Spring schedule for biostatistics seminars available

January 10, 2020

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute has announced its Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) Research Methods Seminar Series schedule for the spring 2020 semester. The Research Methods Seminar Series features lectures on advanced topics in the spring semester and fundamental research methods in the fall semester. Statisticians and methodologists from multiple Penn State departments present these seminars.

Seminars are held from 4 to 5 p.m. at 116 Henderson Building at University Park and stream to ASB 3400M at Penn State College of Medicine. An online streaming option also is available. Streaming information is sent to registrants the day before the seminar. 

The spring schedule is:

  • Growth Modeling: Progress on Modeling Multivariate Nonlinear Change via Bayesian Estimation by Nilam Ram on Jan. 21.
  • The Human Screenome Project: A New Venue for Studying the Intricacies of Digital Life by Nilam Ram on Feb. 11.
  • Applications and Usage Examples Using Dynamic Modeling in R (dynr) by Sy-Miin Chow on Feb. 25.
  • Forcing Covariate Balance in Randomized Experiments by Kari Morgan on March 17.
  • Optimization of Behavioral and Biobehavioral Interventions: A Bayesian Approach to Making Decisions Based on the Results of a Factorial Optimization Trial by Linda Collins on April 14.
  • Spatial Regression Models by Guangqing Chi on April 28.

Registration is now open for all seminars here.  

Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design is part of Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute’s Research Methods Core.

To request a consultation with the core, complete a service request form.

Last Updated January 13, 2020