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Causal Inference Short Course: Register Now!

An Introduction to Causal Inference: This 5-day course introduces concepts and methods for causal inference from observational data. Upon completion of the course, participants will be prepared to further explore the causal inference literature. Topics covered include the g-formula, inverse probability weighting of marginal structural models, g-estimation of structural nested models, causal mediation analysis, and methods … Continue reading “Causal Inference Short Course: Register Now!”

Career Development: Upcoming Workshops

PUBLIC SPEAKING WORKSHOP – 3/21 The goal of the public speaking workshop is to help students and postdocs become more comfortable and confident in speaking in front of groups, and to learn by giving and receiving feedback from their peers. Please come prepared to get up in front of the group and give a 5-10 minute talk on … Continue reading “Career Development: Upcoming Workshops”

Accepting Award Nominations!

Each year the Myrto Lefkopoulou Lectureship is awarded to a promising statistician who has made contributions to either collaborative or methodologic research in the applications of statistical methods to biology or medicine, and/or who has shown excellence in the teaching of biostatistics. Ordinarily, the lectureship is given to a statistician who has earned a doctorate … Continue reading “Accepting Award Nominations!”

Sarah Teichmann PQG Seminar: Thursday, 3/23

THURSDAY, March 23, 2017  |  12:30-1:30 PM Kresge G1, a pizza lunch will be provided Sarah Teichmann Head of Cellular Genetics Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Understanding Cellular Heterogeneity From techniques such as microscopy and FACS analysis, we know that many cell populations harbour heterogeneity in morphology and protein expression. With the advent of high throughput … Continue reading “Sarah Teichmann PQG Seminar: Thursday, 3/23”

Hogan to Succeed Gatsonis as Chair at Brown

On July 1, 2017, alumnus Joseph Hogan, ScD ’95, will succeed former Harvard Biostatistics faculty member Constantine Gatsonis as the chair of the Biostatistics Department at the Brown School of Public Health. Hogan completed his doctoral work in 1995 after presenting his dissertation on Mixture Models for Incomplete Longitudinal and Event Time Data. Professor Nan Laird served as his advisor. Currently the Carole and … Continue reading “Hogan to Succeed Gatsonis as Chair at Brown”

Bellamy to Deliver Yerby Diversity Lecture

Alumna Scarlett Bellamy, ScD ’01, will deliver the 2017 Yerby Diversity Lecture in Public Health on “Embracing the Role of ‘Statistician’ in the age of Big Data and Data Science.”  Wednesday, April 19th 12:30-1:30 PM HSPH Kresge Building, Room G1 Bellamy completed her doctoral work in 2001, after presenting her dissertation on Clustered Data Methods with Applications to … Continue reading “Bellamy to Deliver Yerby Diversity Lecture”

cBio Center Special Symposium – 3/16

March 16th, 2017 9:00am – 1:30pm Longwood Center, 9th Floor Lunch will be provided; registration required.  Symposium Registration Website Speakers: Meromit Singer, Broad Institute Reconstructing regulatory circuits underlying T cell function in health and disease David Van Valen, Stanford University Integrated large-scale heterogeneous measurements in single cells Heidi Dvinge, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center RNA … Continue reading “cBio Center Special Symposium – 3/16”

Elizabeth Stuart Colloquium & Workshop Talks

Dr. Elizabeth Stuart, Associate Dean for Education and Professor in the Departments of Biostatistics, Mental Health, and Health Policy and Management at Johns Hopkins, will visit Harvard on March 20 – 22 to present the following talks: Monday, March 20 4:15-5:15 Science Center Hall E Sensitivity analyses for an unobserved moderator when generalizing treatment effect estimates from randomized … Continue reading “Elizabeth Stuart Colloquium & Workshop Talks”