StanConnect 2021

StanConnect 2021

Stan Connect 2021 - Biology, Medicine, Bioinformatics

This StanConnect event will take place on October 19, 2021, at 10AM EST.


Tentative schedule (times in ET) of each event:

  • 10am - 10:15am: Introduction to the Event by SGB representative, Introduction to theme by Session Chair.
  • 10:15am - 11:15am: three 20-minute talks - 15 minute presentation + 5 minute Q&A.
  • 11:15am - 11:20am: 5 minute break.
  • 11:20am - 12:20pm: three 20-minute talks - 15 minute presentation + 5 minute Q&A.
  • 12:20am - 12:30pm: 10-minute comment from invited panelist.
  • 12:30pm - 1:00pm: Zoom Networking/Social session.
Speaker Name Position/title/occupation Affiliation Tentative Talk Title
Mitzi Morris Researcher Columbia University Coding the BYM2 model for disconnected graphs in Stan or how I stopped worrying and learned to love PC priors
Ethan Alt PhD student North Carolina University (Chapel Hill) Normalized power prior models in Stan
Martin Modrák Researcher Czech Academy of Sciences Using Hidden Markov Models as a complement/alternative to survival models
Teddy Groves Postdoctoral researcher Technical University of Denmark Summarising enzyme information from online databases using Stan and Arviz
Nicholas Cowie PhD student Technical University of Denmark Automated kinetic modelling in Stan and its application to the methionine cycle


Session Chair: Luiz Max Carvalho, PhD - Getúlio Vargas Foundation


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