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