Talks and Colloquia

Winter Quarter 2015 Colloquium Speakers

Tuesdays, 3:40 – 4:45 p.m.
Room 420, Olmsted Hall
DateSpeakerDepartment and UniversityResearch Interests
1/13/2015 Sheng Zhong,
Associate Professor
Powell-Focht Bioengineering Hall, University of California, San Diego Computational genomics, epigenomics, stem cells and developmental biology, single-cell nano-technology.
1/20/2015 Tao Jiang,
Computer Science & Engineering,
Bourns College of Engineering, University of California, Riverside
Design and analysis of algorithms; computational molecular biology; bioinformatics; comparative genomics; approximation algorithms; average-case analysis; applications of Kolmogorov complexity. 
1/27/2015 Jingyi Li,
Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics and Department of Human Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles Statistical methods in biology and genomics, sparse linear modeling, and bioinformatics.
2/3/2015 T. Tony Cai,
Dorothy Silberberg Professor and Professor of Statistics

Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania

High dimensional statistical inference, nonparametric function estimation, large-scale multiple testing, wavelet methodology and applications, functional data analysis, and statistical decision theory.
2/10/2015 Zhengqui Liu,
Director of Bioinfomatics
Department of Medicine's Hematology/Oncology Division

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Survivorship predictions, biomarker identification, and computational techniques.
3/10/2015 Professor National Science Foundation and Georgia Tech Statistical theory, statistical computing, and issues related to data analytics.

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