PhD/Post Doc workshop at Klækken, September 2016

The statistics groups at the University of Oslo and the Norwegian University of Life Sciences invite all PhD-students and postdocs within statistics in the Oslo-region as well as their teachers and supervisors to a  2-days workshop.

Hotel at Klækken

The workshop will start at lunch time Friday September 9th and it will end around lunch time Saturday September 10th (with lunch included both days).

Travel from Oslo and the stay at Klækken hotell ( will be covered by the individual institutions.

At the workshop the PhD.-students are expected to give a 20-25 minutes presentation of their ongoing research, the aim being to strengthen the professional communication between the combined group of PhD-students and teachers/supervisors. Postdocs who want to present their work are also welcome to do so.

In addition to Phd/Postdoc talks also Ingrid Hobæk HaffTorgeir R Hvidsten and Peter Muller will give plenary talks.

Registration for the workshop has deadline August 20Registration here

Preliminary Program

12.00-12.50 Lunch  
12.50-13.00 Introduction  
13.00-13.40 Copulae and pair-copula constructions Ingrid Hobæk Haff
13.40-14.00 Statistical Methods in Forensic Genetics Navreet Kaur
A Bayesian approach to study wolf activity patterns in the human-modified environment of Central Italy
Sara Mancinelli
14.20-14.40 Coffee break  
14.40-15.00 Spinal anesthesia induced hypotension during cesarean delivery can be predicted by a thre Markos Erango
15.00-15.20 Building an in vivo anatomical atlas to close the phenomic gap in animal breeding Lars Erik Gangsei
15.20-15.40 When did author B take over for author A? Confidence Distributions and Change-Points Celine Cunen
Prokaryote classification - method development and novel insight in 16S ribosomal 
Hilde Vinje
16.00-16.10 Short Break  
16.10-16.30 Causal notions for analysing clinical health registries Pål Christie Ryalen
16.30-16.50 Fridge: a focused approach to fine-tuning ridge regression Kristoffer Herland Helton
16.50-17.30 Computational methods for studying the evolution of gene regulation Torgeir R. Hvidsten
17.30-19.00 Break  
19.00-?? Dinner  
08.00-09.00 Breakfast  
09.00-09.20 Credit scoring using transaction history Håvard Kvamme
09.20-09.40 Effect of high school progression in a multi state model for life event histories Rune Hoff
09.40-10.00 Estimating proportions from censored data Emil Aas Stoltenberg
10.00-10.20 Coffee Break  
Model Comparison on BayesPLS, Envelope, PCR and PLS based on their prediction ability
Raju Rimal
10.40-11.00 Study of the transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Norway Francesco Di Ruscio
11.00-11.20 Mode jumping MCMC for Bayesian variable selection and averaging within GLMM Aliaksandr Hubin
11.20-11.30 Short break  
Model based bootstrapping when correcting for measurement error with application to
logistic regression
Giovanni Romeo
11.50-12.20 Reciprocal Graphical Models for Integrative Gene Regulatory Network Analysis Peter Muller
12.20-13.10 Lunch  
13.30 Return to Oslo  


Published June 9, 2016 3:17 PM - Last modified May 3, 2017 3:22 PM