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Short CV:

Education:

2007-2013: Ph.D in Statistics. "Statistical Methods for the Evaluation of Diagnostic Biomarkers in the Presence of Censoring" (In English). University of the Aegean, School of Sciences, Dept. of Statistics and Actuarial - Financial Mathematics. (Supervisor: John V. Tsimikas)

2005-2006: MSc in Statistics and Data Analysis. University of the Aegean, School of Sciences, Dept. of Statistics and Actuarial - Financial Mathematics.

2001-2005: Undergraduate student, University of Piraeus, Dept. of Statistics and Insurance Science (4 year degree)

 

Publications (refereed international journals):

1. John V. Tsimikas, Leonidas E. Bantis and Stelios D. Georgiou, Inference in Generalized Linear Regression Models with a censored covariate, Computational Statistics and Data Analysis (2011).

2. Leonidas E. Bantis, John V. Tsimikas and Stelios D. Georgiou,Survival estimation through the cumulative hazard function with constrained natural cubic splines, Lifetime Data Analysis (2012).

3. Leonidas E. Bantis, John V. Tsimikas and Stelios D. Georgiou, Smooth ROC Curves and Surfaces for Markers Subject to a Limit of Detection Using Monotone Natural Cubic Splines, Biometrical Journal (2013).

4. Dau Dayal Aggarwal, Poonam Ranga, Bhawna Kalra, Ravi Parkash, Eugenia Rashkovetsky and Leonidas E. Bantis, Rapid effects of humidity acclimation on stress resistance in Drosophila melanogaster, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology (2013).

5. Leonidas E. Bantis, Christos T. Nakas and Benjamin Reiser, Construction of Confidence Regions in the ROC space After the Estimation of the Optimal Youden Index-Based Cut-off Point, Biometrics (2014).

 

Invited oral presentation:

Leonidas E. Bantis, John V. Tsimikas and Stelios D. Georgiou, Spline based ROC curves and surfaces for biomarkers with an upper or a lower limit of detection, 7th International Workshop on Simulation, May 21-25 (2013), Department of Statistical Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy. (session organized by Prof. Ilia Vonta)

 

Publications/presentations in Conference Proceedings:

1. Leonidas E. Bantis, Christos T. Nakas and Benjamin Reiser, Construction of Confidence Regions in the ROC space After the Estimation of the Optimal Youden Index-Based Cut-off Point. 7th EMR-International Biometric Society (IBS) conference, Tel Aviv. Israel, 22-25 April, 2013.

2. John V. Tsimikas and Leonidas E. Bantis, Generalized Linear Models with a Censored Covariate for Longitudinal Data (in Greek), Greek Statistical Institute, 26th pan-hellenic Statistics conference, Piraeus, 8-11 May, 2013.

3. Leonidas E. Bantis, John V. Tsimikas and Stelios D. Georgiou, Smooth ROC curves and surfaces for biomarkers with a limit of detection (in Greek), Greek Statistical Institute, 25th pan-hellenic Statistics conference, Volos (2012).

4. Leonidas E. Bantis, Stelios D. Georgiou and John V. Tsimikas Α MATLAB package for survival estimation using constrained natural cubic splines. (in Greek), Greek Statistical Institute, 25th pan-hellenic Statistics conference, Volos (2012).

5. John V. Tsimikas, Leonidas E. Bantis and Stelios D. Georgiou, Inference in GLM's with a censored covariate, 6th EMR-International Biometric Society (IBS) conference, Crete (2011).

6. Leonidas E. Bantis, John V. Tsimikas and Stelios D. Georgiou, Survival estimation with monotone natural cubic splines (in Greek), Greek Statistical Institute, 24th pan-hellenic Statistics conference, Patra (2011).

7. Leonidas E. Bantis, John V. Tsimikas and Stelios D. Georgiou, GLM's with a censored covariates (in Greek), Greek Statistical Institute, 23rd pan-hellenic Statistics conference, Veria (2010).

8. Leonidas E. Bantis, John V. Tsimikas and Stelios D. Georgiou, Accuracy of a time dependent binary diagnostic marker (in Greek), Greek Statistical Institute, 21st pan-hellenic Statistics conference, Samos Island (2008).

 

Research Interests:

Generalized Linear Models, Survival Analysis, Estimating Equations, Splines, Evaluation of diagnostic tests, ROC curves/surfaces.