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Date Speaker Topic Resources
January 10, 2007 Laura Kelly Vaughan, PhD.
Biostatistics, Postdoctoral fellow, University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Evaluating Individual Admixture Estimation through Plasmode Data. Abstract

March 14, 2007 Brian Geislinger, PhD.
University of Alabama at Birmingham in Department of Physics.
A New Model for Myosin Motors Incorporating Brownian Ratchet and Powerstroke Mechanisms. Abstract

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March 22, 2007 Richard Charnigo, PhD.
Assistant Professor @ University of Kentucky, Biostatistics and Statistics Department.
Inferences in Contaminated Density Models with Applications to Microarray Data Analysis. Abstract

April 20, 2007 Lindon Eaves, PhD.
Professor & Director, Virginia Institute for Psychiatric & Behavioral Genetics @ Virginia Institute of Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics.
God, Sex and Politics: Unraveling the Effects of Genes and Culture. Abstract

May 8, 2007 Guolian Kang, PhD.
Michigan State University, Department of Statistics and Probability.
Mixed Analysis for Genomewide Association Studies. Abstract

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May 22, 2007 Tesfaye Mersha, PhD.
Biostatistics, Postdoctoral fellow, University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Data Mining and Comparison of Measures of Informativeness for Ancestry in Admixture Mapping. Abstract

June 20, 2007 Steve Horvath, PhD.
Associate Professor in the Biostatistics & Human Genetics Department at UCLA's School of Public Health.
An overview of weighted gene co-expression network analysis. Abstract


July 20, 2007 Mark J. Daly, PhD.
Assistant Professor of Medicine @ Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School.
Progress in Genome-wide Association Studies. Abstract not available

July 26, 2007 Christina Ramirez Kitchen, PhD.
Assistant Professor In-Residence Department of Biostatistics, UCLA.
Two-way Bayesian Hierarchical Phylogenetic Models: an Application to gp120 and gp41 Evolution during Partial Treatment Interruption of Enfuvirtide. Abstract

September 7, 2007 Donald B. Rubin, PhD.
Harvard's John L. Loeb Professor of Statistics, Department of Statistics, Harvard University.
Validly Estimating True Dose-Response When Only Treatment versus Control is Randomized: Principal Stratification for Causal Inference with Extended Partial Compliance. Abstract

September 21, 2007 Matthew Stephens, PhD.
Human Genetics and Statistics Department, The University of Chicago.
Efficient Multipoint Analysis of Association Studies. Abstract


October 8, 2007 Russ Wolfinger, PhD.
Director of Scientific Discovery and Genomics at SAS Institute, Inc.
Mixed Modeling of Copy Number and Exon Data. Abstract


October 29, 2007 Rebecka Jörnsten, PhD.
Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics and Biostatistics Rutgers University
Multi-level Mixture Modeling and Simultaneous Subset Selection, with Applications to Clustering and Significance Analysis of Gene Expression Data. Abstract


November 20, 2007 Eric Schadt, PhD.
Senior Scientific Director
Genetics, Rosetta Inpharmatics/Merck Research Labs, Seattle WA
Large-scale data integration to predict complex system behavior: Elucidating gene networks associated with common human disease. Abstract & Video not available

December 3, 2007 Mary Sara McPeek, PhD.
Professor, Department of Statistics, Department of Human Genetics, The University of Chicago
Association Studies with Known and Unknown Population Structure. Abstract

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