BIO-EPI Departmental Seminars
Seminars from the BIO-EPI speaker series.
The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology holds its seminar series in the fall and spring semesters.
Speaker: Dr. Xiang Zhu (May 12, 2023)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics at Penn State University
Talk: "Bayesian Regression of Genome-wide Association Summary Statistics"
Speaker: Dr. Madikay Senghore (April 28, 2023)
Research Associate at the Center for Communicable Disease in the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Talk: "Using deep sequencing to infer transmission pairs"
Speaker: Dr. Marie-Abèle Bind (March 31, 2023)
Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Assistant Investigator at Massachusetts General Hospital Biostatistics
Talk: “When estimating causal effects, start by defining causal estimands — not estimators”
Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Andridge (March 24, 2023)
Ohio State University College of Public Health
Talk: “When 'Representative' Surveys Fail: The Impact of Nonresponse Bias on Estimates of COVID-19 Vaccine Uptake in Two Large Surveys”
Speaker: Dr. Rita Hamad (March 10, 2023)
University of California San Francisco
Talk: “The effects of the 2021 expanded Child Tax Credit on disparities in mental health: a quasi-experimental study”
Speaker: Dr. Kelli Ryckman (March 3, 2023)
Indiana University School of Public Health
Talk: “Identifying biomarkers predictive of gestational age and neonatal morbidity”
Speaker: Dr. Lucy D’Agostino McGowan (February 17, 2023)
Wake Forest University's Department of Statistical Sciences
Talk: “Practical principles for data analysis design”
Speaker: Dr. Ruth-Gaelle St Fleur (February 10, 2023)
Brown University's Department of Epidemiology
Talk: “Phenotyping children and adolescents with obesity using behavioral, psychological, and familial data”
Speaker: Dr. Jasmine McDonald (December 9, 2022)
Columbia University's Department of Epidemiology
Talk: "When does breast cancer risk begin – A Lifecourse Perspective"
Speaker: Dr. Alec Chan-Golston (November 18, 2022)
University of California, Merced
Talk: "Bayesian finite-population inference with spatially correlated measurements"
Speaker: Dr. Eleanor Sanderson (November 4, 2022)
University of Bristol
Talk: "Mendelian randomization with time varying exposures"
Speaker: Dr. Spencer Fox (October 28, 2022)
University of Georgia College of Public Health
Talk: "Actionable forecasting of COVID-19 in a large US city"
Speaker: Dr. Laura Corlin (October 21, 2022)
Tufts University School of Medicine
Talk: "Environmental exposures and cardiometabolic health"
Speaker: Dr. Alison Merikangas (September 30, 2022)
Research scientist and genetic epidemiologist with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Talk: "Using the Tools of Genetic Epidemiology to Identify Sources of Heterogeneity of Psychiatric Disorders"
Speaker: Dr. Seth Prins (April 29, 2022)
Department of Epidemiology & Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Talk: "Population Health and the Division and Structure of Labor: A Relational Social Class Perspective"
Speaker: Dr. Terika McCall (April 22, 2022)
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics Department (Health Informatics Division), Yale School of Public Health
Talk: "Telehealth Use to Support Management of Anxiety and Depression Among Black American Women"
Speaker: Dr. Natalie Dean (April 15, 2022)
Assistant Professor in the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University
Talk: "Clinical Trials in the Emerging Infectious Disease Setting"
Speaker: Dr. Leah R. Johnson (March 25, 2022)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics at Virginia Tech
Talk: "Strategic vs Tactical Modeling Approaches to Predicting Mosquito-borne Disease in the Americas"
Speaker: Dr. Marie Nancy Séraphin (March 4, 2022)
Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine, at the University of Florida
Talk: "Elucidating bacterial genetic diversity between and within tuberculosis patients: the implication for tuberculosis control"
Speaker: Dr. Ted Westling (February 11, 2022)
Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at UMass Amherst
Talk: "Nonparametric inference on covariate-adjusted survival curves"
Speaker: Dr. Isaac Kohane (January 28, 2022)
Harvard Medical School Department of Biomedical Informatics
Talk: "Learning how to unravel complex disease using phenome-wide scans and genomics: Autism case history"