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Statistical Genomics Working Group

Meets the first Thursday of every month, 12:00-1:00 p.m. - lunch provided!
Location alternates between Anschutz Medical Campus and National Jewish Health.

Upcoming Meetings

9/7/17 -

2016-2017 Meetings

6/1/17 - NJH, K522 - Erin Austin, Assistant Professor, CU Denver - "A New Semiparametric Approach to Finite Mixture of Regressions using Penalized Regression via Fusion."

4/6/17 - NJH, K522 - Pratyaydipta Rudra, PhD - Department of Biostatistics and Informatics - "Controlling False Discovery Rate for Grouped and Hierarchical Hypothesis Testing: Recent Advancements."

3/2/17 - AMC, Bldg 500, W3333 - Wen Zhou, PhD - Department of Statistics, Colorado State University - "Some new statistical testing procedures for gene expression analysis:  game against small n large p and complex dependency."

2/2/17 - NJH, K522 - Joseph Azofeifa - PhD Candidate in Computer Science, CU Boulder - "RNA Pol II modeling predicts transcription factor activity."

12/1/16 - NJH, K522 - Nicholas Rafaels, MS - Colorado Center for PErsonalized Medicine - "Findings from the 2016 American Society of Human Genetics Meeting."

11/3/16 - AMC, Bldg 500, W3166 - Rachel Blumhagen, PhD Candidate - "Exploring the landscape of allel-specific expression in nasal epithelium of asthmatic patients and simulating allele-specific read counts accounting for correlation."

10/6/16 - NJH, K522 - Dr. Audrey Hendricks - "A new method for genetic region association testing with massively different sequencing depths of coverage: An Update."

9/1/16 - AMC, Bldg 500, W3166 - Bryan Vestal, PhD Candidate, presenting current research with Dr. Jenny Shi and Dr. Pratyay Rudra, "Model based heritability scores for high-throughput sequencing data."

2015-2016 Meetings

6/2/16 - Audrey Hendricks - Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, UC Denver - "A new method for gene region association testing with massively different sequencing depths of coverage."

5/5/16 - Sean Jacobson, MS - National Jewish Health - "Common Genetic Polymorphisms Influence Measured Blood Biomarker Associations in COPD."  Held at National Jewish Health, Goodman Bldg, 5th Floor Conference Room, K522.

4/7/16 - Katerina Kechris, PhD presenting two papers:  "Statistics requantitates the central dogma" (link to paper) and "System wide analyses have underestimated protein abundances and the importance of transcription in mammals" (link to paper).  Anschutz Medical Campus Building 500, Dean's Conference Room W3166.

3/3/16 - Dr. Jenny Shi  presenting "Inferring gene-gene interactions and functional modules using sparse canonical correlation analysis" (The Annals of Applied Statistics, 2015, Vol. 9, No. 1, 300-323)" - Held at National Jewish Health, Goodman Bldg, 5th Floor Conference Room, K522.

2/4/16 - Michael Snyder, PhD - Stanford School of Medicine - Keynote Address for the New Strategies and Challenges in Lung Proteomics and Metabolomics Workshop at National Jewish Health - "Integrative Omics for Managing Health and Disease"

1/7/16 - Meeting hosted by Dr. Weiming Zhang - Biostatistics and Informatics - "Improving Phenotypic Prediction by Combining Genetic and Epigenetic Associations"

12/3/15 - Panel Discussion hosted by Dr. Stephanie Santorico - Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, University of Colorado Denver: "Open Questions in Statistical Genetics and Genomics"

11/5/15 - Meeting hosted by Joanne Cole -Human Medical Genetics and Genomics Program - "Using Extended Genealogy to Estimate Components of Heritability for 23 Quantitative and Dichotomous Traits"

10/1/15 - Journal Club hosted by Dr. Laura Saba, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences - "Integration of disease association and eQTL data using a Bayesian colocalisation approach highlights six candidate causal genes in immune-mediated diseases"

9/3/15 - Journal Club hosted by Dr. Tasha Fingerlin - National Jewish Health

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