Genomic Data Analysis Journal Club

Esther Drill will lead a discussion on “ComBat vs. SVA methods for adjusting for batch effects in high-throughput data” based on the following papers:

  • Johnson & Li (2007). Adjusting batch effects in microarray expression data using empirical Bayes methods. Biostatistics 8: 118-127.
  • Leek & Storey (2007). Capturing heterogeneity in gene expression studies by surrogate variable analysis. PLOS Genetics 3: 1724-1735.

Date & Time(s)


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
307 East 63rd Street
3rd Floor Conference Room
New York, NY



Esther Drill
Assistant Research Biostatistician
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics