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Master Program in Biostatistics

Master's Theses

  • Natacha Bodenhausen, in progress
    Predicting AMF community composition,  Supervisor: Reinhard Furrer
  • Sonja Hartnack, in progress
    Confidence, prediction and tolerance intervals,  Supervisor: Reinhard Furrer
  • Peter Meili, in progress
    Comparison between model-based random forests and non-parametric causal forests,  Supervisor: Torsten Hothorn
  • Charlotte Micheloud, in progress
    Sample Size of Replication Experiments,  Supervisor: Leonhard Held
  • Sascha Stutz, in progress
    Exact non-parametric confidence intervals for log-odd rations consistent with the Wilcoxon-Mann-Withney test,  Supervisor: Torsten Hothorn
  • Silvano Sele, 2018
    The variable importance metric LMG applied to Bayesian linear regression models,  Supervisor: Leonhard Held
  • Eleftherios Papagiannoulis, 2018
    Validation of discrete time-to-event models,  Supervisor: Leonhard Held
  • Tasnim Hamza, 2018
    Analysis of Credibility for Non-Significant Effects - PDF,  Supervisor: Leonhard Held
  • Silvia Panunzi, 2018
    Modeling the association between eGFR and survival in kidney research - PDF,  Supervisor: Torsten Hothorn
  • Angelo Duò, 2018
    Comparison of clustering methods for single-cell RNA sequencing data - PDF,  Supervisor: Mark D. Robinson
  • Laura Barras, 2018
    Infectious Disease Forecasting: Using Ensemble Models to Improve Predictions - PDF,  Supervisor: Leonhard Held
  • Tea Isler, 2018
    Small sample considerations for anthelmintic resistance tests - PDF,  Supervisor: Reinhard Furrer
  • Ke Li, 2018
    Optimism-corrected Treatment Effect Estimates in Subgroups Displayed in Forest Plots for Time-to-event Outcomes - PDF,  Supervisor: Torsten Hothorn
  • Amr Abduo Elsayed Elriedy, 2017
    A comparison between isoforms clustering methods for PacBio sequencing data and the development of a unique clustering pipeline,  Supervisor: Mark D. Robinson
  • Christos Polysopoulos, 2017
    Cardiac Surgery and Blood Transfusion Products. What Does Really Matter? - PDF,  Supervisor: Reinhard Furrer
  • Roman Flury, 2017
    Multiresolution Decomposition of Incomplete Random Signals - A Statistical Application of Sparse Matrix Calculus,  Supervisor: Reinhard Furrer
  • Lisa Herzog, 2017
    Image based classification using Convolutional Neural Networks for stroke detection,  Supervisor: Beate Sick
  • Marco Reto Schleiniger, 2017
    Stan implementation of a parametric bootstrapping procedure for additive Bayesian network analysis,  Supervisor: Reinhard Furrer
  • Megan April Payne, 2017
    Likelihood-based Booting in Transformation Models,  Supervisor: Torsten Hothorn
  • Kelly Reeve, 2017
    Spatio-temporal forecasting for infectious disease count data - PDF,  Supervisor: Leonhard Held
  • Servan Grüninger, 2017
    Does the Blue Bird Get the Flu? - Using Twitter for Flu Surveillance - PDF,  Supervisor: Reinhard Furrer
  • Verena Steffen, 2017
    Transformation Forests for Right-Censored Data,  Supervisor: Torsten Hothorn
  • Andrea Meier, 2017
    Risk factor study of pododermatitis in rabbits using additive Bayesian networks - PDF,  Supervisor: Reinhard Furrer
  • Thimo Schuster, 2017
    mrbsizerR - Scale space multiresolution analysis in R - PDF,  Supervisor: Reinhard Furrer
  • Marco Kaufmann, 2017
    Mediation analysis of the effect of occupational UGDF exposure on mortality mediated through the lung,  Supervisor: Milo Puhan
  • Christian Thomas Benedikt Müller, 2017
    The Linear Transformation Model under Test,  Supervisor: Torsten Hothorn
  • Zhongxing Zhang, 2016
    Residual Analysis for Longitudinal Data,  Supervisor: Leonhard Held
  • Yuchen Ling, 2016
    Meta-Analytic-Predictive Priors Using Historical Control Information with the Integrated Nested Laplace Approximation,  Supervisor: Leonhard Held
  • Muriel Lynnea Buri, 2016
    Parametric Bootstrap Inference for Transformation Models - PDF,  Supervisor: Torsten Hothorn
  • Burak Kürsad Günhan, 2016
    Network meta-analysis with integrated nested Laplace approximations - PDF,  Supervisor: Leonhard Held
  • Gilles Kratzer, 2015
    Simulation based inference in epidemic models - PDF,  Supervisor: Leonhard Held
  • Carlos Ochoa Pereira, 2015
    Novel semiparametric estimation method for the analysis of zero-inflated data: an application to the young forest records of the Swiss NFI 3,  Supervisor: Reinhard Furrer
  • Gabrielle Elaine Moser, 2014
    Spatial Aspects of Forest Monitoring Data and Surface Estimation: An Analysis of the Swiss NFI,  Supervisor: Reinhard Furrer
  • Monika Hebeisen, 2014
    Estimation from Interval-censored Time-to-event Data: Method Comparison by Simulation based on Gallium Study for Follicular Lymphoma - PDF,  Supervisor: Torsten Hothorn
  • Sabine Güsewell, 2014
    Phenological responses to changing temperatures: representativeness and precision of results from the Swiss Phenological Network,  Supervisor: Reinhard Furrer
  • Jipcy Carolina Amador Sulbaran, 2014
    Disease Progression and Survival in ALS Patients,  Supervisor: Torsten Hothorn
  • Sarah Thommen, 2014
    Statistical monitoring of condemnation rates from Swiss slaughterhouses - PDF,  Supervisor: Leonhard Held
  • Katarina Matthes, 2014
    A comparison of count-based and assembly-based methods for differential splice detection,  Supervisor: Mark D. Robinson
  • Bledar Baholli, 2014
    Reproduzierbarkeit von Überlebenszeitanalysen mittels rekursivem Partitionieren,  Supervisor: Torsten Hothorn
  • Lukas Bütikofer, 2014
    Influence of ungulate browsing on tree regeneration,  Supervisor: Torsten Hothorn
  • Ruizhu Huang, 2014
    Evaluation of CD4 and CD8 as progression markers for untreated and treated HIV-I infection,  Supervisor: Leonhard Held
  • Isaac Gravestock, 2014
    Bayesian Tree Models, Priors and Posterior Approximations,  Supervisor: Leonhard Held
  • Maria Sereina Graber, 2013
    Phylogenetic comparative methods for discrete responses in evolutionary biology - PDF,  Supervisor: Reinhard Furrer
  • Sih-Jing Liao, 2013
    Fractional polynomials with test-based Bayes factors,  Supervisor: Leonhard Held
  • Florian Gerber, 2013
    MSc thesis (Biostatistics, University of Zurich, 2013): Disease mapping with the Besag-York-Mollié model applied to a cancer and a worm infections dataset,  Supervisor: Reinhard Furrer
  • Andrea Malaguerra, 2013
    Bayesian variable selection based on test statistics,  Supervisor: Leonhard Held
  • Almut Scherer, 2012
    Treatment Response to Tumor Necrosis Factor-a Inhibiting Substances in Axial Spondyloarthritis Patients: Adjustment for Baseline Differences in the Analysis of Longitudinal Observational Data,  Supervisor: Leonhard Held
  • Parvinder Rajesh Singh, 2012
    A comparison of bayesian and frequentist inference for cox regression models with random effects,  Supervisor: Leonhard Held
  • Rafael Sauter, 2011
    Markov Models for Multi-State Smoking Cessation Data,  Supervisor: Leonhard Held
  • Rebekka Schibli, 2011
    Spatio-temporal homogeneity of a satellite-derived global radiation climatology - PDF,  Supervisor: Reinhard Furrer