Big data for personalized medical treatment

Colin Hill, whose company GNS Healthcare is helping provide personalized medical treatment through genetic data analytics, says his summer at SFI contributed to his idea to merge chaos theory, big data, genetics, and health care.

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Crowdfunding campaign offers lessons

A new project will test the use of small satellite tracking devices, each the size of a cell phone, for gathering data about how indigenous people use the landscapes on which they depend.

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Tracking the spread of malaria by cell phone

In a recent paper in Science, SFI REU participant Amy Wesolowski and SFI Omidyar Fellow alum Caroline Buckee and collaborators describe how they tracked the spread of malaria in Kenya using cell phone user data.

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Summer programs: ‘Intense and pro- found science’

The 2012 graduate workshop and the inaugural advanced graduate workshop for program alumni (see article below) take place June 17-30 at St. John’s.  SFI’s research experiences for undergraduates pairs young scientists with SFI faculty mentors. Participants are encouraged to investigate complex social systems through a research project they design with their mentors.

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