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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Cytel/Pfizer Webinar on COVID-19 Vaccines Trials – 4/28

COVID- 19 Vaccine Trials: Novel Aspects of Design and Challenges of Analysis’ During this webinar a panel of Cytel experts will collaborate with external speakers from Pfizer to discuss: Clinical … Continue reading “Cytel/Pfizer Webinar on COVID-19 Vaccines Trials – 4/28”

Rui Duan Receives HSPH Activation Award & IMS New Researcher Award

Assistant Professor of Biostatistics Rui Duan, was recently named a recipient of the Dean’s Fund for Scientific Advancement! Dr. Duan received an Activation Award for her project titled “TransPRS: a federated transfer learning framework for improving … Continue reading “Rui Duan Receives HSPH Activation Award & IMS New Researcher Award”

Alumna Arielle Marks-Anglin Receives ASA Biometrics Section Paper Award

Congratulations to alumna Arielle Marks-Anglin, SM ’16, who was named a paper award winner for JSM 2021 by the American Statistical Association’s Biometrics Section. Currently a PhD Candidate in Biostatistics at the University of Pennsylvania, Marks-Anglin … Continue reading “Alumna Arielle Marks-Anglin Receives ASA Biometrics Section Paper Award”

HDSI Bias^2 Seminar w. Yeshimabeit Milner – 4/22

Bias^2 Seminar: Yeshimabeit Milner Thursday, April 22, 2021  |  1:30pm to 2:45pm ET  |  Registration Yeshimabeit Milner is the Founder & Executive Director of Data for Black Lives. She has worked since … Continue reading “HDSI Bias^2 Seminar w. Yeshimabeit Milner – 4/22”

Alumna Nusrat Rabbee to give “War Heriones Speak” Webinar – 4/22

Alumna Nusrat Rabbee, PhD ’03, will speak on gender based violence during a webinar sponsored by the Asian Pacific Institute on Earth Day, April 22. Her translated book, War Heroines Speak, which details … Continue reading “Alumna Nusrat Rabbee to give “War Heriones Speak” Webinar – 4/22″

Alumnus Mingyang Song Receives Dean’s Fund Activation Award

Congratulations to Assistant Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and Nutrition and Biostats alumnus Mingyang Song, SM ’14, who is a recipient of the Dean’s Fund for Scientific Advancement! Dr. Song received an … Continue reading “Alumnus Mingyang Song Receives Dean’s Fund Activation Award”

Precision Medicine: Statistical Opportunities & Challenges – 4/14

The Harvard Catalyst Biostatistics Program organizes an annual symposium on a topic of interest to Harvard Catalyst statisticians and others in the wider Harvard community. Upcoming Biostatistics Symposia: Precision Medicine: … Continue reading “Precision Medicine: Statistical Opportunities & Challenges – 4/14”

Jeff Miller’s Recognized Publication for Snedecor Award

Assistant Professor Dr. Jeff Miller’s article on “Robust Bayesian inference via coarsening” (Miller and Dunson, 2019) was selected as the recognized publication for the 2021 George W. Snedecor Award, received by Dr. … Continue reading “Jeff Miller’s Recognized Publication for Snedecor Award”