Summer Project Presentations

The Biostatistics Summer Projects Presentations will be held on Tuesday, August 23, from 2-5pm in Kresge 502, followed by a reception.  Please attend if possible and help encourage our students!

Session 1: hosted by Kevin Cummiskey

2:00 PM
Cummiskey, Kevin
A Source-Based Approach to Coal Combustion PM2.5 Health Effects
Supervisor: Cory Zigler

2:15 PM
Lerebours, Reginald “Gino”
Bayesian Sensitivity Analysis for Unmeasured Confounding in the Analysis of the Effect of Enforcing National Ambient Air Quality Standards for PM2.5
Supervisor: Cory Zigler

2:30 PM
Zemplenyi, Michele
Identifying Epigenetic Regions Exhibiting Critical Windows of Susceptibility to Air Pollution in Cord Blood Methylation Outcomes
Supervisor: Brent Coull

2:45 PM
Chen, Tom
Stochastic GEE for Estimating Intraclass Correlation
Supervisor: Rui Wang

3:00 PM
Cook, Kaitlyn
Conditional Power Analysis for Cluster Randomized Trials with Time-to-Event Endpoints
Supervisor: Rui Wang

3:15 PM

Session 2: hosted by Maya Mathur

3:30 PM
Thomas, Emma
A Method for Investigating Cross-Study Reproducibility of Unsupervised Clustering Algorithms
Supervisor: Lorenzo Trippa / Svitlana Tyekucheva

3:45 PM
Guan, Zoe
BRCA-Gail: A Combination Model for Breast Cancer Risk Prediction
Supervisors: Giovanni Parmigiani / Danielle Brain

4:00 PM
Lareau, Caleb
Characterizing the Causes and Effects of Variability in the Three-Dimensional Genome
Supervisor: Martin Aryee

4:15 PM
Ploenzke, Matthew
A Framework for Discovering Biases in RNA-Seq
Supervisor: Rafael Irizarry

4:30 PM
Mathur, Maya
Sensitivity Analysis for Unmeasured Confounding in Meta-Analysis
Supervisor: Tyler Vanderweele 

4:45 PM
Thaweethai, Tanayott “Tony”
Estimating the Effect of Androgen Deprivation Therapy on Prostate Cancer: Adjusting for Time-Varying Confounders using the Parametric g-formula
Supervisor: Lorelei Mucci