Successful COPSS-NISS Data Science Webinars Focus on Current COVID Research

The COPSS-NISS COVID-19 Data Science webinar series is co-organized by the Committee of the Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) and its five charter member societies (ASAENARIMSSSC, and WNAR), as well as NISS.  This bi-weekly seminar features the latest research that is positioned on the cusp of new understanding and analysis of COVID-19 pandemic data, and promotes data-driven research and decision making to combat COVID-19. Find out more about this series and view all the previous sessions on the Webinar Series page.

The following webinars have taken place and recordings of these sessions can be found on the NISS website or within the NISS
Communications YouTube channel

February 4, 2021 - Host and Viral Genetics of SARS-CoV-2 to Enable Epidemiologic Surveillance, Clinical Insight and Pathobiology: Moderator: Debashree Ray (Johns Hopkins). Speakers: Priya Duggal (Johns Hopkins) and Winston Timp (Johns Hopkins).

January 21, 2021 - Transmission Dynamics of SARS-CoV-2: Inference and Projection: Moderator: Lily Wang (Iowa State),
Speaker: Jeffrey Shaman, (Columbia), Discussant: Roni Rosenfeld (Carnegie Mellon). 

January 7, 2021 - Using Epidemiologic Models to Reveal the Nature of Disease Transmission and Inform Decision-making:
Moderator: Elizabeth Stuart (Johns Hopkins). Speakers: Justin Lessler (Johns Hopkins) and Adam Kucharski (London School of
Hygiene and Tropical Medicine).

December 17, 2020 - An Ecosystem for Tracking and Forecasting the Pandemic: Moderator: Rob Tibshirani (Stanford),
Speakers: Roni Rosenfeld (Carnegie Mellon), Ryan Tibshirani (Carnegie Mellon).

December 3, 2020 - The Statistics of COVID-19 Vaccine Trials: Presenter: David Benkeser, (Emory), Moderator: Natalie Dean
(University of Florida), Discussant: M. Elizabeth Halloran, (Fred Hutch and University of Washington) 

Mark Your Calendars for the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month.

Check the NISS Events webpage for the latest!

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 by Glenn Johnson