Symposium 2018

Symposium on Big Data, Human Health and Statistics

July 26-27, 2018

Overview

The Big Data Summer Institute's concluding symposium and workshop serves as a CAPSTONE event for the six-week-long program. The symposium is open to the public. The registration fee is $25 for students and $50 for non-students. Breakfast and lunch are provided. Those interested in applying for graduate school are encouraged to attend the professional development workshop on July 27.



 

July 26

University of Michigan School of Public Health
Room 1680 and 1690
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
 
Time Activity
8:30am
Breakfast
9:00am
Welcome & Opening Remarks
9:15am
Big Data + Models of Human Choice Applied to Online Dating
Fred Feinberg, PhD - Joseph Handleman Professor and Chair of Marketing; Professor of Statistics, University of Michigan
9:45am
Big Data in the Social Sciences
Rocio Titunik, PhD - James Orin Murfin Professor of Political Science, University of Michigan
10:15am
Coffee Break
10:30am
Calibration Concordance: using a common "pair of glasses" to explore the Universe
Yang Chen, PhD - Assistant Professor of Statistics; Research Assistant Professor of MIDAS, University of Michigan
11:00am
Detecting epistasis in large-scale genetic mapping studies
Xiang Zhou, PhD - Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, University of Michigan
11:30am
Linking Tumor-derived Phenotype information with Genetics for Personalized Medicine
Arvind Rao, PhD - Associate Professor of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics; Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan
12:00pm
Data Science & Predictive Health Analytics
Ivo Dinov, PhD - Professor, Nursing; Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics; Associate Director for Education and Training, MIDAS, University of Michigan
12:30pm
Lunch
1:30pm
Undergraduate Poster Session
2:30pm
Tea Break
2:45pm
Undergraduate Lightning Talks
4:15pm
A Humanist Approach to Data Science
Keynote Speaker Rachel Schutt, PhD - Managing Director, Data Science at BlackRock
5:30pm
Conference Dinner (by invitation only)

July 27

University of Michigan School of Public Health
Room 1680 and 1690
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
 
Time Activity
8:30am  Breakfast
9:00am  Preparation for Graduate School Workshop Conducted by Princeton Review
11:00am  Statistics Department Admissions Panel
12:00pm  Lunch
1:00pm  Biostatistics Admissions Panel
2:00pm  Evaluations
2:30pm  Journey Lecture by Bhramar Mukherjee, PhD and Concluding Ceremony (BDSI cohort only)