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NSF Scholarship for Service Fellowships in Security

nformatics Core Faculty Dr. Dan Lin received $3.6M from the National Science Foundation. This project is to promote cybersecurity research and education. The program offers scholarships which fully cover tuition and fees, provides $34,000 annual stipend and additional $9,000 funding for equipment, travel and professional development. In total, the program will train 16 students with a 3-year

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Dr. DeSouza Appointed to Associate Editor Position for IEEE Transactions on Artificial Intelligence

Dr. Gui DeSouza, MUIDSI core faculty member and co-leader of the Data-Driven Ag Initiative, has been appointed as an associate editor to the new journal IEEE Transactions on Artificial Intelligence. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers plans to launch the journal next month. It’s a joint publication among several IEEE societies, with IEEE’s Computational Intelligence Society

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MUIDSI and MUIDSI Graduate Student Organization to Host Virtual Symposium August 20th-21st

Join us on August 20th-21st as we host our annual Data Science and Informatics Symposium online via Zoom. This year we welcome four keynote speakers, a keynote panel, six faculty research talks, four student presentations, a start-up panel, and a COVID-19 panel featuring the latest contributions from MU faculty and students. For a full schedule

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Events

Risk Factors for Thyroid Cancer, a Systematic Review
Presenter:

Terri Benskin

Date:

10-29-2020

Time:

4:00PM-4:30PM

Location:

Zoom

Thyroid cancer accounted for 1 out of every 20 female cancer diagnoses worldwide in 2018; the etiology of this disease is not well understood, and preventive programs are not established.  It is well known that thyroid cancer incidence has been increasing since the 1980s, largely attributed to the increase in diagnosis of papillary thyroid cancer and

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FatPlants: A Comprehensive Website Platform of Plant Fat Related Genes, Proteins and Metabolism
Presenter:

Chunhui Xu

Date:

10-29-2020

Time:

3:30PM-4:30PM

Location:

Zoom

Increasing seed oil content by plant breeding has resulted in trade-offs or penalties with respect to protein content, seed size, or seed set. The molecular basis for this impasse is mostly speculative. Use of current global profiling approaches to better understand both the metabolic consequences of higher oil and the basis for reduced yield must

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Cancer Surveillance Informatics – Missouri Cancer Registry and Research Center
Presenter:

Dr. Iris Zachary

Date:

10-22-2020

Time:

3:30pm-4:30pm

Location:

Zoom

Cancer surveillance has to be able to monitor trends of cancer cases, subtypes of cancer, and cancer clusters to inform cancer control and policies related to cancer and cancer care. The increasing complexity and depth of cancer care, treatment, and other elements to describe a cancer case require cancer registries to capture data from a

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