Donald Hopkins Professional Development Workshop Series

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the departments of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Global Health and Population are pleased to invite you to the Donald Hopkins 2020-2021 professional development workshop series. The … Continue reading “Donald Hopkins Professional Development Workshop Series”

Big Data Bowl Leads to Big Opportunities for Recent Grad Matt Ploenzke

In exciting news, the San Francisco 49ers have hired recent Biostats graduate Matt Ploenzke, PhD’20, to their analytics team.  Ploenzke, who’s previous work with Professor Rafa Irizarry focused on applying machine learning methods to cancer genomics, applied … Continue reading “Big Data Bowl Leads to Big Opportunities for Recent Grad Matt Ploenzke”

DFCI Zoominar for Data Science – 9/2

Rather than a traditional seminar format, Rafael Irizarry will moderate a Q&A with invited speakers on various topics in data science. September 2, 2020 Data Visualización Literacy: Avoiding common mistakes … Continue reading “DFCI Zoominar for Data Science – 9/2”

DFCI Zoominars for Data Science Lineup

We are pleased to announce a new weekly Zoominar for Data Science. Rather than a traditional seminar format, Rafael Irizarry will moderate a Q&A with invited speakers on various topics in data … Continue reading “DFCI Zoominars for Data Science Lineup”

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!”

Data Science for Statisticians Short Course – 3/19

Harvard Catalyst Biostatistics Program Short Course  Data Science for Statisticians: Visualization, Data Wrangling and an Introduction to Machine Learning March 19, 2019 | 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Kresge G2 | … Continue reading “Data Science for Statisticians Short Course – 3/19”