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.
Seminars are usually held Thursdays from 3:30-5:00 p.m. PST unless otherwise listed. Check our Calendar for upcoming lectures.
Robust Mendelian Randomization in the Presence of Residual Population Stratification, Batch Effects and Horizontal Pleiotropy, presented November 18, 2021 by Carlos Cinelli, PhD, Assistant Professor of Statistics, University of Washington
Graphical modeling of Genome-wide Genealogies Provides Insights into Human Evolution and Disease, presented November 4, 2021 by Anthony Wilder Wohns, D.Phil., Postdoctoral Associate at Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Design for HIV Prevention Trial with Counterfactual Placebo Incidence Based on Recency Test, presented October 28, 2021 by Fei Gao, PhD, Assistant Professor, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutch, and Affiliate Associate Professor of Biostastics, University of Washington
Do clinical prediction models perpetuate health disparities? Assessment of racial and ethnic disparities in suicide prediction models, presented October 21, 2021 by Yates Coley, PhD, Assistant Investigator, Biostatistics Unit, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
- A simple cure for bias from weak instruments and horizontal pleiotropy in Mendelian randomization, presented October 10, 2021 by Ting Ye, assistant professor of biostatistics, University of Washington. Recording includes recognition of 2021 Donovan J. Thompson award recipient, Mike Hellstern.
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