Graybill Conference 2003




June 18-20, 2003


Colorado State University Campus


University Park Holiday Inn

Fort Collins, CO



Wednesday, June 18


8:00 AM to 8:30 AM   Room 206, Weber Building, CSU campus

Coffee, juice, and donuts

8:30 AM 4:30 PM  Room 206, Weber Building, CSU campus

Tutorial on  Analysis of DNA Microarray Data by Dr. Steen Knudsen, Associate Professor, Deputy Director, Center for Biological Sequence Analysis, Technical University of Denmark

Lunch break from NOON to 1:30 PM

7:00 PM  Registration Packet Pickup

University Park Holiday Inn Oklahoma State Room

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM  Conference Opening mixer

University Park Holiday Inn Oklahoma State Room


Thursday, June 19


7:30 AM   Registration Packet Pickup

University Park Holiday Inn Oklahoma State Room



8:00 AM   Welcome address and opening remarks

8:15 AM   Session I                                                       Session Chair: Phillip Chapman


8:15 AM to 8:45 AM

David Allison

Statistical Genetics, University of Alabama-Birmingham

Applying High-Dimensional Approaches to Microarray Research


8:45 AM to 9:15 AM

Rebecka Jornsten

Department of Statistics, Rutgers University

Clustering, Classification and Validation via the L1 Data Depth


9:15 AM to 9:45 AM

Grace Shieh

Institute of Statistical Science, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

Reconstructing Yeast Gene Networks from Microarray Data


9:45 AM to 10:15 AM           BREAK ATRIUM

10:15 AM  Session II                                                                Session Chair: Jim zumBrunnen


10:15 AM to 10:45 AM 

Lue Ping Zhao

Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Building a Predictive Model Using Array Technologies with an Application to Breast Cancer


10:45 AM to 11:15 AM

Lawrence Hunter

Center for Computational Pharmacology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Knowledge-based Interpretation of Gene Expression Array Studies

Keynote Address

11:15 AM to 12:15 PM   

Russell  D. Wolfinger

SAS Institute, Inc.

Extending Graybill's Legacy to Microarray Data and Beyond


12:15 PM to 1:30 PM             LUNCH at the Holiday Inn ATRIUM


1:30 PM  Session III                                                              Session Chair: Thomas Lee


1:30 PM to 2:00 PM 

Jane Chang 

Dept. of Applied Statistics and Operations Research,  Bowling Green State University

Design and Analysis of 2-Channel Microarray Experiments
2:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Chen-Tuo Liao

Division of Biometry, Institute of Agronomy, National Taiwan University

Statistical Designs for cDNA Microarray Experiments  
2:30 PM to 3:00 PM

Susan Hilsenbeck

Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Medical Center

Pilot Studies of Components of Technical Variability and Practical Recommendations for Study Design


3:00 PM to 3:30 PM              BREAK ATRIUM


3:30 PM Session IV                                                    Session Chair: Thomas Boardman




3:30 PM to 3:50 PM 

Deepak Mav

Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Old Dominion University

Bivariate Models for Identifying Differentially Expressed Genes in Microarray Experiments


3:50 PM to 4:10 PM 

Annette Molinaro

Division of Biostatistics, University of California at Berkeley

Prediction of Survival with Regression Trees and Cross-Validation


4:10 PM to 4:30 PM

Gail R. Willsky1,  Lai-Har Chi1 ,  Yulan Liang2 and

Debbie C Crans3

University at Buffalo (SUNY) Dept. of Biochemistry1 and Division of Statistics, Dept. of  Social and Preventative Medicine2 and Colorado State University, Dept. of Chemistry3

Identification of Gene Expression Changes in Skeletal Muscle from Diabetic and Normal Rats Treated by Oral Administration of Vanadyl Sulfate


6:30 PM     Pre-banquet Social and Cash Bar - Oklahoma State Room

7:00 PM    Banquet Oklahoma State Room

Guest Speaker:  Robert V. Hogg

Professor Emeritus, University of Iowa


Friday, June 20


8:00 AM SESSION V                                                             Session Chair:  Jan Hannig


8:00 AM to 8:30 AM

Wei Pan

Biostatistics, University of Minnesota

Statistical Significance Analysis of Longitudinal Gene Expression Data


8:30 AM to 9:00 AM

Dan Nettleton

Department of Statistics, Iowa State University

Identifying Differentially Expressed Genes in Unreplicated Multiple-Treatment Time-Course Microarray Experiments


9:00 AM to 9:30 AM

Peter Munson

Mathematical and Statistical Computing Lab, National  Institutes of Health

Significance of Gene Expression Changes Using the "Consistency" Test


9:30 AM to 10:00 AM

Laura Lazzeroni

Biostatistics and Genetics, Stanford University

Results from the Distribution of the Number of False Positives: Examples from Microarrays


10:00 AM to 10:30 AM         BREAK ATRIUM

10:30 AM Session VI                                                                            Session Chair: Jay Breidt


10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

David M. Rocke

Department of Applied Science and Division of Biostatistics, University of California-Davis

Measurement Errors and Data Transformation for Gene Expression Data, Proteomics Data, and Metabolomics Data


11:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Jenny Bryan

Biotechnology Laboratory & Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia

Resampling to Assess Significance of Gene Clusters


11:30 AM to 12:00 Noon

Steen Knudsen

Center for Biological Sequence Analysis, Technical University  of Denmark

Bioinformatics Analysis of DNA Microarray Data


12:00 NOON to 1:15 PM      LUNCH at the Holiday Inn ATRIUM

1:15 PM  Session VII                                                                  Session Chair: Hari Iyer


1:15 PM to 1:45 PM

Philip Dixon

Department of Statistics, Iowa State University

Modeling Nucleotide Sequence Variation in a Viral
Quasi Species


1:45 PM to 2:15 PM  

Kent Eskridge
Biometry, University of Nebraska
Field Design and Analysis in the Search for Quantitative Trait Loci in Plants


2:15 PM to 2:45 PM

Deborah Glueck

Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics, Univ. of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Exact Power Under Independence for the False Discovery Rate in Gene Expression Array Experiments


2:45 PM to 3:15 PM   

David L. Gold
M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, The University of Texas

Graphically Displaying Partitions of Variation in Microarray Data 






Map of Fort Collins Area

Map of Fort Collins Area