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From single-cells to patient diagnosis: statistical machine learning approaches to biomedical discovery

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:00
Kieran Campbell, Banting Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Statistics at UBC, Department of Molecular Oncology at BC Cancer, and at the UBC Data Science Institute
Room 4192, Earth Sciences Building (2207 Main Mall)

Non-iterative Estimation Update for Parametric and Semiparametric Models with Population-based Auxiliary Information

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - 11:00 to 12:00
Fei Gao, Senior Fellow, Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington
Statistics Seminar
Room 4192, Earth Sciences Building (2207 Main Mall)

Support points – a new way to reduce big and high-dimensional data

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 11:00 to 12:00
Simon Mak, Postdoctoral Fellow, H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
Statistics Seminar
Room 4192, Earth Sciences Building (2207 Main Mall)

Mendelian randomization: A comprehensive statistical approach and applications to preventing heart disease

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 11:00 to 12:00
Qingyuan Zhao, Postdoctoral Fellow, Statistics Department of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Statistics Seminar
Room 4192, Earth Sciences Building (2207 Main Mall)

Sparse Generalized Eigenvalue Problem and Its Application to Multivariate Statistics

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 11:00 to 12:00
Kean Ming Tan, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota, School of Statistics
Statistics Seminar
Room 4192, Earth Sciences Building (2207 Main Mall)

Connections between optimization and sampling

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 - 11:00 to 12:00
Daniel Paulin, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Statistics, University of Oxford
Statistics Seminar
Room 4192, Earth Sciences Building (2207 Main Mall)

SAEM methods and PDE parameters statistical estimation - illustrations in biology

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 11:00 to 12:00
Paul Vigneaux, Associate Professor (HDR) of Mathematics at the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon; Part-time at the Dept of Mathematics of UBC (2018-2019)
Statistics Seminar
Room 4192, Earth Sciences Building (2207 Main Mall)

Bayesian adjustments for disease misclassification in epidemiological studies of health administrative data

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 11:00 to 12:00
Tanja Högg, UBC Statistics PhD Student
Statistics Seminar
Room 4192, Earth Sciences Building (2207 Main Mall)

Special Seminar: Scalable Bayesian Inference with Hamiltonian Monte Carlo

Friday, November 2, 2018 - 16:00 to 17:00
Michael Betancourt, Principle Research Scientist with Symplectomorphic, LLC
Statistics Seminar
Beaty Museum Auditorium

Bayesian analysis of continuous time Markov chains with applications to phylogenetics

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 11:00 to 12:00
Tingting Zhao, UBC Statistics PhD Student
Statistics Seminar
Room 4192, Earth Sciences Building (2207 Main Mall)

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