2024 Rank-Based Identification of Surrogates in Small Ebola Studies (RISE)

Symposium and Workshop Schedule

All times are US Central Time (CT). All events are in-person only, in WEL 2140 at the University of Texas at Austin.

9:30-10:00 Welcome and Introductions
10:00-10:30 Layla Parast, Rank-Based Approach to Evaluate a Surrogate in a Small Sample Setting
10:30-10:45 Discussion
10:45-11:15 Boris Hejblum, Leveraging High-throughput Measurements for Accelerating Vaccine Developments: State-of-the-art & Perspectives
11:15-11:30 Discussion
11:30-12:00 Break
12:00-12:30 Yunshan Duan, Flexible Evaluation of Surrogate Markers with Bayesian Model Averaging
12:30-12:45 Discussion
12:45-2:00 Lunch
2:00-2:30 Benjamin Hivert, Practical Limitations of Data Fission and Data Thinning for Post-clustering Differential Analysis of Gene Expression Data
2:30-2:45 Discussion
2:45-3:15 Arthur Hughes, Evaluating High-dimensional Surrogate Markers of Vaccine Response Through Causal Mediation Analysis
3:15-3:30 Discussion
9:30-10:15 Rebecca Knowlton, A General Framework to Assess Complex Heterogeneity in the Utility of a Surrogate Marker
10:15-10:30 Discussion
10:30-11:00 Emily Hsiao, Avoiding the Surrogate Paradox: An Empirical Framework for Assessing Assumptions
11:00-11:15 Discussion
11:15-11:45 Break
11:45-12:15 Denis Agniel, Evaluating Longitudinal and High-dimensional Surrogate Markers
12:15-12:30 Discussion
12:30-2:00 Lunch
2:00-2:30 Jay Bartroff, Group Sequential Testing of a Treatment Effect Using a Surrogate Marker
2:30-2:45 Discussion
2:45-3:15 Roger Peng, Environmental Interventions and the Potential for Surrogate Markers
3:15-3:30 Discussion
3:30-4:00 Symposium Closing
9:30-10:30 Workshop Opening and Brainstorming Session
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:30 Working Session
12:30-2:00 Lunch
2:00-4:00 Working Session
9:30-11:00 Working Session
11:00-4:00 Lunch and Afternoon Outing
9:30-10:30 Informal Presentations
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:30 Working Session
12:30-2:00 Lunch
2:00-4:00 Working Session