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”

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”

Lisa Bebell Thesis Defense – 6/30

Lisa Bebell Thesis Defense June 30, 2021 11:00am EST Email for Zoom Info Lisa Bebell will present the thesis on: “The inflammatory landscape in HIV-affected pregnancies: relationships between HIV viral load, … Continue reading “Lisa Bebell Thesis Defense – 6/30”

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”

Camila Lopes-Ramos Receives ALA Lung Cancer Discovery Award

Congratulations to research scientist Camila Lopes-Ramos, who was recently chosen you a recipient of the prestigious American Lung Association Lung Cancer Discovery Award! Dr. Lopes-Ramos’s research involves developing and applying … Continue reading “Camila Lopes-Ramos Receives ALA Lung Cancer Discovery Award”

Alumna Katherine Evans Becomes First Woman to Head a Research or Analytics Department of an NBA Franchise

Congratulations to alumna Katherine Evans, PhD ’17, who has been named Vice President of Research & Information Systems by Monumental Basketball, becoming the first woman to head the research or analytics … Continue reading “Alumna Katherine Evans Becomes First Woman to Head a Research or Analytics Department of an NBA Franchise”

Channing Microbiome Working Group Meeting – 6/4

Channing Microbiome Working Group Meeting June 4th (Friday), 2021, 9AM (ET) Zoom link | Code: 711645 Jun Chen, PhD Department of Quantitative Health Sciences Microbiome Program Mayo Clinic “Linear Models for Differential Abundance … Continue reading “Channing Microbiome Working Group Meeting – 6/4”

DFCI Data Science Events

Data Science Zoominar: Mathematical Modeling and Cancer Prevention May 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EDT A conversation with Cristian Tomasetti, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Oncology, Johns Hopkins Medicine, … Continue reading “DFCI Data Science Events”

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