Seminars

 

2014 BIOS Seminars, Fall

Biostatistic Seminars (BIOS 843) are held on Thursdays from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
in 0001 Michael Hooker Research Center (Blue Cross and Blue Shield Auditorium) 
 Date
 Name
 Title
(click for abstract)
Aug. 21
Yingying Fan
Marshall School of Business
University of Southern California
Asymptotic Equivalence of Regularization Methods in Thresholded Parameter Space
Aug. 28
Wenbin Lu
North Carolina State University
On Estimation of Optimal Treatment Regimes for Maximizing t-Year Survival Probability
Sept. 4
Matt Nelson
GlaxoSmithKline
Yun Li
UNC – Chapel Hill
 TBA 

TBA

 Sept. 11
George Michailidis
University of Michigan
TBA
Sept. 18 
Michael J. Pencina
Duke University
TBA
Sept. 25
Wei Pan
University of Minnesota
TBA
 Oct. 2
Mitchell H. Gail
National Cancer Institute
TBA
Oct. 9
Sanmi Koyejo
Stanford University
TBA
Oct. 16
Fall Break
No Seminar
Oct. 23
TBA TBA
Oct. 30
Matthew Stephens
University of Chicago
TBA
Nov. 6
Montserrat Fuentes
North Carolina State University
TBA
 Nov. 13
Timothy D. Johnson
University of Michigan
TBA
Nov. 20
TBA
TBA

Additional Seminars:

Statistics and Operations Research (STOR) Colloquia:  Mondays and Wednesdays 4:00 PM 120 Hanes Hall


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




Bernard G. Greenberg Lecture Series (past speakers and lecture slides)

Dr. Marvin Zelen of Harvard University – May 12-13, 2010
Dr. Roderick Little of the University of Michigan – May 12-13, 2011
Dr. Robert John Tibshirani of Stanford University – June 6-7, 2012
Dr. Trevor Hastie of Stanford University – May 8-9, 2013
Dr. Jianqing Fan of Princeton – May 28-29, 2014