UAMS Researchers Find Changes in Monkeypox Genome That May Explain Its Recent Rapid Spread

When: September 8, 2022 Where: Journal of Applied Microbiology Research Theme:Data Life Cycle and Curation DART Faculty participants:David Ussery, UAMS The rapid spread of monkeypox is unlike the virus’ past outbreaks and may be a result of genetic mutations identified by University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researchers. Led by UAMS’ David Ussery, Ph.D.,…Continue Reading UAMS Researchers Find Changes in Monkeypox Genome That May Explain Its Recent Rapid Spread

UALR DART Graduate Student Researcher Studying How to Combat Disease by Identifying Therapeutic Vulnerabilities

When: July 10-14, 2022 Where: Madison, WI Research Theme:Data Life Cycle and Curation DART Faculty participants:Stephanie Byrum, UAMS DART Student participants:Kanishka Manna, UAMS A joint UA Little Rock/UAMS doctoral student has been recognized for his research to create a custom protein database to combat complex diseases like melanoma by identifying therapeutic vulnerabilities. Kanishka Manna, a…Continue Reading UALR DART Graduate Student Researcher Studying How to Combat Disease by Identifying Therapeutic Vulnerabilities

DART Seed Grant Recipient Presentations, Session 2

Title: DART Seed Grant Recipient Presentations, Session 2Presenter(s): Xiao Huang and Ahmed Abu HalimehDate: October 26, 2022 Description This month’s webinar will feature three presentations from the recently awarded DART YR 3 Seed Grant Recipients. Yasir Rahmatallah (UAMS) will present on Machine Learning Approaches for Remote Pathological Speech Assessment for Parkinson’s Disease. This project is…Continue Reading DART Seed Grant Recipient Presentations, Session 2

DART Seed Grant Recipient Presentations, Session 1

Title: DART Seed Grant Recipient Presentations, Session 1Presenter(s): Xiao Huang and Ahmed Abu HalimehDate: September 28, 2022 Description This month’s webinar will feature two presentations from the recently awarded DART YR 3 Seed Grant Recipients. Dr. Xiao Huang (UAF)will present on AI-Supported Cyberinfrastructure for Scalable Flood Resilience Assessment. This project is part of the CI…Continue Reading DART Seed Grant Recipient Presentations, Session 1

Two UAMS DART Graduate Students Advanced to Doctoral Candidacy

When: September 13, 2022 Where: Little Rock, AR Research Theme:CyberinfrastructureData Life Cycle and Curation DART Faculty participants:Lawrence Tarbox, UAMSDavid Ussery, UAMS DART Student participants:Sangam Kadel, UAMSAshley Herdman, UAMS Several graduate students with ties to the Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) celebrated a significant milestone along the journey to complete their Ph.D. programs by participating in…Continue Reading Two UAMS DART Graduate Students Advanced to Doctoral Candidacy

Data Life Cycle and Curation Graduate Student Lightning Talks

Title: Data Life Cycle and Curation Graduate Student Lightening TalksPresenter(s): Jewel Banik, Journey Eubank, Ashley Herdman, Sangam Kandel, Kanishka Manna, Sudip Panday, and Dave UsseryDate: August 31, 2022 Description This month’s webinar will feature lightening talks from 6 graduate students working in the Data Life Cycle and Curation Research Theme at the University of Arkansas…Continue Reading Data Life Cycle and Curation Graduate Student Lightning Talks

2022 Arkansas Summer Research Institute

The 2022 cohort took place online during June 6-17, 2022. Since the shift to virtual instruction, the program is able to engage more students and presenters than ever before. Approximately 70 students completed the ASRI this year, including undergraduates, grad students, and a few high school students primarily from Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi. More than…Continue Reading 2022 Arkansas Summer Research Institute

Students and Faculty Attend Top AI Conference in New Orleans

When: June 19 – 24, 2022 Where: New Orleans, LA Research Theme:Learning and Prediction DART Faculty participants:Khoa Luu, UAF DART Student participants:Thanh-Dat Truong, UAFHan-Seok Seo, UAFNgan Le, UAF Students and faculty from the Computer Science and Computer Engineering Department attended the 35th IEEE/CVF Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference, which is the highest ranking conference…Continue Reading Students and Faculty Attend Top AI Conference in New Orleans

2022 Student Poster Competition

We are pleased to present the submissions from our project undergraduate and graduate level students. The projects span a variety of topics and disciplines. We believe that effective science communication is more important now than it ever has been. We challenged our students to embrace #BetterPoster principles in creating their presentations.   Here are the…Continue Reading 2022 Student Poster Competition

Hundreds of Arkansas K12 Students and Educators Engaged in Fun Data Science Activities at Recent Conference

When: March 15-17, 2022 Where: Hot Springs, AR Research Theme: Education DART Faculty Participants:EPSCOR Staff Student Participants:hundreds of K12 STEM students Arkansas EPSCoR staff hosted an interactive booth at EAST Conference 2022, a K12 STEM education conference with over 2000 attendees, and directly engaged hundreds of students in data science learning. Using handouts based on…Continue Reading Hundreds of Arkansas K12 Students and Educators Engaged in Fun Data Science Activities at Recent Conference