2008 Seminars

  • Wednesday, November 19, 2008 || 3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 23-105
    Pulak Ghosh, PhD
    Associate Professor of Statistics, Department of Biostatistics and Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University
    "Joint Modeling of Longitudinal Data and Informative Dropout in the Presence of Multiple Changepoints with an Application to HIV-AIDS"

  • Wednesday, November 12, 2008 || 3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 23-105
    Todd Alonzo, PhD
    Associate Research Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine, USC
    "Study Designs to Compare Accuracy of Two Dichotomous Screening Tests With Incomplete Disease Verification"

  • Wednesday, October 29, 2008 || 3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 23-105
    Wei-Yin Loh
    Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin
    "Selection for Nonparametric regression when the number of predictor variables is large"

  • Monday, October 27, 2008 || 3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 23-105
    Tongtong Wu, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Maryland, College Park
    "Coordinate Descent Algorithms for Lasso Penalized Regression"

  • Wednesday, October 22, 2008 || 3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 23-105
    Peter Langfelder, PhD
    Department of Human Genetics, UCLA
    "Correlation Network Methods for Supervised and Unsupervised Analysis of Gene Expression"

  • Wednesday, October 8, 2008 || 3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 43-105
    Yingying Fan
    Visiting Assistant Professor of Statistics, Information and Management Department, Marshall School of Business, USC
    "High Dimensional Classification Using Features Annealed Independence Rules"

  • Wednesday, October 1, 2008 || 3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 43-105
    Jinchi Lv
    Assistant Professor of Statistics, Information and Operations Management Department, Marshall School of Business, USC
    "Sure Independence Screening for Ultra-High Dimensional Feature Space"

  • Friday, June 6, 2008 || 3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 53-105
    Grace Shieh
    Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Statistical Science
    "A Machine Learning Approach to Infer Genetic Networks"

  • Wednesday, May 28, 2008 || 3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 53-105
    Paul Majoram
    "Two Topics From Computational Biology"

  • Wednesday, May 7, 2008 || 3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 53-105
    Kristin L. Ayers
    Department of Biomathematics. UCLA
    "Regularized Estimation of Haplotype Frequencies"

  • Wednesday, April 23, 2008 || 3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 53-105
    Juli Atherton, PhD
    Department of Statistics, UC Berkeley
    "Bayesian optimal design for multi-path changepoint problems"

  • Monday, April 21, 2008 || 3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 53-105
    Xin Xu, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Environmental Health. Harvard School of Public Health
    "Data mining: association study of SNPs in 3'-UTR motifs and mRNA levels in human lymphocytes"

  • Wednesday, April 16, 2008 || 3:30pm-4:30pm || NPI C8-183 (Louis Jolyon Auditorium West)
    Qing Zhou, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, UCLA
    "Extracting Sequence Features to Predict Protein-DNA Interactions: A Comparative Study"

  • Wednesday, April 9, 2008 || 3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 73-105
    Christina Ramirez, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics. UCLA School of Public Health
    "Statistics In the Clinic: Phenotype-Genotype Relationships In Infectious Disease"

  • Wednesday, April 2, 2008 || 3:30pm-4:30pm || CHS 53-105
    Peter Radchenko, PhD
    Assistant Professor Department of Information and Operations Management, Marshall School of Business, USC
    "Variable Inclusion and Shrinkage Algorithms"