Biostatistics Seminar Series Spring 2009

Time: Friday, 12:30–1:30 pm (unless otherwise noted)
Place: GEMS classroom on the 3rd floor in the Shriner's Building
January 23
Peter Kraft, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health
Predicting Risk of Complex Disease: Incorporating Gene-gene and Gene-environment Interactions

February 6
E. Warwick Daw, Division of Statistical Genomics, Washington University School of Medicine
Oligogenic Combined Linkage and Candidate Gene Association Applied to the Search for Triglyceride Metabolism Genes

February 20
Min Zhang, Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan
Improving Efficiency of Inferences in Randomized Clinical Trials using Auxiliary Covariates

March 6
Huixia Judy Wang, Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University
Censored Quantile Regression

March 20
C. Charles Gu, Division of Biostatistics, Washington University School of Medicine
Endophenotype-Profiling in GWAS Study of Heart Diseases

April 3
Shuangge Ma, Yale University School of Public Health
Identification of Genes Associated with Multiple Cancers via Integrative Analysis

April 17
Robert Lyles, Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Emory University
Associating Health Outcomes with Latent Subject-specific Characteristics Based on Left- or Interval-censored Longitudinal Exposure

June 2
Ling Chen, Department of Statistics, University of Missouri-Columbia
Imputation Approaches to Analysis of Interval-censored Failure Time Data and Repeated Measurements with Dependent Dropout

June 25
Long Ngo, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School
The Effect of Air Pollutants on Respiratory Infection using Case-crossover Design, and Generalized Additive Models


For more information, send an email to yunju at wubios dot wustl dot edu (or rosy at wubios dot wustl dot edu)
Last updated: Sunday, September 21, 2008