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IOB Hosts Successful Symposium

The Institute of Bioinformatics hosted a symposium, Big Data Challenges in Life Sciences, at the Georgia Center on Oct. 12, 2015. Big Data experts from across the country presented during the day-long event, which was attended by 140 registrants from UGA and neighboring areas. IOB would...

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NIH 3-year Grant Awarded

Liming Cai, with co-PIs Russell Malmberg and Cory Momany, has been awarded a 3-year NIH (R01) grant to develop graph algorithms for ncRNA 3D structure prediction, as a part of the NSF-DMS/NIH-NIGMS joint Initiative to Support Research at the Interface of the Biological and Mathematical...

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Recent Graduates Find Job Placement

Recent Ph.D. graduates from the Bioinformatics program have found career placement at prestigious institutions. Some of these placements include The National Institutes of Health (Amir Manzour), St. Jude's Children's Hospital (Tim Shaw), Centers for Disease Control (Ujwal Bagal), University of Pennsylvania (Dorothy Hammond), Cornell Medical...

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Wellcome Trusts Funds Collaborative Award

Wellcome Trusts has funded a collaborative award between University of Liverpool, UPENN, and UGA to facilitate Eukaryotic microbe data integration. Christiane Hertz-Fowler of Liverpool is the project Primary Investigator. The total Trust award is £1,517,482 ($2.37 million) over 4 years. Approximately $445,000 a year is...

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