Grant gives UVA opportunity to train scientists to deal with big data

Jason Papin, a professor of biomedical engineering and principal investigator for the grant, works with Laura Dunphy, a first-year PhD student in biomedical engineering training in the Papin lab. (Photo by Tom Cogill) CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (NEWSPLEX) — Researchers at the University of Virginia are getting ready to launch a new training program in biomedical data science thanks to a grant from the National Institutes of Health. The program is called Big Data 2 Knowledge, and the five-year grant will finance pre-doctoral training focused on teaching scientists to work at the interface of computers, science, statistics, “big data” and biomedicine. For the 2016-17 academic year, it will fund six pre-doctoral students and then three a year after that. “UVA’s selection in an indication of the quality of research we have in…


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