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...
Where Are They Now: Chenfei Hu

Where Are They Now: Chenfei Hu

Chenfei Hu, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tissue Microenvironment Program, TiMe 2020 Cohort  Where are you working now? I am currently working for Applied Material at Santa Clara, CA, as an Optical System Engineer. Applied Material is a leading...
Student Spotlight: Henry Deap

Student Spotlight: Henry Deap

Henry Deap, undergraduate studying cell biologyCancer Scholars Program, 2019 Cohort Hometown: Mundelein, Ill. Do you have past experience working in a cancer research laboratory? Yes, I worked with Gregory Karczmar, PhD, Professor of Radiology at the University of...
CCIL Seed Grant Q&A: Diwakar Shukla

CCIL Seed Grant Q&A: Diwakar Shukla

Project title: “Deep Mutational Scanning of Receptor Tyrosine Kinases Involved in Cancer Using Transfer Learning Approaches” Research team includes: Erik Procko, assistant professor in biochemistry What led to your exploration of cancer?  Cancer is one of...
AI in Cancer Research: Applications of Computational Genomics

New computational models to understand colon cancer

Saurabh Sinha, CCIL member.  Urbana, Ill. – Although the development of secondary cancerous growths, called metastasis, is the primary cause of death in most cancers, the cellular changes that drive it are poorly understood. In a new study, published in Genome...