Another Successful Summer of StatStart!

The StatStart program concluded last week with 10 high school students presenting the research they worked on during the 4-week intensive summer program. The following topics were included in the presentations: Dose Finding … Continue reading “Another Successful Summer of StatStart!”

2021 BioC Annual Conference – 8/4-8/6

Registration is now open for the 2021 BioC Annual Conference. The Bioconductor project (https://bioconductor.org) holds an annual meeting that typically includes about 500 or so bioinformaticians, software developers, and biological … Continue reading “2021 BioC Annual Conference – 8/4-8/6”

HBC Current Topics in Bioinformatics Summer Schedule

Announcing the Summer 2021 schedule for the Current Topics in Bioinformatics series hosted by the Harvard Bioinformatics Core. These free, hands-on workshops are available to all Harvard affiliates and cover a variety of … Continue reading “HBC Current Topics in Bioinformatics Summer Schedule”

Fifth Boston Pharmaceutical Symposium: Virtual Seminar Series by the Boston Chapter of the ASA

The Boston Chapter of the American Statistical Association (BCASA) invites you to attend the Fifth Boston Pharmaceutical Symposium. As an annual event, the Boston Pharmaceutical Symposium provides a unique venue for … Continue reading “Fifth Boston Pharmaceutical Symposium: Virtual Seminar Series by the Boston Chapter of the ASA”

Surprising Results in Study of Youth Born to Women with HIV

While initially looking to explore “Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Longitudinal Emotional-Behavioral Functioning Among Youth Born to Women Living With HIV,” doctoral  student Jemar Bather found a more surprising outcome to his research– that youth who … Continue reading “Surprising Results in Study of Youth Born to Women with HIV”

Using Abstract Math to Solve Real-World Crises

A recent article from NIH profiles alumnus Roland A. Matsouaka, a recipient of Master’s and doctoral degrees in Biostatistics at the Harvard School of Public Health, who studied with Professor Rebecca Betensky (currently … Continue reading “Using Abstract Math to Solve Real-World Crises”

Summer Program Concludes with a Successful Pipelines Into Biostatistics Symposium

The 2021 Summer Program in Biostatistics & Computational Biology concluded last week, after the annual “Pipelines into Biostatistics Symposium” was held virtually on Thursday, July 15th. Research project presentations were given by sixteen students who … Continue reading “Summer Program Concludes with a Successful Pipelines Into Biostatistics Symposium”

Today the Science of Self-Driving Cars, Tomorrow the World of Data Science

Last week the CELEHS / HMS Data Science Summer Program kicked off a two-week program with 22 high school students from all over the US, as well as Canada and Mexico. The … Continue reading “Today the Science of Self-Driving Cars, Tomorrow the World of Data Science”