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Biostatistics Seminars

Department of Biostatistics Seminar Series


The Department of Biostatistics presents a regular speaker series each semester, generally on Thursday afternoon each week. Diverse experts lecture on their work in biostatistics.

Upcoming Biostats Seminars

Thu 3/1/2018 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Inference and Variable Selection with Random Forests - Lucas Mentch
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Biostatistics guest speaker, Lucas Mentch, University of Pittsburgh, Statistics, will present, "Inference and Variable Selection with Random Forests."
Thu 4/5/2018 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Seonjoo Lee, Columbia University
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Biostatistics guest speaker, Seonjoo Lee, Columbia University, will present.
Thu 4/12/2018 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Ciprian Crainiceanu, Johns Hopkins University
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Biostatistics guest speaker, Ciprian Crainiceanu, Johns Hopkins University, will present.
Thu 4/19/2018 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Wensheng Guo, University of Pennsylvania
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Biostatistics guest speaker, Wensheng Guo, University of Pennsylvania, will present.

Previous Biostats Seminars

Biostatistics Seminar Series

Biostatistics Seminar: Hongtu Zhu, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Thursday 10/5 3:30PM - 4:30PM
Public Health Auditorium (G23)

Biostatistics Seminar guest speaker, Hongtu Zhu, PhD, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, will present, “Statistical Challenges, Opportunities, and Strategies in Large-Scale Medical Studies”.

 

With the rapid growth of modern technology, many biomedical studies have collected data across different sources (e.g., imaging, genetics, and clinical) in an unprecedented scale. The integration of such ultra-high dimensional data raises many statistical challenges, rendering most existing statistical methods and old data platform no longer suitable and thus underscoring the great need for methodological developments from a rigorous perspective. To address these challenges, I will highlight several key statistical opportunities and strategies in big data integration and analysis through several interrelated projects.



Last Updated On Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by Haydo, Amber LC
Created On Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Contact

For information on seminars and events in the department, contact:

Bernadette Kapko
bkapko@pitt.edu
412-624-3022

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