Statistics seminar

Title: Two kinds of over-dispersion affect regional DNA methylation patterns
Speaker: Celia Greenwood, McGill
Date and time: 14 Feb 2023, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: CLE C115
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Title: Valid inference after clustering with application to single-cell RNA-sequencing data
Speaker: Lucy Gao, UBC
Date and time: 07 Feb 2023, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: CLE C115
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Title: Multivariate One-sided Tests for Nonlinear Mixed Effects Models with Censored Responses
Speaker: Lang Wu, UBC
Date and time: 31 Jan 2023, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: via Zoom
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Title: A novel machine learning approach for gene module identification and prediction via a co-expression network of single-cell sequencing data
Speaker: Li Xing, University of Saskatchewan
Date and time: 24 Jan 2023, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Location: CLE C115
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Title: Evaluation of Logrank, MaxCombo and Difference in Restricted Mean Survival Time in Immuno-Oncology (IO) trials - A retrospective analysis in patients treated with anti-PD1/PDL1 agents across solid tumors
Speaker: JiaBu Ye, MSD
Date and time: 29 Nov 2022, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: via Zoom
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Title: Insights from a Statistician working in the BC Public Service
Speaker: Beiyan Ou, BC Ministry of Agriculture and Food
Date and time: 22 Nov 2022, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: MAC D010
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Title: Extensions and Applications of Wasserstein Distance and Optimal Transport
Speaker: Lynn Lin, Duke University
Date and time: 15 Nov 2022, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: via Zoom
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Title: Nonparametric high-dimensional multi-sample tests based on graph theory
Speaker: Xiaoping Shi, UBC Okanagan
Date and time: 08 Nov 2022, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: via Zoom
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Title: Efficient Bayesian inference for complex statistical models via annealed sequential Monte Carlo method
Speaker: Liangliang Wang, Simon Fraser University
Date and time: 01 Nov 2022, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: MAC D010
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Title: A Constrained Minimum Criterion for Regression Model Selection
Speaker: Min Tsao, University of Victoria
Date and time: 25 Oct 2022, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: via Zoom
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Title: An AI + HI Hybrid Content Moderation Solution for Microsoft News and Feeds
Speaker: Lizhen Peng, Microsoft WebXT Content Services
Date and time: 18 Oct 2022, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: MAC D010
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Title: Leveraging spatial transcriptomics data to recover cell locations in single-cell RNA-seq with CeLEry
Speaker: Qihuang Zhang, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University
Date and time: 11 Oct 2022, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: MAC D010
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Title: Meta-clustering of Genomic Data
Speaker: Yingying Wei, Department of Statistics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Date and time: 04 Oct 2022, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: via Zoom
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Title: Ensembling Classification Models Based on Phalanxes of Variables with Applications in Drug Discovery
Speaker: Dr. Jabed Tomal, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Thompson Rivers University
Date and time: 27 Sep 2022, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: MAC D010
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Title: Deciphering tissue microenvironment from Next Generation Sequencing data
Speaker: Dr. Jian Hu, Department of Human Genetics, Emory School of Medicine
Date and time: 20 Sep 2022, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: via Zoom
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