Meetings/Talks

Here is a list of meetings for the SFU StatGen journal club seminars and various talks connected to our group.

Schedule:

See the SiLS working group website for recent journal clubs.

Jun. 8, 2021 Payman Nickchi (SFU) SSC 2021, Session on Methods in Spatial, Cohort, or Case-Control Studies: A comparison of association methods for fine-mapping rare variants in case-control studies Zoom,  1:30-1:45
Jun. 8, 2021 Bhagya Karunarathna (SFU) SSC 2021, Session on Methods in Spatial, Cohort, or Case-Control Studies: Using the relatedness of sequences to fine-map genetic variants Zoom,  1:15-1:30
Jun. 8, 2021 Ying (Daisy) Yu (SFU) SSC 2021, Session on Understanding Genes and the Genome: Shrinkage Parameter Estimation in Penalized Logistic Regression Analysis of Case-Control Data Zoom,  11:30-11:45
Jun. 8, 2021 Pulindu Ratnasekera (SFU) SSC 2021, Session on Understanding Genes and the Genome: Re-analysis of a Genome-Wide Gene-By-Environment Interaction Study of Case Parent Trios, Adjusted for Population Stratification Zoom,  11:00-11:15
Aug. 19, 2020 Coco Liu (SFU) MSc defence: Curating and combining big data from genetic studies Zoom,  12:30-1:30
Apr. 17, 2020 Siyuan Chen (SFU) MSc defence: Approximate marginal likelihoods for shrinkage parameter estimation for penalized logistic regression analysis of case-control data Zoom,  9:30-10:30
Aug. 15, 2019 Ying (Daisy) Yu (SFU) MSc defence: Shrinkage parameter estimation for penalized logistic regression analysis of case-control data ASB9705, SFU,  12:30-1:30
May 31, 2019 Haoyao Ruan (SFU) MSc defence: Covariance-adjusted, sparse, reduced-rank regression with application to imaging-genetics data SSCK9509, SFU,  1:00-2:00
May 27, 2019 Jinko Graham (SFU) SSC 2019, invited session on Novel Statistical Methods and Applications in Genomics: Relatedness, inherited traits and trait-influencing DNA variants University of Calgary, Rm ENA201, 10:20-10:45
May 13, 2019 Jinko Graham (SFU) Gordon C Ashton Memorial Lecture, Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Biology: Relatedness, inherited traits and trait-influencing DNA variants University of Guelph, Rm TBD, 9:00-10:00
Aug. 7, 2018 Bhagya Karunarathna (SFU) BIRS Workshop on New Statistical Methods for Family-Based Sequencing Studies: Using Gene Genealogies to Localize Rare Variants Associated with Complex Traits in Diploid Populations. Video Banff International Research Station, TransCanada Pipelines Pavillion Rm 201, 4:40-4:45
Aug. 7, 2018 Jinko Graham (SFU) BIRS Workshop on New Statistical Methods for Family-Based Sequencing Studies: Combining Phenotypes, Genotypes, and Genealogies to Fine-Map Trait-Influencing Variants. Video Banff International Research Station, TransCanada Pipelines Pavillion Rm 201, 3:30-4:00
Aug. 6, 2018 Christina Nieuwoudt (SFU) BIRS Workshop on New Statistical Methods for Family-Based Sequencing Studies: Simulating family studies with whole-exome sequencing of multiple affected relatives. Video Banff International Research Station, TransCanada Pipelines Pavillion Rm 201, 11:20-11:45
July 31, 2018 Bhagya Karunarathna (SFU) JSM 2018, Recent Methods Development for Sequence-Based Association Studies — Contributed Papers Section on Statistics in Genomics and Genetics:
Using Gene Genealogies to Localize Rare Variants Associated with Complex Traits in Diploid Populations
Vancouver Convention Centre West, Rm 218, 9:35-9:50
July 30, 2018 Jinko Graham (SFU) JSM 2018, Some New Perspectives and Developments in Biostatistical Research in the Era of Data Science - Invited Papers SSC , ENAR , Biometrics Section: Combining Phenotypes, Genotypes, and Genealogies to Fine-Map Trait-Influencing Variants on the Genome Vancouver Convention Centre West, Rm 206/207, 11:55-12:15
July 30, 2018 Dongmeng Liu (SFU) JSM 2018, Recent Development in Methods for Statistical Genetics -- Contributed Papers Section on Statistics in Genomics and Genetics: Sampling Partial Genealogies Using Sequential Importance Sampling Vancouver Convention Centre West, Rm 204, 8:50-9:05
July 29, 2018 Payman Nickchi (SFU) An Ensemble of Advances in Genomics and Genetics — Contributed Speed Section on Statistics in Genomics and Genetics, ENAR , SSC, Section on Risk Analysis , Section on Statistical Computing, Biometrics Section
 On Using Gene Genealogies to Find Trait-Influencing Variants 
Vancouver Convention Centre West, Rm 212, 2:10-2:15
June 19, 2018 Jinko Graham (SFU) Mini-Conference to Celebrate Elizabeth Thompson's Contributions: Genetic Fine-mapping of Traits with Gene-genealogies U Washington, Johnson Hall, Rm 102, 11:30-12:00
June 11, 2018 Dongmeng Liu (SFU) Canadian Human and Statistical Genetics Meeting, Invited Session, Statistical Genetics: Sampling partial genealogies using sequential importance sampling Harrison Hot Springs Resort, Rainbow Room, 3:00-3:15
June 5, 2018 Payman Nickchi (SFU) SSC 2018, Contributed Session, Statistical Genetics and Phylogenetics:  On using gene genealogies to find trait-influencing variants McGill, Trottier room 2120, 4:45-5:00
June 5, 2018 Christina Nieuwoudt (SFU) SSC 2018, Contributed Session, Statistical Genetics and Phylogenetics: Simulating sequence data for pedigrees McGill, Trottier room 2120, 4:15-4:30
June 5, 2018 Charith Bhagya Karunarathna (SFU) SSC 2018, Contributed Session, Statistical Genetics and Phylogenetics:  PerfectphyloR: an R package for perfect phylogeny McGill, Trottier room 2120, 4:00-4:15
June 5, 2018 Jinko Graham (SFU) SSC 2918, Invited Session, Recent Advances in Statistical Genetics: Combining phenotypes, genotypes and genealogies to find trait-influencing variants on the genome McGill, McConnell room 304, time
June 4, 2018 Dongmeng Liu (SFU) SSC 2018, Contributed Session, Survey Sampling and Quantile Methods:  Sampling partial genealogies using sequential importance sampling McGill, Trottier, room 2120, 10:50-11:05
May 17, 2018 Jinko Graham (SFU) Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science Seminar, U Waterloo: Combining phenotypes, genotypes and genealogies to find trait-influencing variants Mathematics 3, room 3127, 4:00-5:00
May 9, 2018 Jinko Graham (SFU) Biostatistics Seminar, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center: Combining phenotypes, genotypes and genealogies to find trait-influencing variants Arnold Building, M1-A305/307, 12:00-1:00
Apr. 13, 2018 JinCheol Choi (SFU) MSc defence: Decomposing the RV coefficient to identify genetic markers associated with changes in brain structure SSCK9509, SFU, 10:30-11:30
Apr. 9, 2018 JinCheol Choi (SFU) Decomposing the RV coefficient to identify genetic markers associated with changes in brain structure SSCK9509, SFU, 2:45-3:30
Mar. 2, 2018 Dan Schaid (Mayo Clinic) STAGE Videoconference: Statistical Fine-mapping: Methods to Move Beyond Genome-Wide Association Studies 9:00-10:00
Feb. 2, 2018 Julia Bailey (UCLA) STAGE Videoconference: Successful localization of genes that predispose to epilepsy using large pedigrees 9:00-10:00
Dec. 29, 2017 Charith (Bhagya) Karunarathna (SFU) International Conference of the Institute of Applied Statistics, Sri Lanka 2017, Invited Session on Statistical Applications in Genomics: Using Gene Genealogies to Localize Rare Variants Associated With Complex Traits in Diploid Populations Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 10:06-10:30
Dec. 4, 2017 JinCheol Choi (SFU) StatGen meeting: Decomposing the RV coefficient to identify genetic markers associated with changes in brain structure SSCP9318, SFU, 4:00-5:00
Nov. 27, 2017 Christina Nieuwoudt (SFU) StatGen meeting: DIY R package: Create your own R package. Simplify life with R SSCP9318, SFU, 4:00-5:00
Nov. 13, 2017 Dongmeng Liu (SFU) StatGen meeting: Sampling partial genealogies using importance sampling SSCP9318, SFU, 4:00-5:00
Oct. 30, 2017 Bhagya Karunarathna (SFU) StatGen meeting: Parallel computing with WestGrid SSB7172, SFU, 11:00-12:00
Oct. 26, 2017 Payman Nickchi (SFU) SFU Omics meeting: Using genealogies to detect disease ASB10908, SFU, 3:00-3:15
Oct. 16, 2017 Payman Nickchi (SFU) StatGen meeting: Coalescent theory, ancestral recombination graphs and msprime software SSCP9318, SFU, 11:00-12:00
Aug. 20, 2017 Jinko Graham (SFU) ICSA-Canada Chapter Symposium, Invited Session on Recent Advances in Statistical Genetics: Combining phenotypes, genotypes and genealogies to uncover genomic variants that influence complex traits English Bay Room, 34th floor, Hyatt Regency, Vancouver, 10:15-10:35
Aug. 10, 2017 Dilshani Induruwage (SFU) MSc defence: Mendelian Randomization for Causal Inference of the Relationship between Obesity and 28-day Survival following Septic Shock SSB 7172, SFU, 11:00-12:00
Aug. 2, 2017 Dilshani Induruwage (SFU) Mendelian Randomization for Causal Inference of the Relationship between Obesity and 28-day Survival following Septic Shock SSB 7172, SFU, 12:00-1:00
June 28, 2017 Payman Nickchi (SFU) StatGen meeting: Discussion of msprime by Kelleher et al. (2016) SSCK9509, SFU, 12:00-13:30
June 21, 2017 Payman Nickchi (SFU) StatGen meeting: Discussion of Kelleher et al. (2016) "Efficient coalescent simulation and genealogical analysis for large sample sizes" SSCK9509, SFU, 12:00-13:00
June 12, 2017 Dongmeng Liu (SFU) SSC 2017, Session on Spatial, Environmental, and Network Data: Simple Measures of Individual Cluster-Membership Certainty for Hard Partitional Clustering Rm E2 160 (EITC), U Manitoba, 3:30-3:45
June 12, 2017 Charith (Bhagya) Karunarathna (SFU) SSC 2017, Session on Statistical Genetics: A Comparison of Association Methods for Fine-Mapping from Sequence Data in Diploid Populations using the Case-Control Study Design Rm E2 165 (EITC), U Manitoba, 1:45-2:00
June 12, 2017 Christina Nieuwoudt (SFU) SSC 2017, Session on Statistical Genetics: SimRVPedigree: An R Package to Simulate Pedigrees Ascertained for Multiple Relatives Affected by a Rare Disease Rm E2 165 (EITC), U Manitoba, 1:30-1:45
Dec. 16, 2016 Jiying Wen (SFU) MSc defence: Penalised Logistic Regression in Case-Control Studies IRMACS 10900, SFU, 1:30-2:20
Dec. 14, 2016 Khalif Halani (SFU) MSc defence: Sparse Multivariate Reduced-Rank Regression with Covariance Estimation IRMACS 10900, SFU, 1:30-2:20
Nov. 28, 2016 Jiying Wen (SFU) StatGen Meeting: Penalised Logistic Regression in Case-Control Studies IRMACS 10901, SFU, 3:30-4:20
Nov. 14, 2016 Khalif Halani (SFU) StatGen Meeting: Sparse Multivariate Reduced-Rank Regression with Covariance Estimation IRMACS 10901, SFU, 3:30-4:20
Oct. 31, 2016 Dilshani Induruwage (SFU) StatGen Meeting: Mendelian Randomization as a Tool for Causal Inference IRMACS 10901, SFU, 3:30-4:20
Oct. 17, 2016 Bhagya Karunarathna (SFU) StatGen Meeting: Using gene genealogies to understand the patterns of case-control association in sequence data IRMACS 10901, SFU, 3:30-4:20
Oct. 3, 2016 Dongmeng Liu (SFU) StatGen Meeting: MCMC with simple applications in genetics IRMACS 10901, SFU, 3:30-4:20
Sep. 19, 2016 Christina Nieuwoudt (SFU) StatGen Meeting: New Application for SimRVPedigree: Estimating the Relative Risk of Disease Onset IRMACS 10901, SFU, 3:30-4:20
May 31, 2016 Elena Szefer (SFU and EMMES Canada)
SSC 2016, Invited Paper Session on Genomic Data Analysis, Modelling and Testing: A multivariate imaging genomics application to Alzheimer's disease   Welch - David Howes, Brock University, 2:30-3:00
May 27, 2016 Christina Nieuwoudt (SFU)
CRM Workshop on Rare DNA Variants, Analysis of Family Studies: An investigation of the relationship between study design and ascertained data in the Lymphoid-Cancer Families Study   Local Z-330, Pavillon Claire-McNicoll, Université de Montréal, 3:00-3:50
Mar. 29, 2016 Elena Szefer (EMMES Canada)
StatGen Meeting: A multivariate imaging genomics application to Alzheimer's disease   IRMACS 10940, SFU, 1:00-2:00
Mar. 15, 2016 Bhagya Karunarathna (SFU)
StatGen Meeting: Reconstructing genealogic trees from haplotypes (associated paper)
 
IRMACS 10940, SFU, 1:00-2:00
Mar. 1, 2016 Tiffany Timbers (SFU)
StatGen Meeting: Variant association analysis using multiple phenotypes. What tools are available, and where is there room for development?
  
IRMACS 10940, SFU, 1:00-2:00
Feb. 16, 2016 Christina Nieuwoudt (SFU)
StatGen Meeting: Simulating families enriched for disease from a registry  IRMACS 10940, SFU, 1:00-2:00
Feb. 2, 2016 Dongmeng Liu (SFU)
StatGen Meeting: Bayesian profile regression  IRMACS 10940, SFU, 1:00-2:00
Jan. 19, 2016 Charith (Bhagya) Karunarathna (SFU)
StatGen Meeting: Using gene genealogy to understand patterns of case-control association IRMACS 10940, SFU, 1:00-2:00
Nov. 12, 2015 Jinko Graham (SFU)
Pediatric Vasculitis Team Meeting: On data preparation and analysis for clustering patients and predicting outcomes Rm2108, Child and Family Research Institute, Vancouver, 11:10-11:30
Aug. 25, 2015 Jinko Graham (SFU)
Applied Topology and High Dimensional Data Analysis Workshop: Integrative analysis of genomic and neuro-imaging data A120, David Turpin, University of Victoria, 1:30-2:00
May 29, 2015 Elena Szefer (SFU)
Workshop on Statistical Methods in Imaging: Joint analysis of imaging and genomic data to identify associations related to cognitive impairment Lane Auditorium, U of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 10:00-10:30
Feb. 28, 2015 Elena Szefer (SFU)
Winter 2015 SFU/UBC Joint Seminar: Joint analysis of imaging and genomic data to identify associations related to cognitive impairment SFU Harbour Centre, Rm 7000, 4:30-5:00
Dec. 19, 2014 Elena Szefer (SFU)
MSc defence: Joint analysis of data on imaging and genome-wide variation: Identifying associations related to cognitive impairment. Abstract
IRMACS 10940, 9:30-10:30
Nov. 20, 2014 Joanna Lubieniecka (SFU)
Pediatric Vasculitis Team Meeting: Exploratory analysis of clinical investigation features Vancouver Children's Hospital, K0-157, 9:15-9:45
June 6, 2014 Xihong Lin (Harvard)
STAGE videoconference: Statistical Genetics and Genomics in the Big Data Era: Opportunities and Challenges in Research and Training IRMACS 10908, 8:45-10:15
May. 4, 2014 Elena Szefer (SFU)
Controlling for Ethnicity Using Supervised Principal Components in Genetic Association Studies 3rd CHSG Meeting, Victoria
May 2, 2014 Frank Dudbridge (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Med)
STAGE videoconference: Explaining heritability and predicting risk with polygenic scores IRMACS 10901, 8:45-10:15
Apr. 4, 2014 Bhramar Mukherjee (U Michigan)
STAGE videoconference: Gene-environment interactions: new directions and novel applications IRMACS 10940, 8:45-10:15
Mar. 7, 2014 Chris Amos (Dartmouth)
STAGE videoconference: Genetic architecture of lung cancer susceptibility IRMACS 10908, 8:45-10:15
Jan. 31, 2014 Erwin Schurr (McGill)
STAGE videoconference: Genetic dissection of complex infection phenotypes IRMACS 10908, 9:45-11:15
Jan. 6, 2014 Jinko Graham (SFU)
Gene genealogies for genetic association mapping - a proof of concept U of Victoria, CLE 113, 2:30-3:30
Dec. 6, 2013 Bhramar Mukherjee (U Michigan)
STAGE videoconference: Gene-environment interactions: new directions and novel applications CANCELLED
Dec. 4, 2013 Elena, Biljana, Lasantha (SFU)
Summary of this semester's "Coalescent Simulation Project"
IRMACS 10908, 10:30-11:30
Nov. 27, 2013 Elena Szefer (SFU)
A brief introduction to crossover designs.
IRMACS 10908, 10:30-11:30
Nov. 20, 2013 Abdollah Safari (SFU)
Journal club presentation of Paul et al. (2010) An Accurate Sequentially Markov Conditional Sampling Distribution for the Coalescent With Recombination
IRMACS 10908, 10:30-11:30
Nov. 13, 2013 Biljana Jonoska Stojkova (SFU)
Historical overview on complex trait genetic mapping and its implications for Biology, Medicine and Society.
IRMACS 10908, 10:30-11:30
Nov. 6, 2013 Lasantha Premarathna (SFU)
The crossing-over process during meiosis and its implications for genetic mapping IRMACS 10908, 10:30-11:30
Nov. 1, 2013 Bruce Rannala (UC Davis)
STAGE videoconference: Statistical analysis of pooled samples for whole-genome case-control associations: A SNP GWAS of lung cancer susceptibility genes in the Northern Thai population IRMACS 10908, 8:45-10:15
Oct. 30, 2013 Joanna Lubieniecka (SFU)
Pediatric vasculitis - characterizing individual rare disease to improve patient outcome. IRMACS 10908, 10:30-11:30
Oct. 23, 2013 Biljana/Lasantha (SFU)
CRM highlights, continued, and poster presentation "Coalescent model through simulations" IRMACS 10908, 10:30-11:30
Oct. 16, 2013 Biljana Jonoska Stojkova and
Lasantha Premarathna (SFU)
Highlights from the CRM workshop "Coalescent Theory: New Developments and Applications" IRMACS 10908, 10:30-11:30
Oct. 2, 2013 Brad McNeney (SFU)
Approximating the coalescent with recombination, part II IRMACS 10908, 10:30-11:30
Sept. 25, 2013 Jinko Graham (SFU)
Approximating the coalescent with recombination IRMACS 10908, 10:30-11:30
Aug 20, 2013 Joanna Lubieniecka (SFU)
Journal club presentation of Campos et al. (2013) Whole-Genome Regression and Prediction Methods
Applied to Plant and Animal Breeding
IRMACS 10908, 2:30-3:30
Aug 13, 2013 Abdollah Safari (SFU)
Hidden Markov models and inference under the coalescent. A discussion of Paul and Song (2012) Blockwise HMM computation for large-scale population genomic inference
IRMACS 10908, 2:30-3:30
July 31, 2013 Maria Santiago (SFU)
MSc defence: Gene-environment interactions in non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a statistical analysis. Abstract
IRMACS 10908, 10:30-11:30
July 30, 2013 Jinko Graham (SFU)
A test drive of haplotype-informed ancestries for fi ne-mapping complex genetic traits IRMACS 10908, 2:30-3:30
July 25, 2013 Dilnur Kuerban (SFU)
MSc defence: A Tutorial on the Inheritance Procedure for Multiple Testing of Tree-structured Hypotheses. Abstract
IRMACS 10908, 10:30-11:30
July 23, 2013 Elena Szefer (SFU)
An introduction to the coalsescent.
IRMACS 10908, 3:00-3:30
July 23, 2013 Maria Santiago (SFU)
Gene-environment interactions in non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a statistical analysis
IRMACS 10908, 2:30-3:00
July 16, 2013 Dilnur Kuerban (SFU)
A Tutorial on the Inheritance Procedure for Multiple Testing of Tree-structured Hypotheses
IRMACS 10908, 2:30-3:30
May 9, 2013 Maria Santiago (SFU)
BCCRC Knowledge Translation Series: Multiple testing of gene-environment interactions in a case-control study of non-Hodgkin lymphoma
Diamond Family Theatre, BC Cancer Agency, 9:00-10:00
May 3, 2013 George Davey-Smith (Bristol)
CIHR STAGE videoconference: How Can Genetic Epidemiology Help Identify Modifiable Causes of Disease
IRMACS 10908, 9:00-10:00
Apr 22, 2013 Kelly Burkett (McGill) Incorporating the Gene Genealogy in Rare Variant Mapping Methodology Canadian Human and Statistical Genetics Meeting, L'Esterel, QC
Apr 21 - 24, 2013 Conference 2nd Canadian Meeting in Human and Statistical Genetics: website L'Esterel, QC
Apr 5, 2013 Mathieu Lupien (Ontario Cancer)
CIHR STAGE videoconference: Epigenomics reveal the function of genetic risk-variants in cancer
IRMACS 10908, 9:00-10:00
Mar 16, 2013 Jean Shin (SFU) UBC-SFU Joint Graduate Student Seminar: A data-smoothing method to uncover gene-environment interaction in case-parent trios
Room 7000, SFU Harbour Centre
Mar 1, 2013 Kim Siegmund (USC)
CIHR STAGE videoconference: DNA Methylation Studies using Illumina HumanMethylation450 BeadArrays.
IRMACS 10908, 9:00-10:00
Jan 29, 2013 Jinko Graham (SFU)
McGill Biostatistics Seminar: A test drive of haplotype-informed ancestries for fine-mapping complex genetic traits .
McGill Purvis Hall,  Room 25, 4:00-5:00    
Jan 25, 2013 Florence Demenais (Inserm)
CIHR STAGE videoconference:Common and rare variants in the genetic susceptibility to melanoma.
IRMACS 10908, 10:00-11:00
Jan 11, 2013 David Tregouet (Inserm)
CIHR STAGE videoconference:  Haplotypes & Imputation, Two Complementary Tools: A Case Study on GenomeWide Expression Studies.
IRMACS 10908, 9:00-10:00
Dec 7, 2012 Howard Hu (U Toronto)
CIHR STAGE videoconference:  Looking behind the curtain: Lead Toxicity as a Case Study of Methodologic Challenges in Gene-Environment Interactions Research.
IRMACS 10908, 9:00-10:00
Nov 19, 2012 Jinko Graham (SFU)
Montreal Statistical Genetics Group Meetings:  On "An Abundance of Rare Functional Variants in 202 Drug Target Genes Sequenced in 14,002 People"
McGill Purvis Hall, Room 24, 9am - 10am
Nov 2, 2012 Duncan Thomas (U of Southern California)
CIHR STAGE videoconference: Two-phase family-based designs for next generation sequencing.
IRMACS 10908, 9:00-10:00
Oct 5, 2012 Sharon Browning (U of Washington)
CIHR STAGE videoconference: Identity by descent in
“unrelated” individuals.
IRMACS 10908, 9:00-10:00
Sep 14, 2012 Marjo-Ritta Jarvelin
(Imperial College London)
CIHR STAGE videoconference: Genetics of early growth.
IRMACS 10908, 9:00-10:00
July 4, 2012 Jie Liu (SFU)
MSc defense:A global test of association between non-Hodgkin lymphoma and SNPs in histone-pathway genes.  Abstract
IRMACS 10940, 10:30-11:30
May 4, 2012 Alice Whittemore
(Stanford)
CIHR STAGE videoconference:Evaluating personal risk models.
IRMACS 10940, 9:00-10:00
Apr 29 - May 2, 2012 Conference Canadian Meeting in Human and Statistical Genetics: Poster, website White Oaks Conference Centre, Niagra-on-the-Lake
Apr 16, 2012 Ji-Hyung (Jean) Shin
(SFU)
PhD defense: Inferring gene-environment interaction from case-parent trio data: evaluation of and adjustment for spurious GxE and development of a data-smoothing method to uncover true GxE. Abstract
IRMACS Theatre, 10:00-11:00
Apr 13, 2012 Veronica Vieland
(Ohio State)
CIHR STAGE videoconference: Calibration of Statistical Evidence using Principles of Thermodynamics IRMACS 10940, 9:00-10:00
Mar 29, 2012 Kelly Burkett
(SFU)
Markov chain Monte Carlo sampling of gene genealogies conditional on observed genetic data.
Math&Stat Seminar, University of Victoria
Mar 2, 2012 Kelly Burkett
(SFU)
Markov chain Monte Carlo sampling of gene genealogies conditional on observed genetic data.
Statistics & Probability Seminar, University of Ottawa
Mar 2, 2012 John Witte
(UC San Francisco)
CIHR STAGE videoconference: Design and Analysis of Next-generation Genetic Epidemiological Studies. IRMACS 10940, 9:00-10:00
Jan 27, 2012 Claire Weinberg
(NIEHS)
CIHR STAGE videoconference: Using nuclear families to find genes related to conditions with onset early in life IRMACS 10940, 10:00-11:00
Jan 6, 2012 Suzanne Leal
(Baylor)
CIHR STAGE videoconference: From Linkage Studies to Next Generation Sequencing and Back Again: Leveraging Next Generation Sequence Data and Families to Identify Disease Genes IRMACS 10908, 9:00-10:00
Dec 2, 2011 Ellen Wijsman
(U Washington)
CIHR STAGE videoconference: New genomics technologies and complex traits: what do we gain, and what are the challenges? IRMACS 10940, 9:00-10:00
Nov 25, 2011 Kelly Burkett
(SFU)
PhD defence: Markov chain Monte Carlo sampling of gene genealogies conditional on observed genetic data. Abstract
IRMACS Theatre, 10:45-11:45
Nov 4, 2011 Bruce Rannala
(UC Davis)
CIHR STAGE videoconference: Title TBA CANCELLED
Oct 7, 2011 Steve Rich
(U Virginia)
CIHR STAGE videoconference: The Search for Genes Associated with Ischemic Stroke through GWAS and Exome Sequencing Room 10940, IRMACS, 9:00-10:00
July 3, 2011 Jinko Graham (SFU) Statistics 2011 Canada: On the use of haplotype-informed ancestries and fuzzy p-values for fine-mapping complex traits Room MB3.270, Concordia University, Montréal, 17:00-17:30
May 6, 2011 Terri Beaty
(Johns Hopkins)
CIHR STAGE videoconference: Impact of Study Design in Genome Wide Association Studies Room 10940, IRMACS, 9:00-10:00
April 19, 2011 Brad McNeney (SFU) CRM Workshop on Computational Statistical Methods for Genomics and Systems Biology: Sources of bias for estimators of gene-by-environment interaction from case-parent trio data. Room M-415, Pavillon Roger-Gaudry, Université de Montréal, Montréal 15:00 - 15:45
Apr. 1, 2011 Chiara Sabatti
(Stanford)
CIHR STAGE videoconference: Genetics in a Finnish Birth Cohort Room 10908, IRMACS, 9:00-10:00
Mar. 30, 2011 Jinko Graham and Kelly Burkett
(SFU)
UBC Stat 540 guest lectures. A statistical tour down ancestral paths. Room Math 225, UBC, 9:30-11:00
Mar. 4, 2011 Pierre-Emmanuel Morange
(INSERM)
CIHR STAGE videoconference: Lessons from Genome-Wide Association Studies in Venous Thrombosis Room 10940, IRMACS, 9:00-10:00
Feb. 4, 2011 Colin Begg
(Sloan-Kettering)
CIHR STAGE videoconference: Distinguishing Second Primary Cancers From Metastases: Statistical Challenges in Testing Clonal Relatedness of Tumors Room 10940, IRMACS, 9:00-10:00
Jan. 14, 2011 Mike Boehnke
(U Michigan)
CIHR STAGE videoconference: Identifying Genes for Type 2 Diabetes and Related Traits by Genome-Wide Association and Sequencing Studies Room 10940, IRMACS, 9:00-10:00
Dec. 3, 2010 Sunduz Keles
(U Wisconsin)
CIHR STAGE videoconference: Multi-reads enable detection of novel peaks in ChIP-seq analysis Room 10940, IRMACS, 9:00-10:00
Nov 26, 2010 Speaker: Alexandre Bureau
(Université Laval)
CIHR videoconference in Genetic Epidemiology and Population Genetics: Accurately Assessing the Risk of Schizophrenia Conferred by Rare Copy-Number Variation Affecting Genes with Brain Function Room 10901, IRMACS, 11:00-12:00
Nov. 19, 2010 Tom Hudson
(OICR)
CIHR STAGE videoconference: Genome Variation and Cancer Room 10940, IRMACS, 9:00-10:00
July 20, 2010 Brad McNeney
(SFU)
Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society 2010 Annual Meeting, session on Statistical and Population Genetics: A statistical approach to high-throughput screening of predicted orthologs Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland, Signal Room, 6:00-6:20
July 20, 2010 Jinko Graham
(SFU)
Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society 2010 Annual Meeting, session on Statistical and Population Genetics: On the use of haplotype-informed ancestries and fuzzy p-values for fine-mapping complex traits Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland, Signal Room, 5:20-5:40
July 9, 2010 Brad McNeney
(SFU)
A statistical approach to high-throughput screening of predicted orthologs Room 10908, IRMACS, 3:30-4:30
June 18, 2010 Sigal Blay
(SFU)
The LDheatmap R package: recent developments Room 10908, IRMACS, 3:30-4:30
June 11, 2010 Jinko Graham
(SFU)
On the use of haplotype-informed ancestries and fuzzy p-values for fine-mapping complex traits Room 10908, IRMACS, 3:30-4:30
May 21, 2010 Jiguo Cao
(SFU)
Estimating dynamic models for gene regulation networks Room 10908, IRMACS, 2:30-3:30
Apr 30, 2010 David Zamar
(UBC iCAPTURE Centre)
PATH: A tool to facilitate pathway-based genetic association analysis Room 10908, IRMACS, 3:30-4:30
Mar 25, 2010 Jinko Graham
(SFU)
Statistics and Actuarial Science Graduate Caucus: We are all related: A statistical tour down ancestral paths IRMACS Presentation Theatre, 1:30-1:45
Mar 19, 2010 Mojgan Yazdanpanah
(BCCGN)
Genetics of the complications of type 2 diabetes Room 10940, IRMACS, 11:30-12:30
Mar 19, 2010 Guillaume Pare
(McMaster U)
CIHR videoconference in Genetic Epidemiology and Population Genetics: Synthetic genome-wide associations: mirage or reality? Room 10940, IRMACS, 9:00-10:00
Feb 22, 2010 Zahra Montazeri
(U of Ottawa)
CIHR videoconference in Genetic Epidemiology and Population Genetics: New approach to finding differentially expressed genes Room 10940, IRMACS, 9:00-10:00
Jan 28, 2010 Ji-Hyung Shin & Flora Qu (SFU) CIHR videoconference in Genetic Epidemiology and Population Genetics: Gene genealogies and principal component analysis Room 10940, IRMACS, 9:00-10:00
Nov. 21, 2009 Kelly Burkett (SFU) Joint UBC/SFU Graduate Student Workshop in Statistics: Sampling genetic ancestries conditional on observed genotype data Room 10900, IRMACS, 15:00-15:30
Nov. 16, 2009 Jeong Eun Min (SFU) MSc defence: A statistical method for high-throughput screening of predicted orthologs Room K9509, SFU, 11:00-12:00
Nov. 11, 2009 Conghui Qu (SFU) MSc defence: Multiple Hypothesis Testing Procedures with Applications to Epidemiologic Studies Room K9509, SFU, 11:00-12:00
Oct. 30, 2009 Kelly Burkett (SFU) Recap of the 2009 Annual Meeting of the International Genetic Epidemiology Society Room 10932, IRMACS, 14:30-15:30
June 2, 2009 Ji-Hyung Shin (SFU) Statistical Society of Canada, Statistical Genetics and Genomics Session II: Can gene-by-environment interaction be inferred from parent-case transmission rates? Chemistry building, room 150, University of British Columbia, 14:30-14:45
May 31-June 2, 2009 Kelly Burkett, Conghui Qu, Jeong Eun Min (SFU) Three posters presented at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the Statistical Society of Canada University of British Columbia
May 27-29, 2009 Ji-Hyung Shin, Kelly Burkett, Conghui Qu (SFU) Three posters presented at the 4th Annual Canadian Genetic Epidemiology and Statistical Genetics Meeting Harrison Hot Springs Resort
Apr 24, 2009 Jinko Graham (SFU) Colloquium CRM-ISM-GERAD de Statistique: Graphical displays to uncover gene-environment interaction from data on case-parent trios Pavillon Président-Kennedy, salle PK-5115, Université du Québec à Montréal, 15:30-16:30
Jun 3, 2008 Jean Shin, Kelly Burkett, Conghui Qu (SFU) Vancouver Gene-Environment Focus Group: 1. Inferring gene-by-environment interaction: Do transmission rates reflect genotype relative risks of disease? (Shin, McNeney and Graham) 2. Sampling genetic ancestries conditional on observed genotype data (Burkett, McNeney and Graham) 3. Do TNF-alpha gene polymorphisms modify the association between polyunsaturated fatty acids and HDL/apo A-1? (Qu, Burkett, Shin, Graham and McNeney) Conference room 3B, St Paul's Hospital, 3:00-4:00
May 29, 2008 Kelly Burkett (SFU) Statistical Society of Canada, Session on Markov Models in Biostatistics (Ottawa): Sampling genetic ancestries conditional on observed genotype data Capital Hall 4A, Ottawa Congress Centre, 4:30-4:45
May 29, 2008 Conghui Qu (SFU) Statistical Society of Canada, Case Studies Session II(Ottawa): Do TNF-alpha gene polymorphisms modify the association between polyunsaturated fatty acids and HDL/apo A-1? (Qu, Burkett, Shin, Graham, McNeney)
Congress Hall A/E West, Ottawa Congress Centre,2:35-4:05
May 1, 2008 Jinko Graham (SFU) 3rd Annual Canadian Genetic Epidemiology and Statistical Genetics Meeting, Scientific Session III (Toronto): Graphical displays to uncover gene-environment interaction and other potential projects arising from data on case-parent trios Room 230, Fields Institute,4:00-4:30
Apr 30, 2008 Jean Shin (SFU) 3rd Annual Canadian Genetic Epidemiology and Statistical Genetics Meeting, Scientific Session II (Toronto): Inferring gene-by-environment interaction: Do transmission rates reflect genotype relative risks of disease? Abstract selected for a platform presentation.
Room 230, Fields Institute, 2:20-2:35
Apr 8, 2008 Jinko Graham (SFU) Vancouver Gene-Environment Focus Group: Graphical displays for uncovering gene-environment interaction in case-parent trios Conference room 3B, St Paul's Hospital, 3:00-4:00
Apr 16, 2008 Lei Sun (U of Toronto) Statistics Seminar: The multiplicity problem in Genome-Wide Association (GWA) studies
Mar 14, 2008 Ghislain Rocheleau (McGill U) CIHR videoconference in Genetic Epidemiology and Population Genetics: Shifting paradigm of association studies Room 10940, IRMACS, 9:00-10:00
Mar 5, 2008 Karen Kopciuk (Alberta Cancer Board) Statistics Seminar: Estimation and study design issues for characterising genes with variability in age-at-onset Room 10940, IRMACS, 12:30-1:30
Nov 20, 2007 Jane Green (Memorial U) Special seminar: Genetics of complex disorders in the Newfoundland Room 10908, IRMACS, 1:00-2:00
Nov 19, 2007 Latifa Elfassihi and Alexandre Bureau (U Laval) CIHR videoconference in Genetic Epidemiology and Population Genetics: Sequential haplotype scan methods for association analysis Room 10940, IRMACS, 9:00-10:00
Jun 12, 2007 Jinko Graham (SFU) Statistical Society of Canada, Session on Statistical Genetics (St John's): Graphical displays to uncover gene-environment interaction and other potential projects arising from data on case-parent trios Arts and Administration Annex 1046, Memorial University, 2:00-2:30
Jun 5, 2007 Keith Walley (UBC) Vancouver Gene-Environment Focus Group: Genetic predictors of response to sepsis therapy Conference room 3B, St Paul's Hospital, 3:00-4:00
May 30, 2007 Steven Hawken (U of O) CIHR videoconference in Genetic Epidemiology and Population Genetics: Global variation in copy number in the human genome IRMACS, 9:00-10:00
May 1, 2007 Michael Kobor (CMMT) Vancouver Gene-Environment Focus Group: Plasticity in genome information through epigenetics Conference room 3B, St Paul's Hospital, 3:00-4:00
Apr 3, 2007 Peter Pare (UBC) Vancouver Gene-Environment Focus Group: Genome-wide association studies Conference room 3B, St Paul's Hospital, 3:00-4:00 CANCELLED
Mar 28, 2007 Linnea Duke (SFU) MSc defense: A graphical tool for exploring SNP-by-environment interaction in case-parent trios IRMACS, 11:00-12:00
Mar 6, 2007 Ji-Hyung Shin and David Zamar (SFU) Vancouver Gene-Environment Focus Group: Introduction to the LDheatmap R package for displaying pairwise linkage disequilibria (Shin, Graham, McNeney) and the elrm R package for exact logistic regression (Zamar, McNeney, Graham) Conference room 3B, St Paul's Hospital, 3:00-4:00
Feb 26, 2007 Kelly Burkett and Linnea Duke (SFU) CIHR videoconference in Genetic Epidemiology and Population Genetics: No gene is an island: the flip-flop phenomenon IRMACS, 11:00-12:00
Feb 6, 2007 Jinko Graham (SFU) Vancouver Gene-Environment Focus Group: Exploring gene-environment interaction with case-parent trios Conference room 3B, St Paul's Hospital, 3:00-4:00