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Dept of Biostatistics & Data Science - Journal Club & Seminar Series

Journal Club

The Department of Biostatistics & Data Science hosts a Journal Club meeting on the first Friday of every month from 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Please check the monthly meeting announcement email for location as they will vary throughout the year.

For additional information regarding Journal Cub meetings, please contact Rosemary Morrow at (913) 588-4703 or rmorrow2@kumc.edu.

Seminar Series

The Department of Biostatistics & Data Science Faculty host seminars on the third Friday of each month during the academic calendar year: January - May and September - December.

For additional information about our seminar series, please contact Rosemary Morrow at (913) 588-4703 or rmorrow2@kumc.edu. If you would like to receive notification of these seminars, please go to your MyKUMC account and check the request for Basic Sciences notifications.

Biostatistics Seminar Series - September 2018 - May 2019

Date Topic Speaker Time & Location
Friday, September 28th, 2018 "Bayesian Dose Selection Design for a Binary Outcome Using Restricted Response Adaptive Randomization" Renee Martin Ph.D., Research Associate Professor, Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Public Health Sciences Wahl Hall East, 11:00 AM
Friday, November 16th, 2018 "Comparison of Continuous Biomarkers at Clinical Affordable Operating Points in Trichotomous Settings with Application to Prostate Cancer" Leonidas Bantis, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Data Science, University of Kansas Medical Center Wahl Hall East, 11:00 AM
Friday, December 14th, 2018 "Breast Cancer Risk Model Requirements for Counseling, Prevention, and Screening" Mitchell Gail, M.D., Ph.D., National Cancer Institute Wahl Hall East, 11:00 AM
Friday, January 19th, 2019 "Expanding Anthropometry Using Mid Upper Arm Circumference (MUAC) for Age: An Effective Marker of the Risk of Mortality for School Aged Children and Adolescents" Lazarus Mramba, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Data Science, University of Kansas Medical Center HEB Classroom G205 11:00 AM
Friday, February 15th, 2019 "Construction of the Design Matrix for Generalized Linear Mixed-Effects Models in the Context of Clinical Trials of Treatment Sequences" Francisco Diaz, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Data Science, University of Kansas Medical Center Wahl Hall East 11:00 AM
Friday, March 22nd, 2019 "Improving Survival Prediction Using a Novel Feature Selection Framework Based on the Integration of Clinical and Molecular Data" Lisa Neums, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Biostatistics & Data Science, University of Kansas Medical Center Lied Auditorium 11:00 AM
Friday, April 19th, 2019  "Web Application Development in Shiny R for Clinical Trials with Time-to-event Endpoint Using Novel Statistical Method Utilizing the Concept of Proportional Time" Xiaqing Huang, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Biostatistics & Data Science, University of Kansas Medical Center Lied Auditorium 11:00 AM
Friday, May 10th, 2019  "Introduction to Tableau" Dinesh Pal Mudaranthakam, MBA, Director of Research Information Technology, Department of Biostatistics & Data Science Clendening Auditorium  1:00 PM

 

 Biostatistics Seminar Series - September 2017 - May 2018 

Date TopicSpeakerTime & Location
Friday, September 15th, 2017 "Selecting Relevant Features for Prognostic Models with Time-to-Event Outcomes" Jeffrey Thompson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Data Science Wahl Hall East Auditorium 11:00AM
Friday, October 20th, 2017 "Creating and Maintaining the Curated Cancer Clinical Outcomes" Dinesh Pal Mudaranthakam, MS, Director of Research Information Technology, Department of Biostatistics & Data Science Wahl Hall West Auditorium 11:00AM
Friday, November 17th, 2017 "Innovation in Resource-Limited Phase I Trial Designs: An Argument for the Continual Reassessment Method"

Junqiang Eric Dai, MS, Senior Research Analyst, Department of Biostatistics & Data Science

Huizhong Cui, Ph.D., Senior Research Analyst, Department of Biostatistics & Data Science

Wahl Hall West Auditorium 11:00AM
Friday, December 15th, 2017 "Estimating Individual Benefits of Medical or Behavioral Treatments in Severely Ill Patients" Francisco Diaz, Ph.D., Department of Biostatistics & Data Science Wahl Hall West Auditorium 11:00AM
Friday, January 19th, 2018 "Machine Learning, Counterfactuals and Marginal Effects" Abhijit Dasgupta, Ph.D., National Institute of Health Wahl Hall West Auditorium 11:00AM
Friday, Feburary 16th, 2018 "Relationship Between Caffeine Intake and ADPKD Progression" Katie McKenzie, Ph.D. Graduate Student, Department of Biostatistics & Data Science Wahl Hall West Auditorium 11:00AM
Friday, March 16th, 2018 "Microbiome and Cancer Epidemiology, An Introduction of Yu Lab at KUCC" Guoqin Yu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics & Data Science Wahl Hall West Auditorium 11:00AM
Friday, April 27th, 2018 "Statistical Learning Models on High-dimensional Biological Data and Their Applications" Yi Zhong, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Biostatistics & Data Science, University of Kansas Medical Center Wahl Hall West Auditorium 11:00AM
Friday, May 18th, 2018 "TBD" Gina-Maria Pomann, Ph.D., Statistical Scientist and Manager, CTSI Biostatistics Core, Duke Translational Medicine Institute Wahl Hall West Auditorium 11:00AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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