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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

AI model helps understand how viruses spread

New research outlined in Science Daily examines the role of glycans – carbohydrate-based polymers – in initiating contact between viruses and human cells.  The research team, including postdoctoral research fellow Rebekkah Burkholz and Professor John Quackenbush, … Continue reading “AI model helps understand how viruses spread”

Yige Li Named Winner of WNAR Best Student Paper

Congratulations to PhD student Yige Li, who has been named a winner of Best Student Paper for the 2021 WNAR Student Paper Competition! Yige’s paper on “Effectiveness of Localized Lockdowns in the … Continue reading “Yige Li Named Winner of WNAR Best Student Paper”

PhD Student Exit Interview Panels – 6/17 & 6/21

Please join us for a series of PhD Student Exit Interview Panels in which recent biostat PhD grads will share with current students lessons learned from the unique perspective of … Continue reading “PhD Student Exit Interview Panels – 6/17 & 6/21”

HDSI Value of Science: Data, Products & Use – 6/23 & 6/24

Value of Science: Data, Products & Use June 23 – June 24, 2021 Registration Join the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics and the Coleridge Initiative for this two-day conference to advance understanding … Continue reading “HDSI Value of Science: Data, Products & Use – 6/23 & 6/24”