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”

JP Onnela Hosts White House Chief Data Scientist, DJ Patil

It was our distinct honor to welcome Dr. DJ Patil, The White House Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Data Policy and Chief Data Scientist, to the School on Friday for an informal … Continue reading “JP Onnela Hosts White House Chief Data Scientist, DJ Patil”

New Biostatistics-Biomedical Informatics Big Data Seminar (B3D)

Co-organized by the Department of Biostatistics and the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Harvard Medical School, the Biostatistics – Biomedical Informatics Big Data Seminar (B3D) is a series of research talks … Continue reading “New Biostatistics-Biomedical Informatics Big Data Seminar (B3D)”

Message from Rebecca Betensky, PI of T36 Grant: Pipelines into Biostatistics

On July 20-22 we had an enormously successful three days of workshops, symposium, meetings, culmination, reunions, evaluation and celebration related to our activities to increase the diversity of our students … Continue reading “Message from Rebecca Betensky, PI of T36 Grant: Pipelines into Biostatistics”

Commencement May 31, 2016

We hope everyone had a great long weekend.  In honor of Memorial Day yesterday, read our student story on Army officer, Kevin Cummiskey. We’re so thankful for his service!  Last Thursday was … Continue reading “Commencement May 31, 2016”

JP Onnela Receives Challenge Grant

Congratulations to JP Onnela for being selected by the Dean’s Challenge Program selection committee to receive the 2016 McLennan Family Fund Challenge Grant! Each year, the Dean identifies a set … Continue reading “JP Onnela Receives Challenge Grant”

JP Onnela – Paper on New Research Platform

Assistant Professor JP Onnela, with colleagues Jeanette Lorme, Matthew Kiang, and John Torous published a paper last week on “New Tools for New Research in Psychiatry: A Scalable and Customizable Platform to … Continue reading “JP Onnela – Paper on New Research Platform”

Dissertation Defense Schedule

April 28 Building 2, Room 426  |  2:00pm Patrick Staples Committee Chair: JP Onnela Networks and Statistical Approaches in Biological Contexts   May 2 Kresge 202A  |  10:00am Godwin Yung Committee … Continue reading “Dissertation Defense Schedule”

Faculty News

Congratulations to our faculty who received high course evaluation ratings (4.3 or higher) for their teaching during the 2015 Fall Semester! Paul Catalano ­ BIO201, Introduction to Statistical Methods Marcia Testa ­ … Continue reading “Faculty News”