My lecture on Confounding,Mediation and Effect modification

The lecture series is called “Statistically Speaking” and I just love the name. More details can be find here. My talk is on Oct 14th. There will be live video streaming for both campus and Tweeter Q&A session thanks for the marketing team! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ PS, you can find the live stream for my talk here.

A request from “the dog”

To show support and unconditional love for me, my secret admirer AKA “the dog” submitted the web request form as below. I feel so lucky to have a dog that can talk, type, use the internet and most importantly can make me laugh! First Name: Su Last Name: Zhu Country: US Email: ***@gmail.com Project Title: How […]

Using R and REDCap API to automate export/import dataset

I am working on the database design in REDCap for a cooperative NIH U grant and one functionality of this database we want to build is to track the bio-sample (plasma, DNA…)location (in transit, Lab1, Lab2…). It’s like the UPS tracking system where one can get real time update of the sample location. The idea is […]

JSM 2016

JSM Is One of the Largest Statistical Events in the World This year it will be held right next to my building in Chicago! More than 6,000 attendees from 52 countries Over 600 sessions, including invited, contributed sessions and poster presentations More than 1,000 student attendees 75+ employers hiring for more than 200 positions 90+ […]