Past Events

2021

Andrea Montanari

Statistics Colloquium: Andrea Montanari

4:30–5:30 pm Via Zoom

ANDREA MONTANARI, Department of Electrical Engineering,
Department of Statistics, and (by courtesy) Department of Mathematics,
Stanford University
“Tractability, Generalization and Overparametrization in Linear and Nonlinear Models”

Oct 18
Genevera Allen (Rice)

Data Science Institute Distinguished Speaker Series: Genevera Allen (Rice)

3:00–4:00 pm JCL 390

Genevera Allen (Rice), Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Statistics, and Computer Science at Rice University
“Graph Learning for Functional Neuronal Connectivity”

Oct 18
SANDRINE DUDOIT, Department of Statistics, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley

Statistics Colloquium: Sandrine Dudoit

4:30–5:30 pm Via Zoom

SANDRINE DUDOIT, Department of Statistics, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley
“Learning from Data in Single-Cell Transcriptomics”

Oct 11
Rafael Irizarry, Departments of Data Science at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Applied Statistics, Harvard University

Statistics Colloquium: Rafael Irizarry

4:30–5:30 pm Via Zoom

RAFAEL IRIZARRY, Departments of Data Science at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Applied Statistics, Harvard University
“Statistical Approaches for Single Cell Technologies”

Oct 4
Jason Willwerscheid, PhD student

Student Seminar: Jason Willwerscheid

10:00–11:00 am Via Zoom

Dissertation Presentation and Defense
JASON WILLWERSCHEID, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Empirical Bayes Matrix Factorization: Methods and Applications”

Sep 7
Jason Lin, MS Student

Student Seminar: Jason Lin

9:00–9:30 am Via Zoom

Master’s Thesis Presentation
JASON LIN, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Studying the Effect of Diastolic Blood Pressure on Lung Function Using Mendelian Randomization”

Sep 2
Nathan Gill, PhD Student

Student Seminar: Nathan Gill

2:00–3:00 pm Via Zoom

Dissertation Proposal Presentation
NATHAN GILL, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Variance Decomposition in Several Settings”

Aug 24

Student Seminar: Shaoxiong (Dennis) Zheng

9:00–9:30 am Via Zoom

Master’s Thesis Presentation
SHAOXIONG (DENNIS) ZHENG, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Inference of Gene Regulatory Networks”

Jul 30

Student Seminar: Yuxin Zou

2:00–3:00 pm Via Zoom

Dissertation Presentation and Defense
YUXIN ZOU, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Bayesian Variable Selection from Summary Data, with Application to Joint Fine-mapping of Multiple Traits”

Jul 15
Byol Kim, PhD candidate

Student Seminar: Byol Kim

1:00–2:00 pm Via Zoom

Dissertation Presentation and Defense
BYOL KIM, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Uncertainty Quantification under Weak Assumptions”

Jul 14