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Dr. Matthew Ploenzke’s Successful Dissertation!

Congratulations to Dr. Matthew Ploenzke who successfully defended his dissertation “Interpretable Machine Learning Methods with Applications in Genomics” on July 1st! Advisor: Dr. Rafael Irizarry Dissertation Committee Members: Dr. Giovanni Parmigiani, Dr. Danielle … Continue reading “Dr. Matthew Ploenzke’s Successful Dissertation!”

More Evidence of Causal Link Between Air Pollution and Early Death

Doctoral student Xiao Wu, Research Scientist Danielle Bruan, and Professor Francesca Dominici are among the authors of a new study that evaluates the impact of long-term exposure to fine particulate matter on mortality among the … Continue reading “More Evidence of Causal Link Between Air Pollution and Early Death”

Francesca Dominici & Team Receive Star-Friedman Funding

Congratulations to Francesca Dominici, Clarence James Gamble Professor of Biostatistics, Population and Data Science and Co-Director of the Data Science Initiative, who was recently selected as the recipient of the 2020 Star-Friedman … Continue reading “Francesca Dominici & Team Receive Star-Friedman Funding”

Last Week’s Successful Dissertation Defenses!

Congratulations  to Dr. Kaitlyn Cook who successfully defended her dissertation “Monitoring and Analysis of Cluster-Randomized Trials with Interval-Censored Endpoints” last week! Advisors: Rui Wang, Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen Dissertation Committee Members: Rui Wang, Eric Tchetgen … Continue reading “Last Week’s Successful Dissertation Defenses!”

Margaux Hujoel Defends Dissertation

Congratulations to Dr. Margaux Hujoel who successfully defended her dissertation “Statistical Inferences about the Genetic Architecture of Disease” last week! Dissertation Committee: Alkes Price, Po-Ru Loh (HMS), Giovanni Parmigiani, Danielle … Continue reading “Margaux Hujoel Defends Dissertation”

21st Annual Celebration with the Stars

21st Annual Celebration with the Stars A recognition event to honor staff, faculty and academic appointees who have reached a key milestone at Harvard in calendar year 2019 Wednesday, March 4, … Continue reading “21st Annual Celebration with the Stars”

Student Paper Award Winners

Doctoral student Xiao Wu has been named a winner of a 2019 Student Paper Award, from the ASA Section on Statistics and the Environment, for a paper entitled “Matching on … Continue reading “Student Paper Award Winners”