Posts Tagged "NIH"

CCS Data Scholars Summer Data Immersion program 7/5-27

We are beyond excited to announce that the CCS Data Scholars Summer Data Immersion program has been funded by The Children’s Trust and is launching on July 5, 2017. The proposal was led by our partners at Educate Tomorrow, a nonprofit organization with the mission to provide a path to independence for at-risk, homeless, and foster youth, through education, mentoring, and life-skills programming. CCS will be hosting 20-25 data...

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A new version of the LIFE search engine has been released. LIFE makes it possible to search across data generated at the LINCS project.  This new release includes recent data releases from the LINCS Consortium. It has improved search functionality and several new data visualization features. LIFE is developed at the University of Miami LINCS Center under leadership of CCS Drug Discovery Program Director Dr. Stephan Schürer.  More...

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CDD and CCS receive NIH SBIR Award

Collaborative Drug Discovery (CDD) and researchers at the Center for Computational Science of the University of Miami received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) (Small Business Innovation Research) SBIR Award to develop novel assay annotation technology for the CDD Vault leveraging our BioAssay Ontology (BAO).  The project leads at UM are Dr. Stephan Schurer, Lead Cheminformatics Scientist at CCS and Dr. Ubbo Visser, Associate...

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Featured Scientist – C. Hendricks Brown, PhD

Dr. C. Hendricks Brown is Director of the Social Systems Informatics focus area in the Center for Computational Science, a program that he founded in 2011.  He holds the rank of Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, at the Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, and is Interim Director of the Prevention Science and Community Health Division in that department. Originally trained in theoretical chemistry and statistics,...

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Michael French, PhD

Professor, Health Economics, Health Policy, Human Resource Economics, and Economics of Crime Dr. Michael French is a professor of health economics in the Department of Sociology at the University of Miami, with secondary appointments in the Department of Economics and the Miller School of Medicine Department of Public Health Sciences Division of Epidemiology & Population Health Sciences. He is also director of the Health Economics...

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