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Inaugural CANNSSI Prairies Summit

If you are interested in Big Data – don’t miss the Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute’s (CANSSI) first ever CANSSI Prairies Summit event on May 24-25, 2022, at the UM Fort Garry Campus! Join us for in-person or online for a workshop, invited talks, panel discussions & networking! Registration is required and space is limited, we...

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STATISTICS SEMINAR – Feb. 17

Join Qian Liu, a PhD student at the University of Manitoba for their talk on Thursday, February 17th about “Artificial Intelligence-Empowered Breast Cancer Radiogenomics for Precision Medicine”. ABSTRACT: Breast cancer (BC) is heterogeneous both gnomically and phenotypically. In precise medicine, it is of great significant to develop computational frameworks for identifying prognostic biomarkers which can...

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STATISTICS SEMINAR – Apr. 15

Join Dr. April Gislason, the Research Facilitator in Faculty of Science at the University of Manitoba for their talk on Thursday, April 15th about “NSERC Discovery Grants – Best Practices for Preparing a Strong Application”. ABSTRACT: The goal of this seminar is to provide information that will be helpful for both early career and established...

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STATISTICS SEMINAR – Apr. 8

Join our two invited speakers, Mr. Chenwei Bai and Mr. Zhiyong Jin for their talk on Thursday, April 8th. TALK 1 Time: 2:30pm on Thursday, April 8 Speaker: Mr. Chenwei Bai, Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba Title of the talk: Comparison of Forecasting Methods for Covid-19 Abstract: Covid-19 is a global challenge that requires research from all areas....

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STATISTICS SEMINAR – Mar. 4

Join Ms. Kelly Ramsay, a PhD student from University of Waterloo for their talk on Thursday, March 4th about “Differential Privacy & Data Depth Functions”. ABSTRACT: The goal of the talk is to give a gentle introduction to differential privacy and present some of my recent research related to private inference. Differential privacy is a...

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STATISTICS SEMINAR – Feb. 11

Join Dr. Andrew MacDonald, a statistical ecologist based in Montreal for their talk on Thursday, February 11th about “Wild-Caught Data and Half-Tame Models: Applied Statistics Out in the Field”. ABSTRACT: The jungle is a tough environment for statistics.  Data is messy, incomplete, and full of measurement error. Models based on domain expertise often clash with...

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STATISTICS SEMINAR – Feb. 4

Join Shabnam Balamchi, a PhD student from the University of Manitoba for her talk on Thursday, February 4th about “Repeated Events in Spatial Count Data with an Application to Disease Mapping”. ABSTRACT: Mixed models are commonly used to analyze spatial data which frequently occur in practice such as in health sciences and life studies. It...

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STATISTICS SEMINAR – Dec. 3

Join Ashani Wickramasinghe from the University of Manitoba for her talk on Thursday, December 3rd about “Social Network Analysis and Community detection on Spread of COVID-19”. ABSTRACT: In this talk, I will describe the epidemic spread using social network analysis, based on data from the first three months of the COVID-19 outbreak across the world...

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STATISTICS SEMINAR – Nov. 19

Join Dr. Razvan Romanescu from the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba for his talk on Thursday, November 19th about “Efficient Tests of Genetic Association for Rare Variants in Affected Sib Pairs”. ABSTRACT: Next generation sequencing technologies have made it possible to investigate the role of rare variants (RVs) in disease...

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STATISTICS SEMINAR – Nov. 5

Join Inesh Prabuddha from the University of Manitoba for his talk on Thursday, November 5th about “Assessing Lake Winnipeg Basin Walleye Movement Patterns using Bayesian State-Space Models”. ABSTRACT: Acoustic telemetry systems technology is useful for studying fish movement patterns and habitat use. However, the data generated from omnidirectional acoustic receivers are prone to large observation errors...