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2020 Colloquium Speakers

Date Speaker Title
January 16 Kris Sankaran (Stanford/U of Montreal) Navigation and Evaluation in High-Dimensional Data
January 21 Tianying Wang (Columbia University) Integrated Quantile Rank Test (iQRAT) for gene-level associations in sequencing studies
January 23 Xiang Zhu (Stanford University) Complex trait genetics through the lens of regulatory networks
January 28 David Kepplinger (University of British Columbia) Detecting the Signal Among Noise and Contamination in High Dimensions
January 30 Nhat Ho (University of California Berkeley) Statistical and computational perspectives on latent variable models
February 3 Yuqi Gu (University of Michigan) Uncover Hidden Fine-Gained Scientific Information: Structured Latent Attribute Models
February 20 Stephen Berg (University of Wisconsin – Madison) Modeling and computation for multivariate spatial categorical data and related theory, with applications to historical ecology
March 5 Marco Avella-Medina (Columbia University) Privacy-preserving parametric inference: a case for robust statistics
Postponed Bing Li (Penn State) Statistical Sufficiency: A Short Path from Data to Knowledge
Postponed Lisa Madsen (Oregon State) N-Mixture Models with Applications to Disease Surveillance
Postponed Lizhen Lin (University of Notre Dame)  
Postponed Sara Algeri (University of Minnesota)  
April 16 Kiseop Lee (Purdue)  
April 23 Lester Mackey (Microsoft)  
April 30 Jonathan Bradley (Florida State University)  

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