Wei wins 2024 NESS student paper award

Congratulations to Zhoujingpeng Wei, BDS PhD student advised by Zhengzheng Tang, for being one of ten winners of the 2024 NESS student paper awards. The winning paper is titled, “Melody: Meta-analysis of Microbiome Association Studies …

Kendziorski named Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics

Congratulations to Professor Christina Kendziorski for being named Fellow of the 2024 class of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS). Designation as an IMS Fellow is a significant honor, and has been for nearly 90 …

Juan Caicedo profiled in Morgridge SPARK newsletter

Assistant Professor and Morgridge Investigator Juan Caicedo is featured in the December 2023 SPARK newsletter published by the Morgridge Institute for Research. The profile describes his interest in using AI to develop “an image processing …

Chen and Longhurst win 2023 Joint ICSA/NIC-ASA student poster competition

Graduate students Grace Yi Chen and Colin Longhurst won the 1st and 3rd prizes, respectively, in the student poster competition at the 2023 International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA) Midwest Chapter and the Northeastern Illinois Chapter …

Lu Mao – awarded competitive renewal of NIH grant

Congratulations to BMI Associate Professor Lu Mao, who has been awarded a 5-year competitive renewal of his NIH grant “Novel Statistical Methods for Complex Time-to-Event Data in Cardiovascular Clinical Trials.” The project aims to develop …

Roy – Computational Approach to Uncovering Gene Networks of Cell Fate

Nature Communications published a paper by BMI Professor and WID Investigator Sushmita Roy and graduate student Shilu Zhang that describes a computational tool called scMTNI, which will allow researchers to construct a more precise view …

BMI Affiliate Majid Afshar Inducted as a Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association

BMI affiliate faculty member and faculty leader for the SMPH Learning Health Systems Initiatives, Majid Afshar, was inducted as a Fellow of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) in May. AMIA launched the Applied Informatics …