Biostatistics Seminar Series Spring 2011

Time: Friday, 12:30–1:30 pm (unless otherwise noted)
Place: GEMS classroom on the 3rd floor in the Shriner's Building
January 21
Ken Chen, The Genome Center, Washington University School of Medicine
Whole Genome Sequencing and Analysis Reveal Determinants of Cancer Genomics

February 11
Chengjie Xiong, Division of Biostatistics, Washington University School of Medicine
Optimum Designs for Clinical Trials to Test Disease-Modifying Agents on Alzheimer's Disease

February 25
Kewei Chen, Banner Alzheimer Institute and Banner Good Samaritan PET Center
Analyzing Neuroimaging Data with Statistical Rigorousness: The Approaches and the Challenges

March 4
Brandon Pierce, Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago
Using Genes as Instrumental Variables: Power, Strength, Error, and Bias in Mendelian Randomization Studies

March 18
Tao Wang, Division of Statistics, Medical College of Wisconsin
Contribution of Genetic Effects to Genetic Variance Components

April 1
Spring break, no seminar

May 13
Nicole Lazar, Department of Statistics, University of Georgia
Social Network Models for fMRI

For more information, send an email to gang at wubios dot wustl dot edu or ling at wubios dot wustl dot edu
Last updated: Tuesday, January 11, 2011