AY 2016-17 Statistical Seminars
24 April 2017 - C.V. Starr Lectureship Series
Cynthia Rudin, PhD, Associate Professor of Computer Science and Electrical and Computer Engineering, Duke University
17 April 2017
Roger Peng, PhD, Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
10 April 2017 - C.V. Starr Lectureship Series
Susan A. Murphy, PhD, H.E. Robbins Distringuished University Professor of Statistics and Professor of Psychiatry, Research Professor, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan.
3 April 2017 - C.V. Starr Lectureship Series
John Lafferty, PhD, Louis Block Professor, Department of Statistics and Department of Computer Science, Physical Sciences Division, Univesity of Chicago
27 Febrary 2017 - C.V. Starr Lectureship Series
Daniela Witten, PhD, Associate Professor of Statistics and Biostatistics, University of Washington
Watch Lecture: "Statistical Methods for Some Problems in Neuroscience"
5 December 2016
Corwin Zigler, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
7 November 2016
Nancy R. Zhang, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Watch Seminar: Statistical Models for Single Cell RNA Sequencing
31 October 2016
Joseph C. Cappelleri PhD, Senior Director of Statistics, Pfizer, Inc. and Adjunct Professor of Biostatistics at Brown University
17 October 2016
Erin E. Gabriel, PhD, Mathematical Statistician, Biostatistics Research Branch, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH
26 September 2016
Russell (Taki) Shinohara, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
AY 2015-16 Statistical Seminars
15 April 2016 - A Data Science Initiative Lectureship co-sponsored with the Brown's Department of Mathematics
Gunnar Carlsson, PhD, Professor of Mathematics, Stanford University, Co-founder, Ayasdi
Watch this Lecture: "Topology and the Big Data Problem"
11 April 2016
Sherri Rose, PhD, Associate Professor of Biostatistics, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School
4 April 2016
Daniel Scharfstein, ScD, Professor of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
21 March 2016
Qunhua Li, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Pennsylvania State University
14 March 2016
Raghu Ramakrishnan, PhD, CTO for Data and Technical Fellow in the Cloud & Enterprise Division, Microsoft
Watch this Lecture: Big Data at Microsoft
Elizabeth S. Chen, PhD, Assistant Professor
Medical Science and Health Services, Policy and Practice Brown University
Seminar: "Analyzing Tobacco Use and Family History Documentation in the Electronic Health Record"
Byron Wallace, PhD, Assistant Professor
School of Information University of Texas at Austin
Watch this Seminar Seminar: "Automating evidence synthesis via machine learning and natural language processing"
Forrest W. Crawford, PhD, Assistant Professor
Yale School of Public Health and Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
AY 2014-15 Statistical Seminars
14 November 2014- Starr Lectureship
Dan W. Brock, PhD, Professor of Medical Ethics, Emeritus, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine Harvard Medical School
Listen to this Lecture: "Ethical Issues in the Use of Cost-effectiveness Analysis in the Prioritization of Health Care Resources"
3 November 2014- Starr Lectureship
R. Scott Braithwaite, MD, MSc, FACP, Professor, Department of Population Health New York University School of Medicine
Lecture: "Using Decision Modeling to Help Inform the World Health Organization: 2013 HIV Guidelines"
Listen to this Seminar: "Functional Causal Mediation Analysis with an Application to Brain Connectivity"
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"
AY 2013 - 14 Statistical Seminars
Lecture: "Statistical Genetics and Genomics in the Big Data Era: Opportunities and Challenges in Research and Training"
Listen to this Lecture: "Teaching Statistics for the Future, the MOOC Revolution and Beyond"
Seminar: "Flexible Covariate Adjustment for Cluster-Randomized Trials"
Listen to this Lecture: "Modeling Cross-Oscillatory Interactions with Applications to Multivariate Brain Signals"
Lecture: "A Flexible Bayesian Approach to Monotone Missing Data in the Longituidinal Studies with Informative Missingness"
Listen to this Lecture: "Multivariate Spatial-temporal Model of Birth Defects and Ambient Air Pollution Risk Assessment"
Listen to this Seminar: "Is there a Needle in the Haystack? Marginal Screening and Non-Standard Asymptotics"
Listen to this Lecture: "Bayesian Learning from Big Data"
Listen to this Lecture: "Network Inference from High Dimensional Data" See entire presentation here.
Listen to this Seminar: "Spatial and Adaptive Models for Neuroimaging Data" See Presentation
"Strategies for Using Imperfect Instrumental Variables for Causal Inference"
"A Novel Statistical Methods for Quantitative Comparison of Multiple ChIP-seq Datasets"
"Weighted Logrank Statistics for Marked Endpoints with Application to the Analysis of Lifetime Medical Cost"
"Source-sink Reconstruction Through Regularized Multi-component Regression"
"Connecting Markov Random Fields with Geostatistical Models"