PO1 / Environmental Statistics Retreat Schedule

Friday, October 2, 2009. Emerson by the Sea in Rockport, MA.

8.30 - 9.00 Breakfast

9.00 - 9.15 Welcome, introductions, and overview of program (Brent Coull, Xihong Lin, Francesca Dominici)

9.15 - 10.45 Session I: Statistical Informatics in Cancer Research

Loni Philip: Marginalized Zero-Altered Poisson Models for Count Data with Excessive Zeros

Miguel Marino: Random Matrix theory and Cancer Mortality Rates

Tamar Sofer: Sparse Regression Methods for Multivariate Response Models

10.45 - 11.00 Coffee/tea break

11.00 - 12.30 Session II: Keynote address

Francesca Dominici: National analyses of Air Pollution, Weather and Health, Statistical Challenges and Policy Considerations

Chris Barr: From Neuroscience to National Science, Two New Problems for Spatial Statisticians

12.30 - 1.30 Lunch

1.30 - 3.15 Session III

Sonja Greven: Using Spatio-Temporal Information to Estimate the Chronic Effects of Air Pollution

Arnab Maity: Discrete Time to Event Analysis with Repeated Multiple Outcomes and Missing Covariates With an Application to In-vitro Fertilization Data

Yeonseung Chung: Semiparametric Bayes Multivariate Functional Data Clustering with Variable Selection

3.15 - 3.30 Coffee/tea Break

3.30 - 4.15 Group Discussion

Brent Coull, Xihong Lin, Francesca Dominici: Future Directions in Environmental Statistics: Topics in Pollution Mixtures, Environmental Genomics, and Climate Change

4.15 - 5.30 Break

5.30 - 7.30 Dinner

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