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2004–2005 Colloquia Series

The Office of Preventive Oncology in the Division of Cancer Prevention presents a Colloquia Series on Wednesdays from 11:00 a.m. to noon, beginning in September and continuing through June.*

All lectures are open to the public and are announced in the NIH and the NCI calendar of events. Speakers and topics are posted below as information becomes available. The first lecture of each month, noted below with [S], is devoted to a statistical topic.

Lectures are held at NIH's Executive Plaza complex (Executive Plaza North, Conference Room G), 6130 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, Maryland; pay parking is available.

*On occasion these lectures are offered on other days of the week.


Details about
the next
colloquium

September, 2004

February, 2005

October, 2004

March, 2005

November, 2004

April, 2005

December, 2004

May, 2005

January, 2005

June, 2005


[S] = Statistical topic


September 2004

1

[S]

Donald Berry, Ph.D.

The Mammography Trials: Weighing the Benefits and Risks of Screening

8

 

NO LECTURE PLANNED

 

15

 

Celia Byrne, Ph.D.

Breast Density as Risk Factor for Breast Cancer: What Do We Know About It?

22

 

Chris Melby, Ph.D.

Low Carb vs Low Fat Diets for Weight Loss

29

 

NO LECTURE PLANNED

NIH RESEARCH FESTIVAL

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October 2004

6

[S]

Dan Heitjan, Ph.D.

Analysis of Sensitivity to Nonignorability in a Causal Model of Noncompliance

13

 

Vicki Seewaldt, Ph.D.

Breast Cancer Prevention: Traveling the Road from the Bench to the Bedside

20

 

NO LECTURE PLANNED

 

27

 

Ray Merrill, Ph.D.

Childhood Cancer and Mental Illness

28

 

Joan Harrold, M.D.

Life after Fellowship:Research and Practice in the Community Setting

29

 

Pam Mink, Ph.D.

Methodologic Approaches to Evaluating Potential Biases in Epidemiologic Studies

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November 2004

3

[S]

Amy Herring, Ph.D.

Missing Covariate Data in the Cox Model

10

 

Margaret Spitz, M.D.

Integrative Epidemiology — From Risk Assessment to Prediction of Outcome

17

 

Shoshna Yakar, Ph.D.

Insulin Like Growth Factor 1 (IGF-1) and Cancer

24

 

NO LECTURE PLANNED

 

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December 2004

1

[S]

Janet Tooze, Ph.D.

Modeling the Distribution of Usual Intake of Episodically Consumed Foods in NHANES

8

 

Peter Ubel

Risky Feelings: Why 6% Doesn't Always Feel Like 6%

15

 

Barbara Rimer, Ph.D.

eHealth Research Challenges and Opportunities: A View from One Project

22

 

NO LECTURE PLANNED

 

29

 

NO LECTURE PLANNED

 

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January 2005

5

[S]

Michael Akritas, Ph.D.

Adjusting for Covariate Effect in Nonparametric ANCOVA

12

 

Jose Halperin, M.D.

Translational Regulation of Gene Expression by Unsaturated N-3 Fatty Acids

19

 

Graham A. Colditz, M.D., Ph.D.

Translating Epidemiological Data to Prevention Messages: Your Disease Risk

26

 

Andrew S. Harvey, Ph.D.

Time-Use Research: Method and Application

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February 2005

2

[S]

Marilyn Tseng, Ph.D.

A Dietary Pattern Approach in the Nutritional Epidemiology of Cancer

9

 

Gloria Peterson, Ph.D.

Susceptibility Gene Discovery: Implications for Cancer Control

16

 

Bruce Leistikow, M.D., M.S.

Cancer Death and Disparity Epidemics: Courses, Causes, and Cures

23

 

John P. Pierce, Ph.D.

Dietary Pattern and Survival after Breast Cancer: The WHEL Randomized Trial

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March 2005

2

[S]

Andrea Troxel, Sc.D.

Modeling Quality of Life Data with Missing Values

9

 

David F. Ransohoff, M.D.

Evaluating Molecular Markers for Cancer Diagnosis and Prognosis

16

 

NO LECTURE PLANNED

 

23

 

Allan Hildesheim, Ph.D.

Prophylactic Human Papillomavirus Vaccines

30

 

David B. Allison, Ph.D.

Genetic & Environmental Influences on Obesity

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April 2005

6

[S]

Haiqun Lin, Ph.D.

Studying Gene Methylation in SV40 Oncogenic Pathways with GA Search of Multidimensional Item Response Models

13

 

NO LECTURE PLANNED

 

20

 

NO LECTURE PLANNED

 

27

 

Boris Zaslavsky, Ph.D., D.Sc.

Structure-Focused Proteomics: A New Approach to Discovering and Monitoring Protein Biomarkers

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May 2005

4

[S]

Beverly Rockhill, Ph.D.

The Problem with Individual Risk

11

 

Todd Wagner, Ph.D.

Does Cost-effective Analysis Undervalue Behavioral Interventions?

18

 

Mary Daly, M.D., Ph.D.

A Family Approach to Cancer and Control: One Cancer Center's Experience

25

 

Catrine Tudor-Locke, Ph.D.

Practical Pedometry

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June 2005

1

[S]

Josephine Hoh, Ph.D.

A Case-Control Study for a Common and Complex Disease

8

 

Stephen Hecht, Ph.D.

Tobacco Carcinogen Biomarkers: Application in Human Exposure Studies

 

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