Winter 2017 Seminar Schedule
(Health Sciences Building, Room 790)




Seminar Title
January 10 Wendy Lou Evaluation and Feedback
January 17 Wendy Lou Midterm Review
January 24 Erjia Ge
University of Toronto
Using Knowledge Fusion to Analyze Avian Influenza H5N1 in South and Southeast Asia
January 31 Wendy Lou Scientific Writing
February 7 Derek Beaton
University of Texas at Dallas & Baycrest
 Partial Least Squares Correspondence Analysis: A Framework to Simultaneously Analyze Behavioral and Genetic Data
February 14 Xiaolin Wei
University of Toronto
Reducing Antibiotic Prescribing for Children at Primary Care Facilities in Rural China: Design, Implementation and Analysis of A Clustered Randomised Controlled Trial
February 21 Reading Week Reading Week
February 28 Wei Xu
Princess Margaret Cancer Center, UHN
Methodology on Human Microbiome Data Analysis
March 7 Victoria Landsman
Institute for Work & Health
Temporal Trends in Severe Injuries in Ontario, 2004-2014: a Joinpoint Regression Analysis
March 14 Marcos Sanches
Center for Addition and Mental Health
Sampling from Hidden Populations: Respondent Driven Sampling
March 21 Pradeep Reddy Raamana
Baycrest Health Sciences, University of Toronto
Statistical Learning and Graph Theory Methods for the Development of Imaging Biomarkers for the Computer-aided Diagnosis of Brain Disorders
March 28 France Gagnon & Nora Zwingerman
University of Toronto
Analytic Considerations and Challenges in Epigenetic Epidemiology Studies: An Example
April 4 Pingzhao Hu
University of Manitoba
Identify Recurrent Somatic Copy Number Alterations in Young Women with Breast Cancer
April 11 Exam Week Exam Week
April 18* Tim Guimond & BUGS Alumni Past, Present and Future
May 5** Biostatistic Research Day Data Visualization

Fall 2016 Seminar Schedule
(Health Sciences Building, Room 790)




Seminar Title
September 13 Wendy Lou Introduction
September 20 Wendy Lou Careers in Biostatistics
September 27 Wendy Lou Self Introduction- Part I
October 4 Wendy Lou Soft Skills & Self Introduction- Part II
October 11 Kuan Liu & Michael Moon
University of Toronto
 SSC Case Study: Predicting Flu Cases using Dynamic Regression with Google Flu Trend
October 18 Rhonda  Rosychuk
University of Alberta
Stratified Regression Analysis of Recurrent Events with Coarsened Censoring Times
October 25
Rob Tibshirani
Stanford University
Some Developments and Challenges in Biomedical Data Science
November 1  Paul Mahoney & Matthew Kowgier
Roche Canada
A Career in Biostatistics (PM)  & An Introduction to Pediatric Cancer Drug Development (MK)
November 8 Eleanor Pullenayegum
Hospital for Sick Children
Statistical Methods in Health Economics
November 15  Nicholas Mitsakakis
University of Toronto & University Health Network
Investigating Conditional Dependence Structure in Health Utility Instruments Using Graphical Models
November 22 Student Group 1 SPEED Presentations -- Part I
November 29 Student Group 2 SPEED Presentations -- Part II
December 6 Exam Week Exam Week

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