Introduction to Data Science: BST 260

Lectures and Sections

  • Lectures are 9:45-11:15am on Mondays & Wednesdays in FXB G13 (HSPH) in the Longwood campus.
  • We will be using R for all programming assignments and projects.


  • Rafael Irizarry, Biostatistics, HSPH
  • Heather Mattie, Biostatistics, HSPH


  • Patrick Kimes
  • Keegan Korthauer
  • Matt Ploenzke
  • Alejandro Reyes

Office Hours

  • Matt: Mondays 1-2pm, FXB G03 (September only), Kresge 204 (October-December)
  • Patrick: Tuesdays 4-5pm, Building 2, room 437F (Biostats dept, across from the main conference room)
  • Keegan: Wednesdays 2-3pm, online (Slack and Skype, keegan.korthauer)
  • Alejandro: Thursdays 5:15-6:15pm, online (Slack and Skype, areyesq89)
  • Heather: Thursdays 10-11am, Building 1, room 421A
  • Rafael: By appointment