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Talks focused on translating recent advances in biostatistics into practice. Biostatistics Continuing Education
At a glance
Opportunity for
  • Continuing education on recent advances in biostatistics
Eligibility
  • All members of the Harvard Catalyst community, but primarily geared toward biostatisticians
Session Dates
  • Varies; see below for details

The Harvard Catalyst Biostatistics Program presents seminars on current applied topics in biostatistics. These include monthly journal club and work in progress sessions, seminar series, symposia, and short courses.


Symposia

Precision Medicine: Statistical Opportunities and Challenges
Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
9:00am – 3:30pm
Zoom

Tianxi Cai, ScD
John Rock Professor of Population and Translational Data Science
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Harvard Medical School
Precision Medicine with Imprecise Data

Sandra Lee, ScD
Assistant Professor, Department of Data Science, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Collaborative Modeling of Precision Screening in Breast Cancer

Sandeep Menon, PhD
Senior Vice President and the Head of Early Clinical Development, Pfizer Inc.
Adjunct Professor of Biostatistics, Boston University
Considerations for Biomarker-Led Innovative Clinical Trial Designs

Giovanni Parmigiani, PhD
Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Professor, Department of Data Science, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Validation and Replicability of Prediction Algorithms in Oncology

Tianchen Qian, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, UC Irvine Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences
Precision Mobile Health and Micro-Randomized Trials

John Quackenbush, PhD
Henry Pickering Walcott Professor of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics and Chair, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Using Networks to Link Genotype to Phenotype

Lee-Jen (LJ) Wei, PhD
Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Symposium Discussant Comments

Registration now open.


Short Courses


Journal Club/Work in Progress

April 2021 Journal Club

Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Boyu Ren, PhD
Instructor in Psychiatry (Biostatistics), Harvard Medical School; Assistant Biostatistician, McLean Hospital

Topic: Predictability of life outcomes and machine learning prediction in social sciences


Seminar Series