Conference 2010

Program

9:00 -- 9:10 a.m. Welcome
Daniel Notterman, Professor, Vice Dean and Associate Vice President

Part I: High-dimensional Modeling
Organizer: Arthur Berg

9:15 -- 10:00 a.m. Hongzhe Li
Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania.
Title: High-dimensional statistics in genomics - some problems and solutions.

Break (15 minutes)

10:05 -- 10:50 a.m. Debashis Ghosh
Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, Pennsylvania State University.
Title: Statistical methods for high-dimensional data in the presence of sample heterogeneity.



Part II: Functional and Dynamic Data Analysis
Organizer: Kwangmi Ahn

11:15 -- 12:00 p.m. Jiguo Cao
Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics & Actuarial Sciences, Simon Fraser University
Title: Mixed effects modeling by parameter cascading.

Lunch Break (90 minutes)

1:30 -- 2:15 p.m. Yuanjia Wang
Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Columbia University.
Title: Semiparametric regression approaches for longitudinal genetic studies.



Part III: Genetic Association Studies
Organizer: Rongling Wu

2:20 -- 3:05 p.m. Gang Zheng
Mathematical Statistician, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health.
Title: Bayesian model averaging for case-control genetic association studies.

Break (15 minutes)

3:30 -- 4:15 p.m. Hongyu Zhao
Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University.
Title: Genetic risk prediction based on GWAS data.

4:20 -- 5:00 p.m. Closing Remarks: (Future direction/discussion)

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