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Fall 2018 Biostatistics Seminars (BIOS 843)

Thursdays, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. 
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation Auditorium
(0001 Michael Hooker Research Center)

August 23, 2018 Hongkai Ji, PhD Professor Dept of Biostatistics Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Global prediction of gene regulatory landscape using gene expression
August 30, 2018 Rina Foygel Barber, PhD Associate Professor Dept of Statistics University of Chicago Permutation tests in the presence of confounders
September 6, 2018 Sheng Zhong, PhD Professor Dept. of Bioengineering University of California at San Diego Rainbow-seq: combining cell lineage tracking with single-cell RNA sequencing in preimplantation embryos
Postponed - will be rescheduled Nancy Zhang, PhD Professor Dept of Statistics University of Pennsylvania Transfer learning and Data Alignment in Single Cell Transcriptomics
September 20, 2018 Faming Liang, PhD Professor Dept. of Statistics Purdue University An Imputation-Consistency Algorithm for Biomedical Complex Data Analysis
September 27. 2018 Dean Eckles, PhD Assistant Professor Dept of Marketing MIT Sloan School of Management Evaluating stochastic seeding strategies in networks
October 4, 2018 Lurdes Inoue, PhD Associate Chair & Professor Dept of Biostatistics University of Washington School of Public Health Bayesian Statistical Modeling of Disease Progression
October 11, 2018 Lee-Jen Wei, PhD Professor Dept of Biostatistics Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health Moving beyond the comfort zone in practicing translational statistics for clinical studies
October 18, 2018 Fall Break
October 25, 2018 Peter X.K. Song, Ph.D. Professor Dept of Biostatistics University of Michigan School of Public Health HASS: Hybrid Algorithm for Subgroup Search via ADMM and EM Algorithms
November 1, 2018 Stefan Wager, PhD Assistant Professor Dept of Operations, Information, and Technology Stanford University School of Business Efficient Policy Learning
November 8, 2018 Nilanjan Chatterjee, PhD Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Dept of Biostatistics Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Leveraging Polygenic Architecture of Complex Traits to Inform Biology, Causality and Prediction
November 15, 2018 Ying Zhang, PhD Professor Dept of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Indiana University Semiparametric Analysis of Longitudinal Data Anchored by Interval-Censored Events
November 22, 2018 Thanksgiving
November 29, 2018 Lei Liu, PhD, Professor Division of Biostatistics, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
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

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