The ASA Celebrates Women in Statistics

https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/francesca-dominici/In honor of Women’s History Month, the American Statistical Association (ASA) celebrated women who work in statistics and data science with a series of short biographies on AMSTAT News. Both … Continue reading “The ASA Celebrates Women in Statistics”

Zack McCaw Receives NIH F31 Research Award

Zachary McCaw’s F31 application entitled Innovations in Genome Wide Association (GWA) Testing Inspired by Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Phenotypes was recently selected for funding by the National Heart, Lung, and … Continue reading “Zack McCaw Receives NIH F31 Research Award”

Siyuan Ma & Boyu Ren Win Boston Datathon!

We are thrilled to announce that PhD student Siyuan Ma and Postdoc Boyu Ren were part of the winning team at the Boston Datathon! Along with Harvard Statistics PhD student Ryan Lee, and Eric Alt, … Continue reading “Siyuan Ma & Boyu Ren Win Boston Datathon!”

New Course in Reproducible Research

The Department would like to announce a new course in reproducible research that addresses the increasing need for scientific rigor and transparency in studies of biomedical data. Course content has … Continue reading “New Course in Reproducible Research”

Sheila Gaynor Awarded NHLBI F31 Grant

Doctoral student Sheila Gaynor was awarded an F31 grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the NIH. Her grant, titled “Integrative analysis of lung disease genotypes and … Continue reading “Sheila Gaynor Awarded NHLBI F31 Grant”

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”

Faculty Receive Two Prestigious Awards at JSM

Tyler VanderWeele was awarded the 2017 Presidents’ Award by the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Baltimore last week. The COPSS consists of the American … Continue reading “Faculty Receive Two Prestigious Awards at JSM”

Pipelines into Biostatistics Annual Symposium

On July 19-21, the six-week Summer Program in Biostatistics & Computational Biology culminated with an extremely successful three days of workshops, symposium, meetings, reunions, evaluation and celebration. All Summer Program … Continue reading “Pipelines into Biostatistics Annual Symposium”