Launch of New Reproducible Science MOOC

Congratulations to all involved with the successful launch of the new HarvardX Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) PH527X: Principles, Statistical and Computational Tools for Reproducible Science.  Taught by instructors Curtis Huttenhower, … Continue reading “Launch of New Reproducible Science MOOC”

Himel Mallick Receives Best Paper Award

Himel Mallick, PhD is a recipient of the 2016 Science Unbound Foundation Best Paper Award for his paper ‘EM Adaptive LASSO—A Multilocus Modeling Strategy for Detecting SNPs Associated with Zero-inflated Count Phenotypes’, … Continue reading “Himel Mallick Receives Best Paper Award”

New Course in Reproducible Research

The Department would like to announce a new course in reproducible research that addresses the increasing need for scientific rigor and transparency in studies of biomedical data. Course content has … Continue reading “New Course in Reproducible Research”

Pipelines into Biostatistics Annual Symposium

On July 19-21, the six-week Summer Program in Biostatistics & Computational Biology culminated with an extremely successful three days of workshops, symposium, meetings, reunions, evaluation and celebration. All Summer Program … Continue reading “Pipelines into Biostatistics Annual Symposium”

Yered Pita-Juarez Dissertation Defense

Friday, July 14th 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM FXB FXB-G10 Yered Pita-Juarez will present his dissertation on “Three Aspects of Gene Expression: Pathway Coexpression, Cross-Species Analysis of RNA-seq Data, and … Continue reading “Yered Pita-Juarez Dissertation Defense”

DF/HCC Cancer Data Sciences Lunch Workshop

Speakers:  Wendy Garrett, MD, PhD Professor, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Department of Molecular Metabolism, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School “Pre-clinical … Continue reading “DF/HCC Cancer Data Sciences Lunch Workshop”

Huttenhower Lab Seeking Research Associate

The Huttenhower Lab is seeking a Research Associate to lead the group’s bioinformatics center for microbiome analyses of type 1 diabetes in the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). The successful … Continue reading “Huttenhower Lab Seeking Research Associate”

Upcoming Defense Schedule

Ryan Sun Dissertation Defense Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 10:00 AM, Kresge 502 Ryan will present his dissertation on “Methods for High-Dimensional Inference in Genetic Association Studies”.  His committee is chaired by Dr. Xihong … Continue reading “Upcoming Defense Schedule”

2016 Holiday Message from Brent Coull

The Department was busy this past year concentrating on the development of several educational initiatives. We launched a new Masters program in Health Data Science, with the first cohort scheduled … Continue reading “2016 Holiday Message from Brent Coull”