Research Seminars

All seminars are held at the University Center Tower 7000 Fannin Street, 6th floor (UCT E-612 & E-614), Houston, TX 77030 at 12 p.m. (noon) CST.

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All seminars are archived on the SBMI Seminar Archive page.

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Date Speaker Topic
Aug. 28 Lukas Simon Longitudinal analysis of lung regeneration at cellular resolution
Sept. 04 Todd Johnson Causal reasoning in biomedicine
Sept. 11 Xiao Dong Detecting Cancer Preventive Effects of Non-Cancer Drugs Using Real World Data
Sept. 18 Lance Black TMC Innovation
Sept. 25 Steve Jones (tentative) TBA
Oct. 02 Maryam Garza Evaluating the Coverage of the HL7 FHIR Standard to Support eSource Data Exchange Implementations for use in Multi-Site Clinical Research Studies
Oct. 09 Devika Subramanian Statistical Learning Models for Real-World Problems: Opportunities and Challenges
Oct. 16 Nina Smith The US Opioid Crisis and Prescription Drug Monitoring: Biomedical Informatics Research Needs
Oct. 23 Thamar Solorio TBA
Oct. 30 Leslie Lenert TBA
Nov. 06 Carlos Perez Aldana Harnessing Online Social Networks for Interventions Targeting Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Survivors
Nov. 13 Fatima Merchant Computational modeling tools to facilitate shared decision making in breast reconstruction surgery
Nov. 20 Alexandra Zingg Guzman Digital Health Systems in Maternal Mental Health: A Qualitative Assessment of Patient Needs and Views
Nov. 27 No Seminar - Thanksgiving Week
Dec. 04 Roni Martin TBA