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Date Speaker Topic Resources
January 9, 2004 Xueli Liu, Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles
1) Modes and Clustering for Time-Warped Gene Expression Profile Data and
2) Random Forest-based Pre-validation Applied to Tissue Microarray Data

January 16, 2004 Shili Lin, Ph.D.
Ohio State University
A Confidence Set Approach for Gene Mapping Abstract

January 30, 2004 Xiangqin Cui, Ph.D.
Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine
Improved Statistical Tests for Differential Gene Expression by Shrinking the Estimates of Variance Components Abstract

February 3, 2004 Wensheng Zhang, Ph.D.
Unviersity of Georgia
Genetics of phytate phosphorus bioavailability: heritability and genetic correlations with growth and feed utilization traits in a randombred chicken population Abstract

February 11, 2004 Cavan Reilly, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Correlation as a function of distance in oligonucleotide space: Using the correlation to conduct more efficient inference using oligonucleotide arrays Abstract

February 18, 2004 Xiaohong Huang, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota
Statistical methods for sample classification and prediction with microarray gene expression data Abstract

February 23, 2004 Jo Knight, Ph.D.
King's College, London
Analysis of Pooled Data Abstract

February 27, 2004 Qiqi Lu, Ph.D. University of Georgia Linear Regression With Multiple Changepoints: An Application to Monthly Mean United States Temperature trends Abstract

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March 5, 2004 Marianne Huebner, Ph.D.
Michigan State University
Dynamical Modeling of Biological Networks Abstract

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March 12, 2004 Hairong Wei, Ph.D.
University of Minnesota
Inferring gene regulatory networks using time series microarray data Abstract

March 23, 2004 Richard Weindruch, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Nonparametric, Hypothesis-Based Analysis of Molecular Heterogeneity for Comparative Phenotype Characterization


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March 24, 2004 Daniel Pomp, Ph.D.
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Genetic Architecture of Obesity Predisposition Expression Studies Abstract

April 2, 2004 Chiara Sabatti, Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles
Regulatory Networks in E.Coli


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April 7, 2004 Jeesun Jung, Ph.D.
Texas A&M University
High Resolution Linkage Disequilibrium Mapping of Quantitative Trait Loci by Multiple Markers Abstract

April 9, 2004 Natascha Vukasinovic, Ph.D.
Monsanto Company
Animal Breeding in the Genomics Era Abstract

April 14, 2004 Jeanne Kowalski, Ph.D.
John Hopkins University
Nonparametric, Hypothesis-Based Analysis of Molecular Heterogeneity for Comparative Phenotype Characterization Abstract

April 15, 2004 Andrew Emili, Ph.D.
University of Toronto
Proteome Profiling: Finding the Proverbial Needle in the Biological Haystack Expression Studies Abstract

April 16, 2004 Xiao Zhang
University of California, Los Angeles
Bayesian Analysis for Ordinal and Mixture of Ordinal and Continuous Repeated Measures Abstract

April 23, 2004 Chun Zhang
University of California, Davis
Hidden Markov models for admixture mapping Abstract

May 5, 2004 Jorg Grigull, Ph.D.
University of Toronto, Ontario
Genome-wide messenger RNA stability in eukaryotes: Yielding hard facts with microarrays Abstract

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May 25, 2004 David Smith, Ph.D.
Medical College of Georgia
Local and Bayesian Optimal Designs in Binary Bioassay Abstract

June 7, 2004 Jasmin Divers, Ph.D. Student
State University of New York at Stony Brook
Power to find linkage in epistatic models: Comparison between the symmetric two- and three-stage and the Guo-Elston procedures. Abstract

June 18, 2004 David O. Siegmund, Ph.D.
Visiting Professor, Section on Statistical Genetics
Linkage Analysis of QTLs Abstract

June 29, 2004 David O. Siegmund, Ph.D.
Visiting Professor, Section on Statistical Genetics
Model Selection in Linkage Analysis Abstract

July 29, 2004 Solomon Musani, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Section on Statistical Genetics
Contribution of Population Stratification to Weight and Height in four US Bison Herds Abstract

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August 13, 2004 Fazil Alioglu Aliev, Ph.D.
Baskent University, Turkey
A nonparametric algorithm for identifying informative genes from microarray data Abstract

August 25, 2004 Andrey Rzhetsky, Ph.D.
Center for Computational Bioinformatics at Columbia University
On truth, pathways, and interactions Abstract

August 30, 2004 Margaret Daniele Fallin, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine
Case-Only and Other Design Strategies for Tests of Gene x Environment Interaction Abstract

September 16, 2004 Guilherme J. M. Rosa, Ph.D.
Michigan State University
Reassessing design and analysis of two color microarray experiments using mixed effects models Abstract

September 22, 2004 Laura Kelly Vaughan
Texas A&M University
Exploring diversity in the Oryza genus utilizing molecular markers analyzed with distance based and model based statistics Abstract

October 22, 2004 Erin Marie Conlon, Ph.D.
University of Massachusetts
Integrating Regulatory Motif Discovery and Genome-Wide Expression Analysis Abstract

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October 29, 2004 John T. Molitor, Ph.D.
University of Southern California
Fine-Scale Mapping of Disease Genes via Spatial Clustering Techniques with Applications Abstract

November 3, 2004 Brian Yandell, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin
Inferring Genetic Architecture of Complex Biological Processes Abstract

November 23, 2004 Xiao-Lin Wu, Ph.D.
Washington State University
Estimating allelic number and identity-in-state of QTLs: Bayesian modeling, sampling strategy, and computational implementation Abstract

December 2, 2004 Mahyar Sabripour
M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Application of Stellar Photometry to the Analysis of Microarray Images Abstract

December 3, 2004 Gonçalo Abecasis, Ph.D.
University of Michigan
Linkage disequilibrium in the human genome Abstract not available

December 15, 2004 Kyoungmi Kim, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral fellow, Section on Statistical Genetics, UAB
Statistical Tests for Pleiotropy


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December 16, 2004 Juan Yang, Ph.D.
California Birth Defect Monitoring Program
Vaginal bleeding in relation to preterm birth Abstract

December 20, 2004 Byron S. Kennedy, M.D., Ph.D.
Yale University
Predictors of Readmission Stroke Type Abstract

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