Melody Goodman Leads Quantitative Public Health Data Literacy Training

During the month of February, and in honor of Black History Month, alumna Melody Goodman, PhD ’06, Associate Dean for Research and Associate Professor of Biostatistics at New York University will help … Continue reading “Melody Goodman Leads Quantitative Public Health Data Literacy Training”

Harvard Catalyst Biostatistics Short Course with Daniel Nagin – 2/12

Register at: Abstract: In this workshop I will provide a brief overview of group-based trajectory modeling (GBTM) with a focus on applications in medicine and epidemiology. I will then discuss more … Continue reading “Harvard Catalyst Biostatistics Short Course with Daniel Nagin – 2/12”

Data Science Summer Program Begins!

The Department virtually welcomed 24 high school students to the 2nd annual program Data Science in Action: Machine Learning for Self-Driving Cars this morning! The one-week day camp, overseen by Professor Tianxi Cai, and taught by PhD … Continue reading “Data Science Summer Program Begins!”

Upcoming HBC Workshop: Intro to Python – 7/29

The Harvard Chan Bioinformatics Core (HBC) is excited to announce the next workshop in the Current Topics in Bioinformatics series – Introduction to Python.  Date: Wednesday, July 29th Time: 1pm – 4pm Register: Sign up for … Continue reading “Upcoming HBC Workshop: Intro to Python – 7/29”

Meet Our 2020 Summer Program Students

Please get to know a little bit more about our next group of students in the 2020 cohort of the Summer Program in Biostatistics and Computational Biology. Runa (Yan) Cheng graduated from Swarthmore College … Continue reading “Meet Our 2020 Summer Program Students”

Mathematical Foundations of Data Science Seminar

Assistant Professor Junwei Lu, along with Ethan X. Fang, Niao He, Zhaoran Wang, Zhuoran Yang, Tuo Zhao have organized a weekly online seminar on mathematical foundations of machine learning, statistics and optimization. The next … Continue reading “Mathematical Foundations of Data Science Seminar”

New Course: Stat 346 with Xihong Lin

Stat364: Scalable Statistical Inference for Big Data with Applications Time: 10:30am-11:45am, Tuesday, Spring 2020 Location: Science Center 705 Lead Instructor: Xihong Lin Unprecedented advances in digital technology have produced a … Continue reading “New Course: Stat 346 with Xihong Lin”