biographical sketches

brewerobstructionΤεχνίτη Νοημοσύνη και Ρομποτική

7 Νοε 2013 (πριν από 4 χρόνια και 3 μέρες)

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Dr. Bahler

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artificial intelligence, in particular machine learning, data mining, pattern recogniti
on, and probabilistic reasoning;

applying several paradigms in machine learning and data mining to problems in toxicology, environmental s
cience, and molec
ular
biology;
decision
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tree and rule induction systems, Bayesian networks, artificial neural networks, and non
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parametric statistical
classification
;
hybridized multi
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paradigm combinations of learning methods, including weigh
ted voting and Bayesian schemes
;

predictive chemical toxicology as the principal author of one of the most accurate systems yet devised for this problem;

participated in multiple rounds of the Predictive Toxicology Evaluation challenge.


Dr. Cope
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research and public outreach on fish a
nd invertebrates in rivers and lakes, threatened and endangered species,
macroinvertebrate biology and ecology, exotic species, biomarkers, and the ecotoxicological significance of environmental
contaminants.


Dr. Dickey
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Statistical time series analysis


Dr. Frey


Air pollution prevention and control; modeling of the performance, emissions, and cost of process
technologies; exposure assessment; and quantitative analysis of variability and uncertainty in energy and environmental
systems


Dr
. Fuentes
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En
vironmental statistics, spatial statistics, spatial
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temporal modeling, Bayesian spatial inference,
applications in environmental and health sciences. Research motivated by scientific problems in weather forecasting,
oceanography , climate, ecology, air pol
lution and human health effects from pollution.


Dr. Gibson
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Quantitative genomic studies of the molecular basis of morphological and behavioral genetic variation,
using the fruitfly
Drosophila melanogaster

as a model organism, including association studi
es and quantitative
microarray analysis.


Dr Goshe
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d
eveloping novel bioanalytical methods amenable to mass spectrometry to understand the biochemical
functions of proteins and enzymes. (1) mass spectrometry
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based proteomic approaches for quantifying cha
nges in
protein abundance and ascertaining and quantifying sites of post
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translational modifications using a variety of
chemical, enzymatic, and metabolic stable isotope labeling techniques; (2) developing crosslinking reagents to probe
protein
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protein int
eractions; (3) using ESI
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MS to probe protein
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protein, protein
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nucleic acid, and protein
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ligand
complexation; (4) developing methods to probe protein
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protein interactions at amino acid residue resolution using
covalent
1
H/
2
H exchange; and (5) developing ESI
-
MS methods to probe protein surfaces
.


Dr. Heber
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applying computer science and mathemati
cs to bioinformatical problems.;
design of efficient algorithms to
compare and analyze gene order permutations, the investigation of alternative splicing in human, t
he automated
analysis of microarray data, and the prediction of disease genes.

Computational biology and bioinformatics (gene order
comparison, protein interactions, physical mapping, EST assembly and alternative splicing).


Dr. Hodgson
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Human metabolism

and metabolic interactions of deployment
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related chemicals
,
Xenobiotic
Metabolizing Monooxygenases: Toxicology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
;
Human Metabolism of Xenobiotics
and Populations at Risk
;
Agricultural Chemicals: Metabolism, Risks and Bene
fits


Dr. Hughes
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Oliver


Drug discovery, transportation modeling, point source modeling, group testing, spatial modeling,
covariance nonstationarity


M
r. Hunt


Environmental statistics, air quality


Dr. LeBlanc
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basic and applied research into the mecha
nisms by which environmental stressors can adversely impact
ecosystems and human health
;
environmental signaling pathways that regulate sex determination, differentiation, and
reproduction and evaluating the impact of environmental chemicals on these proce
sses.


Dr. Muse


Developing statistical methods and software tools for the analysis of DNA sequence data, with emphasis on
simultaneous analysis of multiple gene sequences from multiple species using a comparative genomics approach.


Dr. Nielsen
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Develop
ing techniques for fine
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scale genetic mapping in human populations, using population history to
help locate genes involved in phenotypes such as hereditary diseases.


Dr.
Oleksiak



relationships between
variation in mRNA expression
and
environmental stres
s, in particular,
anthropogenic pollution
; Environmental toxicogenomics


Dr. Osborne
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Likelihood Theory, stochastic processes, statistical consulting, statistics in sports


Dr. Rose
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Characterization of the molecular basis of pesticide metabolism and res
ultant interactions in mammals and
insects
,
Insecticide Resistance Mechanisms, Pesticide Metabolism in Mammalian Systems, Pesticides and
Polychlorinated Biphenyl Compounds as Inducers of Monooxygenases


Dr. Selgrade
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(1) the use of stocking, harvesting, a
nd migration to control dynamical behavior and to restabilize a
dynamical system, with applications to differential and difference equation models in population biology and genetics,
and (2)
modeling

the estrogen (menstrual) cycle in humans and the estrous

cycle in rats with the intention of
understanding how environmental chemicals may be disrupting the endocrine systems of humans and animals.


Mr. Smith
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software development

with an emphasis in managing software teams developing retail systems; creation
and maintenance of large (distributed) database systems; developed a relational database and web site combining wood
property data, microarray results and metabolic profiling results for Loblolly pine; and a DNA sequence processing
pipeline for a project i
nvestigating rice evolution.


Dr. Suiter
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Database and web application development and maintenance for the Offshore Pest Informatio
n System;
Database and Web Application Development and Maintenance for the Global Pest and Disease

Database


Dr. van Zyl
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M
icroarray technology
;

Gene expression
in

loblolly pine
;
Association Mapping of Regulatory Sequence
Polymorphisms Influencing Gene expression


Dr. Weir
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Statistical methods for interpreting genetic data; measures of population structure and association and

effects
of evolutionary processes; effects of population structure and association on methods for locating human disease genes
and on forensic calculations; statistical procedures for mapping genes associated with continuous traits.


Dr. Zeng
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Developing

statistical methods and computer software for mapping quantitative trait loci and for inferring
genetic architecture of quantitative traits in natural and experimental populations.