Leading biostatisticians and scholars are featured in our weekly department seminar series which covers a wide range of topics, issues and methods relevant to the field of biostatistics.
Upcoming for Fall 2020
Check our Calendar for the latest updates.
Presentation: At Warp Speed: Statistics and COVID-19 Vaccine Development. Speaker: David Benkeser, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
Norman Breslow Endowed Lecture. Presentation: Descriptive Statistics Meets Machine Learning? Speaker: Jon Wellner, PhD is a professor of statistics and biostatistics at the University of Washington. View the calendar listing for abstract and more details.
Presentation: TBD Speaker: Jean Morrison, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, University of Michigan School of Public Health
Ross L. Prentice Endowed Lecture. Presentation: TBD. Speaker: Ken Rice, PhD is a professor of biostatistics at the University of Washington and the Ross L. Prentice Endowed Professor for 2020-21. View the event listing for more details.
More sessions and speaker information for autumn quarter 2020 will be posted soon.
Recent Sessions on Video
- October 1, 2020. Presentation: Seeking COVID-19 Vaccines having Worthwhile Efficacy, and the Role of Platform Trials. Speaker: Thomas R. Fleming, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics and Statistics, University of Washington. Watch video
This session was presented and recorded on October 1 as part of a joint seminar with the UW Department of Statistics. Related Article for Background: COVID-19 vaccine trials should seek worthwhile efficacy, Krause P, Fleming T, Longini I, Lancet, 396, 10253, 741-3.
October 15, 2020. Harmonizing Electronic Health Records from Heterogeneous Systems via Automated Translation of Medical Concepts. Speaker: Xu Shi, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, University of Michigan School of Public Health. Watch Video