Brown Statistical Seminars are hosted collaboratively by the Department of Biostatistics and the Center for Statistical Sciences to provide educational and research opportunities to graduate, undergraduate, and medical students as well as to researchers across the University.  The seminars take place on selected Mondays throughout the academic year and feature leading researchers from the US and internationally.   

Spring 2014 Upcoming Seminars

21 April 2014         C.M. Colver Lectureship

Ji Zhu, PhD

Professor of Statistics and EECS

Department of Statistics

University of Michigan

Lecture: "On Consistency of Community Detection in Networks"


28 April 2014

Florentina Bunea, PhD

Professor, Department of Statistical Sciences

Cornell University

Seminar: "Convex Banding of High Dimensional Covariance Matrices"