News & Updates

Department Colloquium & Career Chat w. Bhramar Mukherjee – 4/15

April 15th – Colloquium & Career Chat with: Bhramar Mukherjee, PhD Chair of Biostatistics, University of Michigan Handling Outcome Misclassification and Selection Bias in Association Studies Using Electronic Health Records … Continue reading “Department Colloquium & Career Chat w. Bhramar Mukherjee – 4/15”

Harvard Data Science Initiative Upcoming Events

Industry Seminar: Juan M. Lavista Ferres, Microsoft Thursday, April 15, 2021  |  1:30pm to 2:30pm ET  |  Registration Everything you always wanted to know about  AI and AI For Good* but … Continue reading “Harvard Data Science Initiative Upcoming Events”

HCMPH Annual Symposium: The Microbiome & Infectious Diseases – 5/17

The third annual Harvard Chan Microbiome in Public Health Center (HCMPH) symposium is on May 17, 2021. This year in particular, it is important to highlight the human microbiome’s role not only … Continue reading “HCMPH Annual Symposium: The Microbiome & Infectious Diseases – 5/17”

Jeff Miller’s Recognized Publication for Snedecor Award

Assistant Professor Dr. Jeff Miller’s article on “Robust Bayesian inference via coarsening” (Miller and Dunson, 2019) was selected as the recognized publication for the 2021 George W. Snedecor Award, received by Dr. … Continue reading “Jeff Miller’s Recognized Publication for Snedecor Award”

Zilin Li Receives IMS New Researcher Travel Award

Congratulations to research associate Zilin Li who has been selected to receive an Institute of Mathematical Statistics New Researcher Travel Award! The award is available to IMS members who are new researchers– any … Continue reading “Zilin Li Receives IMS New Researcher Travel Award”

Statisticians for Justice Reading Group – Begins 4/7

Doctoral students Eric Cohn and Stephanie Wu, along with Lecturer on Biostatistics Heather Mattie, are organizing a ‘Statisticians for justice’ reading group open to everyone in the department. Inspired by the ‘Eugenics and Statistics’ talk … Continue reading “Statisticians for Justice Reading Group – Begins 4/7”

Next Round of Lightning Talks! – 4/9

Friday, April 9, 2021  |  4:00pm |  Zoom Link Hugo Aerts Associate Professor, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School Director, Program for Artificial Intelligence in Medicine (AIM) Anna Beukenhorst Postdoctoral … Continue reading “Next Round of Lightning Talks! – 4/9”

Nan Laird Receives International Prize in Statistics

A huge congratulations to Professor Nan Laird who has received the prestigious 2021 International Prize in Statistics! The award was given in recognition of her groundbreaking work on powerful methods that have made possible the analysis of complex longitudinal … Continue reading “Nan Laird Receives International Prize in Statistics”

Educational Programs – Leadership Changes

Adapted from March 25th Chair’s Message: As many of you know, Paige Williams has been our Director of Graduate Studies (DGS), overseeing our PhD program since 2015. In that capacity, she has … Continue reading “Educational Programs – Leadership Changes”