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Biostatistics Workshop

Statistical Inference for Biomedical Big Data

April 7 & 8, 2017
2004 Mowry Road, Gainesville, FL 32611
University of Florida’s CTRB Building

Recent advances in medical technologies have enabled scientists to collect vast amounts of health and disease related data.  This workshop is to bring together some prominent statisticians to discuss and foster the cutting-edge developments of statistical theory, methods and tools for biomedical big data analysis.  The workshop will provide 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.

Registration

Registration is now at maximum capacity and has been closed.

Program Schedule

The workshop will begin at 8:30am on April 7, 2017 and will conclude at 1:00pm on April 8, 2017. Please review the Program Overview for more information.

Award Opportunity

  • Travel Award

    Students and postdoc submitters have the possibility to compete for travel awards for reimbursements up to $1000 each.  For consideration of the travel award, please provide an abstract and poster pdf to ashley.spink@ufl.edu  by March 5, 2017.

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

    Students and postdoc submitters also have the possibility to compete for two best paper awards for $200 each.  For consideration of the paper award, please provide send a poster pdf and manuscript pdf to ashley.spink@ufl.edu by March 5, 2017. All papers should be unpublished and the awardee must be the first author.

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Michael R Kosorok
Department of Biostatistics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Dr. Xihong Lin
Department of Biostatistics
Harvard University

Dr. Jun S Liu
Department of Statistics
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. Haiyan Huang
Department of Statistics
University of California Berkeley

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. Abhishek Kaul
Biostatistical & Computational Biology Branch
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Dr. Seunggeun Lee
Department of Biostatistics
University of Michigan

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. Yiyuan She
Department of Statistics
Florida State 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

Lodging

A block of rooms have been reserved at:

SpringHill Suites Gainesville
4155 SW 400th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608

Please be sure to make reservations no later than 3/15/2017 to ensure availability.  To make your reservation today, please click the below link:

Book your group rate for Bio-Statistics Workshop 2017

Airport

Gainesville is served by a local airport, Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV), which provides service to Atlanta via Delta and Charlotte via American Airlines. Participants also have the options of flying into either Jacksonville International Airport (JAX), located 80 minutes from Gainesville, or Orlando International Airport (MCO), located just under 2 hours from Gainesville.

Organization Committee

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