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     April 11, 2000 Vol. 42 No. 1     
     Editor: Cheryl Bissett Spring 2000     


Statistics Seminars:
Thursday, April 13, 2000
(Joint with the Department of Biostatistics)
Nilanjan Chatterjee, Biostatistics Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute
"Association and aggregation analysis using kin-cohort designs with applications to genotype and family history data from the Washington Ashkenazi Study."
Health Sciences T-639 at 3:30 P.M.

Monday, April 24, 2000
Somesh Das Gupta, Indian Statistical Institute
"Gini Association and the Pseudo-Lorenz Curve."
Smith 205 at 3:30 P.M.

Wednesday, May 3, 2000
(Joint with CSSS)
Julian Besag, Department of Statistics, University of Washington
"Geographical Analysis and Ethical Dilemmas in the Study of Childhood Leukemias in Great Britain."
Savery 209 at 12:30 P.M.

Thursday, May 4, 2000
(Joint with the Department of Biostatistics)
Wing Wong, Department of Statistics, UCLA
"Two statistical problems in genomics and biotechnology."
Health Sciences T-639 at 3:30 P.M.

Wednesday, May 10, 2000
(Joint with CSSS)
Gary King, Department of Government and Center for Basic Research in the Social Sciences, Harvard University
"Inference in Case-Control Studies with Limited Auxilliary Information."
Savery 209 at 12:30 P.M.

Wednesday, May 31, 2000
(Joint with CSSS)
Peter Guttorp, Department of Statistics, University of Washington
"Environmental Standards from a Statistical Point of View."
Savery 209 at 12:30 P.M.


Welcome:

Marten Wegkamp, of Yale University will be here until June to do research with Jon Wellner.


Out of Town:
Julian Besag
4/3-12, Spain
Tilmann Gnieting
4/7-15, Cape Town, South Africa
Werner Stuetzle
9/99 - 9/00, on sabbatical
Adrian Raftery
4/10-17, Wales