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CC-W = McCormick Place Convention Center, West Building,   CC-N = McCormick Place Convention Center, North Building
H = Hilton Chicago,   UC= Conference Chicago at University Center
* = applied session       ! = JSM meeting theme

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403 * ! Tue, 8/2/2016, 2:00 PM - 3:50 PM CC-W196a
New Methods for Detecting Sparse and Weak Effects in Genetic/Genomic Data — Invited Papers
Organizer(s): Zheng Ke, The University of Chicago
Chair(s): Jiashun Jin, Carnegie Mellon University
2:05 PM Goodness-of-Fit Statistics and Testing Sparse Normal Means Revisited Jon A. Wellner, University of Washington
2:30 PM A Geometric Comparison of the Rejection Regions of Popular Tests in Genetic Epidemiology — Ian Barnett, Harvard ; Xihong Lin, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health ; Zhonghua Liu, Harvard
2:55 PM Adaptive Surrogate Confounding Adjustment in Genomic Mediation Analysis and an Application to GTEx Data Lin Chen, The University of Chicago ; Fan Yang, The University of Chicago ; Brandon Pierce, The University of Chicago
3:20 PM Detecting Rare and Weak Spikes in Large Covariance Matrices Zheng Ke, The University of Chicago
3:45 PM Floor Discussion
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