Biostatistics Seminars

The Division of Biostatistics seminar series includes research-focused talks by visiting faculty from a wide range of institutions, and faculty from the University of Minnesota. All seminars are free and open to the public. Biostatistics students organize the Student Seminar Series, where students present and discuss their work in progress.

Date/Time/Location Name Affiliation Title
Thurs, Aug 31, 2017
3:30 p.m.
Moos 2-520
Hadley Wickham Chief Scientist at RStudio
Adjunct Professor at Stanford University & the University of
Auckland
Expressing Yourself with R
Wed, Sept 20, 2017
3:30 p.m.
Moos 3-110
Tao Wang Albert Einstein College of Medicine Novel Mendelian Randomization Method to Examine Relationship between Obesity and Lung Cancer
Wed, Sept 27, 2017
3:30 p.m.
Moos 3-110
Donatello Telesca University of California – Los Angeles Inferring Brain Signals Synchronicity from a Sample of EEG Readings
Wed, Oct 4, 2017
3:30 p.m.
Moos 3-110
Lexin Li University of California – Berkeley Tensor Response Regression and Neuroimaging Analysis
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
3:30 p.m.
Moos 3-110
Robert T. Krafty University of Pittsburgh Conditional Spectral Analysis of Replicated Time Series with Application to Heart Rate Variability During Sleep
Wed, Oct 25, 2017
3:30 p.m.
Moos 3-110
Georgia Papadogeorgou Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Statistical Challenges in Air Pollution Research: From Spatial Confounding to Interference
Wed, Nov 1, 2017
3:30 p.m.
Moos 3-110
Jaroslaw Harezlak Indiana University – Bloomington What can the Raw Accelerometry Data Tell us about Human Activity – Walking vs. Stair Climbing
Wed, Nov 15, 2017
3:30 p.m.
Moos 3-110
Qunhua Li Penn State University A Regression Framework for Assessing Covariate Effects to Reproducibility of High-throughput Experiments
Fri, Dec 8, 2017
10:00 a.m.
Laura Le University of Minnesota
Wed, Jan 17, 2018
3:30 p.m.
Shemra Rizzo University of California, Riverside
Wed, Jan 24, 2018
3:30 p.m.
Wesley Thompson University of California – San Diego
Wed, Jan 31, 2018
3:30 p.m.
Xin He University of Chicago
Wed, Feb 7, 2018
3:30 p.m.
Ashley Petersen University of Minnesota
Wed, Feb 28, 2018
3:30 p.m.
Edward McFowland III University of Minnesota
Wed, Mar 21, 2018
3:30 p.m.
Jing Qian University of Massachusetts
Wed, Apr 4, 2018
3:30 p.m.
Lindsay Renfro Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Wed, Apr 18, 2018
3:30 p.m.
Yingqi Zhao Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Wed, May 2, 2018
3:30 p.m.
Molin Wang Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health