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Biostatistics Workshop 2017

Statistical Inference for Biomedical Big Data

April 7 & 8, 2017
2004 Mowry Road, Gainesville, FL 32610
University of Florida’s CTRB Building

The Department of Biostatistics hosted a workshop titled, Statistical Inference for Biomedical Big Data, On April 7th and 8th, here at the University of Florida. This workshop brought together prominent statisticians to discuss and foster the cutting-edge developments of statistical theory, methods and tools for biomedical big data analysis.  The workshop provided the opportunity for faculty and graduate students to interact with the top researchers and identify important directions for future research.  The workshop is sponsored by the Department of Biostatistics, University of Florida.

Award Winners

  • Travel Award

    Students and postdoc submitters had the opportunity to compete for travel awards for reimbursements up to $1000 each.  For consideration of the travel award, students were asked to provide an abstract and poster pdf.

    • Congratulations to the travel award winners: Gitesh Dawer, Xiaoming Dong, Min Lu and Susan Moss.
  • Paper Award

    Students and postdoc submitters had the opportunity to compete for three best paper awards for $200 each.  For consideration of the paper award, students were asked to provide a poster pdf and manuscript pdf. All papers were asked to be unpublished and the awardee must be the first author.

    • Congratulations to the paper award winners: Gautam Sabnis, Sinjini Sikdar, and Jingnan Xue


Keynote Speakers

Dr. Fei Zhou
Department of Biostatistics
University of Florida

Dr. Xihong Lin
Department of Biostatistics
Harvard University

Invited Speakers

Dr. Yunxiao Chen
Department of Psychology
Emory University

Dr. Yuehua Cui
Department of Statistics and Probability
Michigan State University

Dr. Susmita Datta
Department of Biostatistics
University of Florida

Dr. X. Joan Hu
Department of Statistics
Simon Fraser University

Dr. Snehalata Huzurbazar
Department of Statistics
University of Wyoming

Dr. Ick Hoon Jin
Department of Applied and Computational Mathmatics and Statistics
Notre Dame University

Dr. Mingyao Li
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Yi Li
Department of Biostatistics
University of Michigan

Dr. Qi Long
University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Ira Longini
Department of Biostatistics
University of Florida

Dr. George Michailidis
Department of Informatics
University of Florida

Dr. Partha Sarathi Mukherjee
Department of Mathematics
Boise State University

Dr. Robert W. Nappo
UFHealth, Shands Hospital

Dr. Dan Nettleton
Department of Statistics
Iowa State University

Dr. Kayoung Park
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Old Dominion University

Dr. Limin Peng
Department of Biostatistics
Emory University

Dr. Elizabeth Slate
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Florida State University

Dr. Anuj Srivastava
Department of Statistics
Florida State University

Dr. Wei Sun
Public Health Science Division
Fred Hutch

Dr. Lingzhou Xue
Department of Statistics
Penn State University

Organization Committee

Dr. Somnath Datta
Dr. Faming Liang
Dr. Peihua Qiu
Dr. Fei Zou