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Graduate Student Seminar

SIAM Student Chapter Professional Development


Biological Sciences : 120

Date & Time

March 12, 2014, 10:00 am12:00 pm


The UMBC SIAM Student Chapter is hosting a professional development seminar during the usual Graduate Student Seminar time slot.  The SIAM Student Chapter will provide brunch from 10--11am in BIO 120. The talk will follow from 11am--noon.

  Professor Bimal Sinha

Title:  An Introduction to Statistical Meta-Analysis

Abstract: SMA deals with developing appropriate statistical methods to combine information arising from independent sources, all sharing a common goal. I will present a variety of examples to motivate the need for carrying out SMA. Some aspects and issues arising in SMA will be highlighted, and a specific application with details will be presented.