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Master Program in Biostatistics

List of Master's Theses

  • Samriddhi Buxy, in progress
    Mixed Model for Wound Healing Rates» ,  Supervisor: Torsten Hothorn
  • Xijin Chen, in progress
    Sceptical Confidence Interval for Evidential Assessment of Replication Studies,  Supervisor: Leonhard Held
  • Manja Elisabeth Deforth, in progress
    Statistical aspects of adaptive pathways in drug regulation,  Supervisor: Leonhard Held
  • Natalia Popova, 2020
    Error rates of adaptive power priors,  Supervisor: Leonhard Held
  • Samriddhi Buxy, 2020
    Mixed Model for Wound Healing Rates,  Supervisor: Torsten Hothorn
  • Maria-Eleni Syleouni, 2020
    Use of Historical Data as a Prognostic Score in the Randomized Controlled Trial Design,  Supervisor: Torsten Hothorn
  • Uriah Daugaard, 2020
    Analysis of Behaviors Affecting Predation Success in a Ciliate Predator-Prey System,  Supervisor: Reinhard Furrer
  • Chiara Vanetta, 2020
    The Survivor Average Causal Effect for Outcomes Truncated by Death in RCTs,  Supervisor: Leonhard Held
  • Lucas Heinrich Kook, 2020
    Regularized Transformation Models,  Supervisor: Torsten Hothorn
  • Eleftheria Michalopoulou, 2019
    Modeling Competing Risks in Childhood Leukaemia: an Overview and application including a time-dependent exposure,  Supervisor: Leonhard Held
  • Sandar Felicity Lim, 2019
    Dynamic network analysis on social behavior of wild house mice,  Supervisor: Reinhard Furrer
  • Senait Tekle, 2019
    Frailty models for right and interval censored disease-free survival in the German CAO / ARO / AIO-04 study: A comparison of R, Stata and SAS implementations ,  Supervisor: Torsten Hothorn
  • Michael Hediger, 2019
    Urn Models: Towards Applications in Biology - PDF,  Supervisor: Jean Bertoin
  • Giuachin Kreiliger, 2019
    Statistical Assessment of Publication Bias in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews - PDF,  Supervisor: Leonhard Held
  • Sandra Siegfried, 2019
    Count Transformation Models,  Supervisor: Torsten Hothorn
  • Natacha Bodenhausen, 2019
    Predicting fungal community composition based on soil properties,  Supervisor: Reinhard Furrer
  • Sascha Stutz, 2019
    Exact Non-Parametric Confidence Intervals for Log-Odd Ratios Consistent with the Wilcoxon-Mann-Whitney test,  Supervisor: Torsten Hothorn
  • Samuel Pawel, 2019
    Predictive Evaluation of Replication Studies - PDF,  Supervisor: Leonhard Held
  • Bálint Tamási, 2019
    Transformation models for correlated observations using "Template Model Builder",  Supervisor: Torsten Hothorn
  • Peter Meili, 2019
    Random Forests for Estimation of Heterogenous Treatment Effects from Observational Data: An Empirical Comparison of Generalized Random Forests and Transformation Forests - PDF,  Supervisor: Torsten Hothorn
  • Charlotte Micheloud, 2019
    Sample Size Calculation for Replication Studies - PDF,  Supervisor: Leonhard Held
  • Sonja Hartnack, 2019
    Confidence, prediction and tolerance intervals in classical and Bayesian settings - PDF,  Supervisor: Reinhard Furrer
  • Silvano Sele, 2018
    The variable importance metric LMG applied to Bayesian linear regression models - PDF,  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