Events Calendar

Thesis Defense – Yifan Duan

Virtual In Person

Thesis Defense: Yifan Duan Time: Wednesday May 8, 2024 at 3:00 PM Eastern Time Location: FXB G03 Zoom: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/96809748553 Yifan will present the thesis titled “Benchmarking compositional data analysis methods for single-cell RNA-seq data”. The thesis committee is chaired by Adam Haber and includes Sophia Carryl, Wenjiang Deng, and John Quackenbush.

Quantitative Issues in Cancer Research Working Group Seminar

In Person

Daniel Schwartz, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard University Dynamic Latent Factor Models To Infer Dietary Patterns From Nutrition Survey Data Abstract: A growing body of research has shown that poor diet is a leading risk factor for death, especially in connection with chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease. However, these studies provide limited … Continue reading "Quantitative Issues in Cancer Research Working Group Seminar"

Thesis Defense – Mian Zhao

Virtual In Person

Thesis Defense: Mian Zhao Time: Thursday May 9, 2024 at 1:00 PM Eastern Time Location: Kresge 201 Zoom: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/94566387781 Mian will present the thesis titled “Phenotypic and genome evolution after radiation induced DNA damage”. The thesis committee is chaired by Cheng-Zhong Zhang and includes Spektor Alexander and John Quackenbush.

Thesis Defense – Michelle Dai

Virtual In Person

Thesis Defense: Michelle Dai Time: Thursday May 9, 2024 at 2:00 PM Eastern Time Location: Kresge 201 Zoom: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/92102482641 Michelle will present the thesis titled “Knowledge Graph-Based Approach for Schizophrenia Drug Repurposing”. The thesis committee is chaired by Jukka-Pekka Onnela and includes Marinka Zitnik and John Quackenbush.

Thesis Defense – Ruixin Chen

Virtual In Person

Thesis Defense: Ruixin Chen Time: Friday May 10, 2024 at 2:00 PM Eastern Time Location: FXB G10 Zoom: https://harvard.zoom.us/j/93482835782 Ruixin will present the thesis titled “Understanding Tissue Permissivity in Cancer Development”. The thesis committee is chaired by Kevin Haigis and includes Martin Hemberg and John Quackenbush.

Thesis Defense – Xiaohe Tian

Virtual In Person

Thesis Defense: Xiaohe Tian Time: Friday May 10, 2024 at 3:00 PM Eastern Time Location: FXB G10 https://harvard.zoom.us/j/97604026268 Xiaohe will present the thesis titled “Deciphering the Effect of chr17q21.31 Haplotype on Transcriptional Regulation Using Large-scale AMP-PD Cohorts”. The thesis committee is chaired by Xianjun Dong and includes Heng Li and John Quackenbush.

HCMPH Center Symposium: The Microbiome and Cancer

Virtual In Person

We’re delighted to welcome everyone for the sixth annual Harvard Chan Microbiome in Public Health center symposium, which this year will be run in tandem with a partner Dana-Farber / Harvard Cancer Center workshop. Of the many health-relevant aspects of microbiome science, its role in cancer has become particularly critical. Not only is it one … Continue reading "HCMPH Center Symposium: The Microbiome and Cancer"

PQG Seminar

In Person

Xiuwei Zhang  Assistant Professor, School of Computational Science and Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology Cell dynamics across various time scales and spatial coordinates In biological processes like development and disease … Continue reading "PQG Seminar"