Winter 2014 (Wednesdays 10-11:30 am, Purvis 48)

January 22, 2014

Sahir Rai Bhatnagar 


Reproducible research and Biostatistics
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February 5, 2014

Luc Villandre 

Phylogenetic Clustering of HIV and its Connection to Sexual Contact Networks


Background Reading:

Inferring Epidemic Contact Structure from Phylogenetic Trees
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.2 MB

February 19, 2014

Dr. Michael Wallas 

An introduction to Measurement Error


Introducing Measurement Error
(Three chapters of Michael's Ph.d thesis)
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March 19, 2014

Maxime Turgeon

Mendelian randomization

Mendelian randomization’: can genetic epidemiology contribute to understanding environmental determinants of disease?
George Davey Smith and Shah Ebrahim 2003
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April 2, 2014

Dr. Hela Romdhani

On the association between variables with lower

detection limits

On the association between variables with lower detection limits
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April 9, 2014

Raymond Griner

An Introduction to Group Sequential Methods.

Monitoring Response Variables
Book: "Fundamentals of Clinical Trials" by Friedman, Furberg, and DeMets.
Note: start on page 22 of the pdf document.
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