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Thursday, February 20th, 2014

Symposium sheds light on student’s Big Data discovery

Post-graduate Andi Dhroso was selected as a recipient of the Keystone Symposia Future of Science Fund Scholarship to attend a Keystone Symposium on “Big Data in Biology.”


Friday, August 30th, 2013

Reading the mind by tracking the eyes: Computer attempts to understand humans’ visual reasoning

New research uses the built-in camera on a computer to track and record the eye movement of health professionals as they viewed identical radiography images on the computer screen.


Monday, June 24th, 2013

Researcher drives interest in cutting-edge field of parallel computing

Michaela Becchi, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Missouri, received nearly $500,000 for research on data-intensive uses for GPU clusters.


Monday, March 4th, 2013

MULTICOM, MUFOLD rank high in protein modeling competition

There are the astronomical odds to predicting protein structures. MULTICOM and MUFOLD — two MU College of Engineering protein structure prediction teams — competed in the most recent Critical Assessment of protein Structure Prediction competition.


Thursday, January 24th, 2013

GAANN fellows get teaching instruction, pursue research projects

Through the Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) grant from the United States Department of Education five doctoral students are receiving teaching instruction, funding for conferences and professional networking opportunities..


Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

MCBIOS X conference to be held in Columbia

MidSouth Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society’s (MCBIOS) 2013 conference will be held April 5-6 in Columbia.


Monday, November 12th, 2012

Identical regions found across plant genomes by MU researchers

The idea of searching for ultraconserved regions across different plant genomes first occurred to Dmitry Korkin, an assistant professor of […]


Monday, November 5th, 2012

Research synergy produces unique, exciting results

Within his successful National Science Foundation CAREER award proposal, Dmitry Korkin, a University of Missouri assistant professor of computer science, […]


Friday, July 30th, 2010

Software gift used in operating room optimization project

To describe the development of an optimization model for a hospital’s surgical operations as “challenging” is to understate its difficulty. […]