Seminars

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)

Additional Seminars will be held on select Tuesdays, 3:30 – 4:30 pm, 0001 MHRC   

Jan. 14
Michael I. Love, Dr. rer. nat.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Harvard TH Chen School of Public Health
Statistical Methods for RNA-seq Data

Jan. 21
Christine B. Peterson, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Health Research and Policy
Stanford University
Statistical Approaches for Making Sense of High-throughput Biological Data

Jan. 26
Yen-Tseng Huang, MD, MPH, SM, ScD
Assistant Professor
Department of Epidemiology
Brown University
Survival Mediation Model: Applications to Medicine and Genomics

Jan. 28
Abhra Sarkar, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate
Department of Statistical Sciences
Duke University
Novel Statistical Frameworks for Analysis of Structured Sequential Data

Feb. 2
Abhirup Datta, MS
PhD Student
Division of Biostatistics
University of Minnesota
Hierarchical Nearest Neighbor Gaussian Process Models for Massive Spatial and Spatio-temporal Data

Feb. 4
Ming Hu, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Population Health/
Division of Biostatistics
New York University School of Medicine
A hidden Markov random field-based Bayesian method for the detection of long-range chromosomal interactions in Hi-C data

Feb. 9
Yang Ning, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
Princeton University
A General Framework for High-Dimensional Inference and Multiple Testing

Feb. 11
Ashkan Ertefaie
Department of Statistics
The Wharton School
University of Pennsylvania
Constructing Dynamic Treatment Regimes in Infinite-Horizon Settings

Feb. 16
Amanda Mejia, MS
PhD Candidate
Department of Biostatistics
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Statistical Methods for Brain Connectivity Analysis

Feb. 18
Zihuai He

Feb. 23
TBN

Feb. 25
Zheng Xia

March 1
TBN

March 3
TBN

March 10
TBN

March 22
TBN

March 24
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March 29
TBN

March 31
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April 5
TBN

April 7
TBN

April 12
TBN

April 14
TBN

April 21
BIOS Awards Day
*this event will begin at 3:00pm

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