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
Wed, Sept 23, 2020
3:30 p.m.
Online via Zoom
Tim Hanson Medtronic Opportunities for Statisticians in Industry & Academia
Wed, Sept 30, 2020
3:30 p.m.
Online via Zoom
Birgit Grund, Katherine Huppler Hullsiek, & Thomas Murray University of Minnesota Design Considerations from COVID-19 Trials at the University of Minnesota
Wed, Oct 7, 2020
3:30 p.m.
Online via Zoom
Damla Senturk University of California, Los Angeles Multilevel Modeling of Spatially Nested Functional Data: Spatiotemporal Patterns of Hospitalization Rates in the U.S. Dialysis Population
Wed, Oct 21, 2020
3:30 p.m.
Online via Zoom
Christina Petersen University of Minnesota Too Much Content: How to Design Courses to Maximize Learning When We Cannot Cover It All
Wed, Nov 4, 2020
3:30 p.m.
Online via Zoom
Dungang Liu University of Cincinnati Assessing Partial Association Between Ordinal Variables: Quantification, Visualization, and Hypothesis Testing
Fri, Nov 13, 2020
10:00 a.m.
Online via Zoom
Sarah Zohar INSERM Sharing the Experience of Two Embedded Clinical Trials During COVID-19 Pandemic, Raising the Questions; If, When and How to Restart Temporarily Stopped Clinical Trials?
Wed, Nov 18, 2020
3:30 p.m.
Online via Zoom
Satoshi Morita Kyoto University Bayesian Population Finding in a Randomized Clinical Trial
Wed, Jan 27 2021
3:30 p.m.
Online via Zoom
Sam Pimentel University of California, Berkeley Optimal Tradeoffs in Matched Designs Comparing US-trained and Internationally-trained Surgeons
Wed, Feb 3, 2021
3:30 p.m.
Online via Zoom
Mary Ryan University of California, Irvine Sequential Sampling in Prospective Observational Studies
Fri, Feb 5, 2021
10:00 a.m.
Online via Zoom
Lianne Siegel University of Minnesota Estimating the Reference Range from a Meta-Analysis using Aggregate or Individual Participant Data
Wed, Feb 24, 2021
3:30 p.m.
Online via Zoom
Shu Yang North Carolina State University Improved Inference for Heterogeneous Treatment Effects Using Real-World Data Subject to Hidden Confounding
Wed, Mar 3, 2021
3:30 p.m.
Online via Zoom
Erica Moodie McGill University Preserving Privacy in Estimating Individualized Treatment Rules from Distributed Data Collection Sites
Wed, Mar 24, 2021
3:30 p.m.
Online via Zoom
Lin Chen The University of Chicago
Wed, Mar 31, 2021
3:30 p.m.
Online via Zoom
Jeff Miller Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Wed, Apr 21, 2021
3:30 p.m.
Online via Zoom
Alisa Stephens-Shields University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
Wed, Apr 28, 2021
2:30 p.m.
Online via Zoom
Miguel Hernan Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
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