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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


Spring 2018 Director: Subhadip Pal, PhD

1/19/2018
Title: "A Bayesian Framework for Modeling Data on the Stiefel Manifold"

1/26/2018
Title: "Spatiotemporal mixed effect modeling and its applications"
Speaker: Soutik Ghosal, PhD Candidate, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, University of Louisville

2/2/2018
Title: "Model Transfer Across Additive Manufacturing Processes via Mean Effect Equivalence of Lurking Variables"
Speaker: Arman Sabbaghi,PhD, Department of Statistics, Purdue University

2/16/2018
Title: "Spatiotemporal mixed effect modeling and its applications"
Speaker: Qi Zheng, PhD, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, University of Louisville

2/23/2018
Title: TBA
Speaker: Ming Li, PhD, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Indiana University Bloomington

3/16/2018
No Seminar: Spring Break

3/23/2018
Title: "Computation of Maximum Likelihood Estimates for the Negative Binomial Distribution"
Speaker: Ryan Gill, PhD, Department of Mathematics, University of Louisville

3/30/2018
Title: "Studying crime trends in the United States in the 21st century"
Speaker: Xuwen Zhu, PhD, Department of Mathematics, University of Louisville

4/6/2018
Title: "A spatial Bayesian approach to cortical surface task FMRI analysis"
Speaker: Amanda Mejia, PhD, Department of Statistics, Indiana University Bloomington

4/13/2018
Title: "A Bayesian double fusion spatio-temporal model for resting-state brain connectivity using joint functional and structural data"
Speaker: Hakmook Kang, PhD, Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University

4/20/2018
Title: "Bayesian variable selection for multi-outcome models through shared shrinkage"
Speaker: Debamita Kundu, PhD Candidate, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, University of Louisville


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


Spring 2017 Director: Qi Zheng, Ph.D.

1/20/2017
Title: "Survival Impact Index and Ultrahigh-dimensional Model-free Biomarker Screening with Survival Outcomes"
Speaker: Qi Zheng, PhD, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, University of Louisville

1/27/2017
Title: "Propensity Scores Based Methods for Estimating Average Treatment Effect and Average Treatment Effect Among Treated: A Comparative Study"
Speaker: Maiying Kong, PhD, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, University of Louisville

2/3/2017
Title: "Assessment of variable contribution in model-based clustering through variation partition"
Speaker: Xuwen Zhu, PhDh, Qi Zheng, PhD, Department of Mathematics, University of Louisville

2/10/2017
Title: "Disease Classification from Longitudinal Data using Bayesian Nonparametrics"
Speaker: Jeremy Gaskins, PhD, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, University of Louisville

2/17/2017
Title: "Flexible Modeling in Generalized Linear Regression Models"
Speaker: Xia Wang, PhD, Department of Mathematics, University of Cincinnati

2/24/2017
Title: "Novel Computational approaches for some key problems involving large-scale biological data"
Speaker: Subhajit Sengupta, PhD, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago

3/3/2017
Title: "Nonparametric goodness-of-fit tests for uniform stochastic ordering"
Speaker: Dewei Wang, PhD, Department of Statistics, University of South Carolina

3/10/2017
Title: "Bayesian Multivariate Gamma-Frailty Cox Model For Clustered Current Status Data"
Speaker: Seongho Song, PhD, Department of Mathematics, University of Cincinnati

3/24/2017
Title: "Estimation and Comparison of Environmental Exposure Distributions in Presence of Detection Limits"
Speaker: Li Chen, PhD, Department of Biostatistics, University of Kentucky

3/31/2017
Title: "A new class of measures for testing independence"
Speaker: Xiangrong Yin, PhD, Department of Statistics, University of Kentucky

4/7/2017
Title: "A Distributional ICA Model for Analyzing Multimodal Neuroimaging Data"
Speaker: Subhadip Pal, PhD, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, University of Louisville

4/14/2017
Title: "Examine treatment effect for ordinal outcome when confounding covariates exist"
Speaker: You Wu, PhD Candidate, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, University of Louisville

4/21/2017
ASA Kentucky Chapter Meeting
Location: Clinical and Translational Research Building 101/102, 505 S. Hancock St.


Fall 2016 Director: Qi Zheng, Ph.D.

9/9/2016
"Censored quantile regression in high dimensional survival data"
Qi Zheng, University of Louisville

9/16/2016
"Network Dynamics of Network Interventions: A Multilevel Meta Network Analysis"
Weihua An, Indiana University

9/23/2016
"Recurrent Event Data Analysis With Intermittently Observed Time-Varying Covariates"
Shangshan Li, IUPUI

9/30/2016
"Tree-based methods in personalized medicine"
Ruoqing Zhi, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

10/7/2016
"Personalized Dose Finding Using Outcome Weighted Learning"
Guanhua Chen, Vanderbilt University

10/14/2016
"Building Bayesian Models in Python with PyMC3"
Chris Fonnesbeck, Vanderbilt University

10/21/2016
"Multiple imputation to construct a data bank from a collection of studies"
Elly Kaizar, Ohio State University

11/4/2016
"Approximation-regularization for the analysis of large data sets"
Daniel McDonald, Indiana University

11/11/2016
"Characterizing uncertainty in genetic association landscapes by functional Bayesian bands: Application to pleiotropic effects of CSF levels of Alzheimer’s disease proteins"
Olga A. Vsevolozhskaya , University of Kentucky

12/2/2016
"A marginal log rank test for clustered data under informative within-cluster group size"
Doug Lorenz, University of Louisville


Spring 2016 Director: Jeremy Gaskins, Ph.D.

1/15/2016
"Propensity scores based methods for estimating average treatment effect and average treatment effect among treated: A comparative review"
Younathan Abdia, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, University of Louisville

1/29/2016
"Personalized Plans with Multiple Treatments"
Chathura Siriwardhana, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, University of Louisville

2/5/2016
"Estimation of the Average Causal Effect while Accounting for Uncertainty in Confounder and Effect Modifier Selection"
Chi Wang, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Division of Cancer Biostatistics, Markey Cancer Center, University of Kentucky

2/12/2016
"Nonparametric Estimation of Phylogenetic Tree Distributions"
Ruriko (Rudy) Yoshida, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Kentucky

2/19/2016
"Covariate-adjusted Spearman's rank correlation with probability-scale residuals"
Bryan Shepherd, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University

3/4/2016
"Early phase development in clinical trials: What have we accomplished and where do we need to go?"
Emily Dressler, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Division of Cancer Biostatistics, Markey Cancer Center, University of Kentucky

3/24/2016
"High-Dimensional Nonparametric ODE Models for Dynamic Gene Regulation Networks"
Tao Lu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, State University of New York, Albany

3/25/2016
"Applications of a Bayesian Hypothesis Testing Framework to the Analysis of Genetic Data"
Claudio Fuentes, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Oregon State University

3/28/2016
"Some Aspects of the Bayesian Adaptive Non-Inferiority Trial Design in Comparative Effectiveness Research"
Samiran Ghosh, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Wayne State University

3/30/2016
"Adaptive designs for phase II cancer clinical trials"
Guogen Shan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of the Community Health Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

4/8/2016
"Multi-scale methods for analyses of functional phenotypes arising from high-throughput sequencing assays"
Heejung Shim, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Purdue University

4/15/2016
"Nonparametric Inference with Misclassified Competing Risks Data"
Ying Zhang, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biostatistics, IUPUI


Fall 2015 Director: Jeremy Gaskins, Ph.D.

9/11/2015
"Robust analyses of over-dispersed counts with varying follow-up in small samples and rare diseases"
Frank Konietschke, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematical Science, University of Texas at Dallas

9/18/2015
"Bayesian Model Selection Under Heredity Constraints"
Andrew Womack, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Indiana University

9/25/2015
"Outcome related sampling designs for longitudinal binary data with application to spirometry-based COPD diagnosis"
Jonathan Schildcrout, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University

10/2/2015
"Distance-weighted Support Vector Machine"
Lingsong Zhang, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, Purdue University

10/9/2015
"A multivariate semiparametric regression model and its application in studies of hypertension"
Wanzhu Tu, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine

10/16/2015
"Spatial Analysis of High-Resolution Regional Climate-Change Projection over North America"
Emily Kang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematical Science, University of Cincinnati

10/30/2015
"Marginal regression models for clustered count data based on zero-inflated Conway-Maxwell-Poisson distribution with applications"
Hyoyoung Choo-Wosoba, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, University of Louisville

11/6/2015
"Inference of Long Term Outcomes and Over-diagnosis in Periodic Cancer Screening"
Dongfeng Wu, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, University of Louisville

11/13/2015
"Developments in statistical application and methodology resulting from scientific collaborations"
Julia Sharp, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Clemson University

12/4/2015
"High-dimensional Matrix Linear Regression Model"
Dehan Kong, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina

12/11/2015
"Spatiotemporal modeling with applications to stroke mortality and data privacy"
Harrison Quick, Ph.D., Division of Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Spring 2015

Director: Susmita Datta, Ph.D.


3/27/15
"Quantitative trait mapping methods with complex data sets"
Kathrine Thompson, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Kentucky

3/13/15
"Utility of Sequentially Monitored Response-Adaptive Designs for Multi-Center Clinical Trials"
Mi-Ok Kim, PhD, Associate Professor, Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

2/27/15
"Systems biology of the clock"
Jonathan Arnold, PhD, Professor, Department of Genetics and Department of Statistics, University of Georgia

2/26/15
"Globally Adaptive Quantile Regression with High Dimensional Data"
Qi Zheng, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University

1/30/15
"Modeling of Correlated Objects with Application to Detection of Metastatic Cancer using Functional CT Imaging"
Yuan Wang, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, MD Anderson Cancer Center, The University of Texas

1/23/15
"Multi-Sample Reweighted U-Statistics that Account for Confounding Covariates"
Somnath Datta, PhD, Professor, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Information Sciences, University of Louisville

1/16/15
"Cluster Adjusted Regression for Displaced Subject Data (CARDS): Marginal Inference under Potentially Informative Temporal Cluster Size Profiles"
Joe Bible, PhD candidate, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Information Sciences, University of Louisville


Fall 2014

Director: Somnath Datta, Ph.D.


11/7/14
"Information in a Two-Stage Adaptive Optimal Design"
Adam Lane, PhD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

10/31/14
"GEE type inference for clustered zero-inflated negative binomial regression with application to dental caries"
Maiying Kong, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Public Health and Information Sciences, University of Louisville

10/17/14
"Model Identification in Computational Systems Biology"
Eberhard O. Voit, PhD, Professor and Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Systems Biology, Wallace H Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

10/3/14
"Real-Time Prediction in Clinical Trials: A Statistical History of REMATCH"
Daniel F. Heitjan, PhD, Professor, Department of Bioinformatics and Epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

9/19/14
"Inverse Probability of Censoring Weighted U-statistics for Right-Censored Data with an Application to Testing Hypotheses"
Somnath Datta, PhD, Professor, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, University of Louisville

9/12/14
"Evaluation of predictive accuracy measures in clinical data with competing risks"
Guy Brock, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, University of Louisville

9/5/14
"Sequential SDR for Large p Small n Problems"
Xiangrong Yin, PhD, Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Kentucky

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