Conference 2010


As the modern era continues to bring rapid advances in genomic quantification, there is a pressing need to formulate efficient, comprehensive, and robust methods to further our scientific understanding. This conference aims to bring together researchers interested in the field of Statistical Genetics, providing a synergistic platform advance the field.

The following lists the invited speakers and their presentation titles:

Jiguo Cao
Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics & Actuarial Sciences, Simon Fraser University
Title: Mixed Effects Modeling by Parameter Cascading.

Debashis Ghosh
Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, Pennsylvania State University.
Title: Statistical methods for high-dimensional data in the presence of sample heterogeneity.

Hongzhe Li
Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania.
Title: High-Dimensional Statistics Genomics - Some Problems and Solutions.

Yuanjia Wang
Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Columbia University.
Title: Semiparametric regression approaches for longitudinal genetic studies.

Hongyu Zhao
Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University.
Title: Genetic Risk Prediction Based on GWAS Data.

Gang Zheng
Mathematical Statistician, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health.
Title: Bayesian model averaging for case-control genetic association studies.

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