2007 Seminars

  • Wednesday, December 5, 2007
    3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 23-105
    Susan Paddock, PhD
     Statistician, RAND Corporation
    "Bayesian variable selection for analyzing longitudinal substance abuse treatment data with informative censoring"

  • Monday, December 3, 2007
    3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 23-105
    Li Chen, PhD, ScD
    Amgen Inc
    "Role of Statisticians in Drug Research and Development"

  • Wednesday, November 28, 2007
    3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 23-105
    Ying Lu, PhD
    Professor, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center Department of Radiology, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, UC San Francisco
    "Research Questions in Statistical Design for Phase II Cancer Clinical Trials "

  • Wednesday, November 14, 2007
    3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 23-105
    Nicholas Horton, PhD
    Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Smith College
    "Principled data combination of multiple source reports using manifest and latent variable regression models"

  • Wednesday, November 7, 2007
    3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 23-105
    Jianxin Pan, PhD
    Professor School of Mathematics, University of Manchester, UK
    "Joint modelling for longitudinal, survival and cure data in tumour xenograft experiments"

  • Wednesday, October 17, 2007
    3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 23-105
    Marc N. Elliott, PhD
    Senior Statistician, RAND Health
    "Use of a web-based convenience sample to supplement a probability sample"

  • Wednesday, October 10, 2007
    3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 23-105
    Chi-Hong Tseng, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, UCLA Department of Medicine
    "Analysis of the composite endpoint of longitudinal data and survival data"

  • Wednesday, October 3, 2007
    3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 23-105
    Rob Weiss, PhD
    Professor, Department of Biostatistics, UCLA School of Public Health
    "Get the Most Out of Graduate School: Preparing to be an Academic Biostatistician"

  • Wednesday, June 6, 2007
    3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 13-105
    Ram Tiwari, PhD
    Program Director, Statistical Research and Applications Branch, SRP Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute
    "NCI's Biostatistics Grant Portfolio and NIH Funding Mechanism"

  • Tuesday, June 5, 2007
    3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 23-105
    Ram Tiwari, PhD
    Program Director, Statistical Research and Applications Branch, SRP Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute
    "Prediction of U.S. Mortality Counts Using Semiparametric Bayesian Techniques"

  • Monday, June 4, 2007
    3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 13-105
    Robert A. Parker, ScD
    Senior Biostatistical Scientist, Amgen
    "Adaptive Clinical Trials: An Introduction"

  • Wednesday, May 30, 2007
    3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 13-105
    Ji Zhu, PhD
    Assistant Professor, LSA Statistics, University of Michigan
    "Group Variable Selection via Hierarchical Lasso and Its Oracle Property"

  • Wednesday, May 23, 2007
    3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 13-105
    Kiros Berhane, PhD
    Associate Professor, Division of Biostatistics, Keck School of Medicine, USC
    "Flexible Models for Multiple Longitudinal Outcomes: A move towards integration"

  • Wednesday, May 16, 2007
    3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 13-105
    John Adams, PhD
    Senior Statistician, Rand Corporation
    "Measuring the Process-Outcome Link in Health Services Research"

  • Monday, May 14, 2007
    3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 13-105
    Mei-Ling Ting Lee
    Biostatistics Division, College of Public Health, Ohio State University
    "Threshold Regression for Survival Analysis: Modeling Event Occurrence When Latent Health Status Decreases to a Threshold"

  • Wednesday, May 2, 2007
    3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 13-105
    Sunghee Lee, PhD
    Director, Center for Health Policy Research Adjunct Assistant Professor in Biostatistics, UCLA School of Public Health
    "Estimation for Volunteer Panel Web Surveys Using Propensity Score Adjustment and Calibration Adjustment"

  • Wednesday, April 25, 2007
    3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 13-105
    Gareth James, PhD
    Associate Professor of Statistics, Department of Information and Operations Management, Marshall School of Business, USC
    "Functional Linear Regression That's Interpretable"

  • Wednesday, April 11, 2007
    3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 13-105
    Angela Presson, PhD
    Postdoctoral Researcher, UCLA Department of Human Genetics
    "Statistical Methods for Complex Disease Analysis"

  • Tuesday, April 10, 2007
    3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 43-105
    Andrew Zhou, PhD
    Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington
    "Causal Inference in Randomized Encouragement Design Studies with Missing-Data"

  • Thursday, April 5, 2007
    3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 43-105
    Ying Lu, PhD
    Departments of Radiology and Epidemiology/Biostatistics, UC San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center
    "On the Combination of Multiple Diagnostic Variables"