Illinois virus expert refocuses on cancer research

Illinois virus expert refocuses on cancer research

Photo of Nicholas Wu. Urbana, Ill. – Nicholas Wu, assistant professor of biochemistry, was recently named an associate member of the Cancer Center at Illinois. Previously focusing on viruses such as influenza and COVID-19 in his research, Wu is eager to expand his...
AI in Cancer Research: Tumor Phylogenetics

AI in Cancer Research: Tumor Phylogenetics

Image of Mohammed El-Kebir. Urbana, Ill. – Artificial intelligence is often employed in the field of cancer genomics, where bits of DNA sequencing data must be identified and further analyzed with statistical, evolutional, and probabilistic models. “Off-the-shelf”...
AI in Cancer Research: Image Reconstruction

AI in Cancer Research: Image Reconstruction

Urbana, Ill. – Artificial intelligence (AI), algorithms that teach computers to perform tasks, can efficiently identify patterns and relationships in large amounts of data. These abilities have made AI techniques and tools indispensable in the cancer research...