Harvard Catalyst: Upcoming Short Courses and Journal Clubs

Biostatistics Journal Club:Quantitative Methods and Opportunities in Implementation ScienceElysia Larson, ScD, MPHHarvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterWednesday, February 9, 20221:00 pm – 2:00 pmEvent Site | Registration | Contact Email Biostatistics Short … Continue reading “Harvard Catalyst: Upcoming Short Courses and Journal Clubs”

DFCI Frontiers in Biostatistics w. Nathanael Fillmore – 1/11

  Frontiers in Biostatistics: Studies on COVID-19 and Cancer using National Real-World VA DataJanuary 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ESTNathanael Fillmore is the Associate Director for Machine Learning and Advanced Analytics … Continue reading “DFCI Frontiers in Biostatistics w. Nathanael Fillmore – 1/11”

Sikhulile Moyo’s Botswana Lab became the first to identify Omicron variant

A recent article from the Boston Globe details how the lab of Sikhulile Moyo became one of the first to identify the infamous COVID strain with multiple mutations later dubbed ‘Omicron’.  In addition to … Continue reading “Sikhulile Moyo’s Botswana Lab became the first to identify Omicron variant”

Xiao Wu & Caleb Lareau Named to Forbes 30 Under 30!

Congratulations to Xiao Wu, PhD ’21 and Caleb Lareau, AM ’17 for both being named to the 2022 list of Forbes 30 under 30! Wu was named to the healthcare section and … Continue reading “Xiao Wu & Caleb Lareau Named to Forbes 30 Under 30!”

Andy Shi’s Successful Defense!

Congratulations to Dr. Andy Shi who successfully defended his dissertation on Methods for Multiple Phenotype – Multiple Genotype Testing and for COVID-19 Spread Modeling!Dissertation Committee: Xihong Lin, Rajarshi Mukherjee, Peter Kraft

Andy Shi Dissertation Defense – 11/2

Andy Shi Dissertation Defense “Methods for Multiple Phenotype – Multiple Genotype Testing and for COVID-19 Spread Modeling” Dissertation Committee: Xihong Lin, Rajarshi Mukherjee, Peter Kraft Tuesday, November 2, 2021 11:00 … Continue reading “Andy Shi Dissertation Defense – 11/2”

Harvard Catalyst Biostatistics Journal Club – 11/17

Harvard Catalyst | The Harvard Clinical & Translational Science CenterBiostatistics Program – Journal Club AnnouncementA Glimpse of Statistical Methods for Vaccine EvaluationWednesday | November 17th, 2021 | 1:00pm – 2:00pm … Continue reading “Harvard Catalyst Biostatistics Journal Club – 11/17”

2021 Program in Quantitative Genomics Conference – 10/28-10/29 From Covid-19 Genomics to Spread, Vaccine, and Therapy

The Program in Quantitative Genomics will host its 15th annual conference, “From COVID-19 Genomics to Spread, Vaccine, and Therapy”, remotely via Zoom on October 28-29, 2021. The conference will be centered on … Continue reading “2021 Program in Quantitative Genomics Conference – 10/28-10/29 From Covid-19 Genomics to Spread, Vaccine, and Therapy”

Excess of COVID-19 cases and deaths due to fine particulate matter exposure during the 2020 US wildfires

The warming climate we are experiencing in the US is expected to increase wildfire risk and, consequently, exposure to smoke. Studies have shown that short-term exposure to fine particulate matter … Continue reading “Excess of COVID-19 cases and deaths due to fine particulate matter exposure during the 2020 US wildfires”

Xihong Lin to Present at JSM – 8/11

Xihong Lin will give a presentation at the virtual  2021 Joint Statistical Meeting (JSM) on a JASA Applications and Case Study Discussion Paper entitled: Regression Models for Understanding COVID-19 Epidemic Dynamics with Incomplete … Continue reading “Xihong Lin to Present at JSM – 8/11”