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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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Three NSF RAPID grants led by MUIDSI Core Faculty to Tackle COVID-19 Pandemic

MUIDSI core faculty are leading the following ongoing NSF RAPID projects for COVID-19: Dr. Steven Van Doren is the sole PI for “RAPID: Structure of Membrane-Bound Fusion Peptide of SARS-CoV-2 Required for Infection.”  Dr. Praveen Rao is the PI for “RAPID: Democratizing Genome Sequence Analysis for COVID-19 Using CloudLab” with Co-PIs Drs. Wesley Warren, Peter Tonellato, Eduardo

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MUIDSI Core Faculty Member, Dr. Laura Schopp, PIs Grant Helping Rural Areas

Dr. Laura Schopp, professor and chair of health psychology, received a $1.2 million grant from the US Health Resources and Services Administration to help fight the opioid epidemic.  Read more…

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MUIDSI Core Faculty Member Blake Meyers Named Editor-in-Chief of “The Plant Cell”

Rockville, Maryland, October 21, 2019 – The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Blake C. Meyers to serve as editor-in-chief of The Plant Cell beginning January 1, 2020. Read More…  

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Graduate Research Assistantship in Biomedical Imaging Informatics (available Aug. 2019):

Many heart patients have not benefitted from MR scans due to technical limitations. A Ph.D. student is sought to further develop the new TRENDimaging software package to analyze complex and irregular heart motions. This will support wider application of ultrafast cardiac MR scans. The position is supported by a new grant from the American Heart

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Dr. J. Chris Pires led a multi-institutional team to study vegetable family tree for better food and published in Nature Communications

Dr. Chris Pires led a multi-institutional team to study vegetable family tree for better food and published in Nature Communications. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/07/190708154106.htm

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TEACHING FACULTY POSITION OPEN – Join an award-winning, on-line, professional master’s program teaching Data Science and Analytics to working professionals from all around the US

The University of Missouri (MU) Informatics Institute is accepting applications for position of Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor of the Data Science and Analytics (DSA) program. We are looking for data scientists with rich industry experience to work in a vibrant environment to educate working professionals to enter the data science workforce. In today’s information-centric

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MUII Core Faculty Lead the Way in Comparative Oncology

Dr. Jeff Bryan, an MUII core faculty member from the College of Veterinary Science, presented preliminary research at the Veterinary Cancer Society Annual Conference in Louisville, KY on his recent research on a canine bone cancer vaccine that could have promising benefits for humans. Click on the link to learn more.

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Genetic targets for autism spectrum disorder identified by MU team

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Autism is a spectrum of closely related symptoms involving behavioral, social and cognitive deficits. Early detection of autism in children is key to producing the best outcomes; however, searching for the genetic causes of autism is complicated by various symptoms found within the spectrum. Now, a multi-disciplinary team of researchers at the

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