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MD – Informatics PhD student, Cynthia Tang, wins the American College of Physicians 2021 National Virtual e-Poster Competition

Cynthia Tang is a first-year MD- Informatics PhD program student in Dr. Henry Wan’s lab. In her poster presentation “Assessing the clinical, epidemiological, and molecular implications of SARS-CoV-2 in Missouri”, Cynthia presented her research findings on SARS-CoV-2 viruses. In the May 14, 2021 American College of Physicians (ACP) town hall meeting, the Award Committee announced this news and said

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Teaching Professor Faculty Positions in Data Science and Analytics

 Description: The University of Missouri (MU) Institute for Data Science and Informatics (IDSI) is accepting applications for multiple positions of Teaching Professor (Assistant and Associate levels) of Data Science and Analytics. In today’s information-centric world, data are becoming increasingly important for the success of businesses in every industry. Data science at MU is an interdisciplinary

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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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Events

P3DB-4.0: a large-scale plant protein phosphorylation database from diverse species to phosphosite conservation
Presenter:

Chunhui Xu

Date:

10-21-2021

Time:

4:00PM-4:30PM

Location:

ZOOM

Since the last version (version 3) of the P3DB was published in 2014, we are very encouraged to see that more and more plant scientists have been using our database including reanalysis of our data collections. In this new version (version 4.0), we extensively re-innovated our database to a brand-new platform (https://www.p3db.org) for accommodating much

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Predictive Models for Early Detection of Glaucoma using Electronic Health Records
Presenter:

Murugesan Raju

Date:

10-14-2021

Time:

3:30PM-4:00PM

Location:

Zoom

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of irreversible blindness across the world. Around 70 million people have glaucoma, and 4.4 million people are blind due to undiagnosed glaucoma by optic nerve damage worldwide. Studies suggest that early detection of glaucoma is critically essential for the prevention of irreversible blindness. Effective use of electronic health records

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Analysis of tumor associated macrophages’ heterogeneity in colorectal cancer patients using single-cell RNA-seq data
Presenter:

Iuliia Innokenteva

Date:

10-07-2021

Time:

4:00Pm-4:30PM

Location:

Zoom

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the deadliest malignancies worldwide. Though immune checkpoint inhibition has proven effective for a number of other tumors, it offers benefits in only a small group of CRC. In general, heterogenous cell groups in the tumor microenvironment (TME) are considered as the major barrier for unveiling the causes of low

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