Prof. David Torres

Prof. David Torres Núñez


Instructor – MS, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Rio Piedras, PR
Estadística

Prof. David Torres

Contacto:

Email: david.torres9@upr.edu
Teléfono: 787-764-0000 Ext. 87083
Oficina: AMO-100 #7


Preparación académica

(In Progress) PhD, Environmental Science, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, PR.
MS Applied Mathematics 2006. Thesis: “Newcomb – Benford’s Law Applications to Electoral Processes, Bioinformatics and The Stock Index”. Supervisor: Luis R. Pericchi Guerra
BS Mathematics 1999, University of Puerto Rico, Cayey, PR.

Área de Investigación

Estadística Bayesiana

Publicaciones y presentaciones representativas

Juan C. Zevallos, Jorge Yarzebski, Juan A. González, Héctor L. Banchs, Mario R. García-Palmieri, Hernando Mattei, José Ayala, Marijesmar González, Vanessa Torres, Iris N. Ramos, Luis R. Pericchi, David A. Torres, María C. González, Robert J. Goldberg. Incidence In-hospital Case-fatality Rates, and Management Practices in Puerto Ricans Hospitalized with Acute Myocardial Infarction, PR Health Sciences Journal, 2013. http://prhsj.rcm.upr.edu/index.php/prhsj/article/view/790/662

Daniel Caballero-Rivera, Omar A Cruz-Nieves, Jessica Oyola-Cintrón, David A Torres-Nunez, Jose D Otero-Cruz, José A Lasalde-Dominicci. Tryptophan scanning mutagenesis reveals distortions in the helical structure of the δM4 transmembrane domain of the Torpedo californica nicotinic acetylcholine receptor. Channels (Austin). 2012 Mar-Apr;6(2):111-23. doi: 10.4161/chan.19540. Epub 2012 Mar 1. PMID: 22622285

Pericchi, Luis; Torres, David. Quick Anomaly Detection by the Newcomb–Benford Law, with Applications to Electoral Processes Data from the USA, Puerto Rico and Venezuela. Statistical Science 26 (2011), no. 4, 502–516. doi:10.1214/09-STS296. http://projecteuclid.org/euclid.ss/1330437932.

Torres Nuñez, David A., Caballero-Rivera, D.; Cruz-Nieves, O.; Oyola-Cintrón, J.; Otero-Cruz, J.; Lasalde-Dominicci, J. (2011). Fourier transform coupled tryptophan scanning mutagenesis identifies a bending point on the lipid-exposed ¿M3 transmembrane domain of the Torpedo californica nicotinic acetylcholine receptor, Channels Volume 5( Issue 4), 345 – 356.

Torres Núñez, David A. (2010). Fourier Transform Coupled Tryptophan Scanning Mutagenesis of the Lipid Exposed DM3 And DM4 Transmembrane Domains of the Torpedo Californica Acetylcholine Receptor, Biophysical Journal Vol. 98 (Issue 4), 132a-132a.

Torres Núñez, David A. (2008). Tryptophan scanning of the acetylcholine receptors ßM4 transmembrane domain, Channels Vol. 2( Issue 6), 393-473.

Torres Núñez, David A., Pericchi, Luis and Guimey, Liu (2008). Objective Bayes Factors for Informative Hypotheses: Completing the Informative Hypothesis and Splitting the Bayes Factors, Bayesian evaluation of informative hypotheses.

Torres Núñez, David A. (2008). Fourier transform coupled to tryptopan-scanning mutagenesis: Lessons from its application to the prediction of secondary structure in the acetylcholine receptor lipid-exposed transmembrane domains, Biochim Biophys Acta 2008, 1784:1200.

Conferencias

David A Torres Núñez, Luis Raul Pericchi (March 2,2014). Forecasting Cancer and Ischemic Heart Disease mortality in Puerto Rico: the use of Bayesian dynamical models for panel data. XXIX Seminario Interuniversitario de Investigaciones en Ciencias Matemáticas (SIDIM). Pontificia Universidad Católica de PR.

David A. Torres Núñez, David A. Torres, Luis R. Pericchi (2013). Cancer incidence and mortality trends in Puerto Rico using dynamic bayesian modeling. 33er Foro Anual de Investigación y Educación del Recinto de Ciencias Médicas, Meeting the Challenges of a Changing Global Stage. Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Ciencias Médicas.

David Torres, Hernando Mattei, Luis R. Pericchi, Juan C. Zevallos. (). Ischemic Heart Disease Mortality Trends in Puerto Rico: Forecasting Using Age-­Period-Cohort Models, 32rd Annual Research and Education Forum MSC. Social Determinants of Health. Everybody’s challenge.

David A. Torres Núñez and Luis R. Pericchi. Dynamic Bayesian models for projecting cancer incidence in Puerto Rico, XXVI Seminario Interuniversitario de Investigación en Ciencias Matemáticas. Universidad de Puerto Rico at Humacao. 25 y 26 de febrero de 2011. http://sidim.uprh.edu/sidim2011/

Luis R Pericchi, Nayda R. Figueroa-Vallés, Javier Pérez Irizarry, David A. Torres Núñez. Age Period-Cohort Robust Bayesian Models for projecting cancer incidence and mortality in Puerto Rico. 31er Foro Anual de Investigación y Educación, Recinto de Ciencias Médicas. http://foro2011.rcm.upr.edu/ResumenesForo2011.pdf

David A. Torres, Poster: Newcomb – Benford Law in a Bayesian Framework. 2010 Summer Program on Semiparametric Bayesian Inference: Applications in Pharmacokinetics Pharmacodynamics. July 12-23, 2010. Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-4006.

Poster: Objective Bayes Factors for Informed Hypotheses: “Completing” The Informed Hypothesis and “Splitting” the Bayes Factors. Authors: David A Torres and Luis R. Pericchi. O-Bayes09, the 2009 International Workshop on Objective Bayes Methodology.

Luis Raúl Pericchi Guerra, and David Torres Núñez, Objective Bayes Factors for Informed Hypotheses: “Completing” The Informed Hypothesis and “Splitting” the Bayes Factors. XXIV Seminario Interuniversitario de Investigación en Ciencias Matemáticas.

Luis R Pericchi Guerra and David Torres Núñez, Large Modern Designs and Monitoring of Randomized Clinical Trials by Bayesian Methods. XXII Seminario Interuniversitario de Investigación en Ciencias Matemáticas.

David Torres and, L. R. Pericchi. Applications of Newcomb-Benford’s Law to Electoral Processes, Bioinformatics and the Stock Market. XXI Seminario Interuniversitario de Investigación en Ciencias Matemáticas Universidad del Turabo, Gurabo PR 24-25 de febrero de 2006.

Torres, David A and L. R. Pericchi, Model for Estimating Community Diversity as the Prediction of Sample needed for full Coverage with Applications in Bioinformatics. XX Seminario Interuniversitario de Investigación en Ciencias Matemáticas (February 25, 2005). Universidad de Puerto Rico Recinto Universitario de Mayagüez.

Pericchi, Luis R. and Torres, David A, La Ley de Newcomb-Benford y sus Aplicaciones al Referéndum Revocatorio En Venezuela del 15 de agosto de 2004. XX Seminario Interuniversitario de Investigación en Ciencias Matemáticas (February 26, 2005). Universidad de Puerto Rico Recinto Universitario de Mayagüez.

Godoy Filipa, Gao, Z. , Pei Z., Zhou M. ,Garcia-Amado, M.A., Pericchi, L.R., Torres, D. Michelangeli F., Blaser M.J , Domínguez-Bello, M.G. Place, Comparative Nutrition Society meeting. Microbial diversity in the crop of the hoatzin. Kalamazoo, Missouri, 15-18 July. 2005.

Talleres Asistidos

IMA Special Workshop: Career Options for Underrepresented Groups in Mathematical Sciences. March 25-27, 2010. Participant.

Statistical Analysis for Genetic Epidemiology Short Course. University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus February 22-25, 2010 ¸ Graduated School of Public Health, San Juan, PR. Participant.

UPR-MDACC Clinical Trial Workshop. May 1st, 2009. Participant.

Bio 2010 and Beyond. BioQUEST Curriculum Consortium and the University of Puerto Rico May 2009. http://bioquest.org/workshops/san_juan_2009/index.php

Cursos que enseña

Estadística, Métodos Cuantitativos

Rev. 20/oct/2015