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Scholarly Interest Report
         
Deborah Goldwasser
Instructor
VIGRE Instructor in Statistics
 
e-mail:dlg2004@rice.edu
 
  • B.S. Molecular Biology (1998) Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
  • Ph.D. Statistics (2010) Rice University, Houston, TX
  • M.S. Statistics (2003) Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, New York, NY
 
Primary Department
   Department of Statistics
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Selected Publications
 Articles
 

Goldwasser, D., Kimmel, M. "Modeling Excess Lung Cancer Risk Among Screened Arm Participants in the Mayo Lung Project." CancerIn Press

 
 

Taylor, S.A. Goldwasser, D., Geddes, G., and Stevenson, R. "New Technologies for Gene Therapy: Technology will Confound the Neo-Luddites." American Biotechnology Laboratory

 
Presentations
 Invited Papers
 

"Excess Risk from Chest X-ray Screening: A Re-Analysis of the Mayo Lung Project." The Second International Cancer Risk Assessment Meeting (ICCRA2), Santorini, Greece. (May 25, 2007) With Kimmel, M.

 
 Invited Talks
 

"Bayesian Estimation of Growth Rate Parameters in Mayo CT Data." Brown Bag Seminar for Predoctoral NCI Cancer Prevention Fellows, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX. (August 25, 2008) With Amos, C., Kimmel, M.

 
 

"CISNET Grantee Update." Bi-Annual CISNET Meeting, Rice University, Houston, TX. (June 15, 2007) With Kimmel, M.

 
 

"CISNET Grantee Update." Bi-Annual CISNET Meeting, NIH Neuroscience Center, Bethesda, MD. (December 6, 2007) With Kimmel, M.

 
 

"CISNET Grantee Update." Bi-Annual CISNET Meeting, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA. (May 30, 2008) With Kimmel, M.

 
 

"Estimation of Excess Lung Cancer Risk in the Mayo Lung Project." Brown Bag Seminar for Pre-Doctoral NCI Cancer Prevention Fellows, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. (March 23, 2007) With Gorlova, O.Y., Kimmel, M.

 
 

"Modeling Lung Cancer Progression Dynamics in the Mayo Lung Project after Long-Term Follow-up." 15th International Conference on Screening for Lung Cancer, Weill-Cornell Medical College, New York City. (October 21, 2006) With Gorlova, O.Y., Kimmel, M.

 
 

"Stochastic Modeling of Lung Cancer: An Evaluation of Lung Screening Trials." Human Genetics Center (HGC), Houston, TX. (March 24, 2008)

 
 

"Evaluating the Role of Overdiagnosis in Lung Cancer Screening." Biostatistics Seminar, UT School of Public Health. (October 20, 2009)

 
 Posters
 

"Likelihood-Based Testing for Assessing Homogeneity of Tumor Progression Dynamics in Two Lung Cancer Screening Trials." The 16th International Conference on Screening for Lung Cancer, Weill-Cancer Medical College, New York City. (April 23, 2007) With Gorlova, O.Y., Kimmel, M.

 
 

"Properties of a Modified Two-Stage Clonal Expansion Model Used to Explain Long-Term Excess Lung Cancer Risk in High-Risk Smokers After Completion of Periodic Chest Radiographic Screening." Workshop for Young Researchers in Mathematical Biology, Mathematical Biosciences Institute at The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. (September 3, 2008) With Kimmel, K.

 
 

"Stochastic Modeling of Lung Cancer: An Evaluation of Lung Screening Trials." Reception and Poster Session for Rice Statistics Department & M.D. Anderson Computational Biology Department Faculty, Rice University, Houston, TX. (April 16, 2008)

 
 

"Tumor Progression Modeling Using a Multi-Type Galton-Watson Branching Process." A Joint Workshop of the National Cancer Institute's Integrated Cancer Biology Program (ICBP) & Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network (CISNET), Bethesda, MD. (March 24, 2009) With Kimmel. M.

 
Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
 NCI Cancer Prevention Fellowship , The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Centerís Cancer Prevention Training Program (June 2006 - September 2006)