Presentations

 

  • Regression-based mixture model for clustering high dimensional data, Syracuse University (Seminar – April 2017). Invited
  • Mixture model-based approaches for exploratory analysis of biological data, Harpur college Dean’s speaker series for biological sciences, Binghamton University (Seminar – Nov 2016). Invited
  • Mixtures of Dirichlet-multinomial regression models for microbiome data, International  conference on statistical distributions and applications, Niagara Falls, Canada (Oral presentation – Oct 2016). Invited
  • Model-based Clustering in Bioinformatics, Wayne State University (Seminar – Jan 2016). Invited
  • Mixture Model-based Approaches for Exploratory Analysis of Biological Data, University of Victoria (Seminar – Jan 2016). Invited
  • Model-based clustering: some recent work and biological applications, Wilfrid Laurier University (Seminar – Nov 2015). Invited
  • New developments in model-based clustering and applications to biological data, McGill University (Seminar – Oct 2015). Invited
  • Mixtures of cluster-weighted models with latent factor analyzer structure, 6th International Conference of the ERCIM, London, England. (Oral presentation – Dec 2013). Invited
  • Clustering in Bioinformatics. OMAF and MRA RCSD Division Day, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Guelph, ON. (Oral presentation – Nov 2013). Invited
  • Cluster-weighted t-factor analyzers for clustering high dimensional data. The 2013 conference of the International Federation of Classification Societies (IFCS). Tilburg, The Netherlands (Oral presentation – July 2013).
  • Model-based clustering using eigen-decomposed covariance structure in a variational Bayes framework. Classification Society 2013 Annual Meeting. Milwaukee, WI (Oral presentation – June 2013). Invited
  • Cluster-weighted factor analyzers. Statistical Society of Canada Annual Meeting. Edmonton, AB. (Oral presentation – May 2013).
  • Clustering and classification of biological data, University of Calgary, Alberta (Seminar – April 2013). Invited
  • Cluster weighted modeling for high dimensional data, University of Catania, Italy (Oral presentation – Feb. 2013). Invited
  • Variational Bayes approximations for model-based clustering using mixtures of multivariate normal inverse Gaussian distributions’, MBC2 – Workshop on Model Based Clustering and Classification, Catania, Italy (Oral presentation – Sept. 2012).
  • Variational Bayes approximations for parameter estimation and model selection, 19th Summer Meeting of the University of Washington Working Group in Model-Based Clustering, Guelph, Ontario (Oral presentation – July 2012). Invited
  • Variational approximations for flexible mixture model-based clustering, Statistical Society of Canada Annual Meeting, Guelph, Ontario (Oral presentation – June 2012).
  • Model-based clustering using mixture of normal inverse Gaussian models, 8th International Meeting of the Classification and Data Analysis Group (CLADAG), Pavia, Italy (Oral presentation – Sept. 2011).
  • Variational Bayes approximations for model-based clustering using mixtures of normal inverse Gaussian distributions, 18th Summer Meeting of the University of Washington Working Group in Model-Based Clustering, Glasgow, Scotland (Poster presentation – July 2011).
  • The presence and volume of brown fat in humans: a case study, Statistical Society of Canada Annual Meeting, Wolfville, Nova Scotia. (Poster presentation – June 2011).
  • Variational Bayes approximations for the model-based clustering and classification of longitudinal data’, Computational Statistics Seminar Series, University of Guelph (Seminar – Jan. 2011). Invited
  • Variational Bayes approximations for the model-based clustering and classification of longitudinal data, 4th CSDA International Conference on Computational and Financial Econometrics (CFE 10) and 3rd International Conference of the ERCIM (European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics) Working Group on Computing & Statistics (ERCIM10),University of London, (Oral Presentation – Dec. 2010).
  • Parameter estimation for model-based clustering and classification of longitudinal data’, 17th Summer Meeting of the University of Washington Working Group in Model-Based Clustering, Grenoble, France, (Poster Presentation – July 2010).
  • Parameter estimation for model-based clustering of longitudinal data, Statistical Society of Canada Annual Meeting, Quebec, (Poster presentation – May 2010).
  • Genome selection for predicting the EBVs of the Holstein cattle in North America., 2009 Statistical Genetics of Livestock in the Post-Genomic Era Symposium, University of Wisconsin, USA, (Poster presentation – May 2009).
  • Ultra structural characterization of amyloplasts using 14-3-3 proteins, 2008 Ontario Biology Day, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, (Poster presentation – Mar 2008).
  • Stability of starch biosynthetic enzyme complexes in maize endosperm, Eastern Regional Meeting of the Canadian Society of Plant Physiologists, McMaster University, Hamilton, (Poster presentation – Dec. 2006)
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