9:00am-9:10am: Opening Remarks
Regina Liu, Chair, Department of Statistics & Biostatistics, Rutgers University
Ronald Ransome, Dean of Math & Physical Sciences, SAS, Rutgers University
Chair: Minge Xie, Rutgers University
Speaker: David Madigan, Columbia University
"Are Observational Studies Any Good?"
Discussant: Donald Hoover, Rutgers University
Chair: Steve Buyske, Rutgers University
Speaker: Giovanni Parmigiani, Harvard University
"Reproducibility and Cross-Study Replicability of Prognostic Signatures from High Throughput Genomic Data"
Discussant: Lee Dicker, Rutgers University
Chair: Arthur Cohen, Rutgers University
Speaker: Peter McCullagh, University of Chicago
"Survival Models and Health Sequences"
Discussant: John Kolassa, Rutgers University
(12:30pm-2:00pm: Poster Session & Lunch Break)
Chair: William Strawderman, Rutgers University
Speaker: Jianqing Fan, Princeton University
"Robust Sparse Quadratic Discrimination"
Discussant: Han Xiao, Rutgers University
Chair: Harold Sackrowitz, Rutgers University
Speaker: Bin Yu, University of California, Berkeley
"Modeling Visual Cortex V4 in Naturalistic Conditions with Invariant Sparse Image Representations"
Discussant: Ping Li, Rutgers University
Chair: Regina Liu, Rutgers University
Speaker: David Donoho, Stanford University
"'Big Data' Asymptotics via Approximate Message Passing"
Discussant: Cun-Hui Zhang, Rutgers University
Award - Student Poster Competition
5:25pm-6:25pm: Wine and Cheese Reception