HowWeFeel: An App Designed to Tackle Coronavirus Together

An interdisciplinary, multi-institutional team of researchers from leading academic institutions including Feng Zhang of the Broad Institute and MIT, Xihong Lin of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Faculty of … Continue reading “HowWeFeel: An App Designed to Tackle Coronavirus Together”

Xihong Lin’s New Webinar on COVID-19 Research

“Learning from 26, 000 COVID-19 cases in Wuhan” Watch Professor Xihong Lin’s 03/20/20 Webinar on COVID-19  at the Broad Institute View updated slides here (03/21/20) On Friday, March 21, 2020 Dr. Xihong Lin presented recent … Continue reading “Xihong Lin’s New Webinar on COVID-19 Research”

Letter from the Department Chair

Friends, As everyone knows, we are in the midst of a growing pandemic involving (COVID-19) and, lacking adequate testing or a coherent government response, people and organizations are instituting policies that … Continue reading “Letter from the Department Chair”

New Course: Stat 346 with Xihong Lin

Stat364: Scalable Statistical Inference for Big Data with Applications Time: 10:30am-11:45am, Tuesday, Spring 2020 Location: Science Center 705 Lead Instructor: Xihong Lin Unprecedented advances in digital technology have produced a … Continue reading “New Course: Stat 346 with Xihong Lin”

PQG Conference Explores Intersection of Cancer, Immunology, and Data Science

In recent years, researchers have been making progress on developing treatments that leverage the human immune system to overcome various forms of cancer. The relatively nascent pursuit of cancer immunotherapies … Continue reading “PQG Conference Explores Intersection of Cancer, Immunology, and Data Science”

Remembering Marianne Wessling-Resnick

The Biostatistics Department mourns the recent passing of Professor Marianne Wessling-Resnick. During her time at in the Department of Nutrition, Professor Wessling-Resnick made many significant contributions to the professional and … Continue reading “Remembering Marianne Wessling-Resnick”

Summer Program Concludes with Annual Symposium

The 2019 Summer Program in Biostatistics & Computational Biology concluded last week, after the annual “Pipelines into Biostatistics Symposium” was held on Thursday, July 18th. Research project presentations were given … Continue reading “Summer Program Concludes with Annual Symposium”

Zack McCaw Searches for Signals in Big Data’s Noise

Zachary McCaw, one of this year’s Biostats graduates who was recently profiled by the School, says his time at Harvard Chan School made him a better problem solver, and has … Continue reading “Zack McCaw Searches for Signals in Big Data’s Noise”