Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Biostatistics Collaboration Center

2016 Lecture Series

The Biostatistics Collaboration Center (BCC) is offering free introductory lectures on biostatistics in medical research during the month of October. The lectures will be held from noon - 1 pm in Hughes Auditorium on Tuesdays and Fridays during October. For those unable to make it, the presentations will be streamed live and recordings of the lectures will be posted here. 

Four Lessons in Biostatistics and Some Biostatistics Along the Way

Presented by Leah Welty, PhD, Director of the BCC 

October 7

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Statistical Considerations for Sex Inclusion in Basic Science Research

Presented by Denise Scholtens, PhD 

October 11

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The Impact of Other Factors: Confounding, Mediation, and Effect Modification

Presented by Amy Yang, MS, Sr. Statistical Analyst

October 14

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Statistical Power and Sample Size: What You Need and How Much

Presented by Mary Kwasny, ScD

October 18

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Clinical Trials: Highlights from Design to Conduct 

Presented by Masha Kocherginsky, PhD

October 21

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Finding Signals in Big Data

Presented by Kwang-Youn A. Kim, PhD

October 25

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Enhancing Rigor and Transparency in Research: Adopting Tools that Support Reproducible Research

Presented by Leah Welty, PhD 

October 28

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