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2017-18 Constance van Eeden Lecture: Reproducibility of science: p-values, multiple testing and optional stopping

Thursday, March 8, 2018 - 17:00 to 18:00
van Eeden Invited Speaker Jim Berger, Duke University
Statistics Seminar
Room 120, Aquatic Ecosystems Research Laboratory (AERL), 2202 Main Mall

Nonparametrics without tuning parameters: shape-constraints and mixture models

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 11:00 to 12:00
Ivan Mizera, University of Alberta
Statistics Seminar
Room 4192, Earth Sciences Building (2207 Main Mall)

Women in Data Science Conference – UBC Live Stream

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 09:00 to 15:30
Multiple speakers (remote and in-person)
Conference
SPPH building, Room B108 (2206 East Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3)

Automated, Scalable Bayesian Inference with Theoretical Guarantees

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 11:00 to 12:00
Trevor Campbell, Post-doctoral Associate at MIT
Statistics Seminar
Room 4192, Earth Sciences Building (2207 Main Mall)

Exposure Prediction Error and Spatial Confounding in Air Pollution Epidemiology

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 11:00 to 12:00
Joshua Keller, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Statistics Seminar
Room 4192, Earth Sciences Building (2207 Main Mall)

Probabilistic models of splicing (dys)regulation in human disease

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 16:00 to 17:00
David Knowles, Post-doctoral Researcher, Stanford University
Statistics Seminar
Room 4192, Earth Sciences Building (2207 Main Mall)

Statistical Methods for The Analysis of Censored Family Data under Biased Sampling Schemes

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 11:15 to 12:15
Yujie Zhong, MRC Biostatistics Unit, University of Cambridge
Statistics Seminar
Room 4192, Earth Sciences Building (2207 Main Mall) - Video Conference

Recent advances in computer experiments: prediction accuracy of kriging and a new framework of calibration

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 16:00 to 17:00
Rui Tuo, Georgia Institute of Technology
Statistics Seminar
Room 4192, Earth Sciences Building (2207 Main Mall)

Simplified Power Calculations for Genetic Association Studies with Rare variants

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 11:00 to 12:00
Andriy Derkach, Post-Doctoral Fellow, National Cancer Institute, Rockwell
Statistics Seminar
Room 4192, Earth Sciences Building (2207 Main Mall)

Covariate balancing for treatment effects and mediation

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 16:00 to 17:00
Gary Chan, Associate Professor, Biostatistics; Associate Professor, Health Services (University of Washington)
Statistics Seminar
Room 4192, Earth Sciences Building (2207 Main Mall)

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