Current Seminars

Spring 2020, BST 290

Instructors: Daniel Tancredi

Instructors’ email:

Time:  Tuesdays 12:10-1:00pm from March 31, 2020 to June 2, 2020

Location: Zoom Videoconference

Description: BST 290 is a seminar series intended to introduce biostatistics graduate students to many current research topics and applications of Biostatistics. In this seminar, students will gain experience interacting with professional biostatisticians and other scientists practicing in contemporary, research-intensive, multi-disciplinary settings.

Student responsibilities: To receive credit for the course, students must attend and actively participate in at least 8 sessions.  Attendance and participation will be assessed during each Zoom session.


March 31: Dr. Marina Sirota - Assistant Professor, UCSF Bakar Computational Health Sciences Institute

April 7: Dr. Brittany Duggar - Assistant Professor, UCDSOM Department of Pathology & Lab Medicine

April 14: Dr. Yi (Lisa) Mu - Senior Biostatistician, Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc.

April 21: Dr. Fei Jiang - Assistant Professor, UCSF Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics

April 28: Speaker TBD

May 5: Dr. Prabhu RV Shankar - Assistant Professor, UCD Public Health Sciences

May 12: Dr. Yu-Ru Sh - Assistant Investigator, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, Biostatistics Unit

May 19: Speaker TBD

May 26: Dr. Susan L Stewart - Professor, UCD Public Health Sciences

June 2: Dr. Charles McCullogh - Professor, UCSF Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics