Seminars

Biostatistics Seminars (BIOS 843) are held on Thursdays, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
1301 McGavran-Greenberg Hall 

Jan. 8
Hongzhe Li
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Sparse Simultaneous Signal Detection and Its Applications in Genomics

Jan. 15
Lorenzo Trippa
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Harvard School of Public Health
Designing Clinical Studies of Targeted Drugs Across Cancer Modalities

Jan. 22
Fang Han
Department of Biostatistics
Johns Hopkins University
Robust Covariance Functional Inference

Jan. 29
Quefeng Li
Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
Princeton University
Meta-analysis Based Gene and Pathway Identification for High-throughput Genomic Data

Feb. 5
Rebecca C. Steorts
Department of Statistics
Carnegie Mellon University
Methods for Quantifying Conflict Casualties in Syria

Feb. 19
Peng Ding
Department of Statistics
Harvard University
Treatment Effect Heterogeneity

Feb. 26 This seminar has been canceled due to weather-related issued
Jennifer A. Sinnott
Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Harvard School of Public Health
Statistical Learning Methods for Risk Prediction

March 5
Luis Cavalho
Dept of Mathematics & Statistics
Boston University
A Hierarchical Statistical Model and Computational Methods for Genome-wide Association Studies

March 12
Spring Break – no seminar this week

March 19
Alumni Panel

March 26
William Noble
Dept of Genome Science
University of Washington
TBA

April 2
Limin Peng
Dept of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics
Emory University
TBA

April 9
Tanya Garcia
Dept of Epidemiology & Biostatistics
Texas A&M Health Science Center
TBA

April 16
Peter Gilbert
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
University of Washington
TBA

April 23
TBD

Additional Lectures

February 4
Xioaoye Ma
Department of Biostatistics
University of Minnesota School of Public Health
Network Meta-Analysis of Diagnostic Tests

February 11
Mingan Yang
Department of Mathematics
Central Michigan University
Bayesian Semiparametric Latent Variable Model: A Study of Bleeding in
Relation to Fibroid Tumor

February 18
Yunro (Roy) Chung
Department of Biostatistics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Isotonic Proportional Hazard Models with its Application to Cancer Clinical Trials

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