The XXVI International Biometric Conference is one of the most important events in biostatistics. Hold every second year, the conference will be organized in 2012 by the Biometric Society of Japan and it will take place in the region of Kobe, in Japan.
The International Program Committee (IPC) have contributed to the scientific program by selecting 14 invited sessions which are spread throughout the week. It is also scheduled Biometrics and JABES Showcases, a Young Statisticians Showcase, a Special Invited Session from the ISI, and many sessions containing contributed talks.
IrsiCaixa's researcher Susana Pérez-Álvarez, biostatistician at the Host Cellullar and Genetic Immunity group, will be giving a contributed talk on "Model selection with a new technique: FARMS" (C-36-3), as part of the Analysis of High-Dimensional data session, on August 30th.
Deadline for online registration: 31st July 2012 Check all the important dates
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Susana Pérez-Álvarez1, Guadalupe Gómez2, Christian Brander1,3.
1Institut de Recerca de la SIDA irsiCaixa – HIVACAT, Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol, Badalona, Spain; 2Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain; 3Institució Catalana de Recerca Avançada (ICREA), Barcelona, Spain
* 2nd best oral student presentation in the XXVIth International Biometric Conference (held in Kobe, Japan - August 2012)