The department of Statistics at the University of Connecticut is honored to announce the 26th Distinguished Statistician Colloquium. The Pfizer colloquium series range from 1978 until 2012 and was renewed in 2018. The colloquium series featured C. R. Rao, Bradley Efron, D.R. Cox, Grace Wahba and many more. For a complete list, see https://stat.uconn.edu/pfizer-colloquium/. The purpose of the Colloquium is to provide a forum for a distinguished statistician to share and disseminate their unique perspective and work in the theory and/or application of statistics. Starting from 2018, the series has been co-sponsored by Pfizer, the American Statistical Association, and the Department of Statistics at the University of Connecticut.
THE 26th PFIZER/ASA/UCONN DISTINGUISHED STATISTICIAN COLLOQUIUM is scheduled on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 3:00-5:00pm through webinar.
This year’s speaker will be Professor Peter Bickel, Department of Statistics, University of California, Berkeley. The title of his presentation will be “Four excursions in genomics”.
The colloquium will be followed by a discussion with Liza Levina from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and Purnamrita Sarkar from University of Texas, Austin.
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