News & Updates

Briana Stephenson Receives HDSI Bias2 Research Funding

Congratulations to Assistant Professor of Biostatistics Briana Stephenson, who has received funding from the Harvard Data Science Initiative (HDSI) Bias2 Research Fund in support of her proposal Identifying bias in receipt and access to optimal … Continue reading “Briana Stephenson Receives HDSI Bias2 Research Funding”

Eric Cohn Receives ASA Young Investigator Award

Congratulations to PhD student Eric Cohn who recently received a Young Investigator Award from the ASA’s Statistics in Epidemiology Section to present at JSM for his paper on Generalization and Individualization … Continue reading “Eric Cohn Receives ASA Young Investigator Award”

Addressing Attitudes & Science Mistrust During COVID-19 – 1/28

The NIH Community Engagement Alliance, National Library of Medicine (NLM) and National Research Mentoring Network (NRMR) will host a webinar on Addressing Attitudes & Science Mistrust During the COVID-19 Pandemic at 12:30-2:30 on Thursday, January … Continue reading “Addressing Attitudes & Science Mistrust During COVID-19 – 1/28”

HBC Current Topics in Bioinformatics: Spring 2021 schedule

The Harvard Bioinformatics Core (HBC) is excited to announce the Spring 2021 schedule for the Current Topics in Bioinformatics series.These free, hands-on workshops are available to all Harvard affiliates and cover a variety of bioinformatics topics & related skills. … Continue reading “HBC Current Topics in Bioinformatics: Spring 2021 schedule”

Women in Data Science Cambridge Conference – Seeking Posters

The Women in Data Science (WiDS) Cambridge conference will take place Thursday, March 11, 2021 on Zoom and registration will be open next week.  The conference organizers are seeking posters from students and researchers for a poster … Continue reading “Women in Data Science Cambridge Conference – Seeking Posters”

DFCI Data Science Zoominar: Vaccine Prioritization Strategies – 1/26

A conversation with Daniel Larremore Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science at University of Colorado-Boulder and BioFrontiers Institute and Kate Bubar Student, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado-Boulder Moderator: Rafael … Continue reading “DFCI Data Science Zoominar: Vaccine Prioritization Strategies – 1/26”

HDSI Bias^2 Seminar: Cynthia Rudin, Duke University – 1/28

Stop Explaining Black Box Machine Learning Models for High Stakes Decisions and use Interpretable Models Instead With widespread use of machine learning, there have been serious societal consequences from using … Continue reading “HDSI Bias^2 Seminar: Cynthia Rudin, Duke University – 1/28”

Harvard Chan C-Change Spotlight Series w. Timothy Erickson – 1/28

Harvard Chan C-CHANGE Spotlight Series Description: Join us for a conversation with Dr. Tim Erickson, for a conversation on environmental toxicology and climate change, specifically diving into how issues of wastewater … Continue reading “Harvard Chan C-Change Spotlight Series w. Timothy Erickson – 1/28”

Melody Goodman Leads Quantitative Public Health Data Literacy Training

During the month of February, and in honor of Black History Month, alumna Melody Goodman, PhD ’06, Associate Dean for Research and Associate Professor of Biostatistics at New York University will help … Continue reading “Melody Goodman Leads Quantitative Public Health Data Literacy Training”