Dept of Biostatistics - Journal Club & Seminar Series

Journal Club

The Department of Biostatistics hosts a Journal Club meeting on the first Monday of every month from 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Most meetings are held in 5030 Robinson Conference Room, unless otherwise notified.

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 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 2013 - May 2014 

DateTopicSpeakerTime & LocationPresentation
Friday, September 20th, 2013 A Review of Bump-hunting Techniques for Identifying Differentially Methylated Regions Using Array-based DNA Methylation Data Devin Koestler, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics Lied Auditorium 12:00PM

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Thursday, October 24th, 2013 Some Statistical Challenges in the Analysis of Alzheimer's Studies Rebecca Betensky, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard University Lied Auditorium 12:00PM

 

Friday, November 15th, 2013 Research Identifying Molecular and Bioinformatic Approaches to Extend Capabilities and Overcome Common Hurdles Associated with Next-generation Sequencing Based Applications Dr. Jared Glasscock, CEO, Cofactor Genomics Lied Auditorium 12:00PM

 

Friday, December 6th, 2013 Venous Thromboembolism and Risk of Subsequent Myocardial Infarction and Stroke - Common Risk Factors or Causal Relationship? A Danish Cohort Study Using Linked Data from Several Medical Databases Henrik Solli, Research Year Student, Bachelor of Medicine, Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark Lied Auditorium 12:00PM

 

 

Friday, January 17th, 2014 Analysis of an Outcome-Dependent Enriched Sample Christopher I. Vahl, Ph.D.,Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Kansas State University Lied Auditorium 12:00PM

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Friday, Feburary 21st, 2014 An Ensemble Survival Model for Estimating Relative Residual Longevity Following Stroke: An Application to Mortality Data in the Chronic Dialysis Population Milind Phadnis, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Kansas Medical Center Lied Auditorium 12:00PM

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Friday, March 21st, 2014 Lied Auditorium 12:00PM
Friday, April 18th, 2014 Adaptive Biomarker-driven Designs in Phase III Clinical Trials Alex Dmitrienko, Ph.D., Vice President Center for Statistics in Drug Development, Quintiles Innovation Lied Auditorium 12:00PM

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Friday, May 16th, 2014 Modeling Dependence in Multivariate Time Series with Applications to Brain Signals Hernando Ombao, University of California at Irvine Lied Auditorium 12:00PM

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DateTopicSpeakerTime & LocationPresentation
Friday, September 21st, 2012 Linking the US Renal Data System to Medicaid for Prescription Claims for Studies on End-Stage Renal Disease Xinhua Zhou, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate, Department of Biostatistics Lied Auditorium 12:00PM

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Friday, October 19th, 2012 Complex Projects - A Process for Success Suzanne Hunt, MS, Senior Research Analyst, Department of Biostatistics and Lexie Brown, BS, Biostatistics Graduate Student Lied Auditorium 12:00PM

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Friday, November 16th, 2012 Deciphering the Development Dynamics of the Mouse Liver Transcriptome Sumedha Gunewardena, Ph.D. Research Assistant Professor, Molecular and Integrative Physiology Lied Auditorium 12:00PM

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Friday, December 21st, 2012 Statistical Analysis of Genome-wide DNA Methylation Array Data Brooke Fridley, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics Lied Auditorium 12:00PM

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Friday, January 18th, 2013 HERON New 2012 Capabilities: Using RStuio to Explore Diagnoses, Order, Medications and Hospital Quality Russ Waitman, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Director Medical Informatics, KUMC Lied Auditorium 12:00PM

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Friday, Feburary 15th, 2013 Methods and Techniques for Understanding Blood-Based Profiles of DNA Methylation in the Context of Exposure and Disease Phenotypes Devin Koestler, Ph.D., School of Medicine, Dartmouth College Lied Auditorium 12:00PM

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Friday, March 15th, 2013 Developing the Mathematics of Drug Dose Individualization through Random Effects Linear Models Francisco Diaz, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics Lied Auditorium 12:00PM

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Friday, April 19th, 2013 Building Efficient Comparative Effectiveness Trials through Adaptive Designs, Utility Functions and Accrual Rate Optimization: Finding the Sweet Spot Byron Gajewski, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Biostatistics Lied Auditorium 12:00PM

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Friday, May 17th, 2013 Evaluating a Variable as a Proxy for another Measure: Assessing the Step Test Exercise Prescription as a Proxy for the Maximal, High-intensity Peak Oxygen Consumption in Older Adults Jonathan Mahnken, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics Lied Auditorium 12:00PM

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