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Dept of Biostatistics - Journal Club & Seminar Series

Journal Club

The Department of Biostatistics 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 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, 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, University of Kansas Medical Center HEB Classroom G205 11:00 AM
Friday, February 15th, 2019 "TBA" Francisco Diaz, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Kansas Medical Center Wahl Hall East 11:00 AM
Friday, March 15th, 2019 "TBA" Lisa Neums Wahl Hall East 11:00 AM
Friday, April 19th, 2019  "TBA" Xiaqing Huang Wahl Hall East 11:00 AM
Friday, May 17th, 2019  "TBA" Anthony Koures, Ph.D.  Wahl Hall East 11:00 AM

 

Previous 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 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 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

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

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 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 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 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, 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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