BCC Education Series

School Year of 2020-2021 (Tentative)

Lectures in the Biostatistics Education Series starting from Fall 2020 are held on every 2nd Tuesday, 12-1pm monthly. It will be Zoom meetings to start. A zoom meeting link will be sent to all registered participants. 

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Date and Time (Tentative) Lecture Topics Abstract
Oct 13, Tuesday, 12-1pm Clinical trial design for Phase I,II, III Traditional Phase I, II, III clinical trial design
Nov 10, Tuesday, 12-1pm Introduction to adaptive trial design in oncology what is adaptive trial? practical considerations for designing an adaptive trial 
Dec 8, Tuesday, 12-1pm Introduction to regression models What is a regression model? Linear regression, logistic regression and other regression models
Jan 12, Tuesday, 12-1pm Introduction to survival data analysis what is time to event data? what are appropriate methods for analyzing such data
Feb 9, Tuesday, 12-1pm TBA  
Mar 9, Tuesday, 12-1pm TBA  
April 13, Tuesday, 12-1pm Introduction to clinical research methods Different clinical research designs
May 11, Tuesday, 12-1pm Introduction to data management  what is data management? What is the good practice of data management
June 8, Tuesday, 12-1pm  TBA  

 

 

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School Year of 2019-2020

Lectures in the Biostatistics Education Series starting from Fall 2019 are held on every 2nd Tuesday, 12-1pm, monthly in MART Auditorium.  

Date and Time  Lecture Topics Abstract
10/8, Tuesday, 12-1pm Introduction to Biostatistics General concepts of biostatistics, how our biostatistician can help and how you should consult a biostatistician
11/12, Tuesday, 12-1pm Introduction to Inferential Statistics Introduction to confidence interval and statistical hypothesis test
1/14, Tuesday, 9-12pm (HALF- DAY WORKSHOP) Introduction to SAS (BRING YOUR OWN LAPTOP, Location: BST 6-150 Conference Room I) How to use SAS for basic data processing, basic statistical tests such as t-test, ANOVA, chi-square test etc.  
1/14, Tuesday, 1-4pm (HALF DAY WORKSHOP) Introduction to R(BRING YOUR OWN LAPTOP, Location: BST 6-150 Conference Room I)  How to use R for basic data processing, basic statistical tests such as t-test, ANOVA, chi-square test etc.  
2/11, Tuesday, 12-1pm Sample size and power estimation  The abuse of power estimation; how to do sample size/power calculation; what you should bring when asking for a statistician's help
3/10, Tuesday, 12-1pm Introduction to Bioinformatics  What is Bioinformatics? 
4/14, Tuesday, 12-1pm Introduction to clinical research methods (CANCELED) Different clinical research designs
5/12, Tuesday, 12-1pm Introduction to clinical trial design: Phase I, II, III (CANCELED) Traditional Phase I, II, III clinical trial design; Adaptive trials; protocol of clinical trials
6/9, Tuesday, 12-1pm Introduction to data management (CANCELED) What is data management? What is a good practice of data management. 

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School Year of 2018-2019

Lectures in the Biostatistics Education Series are held on every 1st Thursday and 3rd Wednesday monthly. Please check the table below for locations. 

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Date and Time (Tentative) Lecture Topics Location Abstract
1/16, Wednesday  noon-1pm Introduction to Biostatistics Basic Science Tower, conference room T6-150 General concepts of biostatistics, how our biostatistician can help and how you should consult a biostatistician
2/7, Thursday, 5-6pm Introduction to inferential statistics (POSTPONED)    
2/20, Wednesday, noon- 1pm Introduction to clinical trial design: Phase I, II, III  MART Auditorium Traditional Phase I, II, III clinical trial design; Adaptive trials; protocol of clinical trials
3/7, Thursday, 5-6pm Introduction to inferential statistics (Make-up) MART Auditorium Introduction to confidence interval and hypothesis test
3/20, Wednesday, noon-1pm P-values & FDR MART Auditorium what is p-value; misuse of p-value; multiple testing adjustment; FDR
4/4, Thursday, 5-7pm Perform basic statistical tests using different software (BRING YOUR OWN LAPTOP) Basic Science Tower, conference room T6-150 How to perform basic statistical tests using popular statistical software; The comparison of popular statistical software
4/17, Wednesday, noon-1pm How many samples do you need? MART Auditorium The abuse of power estimation; how to do sample size/power calculation; what you should bring when asking for a statistician's help
5/2, Thursday, 5-6pm Introduction to Survival Data Analysis Basic Science Tower, conference room T6-150 What is survival data?; Kaplan-Meier curve; cumulative incidence; Cox proportional hazard model;
5/15, Wednesday, noon-1pm Introduction to regression models (RESCHEDULED TO 6/19) MART Auditorium what is regression model; linear regression; logistic regression; poisson regression; 
6/6, Thursday, 5-6pm Introduction to propensity score analysis Basic Science Tower, conference room T6-150 what is propensity score; regular PS analysis methods like PS matching, PS stratification, PS regression; 
6/19, Wednesday, noon-1pm

Introduction to regression models

Introduction to Mixed Models (POSTPONED TO FALL)

MART Auditorium

what is regression model; linear regression; logistic regression; poisson regression; 

What is mixed (effects) models; when do you need it; issues needing attention during modeling 

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