Journal Club

For the 2014-1015 school year, I am leading the Biostatistics student journal club with fellow PhD student John Muschelli.  This is the official page for the journal club.  Meetings of the journal club occur bi-monthly on Thursdays from 12:15 to 1:15, room TBA. The table below shows the scheduled presentations for this year.

Date Presenter Talk
September 11, 2014 Jean-Philippe Fortin Capturing Heterogeneity in Gene Expression Studies by Surrogate Variable Analysis
September 25, 2014  Francis Abreu Multilevel Analysis in Public Health Research 
The Relationship of Neighborhood Socioeconomic Characteristics to Birthweight Among 5 Ethnic Groups in California
October 9, 2014  Chen Yue   Latent Dirichlet Allocation
October 23, 2014  Vivek Charu  A Universal Model for Mobility and Migration Patterns
November 6, 2014  Prasad Patil  Is cross-validation valid for small-sample microarray classification?Gene Expression–Based Prognostic Signatures in Lung Cancer: Ready for Clinical Use?
November 20, 2014 Aaron Fisher PCA consistency in high dimension, low sample size context
December 11, 2014  Lei Huang  Statistical Arbitrage in the US Equities Market
January 29, 2105 Elizabeth Sweeney  Classifier Technology and the Illusion of Progress
February 12,2015 Bing He  Sure Independence Screening for Ultra-High Dimensional Feature Space
March 26, 2015 Daisy Zhu  Variable Selection via Nonconcave Penalized Likelihood and its Oracle Properties
April 9, 2015 Parichoy Pal Choudhury  The Sign of the Logistic Regression Coefficient