Larry will present the dissertation entitled "On Causal Inference in Real World Settings". The dissertation committee is chaired by Dr. Tianxi Cai and Dr. Lorenzo Trippa, and includes Dr. Sebastian Schneeweiss, and Dr. Rui Duan.
Joel Bader Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering Johns Hopkins University Connecting GWAS SNPs to causal genes by integrating information across loci Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have been powerful in identifying genetic variants, usually single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), associated with biomedical traits. These SNPs (or other correlated SNPs in the region) usually affect the regulation or function … Continue reading "PQG Seminar"
Anuraag Gopaluni Doctoral Student, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard University "Methods for accurate real-time estimates of death in the context of reporting delays" ABSTRACT: State-level mortality data in the United States is subject to reporting delays of up to 18 weeks, causing gaps between reported and true mortality in the short-term. Existing methods for correcting gaps … Continue reading "Quantitative Issues in Cancer Research Working Seminar"
Thesis Defense: Lauren Flynn Time: Monday May 8, 2023, at 2:00 PM Eastern Time Location: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/93710427859 Lauren will present the thesis titled “Affected-only Modeling of Familial Cancer Risk”. The thesis committee is chaired by Danielle Braun and includes Giovanni Parmigiani and Peter Kraft.