Summer Project Presentations: Schedule

Tuesday, August 22nd 1:30-5:30 pm Reception to follow Kresge 502 Please join us for the Biostatistics Summer Project Presentations and reception! Students work very hard on their projects and are … Continue reading “Summer Project Presentations: Schedule”

Sarah Peskoe Dissertation Defense – 8/16

Wednesday, August 16th 1:00 – 3:00 PM  |  Kresge Building, Room 907 Sarah Peskoe will present her dissertation on “Correcting for Biases Arising in Epidemiologic Research”. Her committee is chaired … Continue reading “Sarah Peskoe Dissertation Defense – 8/16”

Catherine Lee Dissertation Defense – 7/26

Wednesday, July 26th 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Building 2, Room 426 Catherine Lee will present her dissertation on “Methods for the Analysis of Complex Time-to-Event Data”. Her committee is chaired by … Continue reading “Catherine Lee Dissertation Defense – 7/26”

Award Winners

Each year, awards are presented to graduating students, faculty, and staff at the Commencement Eve Celebration. A big congratulations to the following members of the Department who received awards this year! … Continue reading “Award Winners”

Biostatistics and Statistics Anniversary Event – Friday

A Celebration of the 70th and 60th Anniversaries of the Harvard Biostatistics and Statistics Departments Friday, May 5, 2017 Harvard University Hilles Event Hall, 59 Shepard St | Cambridge After … Continue reading “Biostatistics and Statistics Anniversary Event – Friday”

Scientific Inference and Big Data: Addressing the opportunities, risks, and challenges

On June 8-9, 2016, the Committee on Applied and Theoretical Statistics (CATS) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened a workshop to discuss how scientific inference should be applied when working with … Continue reading “Scientific Inference and Big Data: Addressing the opportunities, risks, and challenges”

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”

Pipelines into Biostatistics Symposium

The Pipelines Into Biostatistics symposium will be taking place on July 21, 9am-4pm in Yawkey Conference Center (Room 306/307, 450 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02115). It is the culminating event for … Continue reading “Pipelines into Biostatistics Symposium”

Celebration of the Stars!

Staff, faculty, and academic appointees reaching key milestones in their years of service at the school were honored at the annual Celebration of the Stars last week.  A very big thank you to … Continue reading “Celebration of the Stars!”

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”