The 1st Summer Institute for Statistics of Big Data
(SISBID) will be held from July 6-22, 2015
at the University of Washington, Seattle. We have 5 great modules taught by 10 amazing instructors. Check out the
prereqs and go to the
registration page for more
information and to apply for scholarships.
CONGRATULATIONS to Shizhe Chen for successfully passing his General Exam.
Our paper Network Granger Causality with Inherent Grouping Structure.
will be published at JMLR . You can see the paper here.
Our paper Selection and Estimation for Mixed Graphical Models.
will be published in Biometrika . You can see the paper here.
CONGRATULATIONS to Sen Zhao for winning the Donovan Thompson Award. Nice job, Sen!
Please check out our manuscript on Pathway enrichment analysis with incomplete network information.
This paper further develops the NetGSA framework to also test for changes in the network structure. The paper is available
here and the R-package “netgsa” with the added feature for network inference is now on
CONGRATULATIONS to Arie Voorman for successfully defending his dissertation on May 27th. Good job Dr. Voorman!
We have a new manuscript out on inference in high dimensions using the penalized score test.
The paper describes a method for obtaining p-values for regularized estimators, including the lasso, and is available on
Check out our new manuscript on selection and estimation for mixed graphical models available on
I will be teaching a new course, Machine Learning for Big Omics Data, in Spring 2014.
This course is part of a 2-course sequence on analysis of omics data.
from FHCRC will be teaching the first course on Bioinformatics for Big Omics Data in Winter 2014.
You can find more details about the syllabi etc
Our paper on inferring gene regulatory networks by integrating perturbation screens and steady state expression
profiles was accepted to PLoS One (finally!); you can find the preprint on