Fireside Chat participants hear from Nima Hejazi

In spring 2023, the Ph.D. student committee launched a new “Fireside chat” series. Fireside chats provide a low-key environment where PhD students hold a discussion with invited faculty and ask … Continue reading “Fireside Chat participants hear from Nima Hejazi”

Career Development Series – Upcoming Events

Welcome to the 2023 Spring Career Development Series! Please feel free to share your ideas for this series or contact Dr. Erin Lake. Visit with department alumna Irina Degtiar, PhD ’21, Statistician at … Continue reading “Career Development Series – Upcoming Events”

Ben Guebila Marouen Receives the “Cloud Credit for Research Program” Award from Amazon Web Services

Congratulations to Research Associate Ben Guebila Marouen for receiving the “Cloud Credit for Research Program” award from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to support the maintenance of open-source web tools developed with the … Continue reading “Ben Guebila Marouen Receives the “Cloud Credit for Research Program” Award from Amazon Web Services”

Jeff Miller Promoted to Associate Professor

We are extremely pleased to announce that Dr. Jeff Miller has been promoted to Associate Professor of Biostatistics! The goal of Dr. Miller’s research is to develop statistical methods to help understand diseases of aging … Continue reading “Jeff Miller Promoted to Associate Professor”

Postdoc Tian Gu Awarded ASA Young Investigator Award

Congratulations to Postdoctoral Research Fellow Dr. Tian Gu who was awarded the 2023 Young Investigator Award by ASA Statistics in Epidemiology Section! Dr. Gu has been recognized for Robust angle-based transfer learning approach in … Continue reading “Postdoc Tian Gu Awarded ASA Young Investigator Award”

DF/HCC Celebration of Early Career Investigators in Cancer Research – 2/10

DF/HCC Celebration of Early Career Investigators in Cancer ResearchThis symposium will showcase the talent of early career investigators at the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC) who work in several areas of … Continue reading “DF/HCC Celebration of Early Career Investigators in Cancer Research – 2/10”

Interview with Xihong Lin on Women in STEM

Late last year, the Statistics Department interviewed Professor Xihong Lin as part of a series celebrating women in statistics and data science. Dr Lin’s research focuses on developing and applying scalable statistical and machine learning … Continue reading “Interview with Xihong Lin on Women in STEM”

Center for Biostatistics in AIDS Research (CBAR): Year-End Update 2022

The Department of Biostatistics’ Center for Biostatistics in AIDS Research (CBAR), directed by Professor Michael Hughes, has a broad research agenda on infectious diseases with a longstanding focus on HIV, tuberculosis … Continue reading “Center for Biostatistics in AIDS Research (CBAR): Year-End Update 2022”