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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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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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Events

Bioinformatics Research and Collaboration in the Era of Big Data and Precision Medicine
Presenter:

Dr. Zhongming Zhao

Date:

05-06-2021

Time:

3:30pm-5:00pm

Location:

Zoom

As we have entered the precision medicine and big data science era, there are many unmet challenges on identifying the disease related information from large, heterogeneous data, and translating the findings for clinical use. Among these challenges, one is how to effectively identify driver mutations and genes in cancer genomes, especially those with the potential

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Detection of changes in allelic frequencies due to selection on complex traits in the genomes of pigs from four genetic lines using generation proxy selection mapping
Presenter:

Caleb Grohmann

Date:

04-29-2021

Time:

4:00pm-4:30pm

Location:

Zoom

Most economically relevant traits in pig breeding programs are controlled by numerous causal variants spread across the genome and undergo selection pressure to improve the genetic merit of commercial pigs.  As a result, small changes in allele frequency over relatively short time scales are induced at these loci.  Identification of genomic loci that exhibit directional

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CANCER PRIORITY BY RACE
Presenter:

Julie Jaddoo

Date:

04-15-2021

Time:

4:00pm-4:30pm

Location:

Zoom

Cancer is one of the most common and deadly diseases and its incidence is increasing. There are over one hundred types of cancer and they have a varied impact on society and the individuals affected. Racial disparities play a role in the outcome of many diseases. How does race impact the types of cancer that

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