KAU Collaboration in 2016

Continuing the work initiated by Bahaa Abalkhail and Jim Ware, the King Abdulaziz University MPH in Biostatistics and Epidemiology Program continues to grow under the able guidance of Marcello Pagano, … Continue reading “KAU Collaboration in 2016”

Another Great Year for StatStart Program

StatStart finished another successful year and held their final certificate ceremony on Friday. After undergoing an intense month of lectures from Harvard graduate students, the high school students presented their … Continue reading “Another Great Year for StatStart Program”

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”

StatStart Feature in STN Newsletter

Check out this article on StatStart, published by The Statistics Teacher Network. Written by Octavious Talbot, Alex Ocampo, Sam Tracy, Kelly Mosesso, Marcello Pagano, and 10th-grade student Aisha Rahman from … Continue reading “StatStart Feature in STN Newsletter”

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”

Rose Traveling Fellowship

A reminder for students and postdocs that the application deadline is approaching for the Rose Traveling Fellowship Program.    Dr. Deborah Rose has generously agreed to provide financial support for … Continue reading “Rose Traveling Fellowship”

StatStart: Diversity in Statistics

Concerned by the lack of diversity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) programs, doctoral students Octavious Talbot and Alex Ocampo recruited Kelly Mosesso and Sam Tracy to teach programming … Continue reading “StatStart: Diversity in Statistics”

Holiday Message from Associate Chair Brent Coull

The department has developed several new educational initiatives this past year. As Xihong mentioned, the School has approved a new Masters program in Health Data Science. This program affords several … Continue reading “Holiday Message from Associate Chair Brent Coull”

Appointments 2015

Scott L. Carter joined the department as Assistant Professor of Computational Biology. Dr. Carter is based at the Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at DFCI. HMS Assistant Professor of … Continue reading “Appointments 2015”

Faculty Awards in 2015

 Professor Franziska Michor won a 2015 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science. Michor was chosen for her research that fuses evolutionary biology, mathematics, and clinical research toward a … Continue reading “Faculty Awards in 2015”