Department of Biostatistics

2016 BST Lectures

Date Speaker Topic Resources
January 19, 2016 Jason Fine, PhD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Department of Biostatistics Competing Risks Predictions on Two Time Scales Abstract
February 22, 2016 Frank Michael Skidmore, MD, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Neurology, Clinical Programs, Division of Movement Disorders Machines Don’t Learn and Other Reflections from the Front Lines Abstract
June 10, 2016 Harsimran Somal, Doctor of Philosophy student in Statistics at The University of Iowa Heterogeneous Computing for a Bayesian Hierarchical Spatial Model Abstract
August 17, 2016 Lloyd J. Edwards, Ph.D., Department of Biostatistics, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina An R2 Statistic for Fixed Effects in the Linear Mixed Model and Extension to the GLMM Abstract
September 23, 2016 Rafet Al-Tobasei, PhD Candidate in Computational Science (Bioinformatics) at Middle Tennessee State University Transcriptome Sequencing for Genome Annotation and Marker Development Abstract
October 21, 2016 Galya Bigman, PhD, University of Texas, Health Science Center at Houston Genetic Epidemiology Study of Fat Mass, Bone Traits and Blood Pressure among Chuvashia Population Abstract

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