Summer Project Presentations

Eleven rising second-year PhD students presented their summer projects to an overflowing audience on Tuesday, August 23.  The talks were held in two sessions hosted by Kevin Cummiskey and Maya … Continue reading “Summer Project Presentations”

Summer Project Presentations

The Biostatistics Summer Projects Presentations will be held on Tuesday, August 23, from 2-5pm in Kresge 502, followed by a reception.  Please attend if possible and help encourage our students! … Continue reading “Summer Project Presentations”

Outstanding Teaching Assistants

Teaching assistants play a critical role in the educational efforts of the department. Outstanding TAs who exceed our expectations are recognized with a Certificate of Distinction in Teaching. Before nominating TAs for … Continue reading “Outstanding Teaching Assistants”

Gaining a Competitive Edge: Predictors of NIH Funding Outcomes

Why are some NIH grant applications more likely to be funded than others? A recent study of NIH criterion scores suggest that the most important predictor of funding is the … Continue reading “Gaining a Competitive Edge: Predictors of NIH Funding Outcomes”

Another Great Year for StatStart Program

StatStart finished another successful year and held their final certificate ceremony on Friday. After undergoing an intense month of lectures from Harvard graduate students, the high school students presented their … Continue reading “Another Great Year for StatStart Program”

Department Welcomes Our Incoming Class!

We are extremely excited to welcome a talented and diverse group of students to our incoming class! PhD students (and one incoming Master’s student) began their August preparatory sessions in the Department today.  … Continue reading “Department Welcomes Our Incoming Class!”