Statistics and Biostatistics seminar series

Seminars listed as To Be Announced (TBA) will be updated as their title and abstracts become available.


Fall 2022 Seminars 

Date Speaker Title

September 14, 2022

Start: 2:30 p.m.

Location: M3 3127

Yanyuan Ma
PennState University

Network Functional Varying Coefficient Model

September 29, 2022

Start: 4:00 p.m.

Location: M3 3127

Yang Feng
New York University

Transfer Learning under High-dimensional Generalized Linear Models

October 5, 2022

Start: 2:30 p.m.

Location: M3 3127

Liangliang Wang
Simon Fraser University

Annealed sequential Monte Carlo method with non-standard applications

October 26, 2022

Start: 2:30 p.m.

Location: M3 3127

Mireille Schnitzer
University of Montreal

Outcome-adaptive LASSO for confounder selection with time-varying treatments

November 2, 2022

Start: 2:30 p.m.

Location: M3 3127

Alexandra Schmidt
McGill University

Zero-state coupled Markov switching count models for spatio-temporal infectious disease spread

November 9, 2022

Start: 2:30 p.m.

Location: M3 3127

Justin Slater
University of Toronto

Quantifying the risk of travelling during a pandemic using cellphone-derived mobility data

November 16, 2022

Start: 2:30 p.m.

Location: M3 3127

Patrick Brown
Centre for Global Health Research

Daily air pollution and mortality

November 30, 2022

Start: 2:30 p.m.

Location: M3 3127

Lucia Petito
Northwestern University

Considerations when Discussing Causal Concepts with Applied Researchers

December 7, 2022

Start: 2:30 p.m.

Location: M3 3127

Stephen Walter
McMaster University

Some potential biases in the meta-analysis of clinical trials data