Department of Biostatistics

2013 BST Lectures

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Date Speaker Topic Resources
March 20, 2013 Paul T. Edlefsen, PhD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center at University of Washington in Seattle Sieve Analysis Supports the Hypothesis that the Vaccine Regimen in the RV144 HIV-1 Trial Induced Protective Antibodies Abstract
April 18, 2013 Daniel Nettleton, PhD, Laurence H. Baker Endowed Chair in Biological Statistics and Professor, Department of Statistics at Iowa State University Using Quasi-Likelihood Analysis of RNA-Seq Data to Identify Differentially Expressed Genes. Abstract
May 7, 2013 Karin Meyer, PhD, Animal Genetics and Breeding Unit, University of New England, Arm dale Australia Penalized Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Genetic Covariance Matrices Abstract
June 19, 2013 Douglas M. Bates, PhD, Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison Fitting Mixed-effects Models in R and Julia Video
August 21, 2013 Alan B. Cantor, PhD, Professor in Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham A New Approach to the Design of Studies Based on the Log Rank Test Abstract
September 18, 2013 Elizabeth R. Zell, Principal Statistician and President, Stat-Epi Associates, Inc. A Potential Outcomes Approach to Documenting the Public Health Impact of the Introduction of PCV13 for the Prevention of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease Abstract
November 14, 2013 Promotional Seminar
Jeff Szychowski, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Collaborative Research between Biostatistics and OB/GYN at UAB  
December 4, 2013 2013 Naomi Fineberg Distinguished New Researcher Seminar
Michael Sandel, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, BST/SSG - UAB  “Monkeys, Cancer, and the Self-Similarity of Genomic Co-evolution” Abstract
Himel Mallick, MS, PhD-Candidate, BST-UAB “Bayesian Penalized Regression via Scale Mixtures of Uniform Distributions” Abstract

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