Sessions:71-80


71. New Development of Statistical Methods for Analysis of Genomic Data

Organizer: Hongzhe Li, University of Pennsylvania, Email: Hongzhe@upenn.edu

 Chair: Jun Chen, Mayo Clinic, Chen.Jun2@mayo.edu

Speaker 1: Lin Hou, Tsinghua University, Email:

houl@tsinghua.edu.cn

Title: Dissecting the Transcriptional Changes Underlying Somatic Mutations in Cancer Genomes

Speaker 2: Michael Wu, Fred Hutchison Cancer Research Center, Email: mcwu@fredhutch.org

Title:  Kernel Machine Based Methods for Analyzing Genome Data from Different Sources

Speaker 3: Wen Zhou, University of Colorado, Email: riczw@stat.colostate.edu

Title: Some New Statistical Testing Procedures for Gene Expression Analysis

Speaker 4: Hongkai Ji, Johns Hopkins University, Email: hji@jhu.edu

Title: Pseudo-time Reconstruction and Evaluation in Single-cell RNA-seq Analysis

72. Recent Developments of Survival Data Analysis

Organizer and Chair: Xinyuan Song, The Chinese University of Hong Kong,
Email: xysong@sta.cuhk.edu.hk

Speaker 1: Yuanyuan Lin, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Email: ylin@sta.cuhk.edu.hk

Title: Confidence Interval Estimation for Transformed Fay-Herriot Models

Speaker 2: Jingheng Cai, Sun Yat-Sen University, Email: caijheng@mail.sysu.edu.cn

Title: An Additive-Multipilcative Mean Residual Life Model for Right Censored Data

Speaker 3: Zhisheng Ye, National University of Singapore, Email: yez@nus.edu.sg

Title: Analysis of Field Return Data with Failed-But-Not-Reported Events

Speaker 4: Deng Pan, Huazhong University of Science and Technology,
Email: pand.whu@gmail.com

Title: Bayesian Approach for Joint Modeling of Survival Data with Latent Variables

73. Recent Advances in the Analysis of Complex Data
Organizer and Chair: Jian Huang, University of Iowa, Email: jian-huang@uiowa.edu

Speaker 1:Xingdong Feng, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics,
Email: feng.xingdong@mail.shufe.edu.cn

Title: Distributed Quantile Regression for Large Scale Application

Speaker 2: Jianhua Hu, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics,
Email: hu.jianhua@mail.shufe.edu.cn

Title: Variable Selection in High-Dimensional Multivariate Regression

Speaker 3: Tao Huang, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics,
Email: huang.tao@mail.shufe.edu.cn

Title: Mining and clustering User Mobility Behavior Based on Spatial Temporal Data

Speaker 4: Hongyuan Cao, University of Missouri, Email: caohong@missouri.edu

Title: Asynchronous longitudinal data analysis

74. Recent Development in Multiple Hypotheses Testing

Organizer: Bushi Wang, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.,  Email: bushi.wang@boehringer-ingelheim.com
Chair: Xinping Cui, University of California, Riverside, Email: xinping.cui@ucr.edu

Speaker 1: Haiyan Xu, Janssen R&D, Johnson & Johnson, Email: HXu22@its.jnj.com

Title: Insight into Gate-keeping and Graphical Approaches via Partitioning: Paths, Shortcuts, and Limitations

Speaker 2: Haibing Zhao, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, Email: hbszhao@163.com

Title:  Generalized FWER Control Procedures for Testing Multiple Hypotheses

Speaker 3: Na You, Sun Yat-Sen University, Email: youn@mail.sysu.edu.cn

Title:  Biomarker Discovery Based on Rank Independence Screening for Invasive Breast Cancer
Patients

Speaker 4: Bushi Wang, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Email: bushi.wang@boehringer-ingelheim.com

Title: An Improved Fisher-Hayter Pairwise Comparison Procedure

Speaker 5: Cui Xiong, East China Normal University, Email: cxiong531@163.com

Title:  Simultaneous Confidence Intervals from Stochastic Approximation

75. Advanced Statistical Methods and Big Data

Organizer: Mei-Ling Ting Lee, University of Maryland, Email: mltlee@umd.edu

 Chair: Weiliang Qiu, Harvard University, Email: stwxq@channing.harvard,edu

Speaker 1: Catherine Huber, University Paris Descartes, Email: catherine.huber@parisdescartes.fr

Title: Common and Distinctive Features of Survival and Reliability: Accelerated versus Threshold Regression Models

Speaker 2: Henry Horng-Shing Lu, National Chiao Tung University,
Email: henryhslu@gmail.com

Title: Boolean Networks for Big Data


Speaker 3: Tao Xiao, Shenzhen University, his email is taoxiao@szu.edu.cn

Title: The R Package thregS to Implement Threshold Regression Model in the Setting of

          Complex Surveys


Speaker 4: Jing Wu, University of Connecticut, Email: jing.wu@uconn.edu

Title: Online Updating of Survival Analysis in the Big Data Setting


76. Semi/Non-parametric Method in Complicated Structure Data

Organizer: Huazhen Lin, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics,
Email: linhz@swufe.edu.cn

Chair: Feng Chen, University of New South Wales Australia, Email:feng.chen@unsw.edu.au

Speaker 1: Fangfang Bai, University of International Business and Economics,
Email: bff03021@163.com

Title: Semiparametric Inference on Quantile Residual Life Model with Right Censored Length-Biased Data

Speaker 2: Feng Chen, University of New South Wales Australia,Email:feng.chen@unsw.edu.au

Title: Nonparametric Estimation of the Vaccine Effect


Speaker 3: Shaogao Lv, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, 

                   Email: lvsg716@swufe.edu.cn

Title: Minimax Rates for Sparse Multi-Kernel Classification via a New L1 Based SVM

Speaker 4: Qinliang Fan, Xiamen University, Email: wzhong.wise@gmail.com
Title: Nonparametric Additive Instrumental Variable Estimator: A Group Shrinkage Estimation
Perspective

77. Recent Advances and Challenges in Statistical Theory and Methods for
High-dimensional and Network Data

Organizer: Ji Zhu, University of Michigan, Email: jizhu@umich.edu
Chair: Harry Zhou, Yale University, Email: huibin.zhou@yale.edu

Speaker 1: Zongming Ma, University of Pennsylvania, Email: zongming@wharton.upenn.edu
Title: Optimal Community Detection in Degree-Corrected Stochastic Block Models

Speaker 2: Richard Samworth, Cambridge University, Email: rjs57@hermes.cam.ac.uk
Title: Random Projections for High-Dimensional Inference

Speaker 3: Yuekai Sun, University of California - Berkeley, Email: yuekai@gmail.com

Title: A One-Show Approach to Distributed Sparse Regression

Speaker 4: Rajarshi Mukherjee, Stanford University, Email: rmukherj@stanford.edu

Title: Detection Thresholds for the Beta-Model on Sparse Graphs

78. Recent Advances and Challenges in Statistical Methods for Big Biological and
Medical Data

Organizer: Ji Zhu, University of Michigan, Email: jizhu@umich.edu

Chair: Jie Peng, University of California - Davis, Email: jiepeng@ucdavis.edu

Speaker 1: Yufeng Liu, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Email: yfliu@email.unc.edu

Title: Flexible Graphical Models for Large-Scale Heterogeneous Cancer Genomic Data

Speaker 2: Peter Song, University of Michigan, Email: pxsong@umich.edu

Title: Fusion Learning in Data Integration

Speaker 3: Lin Chen, University of Chicago, Email: lchen@health.bsd.uchicago.edu

Title: Identifying Cis-mediators for Trans-eQTLs Across Many Human Tissues Using Genomic Mediation Analysis

Speaker 4: Heping Zhang, Yale University, Email: heping.zhang@yale.edu
Title: The Raise of Young Chinese Statisticians

 

79. Recent Developments in Statistical Methods for Complex Data

Organizer: Ji Zhu, University of Michigan, Email: jizhu@umich.edu
Chair: Junhui Wang, City University of Hong Kong, Email: junhwang@cityu.edu.hk

Speaker 1:Chongliang Luo, University of Connecticut, Email: chongliang.luo@uconn.edu
Title: Leveraging Mixed and Incomplete Outcomes via Reduced Rank Regression

Speaker 2: Xi Luo, Brown University, Email: xi_luo_1@brown.edu
Title: Community Estimation Using G-Models: Exchangeability and Large Covariance
Estimation

Speaker 3: Juan Shen, Fudan University, Email: shenjuan@fudan.edu.cn
Title: Inference for Logistic-Normal Mixtures with Heterogeneous Components

Speaker 4: Can Yang, Hong Kong Baptist University, Email: eeyang@hkbu.edu.hk
Title: Variance Component Estimation Using Summary Statistics and Reference Data

80. Empirical Likelihood and its Applications

Organizers: Jiahua Chen, Yunnan University and University of British Columbia,
Email: jhchen@stat.ubc.ca, and Yukun Liu, School of Statistics, East China Normal University,
Email: ykliu@sfs.ecnu.edu.cn
Chair: Yuejiao Fu, York University, Email: yuejiao@mathstat.yorku.ca

Speaker 1: Min Tsao, University of Victoria and South University of Science and Technology
of China, Email: tsao@math.uvic.ca
Title: Transforming the Empirical Likelihood towards Better Accuracy

Speaker 2: Pengfei Li, University of Waterloo, Email: pengfei.li@uwaterloo.ca
Title: Quantile Estimation Based on Clustered Data

Speaker 3: Yukun Liu, East China Normal University, Email: ykliu@sfs.ecnu.edu.cn
Title: Small Area Quantile Estimation

Speaker 4:  Song Cai, Carleton University, Email: scai@math.carleton.ca
Title: Empirical Likelihood Inference Based on Estimation Equations for Complex Survey with
Data Missing at Random