Zack McCaw Receives ASA Student Paper Award

Doctoral student Zachary McCaw has received a 2019 Distinguished Student Paper Award, from the ASA Section on Statistics in Genomics and Genetics, for a paper entitled “Cross-tissue eQTL Calling via … Continue reading “Zack McCaw Receives ASA Student Paper Award”

StatStart Program: 2018 Update

The 2018 StatStart Program hosted 10 underrepresented minority high school students from Malden High School, Boston Latin Academy and the Neighborhood House Charter High School. The program was a tremendous … Continue reading “StatStart Program: 2018 Update”

Upcoming Defense Schedule

Ryan Sun Dissertation Defense Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 10:00 AM, Kresge 502 Ryan will present his dissertation on “Methods for High-Dimensional Inference in Genetic Association Studies”.  His committee is chaired by Dr. Xihong … Continue reading “Upcoming Defense Schedule”

First Working Groups / Talks of the Semester

Cancer Working Group Immunology Reading Group  Thursday, September 15 12:30-1:30 PM Kresge 502 We’re going to try a slightly different format this year. Instead of having 1-2 people give a … Continue reading “First Working Groups / Talks of the Semester”

Student and Postdoc Awards 2015

Doctoral student Joey Antonelli (PhD ’15) won a 2015 ENAR student paper award for his paper “Mitigating Bias in Generalized Linear Mixed Models: The Case for Bayesian Nonparametrics”, written jointly … Continue reading “Student and Postdoc Awards 2015”