Seminars

Biostatistics Seminars (BIOS 843) are held on Thursdays, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Blue Cross & Blue Shield Auditorium (0001 MHRC)

Aug. 21
Yingying Fan
Marshall School of Business
University of Southern California
Asymptotic Equivalence of Regularization Methods in Thresholded Parameter Space

Oct. 2
Mitchell H. Gail
National Cancer Institute
Risk Models, Risk-Benefit, and Personalized Medicine

Oct. 9
Sanmi Koyejo
Stanford University
Constrained inference for structured variables

Oct. 16
Fall Break
No Seminar

Oct. 30
Matthew Stephens
University of Chicago
False Discovery Rates – a new deal

Nov. 6
Montserrat Fuentes
North Carolina State University
Impact of Climate Change on Mortality in the Southeastern United States

Nov. 13
Timothy D. Johnson
University of Michigan
TBA

Nov. 20
Hongzhe Li
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
TBA

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