## Monte Carlo Methods and Contingency Tables

Sponsor(s):
Statistical Science

Friday, November 09, 2018

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Robert Eisinger, Instructor of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, St. Olaf College

## Using Item Response Theory to Better Understand Forensic Fingerprint Examination

Sponsor(s):
Statistical Science

Monday, November 12, 2018

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Amanda Luby, PhD candidate, Carnegie Mellon University.

## Web Scraping in the Statistics Curricula: Challenges and Opportunities

Sponsor(s):
Statistical Science

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Mine Dogucu, Visiting Professor, Denson University

## Design and analysis of pragmatic clinical trials to optimize clinical outcomes

Sponsor(s):
Statistical Science

Friday, November 16, 2018

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Hayley Belli, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Division of Biostatistics New York University Langone School of Medicine

## Covariance change point detection and identification (See abstract for full title)

Sponsor(s):
Statistical Science

Monday, November 19, 2018

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Shawn Santo, Ph.D. Candidate at Michigan State University

## Statistical inference for infectious disease modeling

Sponsor(s):
Statistical Science

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Po-Ling Loh, University of Wisconsin - Madison

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

Sponsor(s):
Statistical Science

Friday, January 18, 2019

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Simon Tsz Fung Mak, Georgia Tech

## Towards a mathematical theory of development

Sponsor(s):
Statistical Science

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Geoffrey Schiebinger, Postdoctoral fellow in the MIT Center for Statistics and the Klarman Cell Observatory at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

## Data Denoising for Single-cell RNA sequencing

Sponsor(s):
Statistical Science

Friday, January 25, 2019

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Jingshu Wang, UPENN

## Scalable Importance Tempering and Bayesian Variable Selection

Sponsor(s):
Statistical Science

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Giacomo Zanella, Bocconi University

## Stability-driven deep model interpretation and provably fast MCMC sampling

Sponsor(s):
Statistical Science

Friday, February 01, 2019

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Yuansi Chen, University of California, Berkeley

## Algebraic Structure in Hidden Variable Models

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Elina Robeva, MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology

## Calibration Concordance for Astronomical Instruments via Multiplicative Shrinkage

Friday, February 22, 2019

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Yang Chen, Assistant Professor of Statistics, Research Assistant Professor for MIDAS, University of Michigan

## Getting your arrays in order with convex optimization

Friday, March 08, 2019

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Eric Chi, Assistant Professor, NC State

## Big (Network) Data: Challenges and Opportunities for Data Science

Friday, March 22, 2019

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Patrick J. Wolfe, Frederick L. Hovde Dean of Science and Miller Family Professor of Statistics and Computer Science, Purdue University; IEEE Signal Processing Society Data Science Distinguished Lecturer

## Learning Coexpression Networks from Single Cell Gene Expression

Friday, April 12, 2019

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Andrew McDavid, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, University of Rochester

## Large-scale evidence generation across a network of databases (LEGEND) for hypertension: real-world, reliable and reproducible

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Marc Suchard, Professor in the Departments of Biostatistics, of Biomathematics and of Human Genetics in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA