Peter Hall memorial session

Organizer: Tapabrata Maity, Michigan State University
Chair: Tapabrata Maity, Michigan State University
Time: Friday, 15:00–16:30
Room: LInC 228


Peter Hall: Some Reminisces

Taps Maiti, Michgan State University

Talk 1: Peter Hall: Recollections and Inspirations

Iain Johnstone, Stanford University

Talk 2: Peter Hall’s contributions to higher order asymptotics and its impacts

Soumen Lahiri, North Carolina State University

Recent Advances in the Analysis of Neuroimaging Data

Organizer: Farouk Nathoo, University of Victoria
Chair: Xiaohui Chang, Oregon State University
Time: Friday, 15:00–16:30
Room: LInC 268


Statistical regularization methods incorporating external knowledge: associating brain anatomy and structural connectivity with alcoholism

Jaroslaw Harezlak, Indiana University


A linear modeling framework for statistical inference on networks

Ivor Cribben, University of Alberta


Sparse Wavelet quantile regression with multiple predictive curves

Li Zhang, University of Alberta

Paired Functional Data Analysis, Hypothesis Test for Covariance Matrix, and Mixed Effects Models

Organizer: Subir Ghosh, University of California, Riverside
Chair: Shemra Rizzo, University of California, Riverside
Time: Friday, 15:00–16:30
Room: LInC 368


Modeling and Analysis of Paired Functional Method Comparison Data

Pankaj K. Choudhary, University of Texas at Dallas


Hypothesis test on structured covariance matrix

Anuradha Roy, University of Texas at San Antonio


Near Optimum Estimation of Variance Components in Mixed Effects Models

Subir Ghosh, University of California, Riverside

Frontiers in Spatial Statistics

Organizer: Somak Dutta, Iowa State University
Chair: Chunxiao Wang, Oregon Sate University
Time: Friday, 15:00–16:30
Room: LInC 345


Bayesian Spatio-temporal Model for Monitoring & Predicting Changes in Forest Conditions

Avishek Chakraborty, University of Arkansas


Empirical Likelihood Tests for Alternative Spatial Dependence Structures in Markov Random Fields

Mark Kaiser, Iowa State University


Spatial mixed linear models on three dimensional regular array

Somak Dutta, Iowa State University

Real World Evidence in Clinical Trial: Synthesizing Evidence With Heterogeneity

Organizer: Rong Liu, Bayer Healthcare
Chair: Rong Liu, Bayer Healthcare
Time: Friday, 15:00–16:30
Room: LInC 350


Challenges and considerations in leveraging real world evidence for regulatory decision making

Theodore Lystig, Medtronic


Talk TBD

Shanthi Sethuraman, Eli Lilly and Company


On the use of co-data in clinical trials

Satrajit Roychoudhury, Novartis Pharmaceutical Company

Statistical Methods for Next Generation Sequencing Studies

Organizer: Bhramar Mukherjee, University of Michigan
Chair: Bhramar Mukherjee, University of Michigan
Time: Friday, 15:00–16:30
Room: LInC 302


Improving power for rare variant tests by integrating external controls

Seunggeun Lee, University of Michigan


Post-hoc marker-set analysis—a false negative control procedure for rare variant analysis at single locus level

Jung-Ying Tzeng, North Carolina State University


Statistical approaches for predicting the functional effect of genetic variation

Iuliana Ionita-Laza, Columbia University

Student Paper Competition

Chair: Fritz Scheuren, Senior Fellow and Vice President, NORC; past ASA president
Time: Friday, 15:00–17:00
Room: LInC 314


Perturbation Bootstrap in Adaptive Lasso

Debraj Das, North Carolina State University


Modeling Tangential Vector Fields on the sphere

Minjie Fan, University of California, Davis


A model selection criterion for regression estimators based on data depth

Subhabrata Majumdar , University of Minnesota


First Order Probabilities for Galton-Watson Trees

Moumanti Podder, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University


Compressed Covariance Matrix Estimation with Automated Dimension Learning

Gautam Sabnis, Florida State University


Inference for respondent Driven Sampling with Misclassification

Isabelle Beaudry, University of Massachusetts Amherst


Bayesian predictive analysis of daily precipitation data in the Missouri River Basin

Saikumar Popuri, University of Maryland, Baltimore County