#### Annual Sobel Seminar May 1, 2024

David Dunson (Duke University Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Statistical Science)

Improving understanding of life on earth through novel data and statistics

#### Annual Sobel Seminar Oct 12,2022

Xiao-Li Meng (Whipple V. N. Jones Professor of Statistics at Harvard University)

Statistical Learning with Low-resolution Information: There is No Free Lunch

#### Annual Sobel Seminar May 19,2021

Rebecca Willett (Professor of Statistics and Computer Science, University of Chicago)

Machine Learning and Inverse Problems: Deeper and More Robust

#### Annual Sobel Seminar May 22,2019

Trevor Hastie (The John A. Overdeck Professor, Professor of Statistics, Professor of biomedical Data Science, Stanford University)

Statistical Learning with Sparsity

#### Annual Sobel Seminar May 9,2018

Professor Marc Suchard (UCLA Departments of Biomathematics, Biostatistics and Human Genetics)

Scalable inference for infectious disease dynamics

#### Annual Sobel Seminar May 10,2017

Professor Bin Yu (UC Berkeley, Department of Statistics, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences).

Three principles of data science: predictability, stability, and computability

**13th Annual Sobel Seminar May 18, 2016**

Dr. Emmanuel Candes (Stanford University)

Around the Reproducibility of Scientific Research in the Big Data Era: The Knockoff Filter

#### 12th Annual Sobel Seminar April 22, 2015

Barry Arnold (UC Riverside)

Some Alternatives to the Classical Multivariate Normal Model

#### 11th Annual Sobel Seminar April 16, 2014

Hans Mueller (UC Davis)

#### 10th Annual Sobel Seminar May 7, 2013

Peter Hall (University of Melbourne & UC Davis)

Nonparametric Methods for Estimating Periodic Functions, with Applications in Astronomy

#### 9th Annual Sobel Seminar May 9, 2012

David Aldous (UC Berkeley) Reflections on devising a "Probability in the Real World" course

#### 5th Annual Sobel Seminar April 30, 2008

Michael Newton (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Dirichlet orderings, differential expression, and gene sets (pdf)

#### 4th Annual Sobel Seminar May 23, 2007

Scott Zeger (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health) Micronutrient Supplementation, Birth Weight and Infant Mortality; On Estimation of Percentile-Specific, Mediated Intervention Effects (pdf)

#### 3rd Annual Sobel Seminar March 15, 2006

Raymond Carroll (Texas A & M University) Semiparametric methods for gene-environment case-control studies (pdf1) (pdf2)

#### 2nd Annual Sobel Seminar April 19, 2005

Elizabeth Thompson (University of Washington, Seattle) Fuzzy p-values in the detection of genetic linkage (pdf)

#### 1st Annual Sobel Seminar April 20, 2004

Rudy Beran (UC Davis) Beyond ANOVA: Superefficient Fits to Discrete Multi-way Layouts