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.   

Fall 2014 Upcoming Seminars

22 September 2014

Min-ge Xie, PhD

Professor, Department of Statistics

Rutgers University

Seminar: "Meta Analysis by Confidence Distribution - A Unified Approach and Beyond"

29 September 2014 - Starr Lectureship

Dimitris Bertsimas, PhD

Boeing Leaders for Global Operations Professor of Management 

Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Lecture: To be Announced

1 October 2014 - Special Wednesday Time

Andrew Gelman, PhD

Professor of Statistics and Political Science

Columbia University

Seminar: "Causality and Statistical Learning"

6 October 2014 - Starr Lectureship

David Meltzer, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine,

Associate Professor of Economics and Public Policy 

The University of Chicago

Lecture:  "Redesign of Care for Patients at High Risk of Hospitalization in a Reforming U.S. Healthcare System: Rationale for a CMMI Innovation Challenge Project"