Biostatistics Seminars (BIOS 843) are held on Thursdays, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Auditorium (0001 Micheal Hooker Research Center)  

Aug. 20
Qingxia (Cindy) Chen
Department of Biostatistics
School of Medicine
Vanderbilt University
Too Many Covariates and Too Few Cases?

Aug. 27
Lang Li
Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics
Indiana University School of Medicine
Translational Biomedical Informatics Research in Drug Interaction

Sept. 10
Haiqun Lin
School of Public Health (Biostatistics)
Yale University
Marginal Inference of Longitudinal Data in Presence of Non-ignorable Missing Response

Sept. 17
Ali Shojaie
Department of Biostatistics
University of Washington
Estimation and inference for high dimensional kernel-penalized regression

Sept. 24
Lingsong Zhang
Department of Statistics
Purdue University
Distance-weighted Support Vector Machine

Oct. 1
Jerry Reiter
Department of Statistical Science
Duke University
A simple way to incorporate prior information on margins in Bayesian latent class models

Oct. 8
Rick Chappell
Department of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics
University of Wisconsin Medical School
Delta what? Choice of outcome scale in non-inferiority trials

Oct 15
Fall Break – no seminar this week

Oct. 22
Grace Y. Yi
Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science
University of Waterloo
Analysis of High Dimensional Longitudinal Data with Measurement Error and Missing Observations

Oct. 29
Peter XK Song
Department of Biostatistics
University of Michigan
Fusion Learning in Data Integration

Nov. 5
Wensheng Guo
Biostatistics Research
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Sparse Semiparametric Nonlinear Models with Applications to Chromatographic Fingerprints

Nov. 12 – This Seminar has been cancelled
Eric Stone
Departments of Biological Sciences and Statistics
North Carolina State University
Signatures of latent graphical structure in compressed biological data

Nov. 19
Ronglai Shen
Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Multiplatform Analysis of Molecular Heterogeneity in Cancer

Additional Lectures

History of the UNC-CH Department of Biostatistics (1949-2011)

The UNC-CH Department of Biostatistics has a long and prestigious history! Read about sixty years of excellence in research, training and collaboration. [Book chapter from: Strength in Numbers: The Rising of Academic Statistics Departments in the U.S., editors Agresti and Meng (2013)]

BIOS milestones

Biostatistics BSPH program turns 35, BiosRhythms, December 2012

Biostatistics 60th Anniversary/Festschrift – October 2009 (event summary and photos)

UNC Department of Biostatistics Turns 60, Amstat News, December 2009