Why Sex Matters (in Disease Susceptibility): Q&A with John Quackenbush

In a recent interview published in Harvard Public Health Magazine, Department Chair John Quackenbush discusses his lab’s research looking at how sex differences affect disease risk and progression. Their work has shown that men and women … Continue reading “Why Sex Matters (in Disease Susceptibility): Q&A with John Quackenbush”

Dr. Fong Wang Clow Receives Lagakos Alumni Award

Achieving excellence requires extraordinary commitment, a truth evident in the accomplishments of alumna Fong Wang Clow SM ’86, ScD ’89, senior vice president and head of biometrics and data management at … Continue reading “Dr. Fong Wang Clow Receives Lagakos Alumni Award”

Dr. Fong Wang Clow Receives Lagakos Alumni Award

Last week, the Department was honored to host Dr. Fong Wang Clow, SM ’86, ScD ’89, Senior Vice President and Head of Biometrics and Data Management at Pharmacyclics, an AbbVie Company, and this year’s … Continue reading “Dr. Fong Wang Clow Receives Lagakos Alumni Award”

StatStart’s 5th Annual Summer Program!

StatStart, a summer program geared towards under-represented minority and low-income high school students from the Boston area, has just wrapped up its 5th year! On Friday, July 26th, in front … Continue reading “StatStart’s 5th Annual Summer Program!”

Summer Program Concludes with Annual Symposium

The 2019 Summer Program in Biostatistics & Computational Biology concluded last week, after the annual “Pipelines into Biostatistics Symposium” was held on Thursday, July 18th. Research project presentations were given … Continue reading “Summer Program Concludes with Annual Symposium”

Pete Kraft Named Co-Director CBGQ MS Program

Professor Pete Kraft has agreed to serve as Co-Director of the Computational Biology and Quantitative Genetics (CBQG) Master’s Program along with current Program Director and Department Chair, John Quackenbush. Pete … Continue reading “Pete Kraft Named Co-Director CBGQ MS Program”