June 26, 2009
Former HSPH Dean Harvey Fineberg Honored for Extraordinary Service to University
A former Harvard provost, HSPH dean, and holder of four Harvard
degrees, Harvey Fineberg currently serves as president of the Institute of
Medicine. This June, he was honored as one of three recipients of the
Harvard Medal, which recognizes extraordinary service to the University.
Also in this issue
Connecting Disparate Data through Computational Biology
A study involving HSPH researchers shows how genes and proteins interact over time as a cell
matures into a macrophage, demonstrating the potential power of
computational biology to connect disparate sets of data.
Government, Business, and Non-Profit Leaders Gathered for Boston Preparedness Summit Co-Organized by NPLI at HSPH
Representatives from federal, state, and local government agencies, as
well as from the private and non-profit sectors, gathered recently to
improve disaster preparedness at the Boston Meta-Leadership Summit for
Predicting Unseen Variants in Human Genome
A method once used to estimate how many more words Shakespeare knew,
but did not write down, may now help genomics researchers more
accurately predict the number of unseen genetic variants in the human
HSPH Internship Program for High School Students Marks 25th Anniversary
For 25 years, HSPH’s summer Research Apprenticeship Program (RAP) has invited talented high school students to explore careers in public health through a paid internship.