6th Workshop on Computational Advances in Molecular Epidemiology

The 6th Workshop on Computational Advances in Molecular Epidemiology will be held in Boston, MA on August 20, 2017. The workshop, held in conjunction with the 8th ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics, brings together field practitioners of molecular epidemiology, molecular evolutionists, population geneticists, medical researchers, bioinformaticians, statisticians and computer scientists interested […]

Ovarian cancer vaccine trial begins recruiting

UConn Health has started recruiting ovarian cancer patients for a phase I clinical trial of OncoImmunome, a novel genomics-driven personalized immunotherapy. Women diagnosed with stage III or IV ovarian cancer who undergo traditional surgery and chemotherapy will then receive monthly injections with personalized vaccines consisting of tumor-specific neo-epitopes identified from next-generation sequencing of patients’ tumor […]

Tyler receives Goldwater scholarship

Tyler received the Barry Goldwater scholarship, the premier undergraduate award in the fields of natural sciences, mathematics, and engineering. For the 2017-2018 academic year, 240 Goldwater Scholars were selected from students nominated by 2,000 colleges and universities nationwide. For more details see this UConn Today article.