What’s new at BEACON?
- The 1st Annual UT Summer School for Big Data in Biology will take place May 19-22. Register now!
- UT Austin is hosting the 2nd Annual Symposium in Big Data in Biology (BDiB). Free for BEACON members!
- Lots of BEACON Friday seminars are now available on our YouTube channel!
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Tag Archives: Medical applications
BEACON Researchers at Work: What do evolution, cancer, and optical character recognition have in common?
This week’s blog post is by MSU postdoc David Knoester. In 2012, cancer accounted for about 1 of every 4 deaths in the United States. That’s 1,500 people each day. By 2020, annual cancer deaths are expected to increase to … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Idaho postdoc Anne Gutmann. In the classic Monty Python skit “Ministry of Silly Walks”, the comedian John Cleese demonstrates a series of hilariously weird and wacky walks while … Continue reading
BEACON Researchers at Work: Using evolutionary computation to enhance breast tumor recognition in microwave images
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Blair D. Fleet. In 2010, I received my B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Morgan State University. During a college visit for graduate school, I became introduced to … Continue reading