Summer Project Presentations

Eleven rising second-year PhD students presented their summer projects to an overflowing audience on Tuesday, August 23.  The talks were held in two sessions hosted by Kevin Cummiskey and Maya … Continue reading “Summer Project Presentations”

‘Smoke Waves’: Assessing the Public Health Threat from Wildfires

As wildfires increase in frequency and severity due to climate change, more communities are threatened by prolonged exposure to harmful levels of smoke.  To identify the areas at highest risk, … Continue reading “‘Smoke Waves’: Assessing the Public Health Threat from Wildfires”

Alumni News: Nick Horton Selected as Pickard Lecturer

The Harvard Statistics Department has just announced that Professor Nicholas Horton of Amherst College has been chosen as the 2016 David K. Pickard Lecturer by the award selection committee including … Continue reading “Alumni News: Nick Horton Selected as Pickard Lecturer”

Short Course Explores Survival Analysis

The primary goal for conducting clinical studies is to obtain robust, clinically interpretable results with respect to risk-benefit perspectives for individual patients in a well-defined target population via efficient and reliable … Continue reading “Short Course Explores Survival Analysis”

Meet-Up Group: Boston R/Bioconductor for Genomics

Aedin Culhane, Joe Paulson and Vince Carey have recently established a meet-up group Boston R/Bioconductor for Genomics. They invite everyone to join the new meet-up group which they hope will provide … Continue reading “Meet-Up Group: Boston R/Bioconductor for Genomics”

Judith Goldberg to Receive Lagakos Alumni Award

The Department is very proud to announce that Judith Goldberg (ScD ’72) will be this year’s recipient of the annual Lagakos Distinguished Alumni Award. Dr. Goldberg will be presented with the award and … Continue reading “Judith Goldberg to Receive Lagakos Alumni Award”