The International Biometric Society - British and Irish Region (IBS-BIR) Spring meeting and LSHTM Centre for Statistical Methodology Meeting
Title: Model selection for genetic and epidemiological data
Date: 29 March 2012, 13:30 - 17:00
Location: Manson Lecture theatre, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Pre-registration is essential. Deadline for registration is Wednesday 28th March.
Cost and Registration: £20 for International Biometric Society-British and Irish region members, £40 for non members and free for student members (PayPal payment available or by cheque on site). Note that it free for students to join the Biometric society and it costs £40 to join the Biometric Society as a full member.
13:30 - 14:15 Stijn Vansteelandt, Ghent University and LSHTM: Challenges for model selection in etiologic studies
14:15 - 15:00 Christian Robert, Universite Paris Dauphine: ABC model choice and relevant summary statistics
15:00 - 15:30 Tea/Coffee break
15:30 - 16:15 Doug Speed, University College London: Improved Heritability Estimation using Linear Mixed Models
16:15 - 17:00 David Clayton, University of Cambridge: Link functions in multi-locus genetic models
For the program abstracts or to register go to: http://bir.biometricsociety.org/events/model-selection
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