2018-19: E&O: Undergraduate Workshop – October 22-23, 2018

Location

This workshop took place at SAMSI in Research Triangle Park, NC.

Description

As part of its Education and Outreach Program for 2018-2019, the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) hosted a two-day undergraduate workshop on topics of current interest in statistics and applied mathematics. In addition to an overview of current and planned SAMSI Research Programs, the program topic on Statistical, Mathematical, and Computational Methods for Precision Medicine (PMED) was covered in some depth.

While students from universities not in the U.S. are welcome to apply, please be aware that priority is given to students who are enrolled at U.S. institutions.

If your application is accepted for the workshop, and you are traveling from outside the triangle region, SAMSI will reimburse predetermined travel expenses and provide shared lodging.  Meals/breaks are provided for all participants during the days of the workshop.

Schedule and Supporting Media

Printed Schedule
Speaker Abstracts

Monday, October 22, 2018
SAMSI RTP, Research Triangle, Durham, NC

Description Speaker Slides
Introduction and Opening Remarks Elvan Ceyhan, SAMSI/NCSU
Tutorial on R Software John Nardini and Xinyi Li, SAMSI
Communities & Classification in Disease Data Peter Mucha, UNC-Chapel Hill
Reflections on Statistical Education and Practice Lisa LaVange, UNC-Chapel Hill
Overview of some Statistical Models/Methods for PMED John Nardini and Xinyi Li, SAMSI
Hands on Demos for PMED in R Software John Nardini and Xinyi Li, SAMSI
Concluding Remarks and Wrap Up John Nardini and Xinyi Li, SAMSI
Panel Discussion: Career Opportunities SAMSI Postdocs and Graduate Fellows

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
SAMSI RTP, Research Triangle, Durham, NC

Description Speaker Slides
Modeling and Estimating Biological Heterogeneity in Spatiotemporal Data Erica Rutter, N.C. State University
Data-driven Decision Making through Games SAMSI Graduate Students, Laber Labs
Adjourn and Box Lunch

Questions: email ugworkshop@samsi.info