News & Updates

DFCI Bayes-Mendel Lab Develops New Cancer Screening Tool

The Bayes-Mendel Lab at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, co-led by Professor Giovanni Parmigiani and alumna and Senior Research Scientist Danielle Braun, has developed MyLynch, a cancer risk screening tool for people with Lynch syndrome. Per the DFCI … Continue reading “DFCI Bayes-Mendel Lab Develops New Cancer Screening Tool”

HDSI & Amazon Web Services New Collaboration

The Harvard University Data Science Initiative (HDSI)  announced the AWS Impact Computing Project, a collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS) aimed at reimagining data science to identify potential solutions for … Continue reading “HDSI & Amazon Web Services New Collaboration”

Career Development Series

If you are interested in joining us as a guest speaker, or have ideas regarding this series, please contact Dr. Erin Lake and/or enter your ideas [Harvard%20Business%20School%20Spangler%20Auditorium.]via this form.Part 2:  What Color … Continue reading “Career Development Series”

Xihong Lin Named NCI Outstanding Investigator Award Recipient

Congratulations to Professor Xihong Lin who was named a National Cancer Institute (NCI) Outstanding Investigator Award Recipient!NCI’s Outstanding Investigator Award supports accomplished leaders in cancer research who are providing significant contributions toward understanding cancer and developing … Continue reading “Xihong Lin Named NCI Outstanding Investigator Award Recipient”

Heather Mattie’s Recent HDSR Article Data Science in Public Health: Building Next Generation Capacity

Data Science in Public Health: Building Next Generation Capacityby Nicholas Mirin, Heather Mattie, Latifa Jackson, Zainab Samad, and Rumi ChunaraAbstract:Rapidly evolving technology, data, and analytic landscapes are permeating many fields … Continue reading “Heather Mattie’s Recent HDSR Article Data Science in Public Health: Building Next Generation Capacity”

Harvard Catalyst Journal Club – 11/9

Harvard Catalyst Biostatistics Journal Club: Directional Testing in Mediation Analysis Wednesday, November 9, 2022 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Register Here This discussion, led by Jonathan Dreyfuss, PhD, Joslin Diabetes … Continue reading “Harvard Catalyst Journal Club – 11/9”

HDSI Annual Conference – 11/15 – 11/16

The Harvard Data Science Initiative will be hosting its two-day, in-person Annual Conference on Tuesday, November 15 and Wednesday, November 16. The Conference will showcase data science in research and education through panels, keynotes, workshops, … Continue reading “HDSI Annual Conference – 11/15 – 11/16”