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Stephanie Hicks
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Postdoctoral research in the Biostatistics & Computational Biology department (Rafalab) at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health
Postdoctoral research in the Biostatistics & Computational Biology department (Rafalab) at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard School of Public Health

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Lessons learned from applying for scholarships
As a graduate student (many moons ago), I applied for the  Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship  from the  American Statistical Association . The purpose is " to encourage more women to enter statistically oriented professions ". I was a woman pursing a PhD in Stati...
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Rainbow Chocolate Cake
My husband's birthday was two months ago and we really didn't get a chance to celebrate it at the time. As we were walking through the grocery store today, I asked him if he would like to make a birthday cake / dessert this weekend to properly celebrate it!...
Rainbow Chocolate Cake
Rainbow Chocolate Cake
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Sampling Points Proportional to Intensity in an Image
A few months ago Aaron Lun shared some code with me to sample points based on intensity of pixels in an image. With his permission, I thought it would be fun to share it here! The idea is you start with some image (either in a JPEG or PNG format). Here I'm ...
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Women in Statistics and Data Science Conference 2016
Happy New Year everyone! After a wonderful holiday break, I was excited to find my copy of AMSTAT News  from the American Statistical Association  in my mailbox! Someone pointed out to me that if you look close enough, I can be found standing in the backgro...
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Time-Tested French Onion Soup
Today, we have a special surprise! This is our first guest post by a great friend from graduate school. The recipe looks amazing and I can't wait to try it out. Hope you guys enjoy! This recipe comes from Cook's Illustrated All-Time Best French Recipes . He...
Time-Tested French Onion Soup
Time-Tested French Onion Soup
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Shrimp Etouffee
We've got fine posts about Gumbo , Natchidoches Meat Pies , and Jambalaya ... so it's about time we made some etouffee! As always, the Junior League of Lake Charles has some excellent recipes: Ingredients:  - 1.5 lbs shrimp (medium - extra large)  - 1 onion...
Shrimp Etouffee
Shrimp Etouffee
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Chili R&D - Part 2 (Beans!)
If you missed the "Chili R&D" post from last month, it's a pre-requisite for this class. LINK to Part 1 Feedback from Round 1:  - Beans are successful... but not the navy beans.  The flavors didn't merge well.  - Veggies are best appreciated when chopped, n...
Chili R&D - Part 2 (Beans!)
Chili R&D - Part 2 (Beans!)
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Cuban Sandwich
A quality sandwich isn't just a neat package for nutrition, it's a 1-2 punch of flavor and texture.  Salty, sour, savory, creamy.  Melty, chewy, fluffy, crispy.  These are good descriptors of the Cuban sandwich... a simple recipe that transforms into a deli...
Cuban Sandwich
Cuban Sandwich
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Boston Baked Beans
Shameful Omission:  We forgot to take a final picture.  Here's a picture that looks really similar from lovefood.com. If you recall our New Year's recipe of Black-Eyed Peas ( LINK ), this will be pretty similar.  It's a slow-cooking dish with simple ingredi...
Boston Baked Beans
Boston Baked Beans
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Creole Jambalaya
An important distinction to make is Creole vs Cajun.  Cajun comes from the term "Acadiana" which describes the central and southern Louisiana areas and its culture.  Creole refers to the people and culture that blended the French colonial culture with Afric...
Creole Jambalaya
Creole Jambalaya
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