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Grohmann Wins NSIF Graduate Student Award

Congratulations to MUIDSI Bioinformatics PhD student Caleb Grohmann who was recently named co-winner of the Lauren Christian National Swine Improvement Federation Graduate Student Award by the National Swine Improvement Foundation (NSIF). Learn more…

NGA Ge0-Hack for Humanity Student Team Wins 2nd Place

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and T-REX sponsored the NGA Geo-Hack for Humanity held at the T-REX center in downtown St. Louis September 8-10, 2023. The MU-IDSI and DSA Program sent a team to compete. The hackathon was focused on Food Security. Students were…

Data Science Innovation to Advance Journalism 

COLUMBIA, Mo. (July 24, 2023) — Damon Kiesow is now the Knight Chair in Journalism Innovation at the Missouri School of Journalism, an update from his previous title of Knight Chair in Digital Editing and Producing. The new title reflects…

Productive Summer Curriculum Retreat at the MU Institute for Data Science and Informatics

The faculty members at the MU Institute for Data Science and Informatics recently concluded a highly successful curriculum retreat this summer. The primary focus of the retreat was to meticulously review the curriculum, spanning from bootcamps to capstone projects, with…

Deer spread COVID to humans multiple times, new research suggests

Americans have transmitted COVID-19 to wild deer hundreds of times, an analysis of thousands of samples collected from the animals suggests, and people have also caught and spread mutated variants from deer at least three times. The analysis published Monday stems from…

AI@Mizzou and Generative AI (ChatGPT) Workshop

Join us April 6th for lunch followed by the workshop. To register or get more information, click here.

IDSI PhD student Will Baskett crunched EHR data, finding only a few long-haul symptoms directly related to COVID in comparison to generic viral infection

In a new study, a team of University of Missouri researchers made an unexpected discovery: people experiencing long-lasting effects from COVID-19 — known as “long COVID” or post-COVID conditions — are susceptible to developing only seven health symptoms for up…

Two IDSI Core Faculty Elected as Fellow of AAAS

Dr. Xiu-Feng “Henry” Wan and Dr. Xiaoqin Zou were named as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Read More…