Statistical Informatics in Cancer Research, External Advisory Committee Schedule

Saturday, September 25, 2010. Emerson by the Sea in Rockport, MA.

8.30 - 9.00 Breakfast

9.00 - 9.15 Welcome, introductions, and overview of program (Xihong Lin)

9.15 - 10.30 Session I

Lauren Hund: "A new geostatistical approach to disease mapping for temporally-misaligned aggregated count data"

Chris Paciorek: "Markov random field stuff"

Chris Barr: "The association between smoking bans and hospital admissions for cardiovascular disease in the United States"

10.30 - 11.00 Coffee/tea break

11.00 - 12.30 Session II

Miguel Marino: "Cancer mortality trends over time in males: results"

Subha Guha: "Posterior simulation in countable mixture models with application to semiparametric Bayesian analysis of high-dimensional censored outcome data"

Dhruv Sharma: "New statistical methods for cancer surveillance: A coefficient shrinkage approach"

12.30 - 1.30 Lunch

1.30 - 2.30 Session III: Keynote address

David Christiani: "Reflections in exposure and environmental disease"

2.30 - 3.20 Session IV

Dave Zhao: "Principled sure independence screening for Cox models with ultra-high-dimensional covariates"

Gen Nowak: "Genome wide association study of lung cancer and copy number variation"

3.20 - 3.45 Coffee/Tea/soda break

3.45 - 4.30 Executive Session with External Advisory Committee

Professional Development Roundtable for Postdocs and Students

4.30 - 6.00 Break

6.00 - 8.00 Dinner

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