Summer Program Concludes with a Successful Pipelines into Biostatistics Program

The 2020 Summer Program in Biostatistics & Computational Biology concluded last week, after the annual “Pipelines into Biostatistics Symposium” was held virtually on Thursday, July 2nd. Research project presentations were given by seventeen … Continue reading “Summer Program Concludes with a Successful Pipelines into Biostatistics Program”

New Study Sheds Light on Sex-Based Differences in Gene Regulation

New research led by Biostatistics Chair John Quackenbush and Dawn DeMeo of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, has uncovered sex-based differences in networks that regulate gene expression in a large number of human tissues. The finding is … Continue reading “New Study Sheds Light on Sex-Based Differences in Gene Regulation”

New Structure of PhD and SM Program Directors

  We are happy to report an updated structure of directors for our PhD & SM programs: PhD Program: Dr. Paige Williams | Director of Graduate Studies Dr. Rajarshi Mukherjee | Assistant Director of … Continue reading “New Structure of PhD and SM Program Directors”

Last Week’s Successful Thesis Defenses!

Congratulations to the following students who successfully defended their thesis last week! Zijie Zhao Benchmarking Synaptic Cleft Segmentation in EM ConnectomicsThesis advisor: Hanspeter Pfister (Harvard/SEAS) Thesis committee members: John Quackenbush, … Continue reading “Last Week’s Successful Thesis Defenses!”

Last Week’s Successful Thesis Defenses!

Congratulations to Jingyi Chen, who successfully defended her thesis “Evaluating Semi-Supervised Learning Algorithms on Medical Images for Different Classification Tasks” last week! Thesis advisor: Synho Do (HMS) Thesis Committee Members: Curtis Huttenhower, … Continue reading “Last Week’s Successful Thesis Defenses!”

Upcoming CBQG Thesis Defenses

**Contact Geryel Osorio Godoy for Zoom info 5/6/2020 at 3:00 pm Anna Booman Development of a Methodology to Assess Communication Skills in Angelman Syndrome Using Home-Based Video Recordings Thesis advisor: Dr. Wen-Hann … Continue reading “Upcoming CBQG Thesis Defenses”

Letter from the Department Chair

Friends, As everyone knows, we are in the midst of a growing pandemic involving (COVID-19) and, lacking adequate testing or a coherent government response, people and organizations are instituting policies that … Continue reading “Letter from the Department Chair”

Big Data and the Future of Medicine in Chile

Department Chair John Quackenbush recently traveled to Chile where he made an exciting presentation at Congreso Futuro. The Congress is a national event featuring a series of TED-style talks on topics … Continue reading “Big Data and the Future of Medicine in Chile”