: Xiaofang Yan, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, University of Louisville
Title: "Estimation of Average Treatment Effects Among Multiple Treatment Groups by Using an Ensemble Approach"

11/2/2018
Speaker: Tatsuki Koyama, PhD, Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University
Title: "What we don’t talk about when we talk about biostatistics: Challenges in data merging and treatment definition in a large-scale observational study."

11/9/2018
Speaker: Chi Wang, PhD, Department of Biostatistics, University of Kentucky
Title: "Differential Abundance Analysis for Proteomic and Metabolomic Data"

11/16/2018
No Seminar

11/23/2018
No Seminar

11/30/2018
Speaker: CANCELED - Speaker conflict

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