Andy Shi Dissertation Defense – 11/2

Andy Shi Dissertation Defense “Methods for Multiple Phenotype – Multiple Genotype Testing and for COVID-19 Spread Modeling” Dissertation Committee: Xihong Lin, Rajarshi Mukherjee, Peter Kraft Tuesday, November 2, 2021 11:00 … Continue reading “Andy Shi Dissertation Defense – 11/2”

Health Data Science Symposium: Smartphones, Wearables, and Health – 11/5 – Reduced Registration by 10/5 –

You are cordially invited to the 3rd Annual Health Data Science Symposium , “Smartphones, Wearables, and Health” on Nov 5th 2021. The 2021 focus is on Digital Phenotyping, Wearables, Smartphones, & Personal … Continue reading “Health Data Science Symposium: Smartphones, Wearables, and Health – 11/5 – Reduced Registration by 10/5 –”

2021 Program in Quantitative Genomics Conference – 10/28-10/29 From Covid-19 Genomics to Spread, Vaccine, and Therapy

The Program in Quantitative Genomics will host its 15th annual conference, “From COVID-19 Genomics to Spread, Vaccine, and Therapy”, remotely via Zoom on October 28-29, 2021. The conference will be centered on … Continue reading “2021 Program in Quantitative Genomics Conference – 10/28-10/29 From Covid-19 Genomics to Spread, Vaccine, and Therapy”

Artificial Intelligence’s Promise and Peril

A recent article by Chris Sweeney in the Harvard Public Health magazine surveys current applications of AI in healthcare, highlighting the contributions of various members of the Harvard Chan School in exploring the … Continue reading “Artificial Intelligence’s Promise and Peril”

Biostatistics Student Consulting Center – Open & Accepting Clients!

The Biostatistics Student Consulting Center (BSCC) is open and accepting clients! The BSCC is a free statistical consulting service provided by doctoral students in the Department of Biostatistics. The center is open … Continue reading “Biostatistics Student Consulting Center – Open & Accepting Clients!”

Harvard Catalyst Fall Semester Events – Save the Date!

10/6/2021, 1-2pm Journal Club Robert Glynn, PhD, ScD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Mediation analysis to elucidate pathways in randomized trials 10/15/2021,  9am-1pm Short Course Peter Thall, PhD, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and … Continue reading “Harvard Catalyst Fall Semester Events – Save the Date!”

Sheila Gaynor Receives New Career Investigator Award & K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award

Postdoc and alumna Sheila Gaynor, PhD ’18,  has recently been awarded an early career investigator award from the NIH! Dr. Gaynor received a K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award from the NHLBI, which … Continue reading “Sheila Gaynor Receives New Career Investigator Award & K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award”

Excess of COVID-19 cases and deaths due to fine particulate matter exposure during the 2020 US wildfires

The warming climate we are experiencing in the US is expected to increase wildfire risk and, consequently, exposure to smoke. Studies have shown that short-term exposure to fine particulate matter … Continue reading “Excess of COVID-19 cases and deaths due to fine particulate matter exposure during the 2020 US wildfires”

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”