Jun 13, 2022
Lab conference presentations summer 2022
- Cindy Fang will be presenting our work on predicting what pipeline is best to analyze a scRNA-seq dataset at Bioc 2022.
- Jett Lee will be presenting our work on segmentation error aware clustering for highly multiplexed imaging at the MLSCB COSI at ISMB 2022.
- Kieran is presenting at the Stanford Computational and Systems Immunology Seminar on August 2nd.
Jan 21, 2022
Undergraduate summer research opportunity available
We are looking for an undergraduate student researcher to join us for a summer internship to build classification models of YAP-dependent cancer subtypes via the University of Toronto Data Science Institute SUDS program. Please see here for details and eligibility, our project is entitled AI classification of cancer patients into novel YAP-dependent subtypes. The deadline to apply is February 7th and applications may be submitted here.
Jan 6, 2022
Welcome to Darren
Welcome to Darren Chan who joins as a PhD student jointly supervised by Hartland Jackson.
Oct 14, 2021
Welcome to Morris & Eunice
A big welcome to Morris Greenberg who joins as a PhD student in statistical sciences co-supervised with Radu Craiu and Eunice Poon who joins for the term as an undergraduate co-op student.
Sep 22, 2021
New lab publication
Our work on automated cell type assignment for highly multiplexed imaging data has been published in Cell Systems. Congratulations to Michael, Jinyu, Sunyun, and Shanza.
Jul 27, 2021
Congratulations to Cait and Chengxin on receiving Ontario Graduate Scholarships and to Shanza for receiving a OSOTF award!
Jun 10, 2021
Welcome to Benjamin and Sean
Welcome to Benjamin Zheng and Sean Gong who join the lab as an Amgen scholar and for BCB 330 projects respectively.
Mar 31, 2021
Alina becomes Vector Institute postgraduate affiliate researcher
Congratulations to Alina Selega who has been selected for the 2021 Vector Institute Postgraduate Affiliate Program.
Mar 5, 2021
CIHR project grant success
We have been awarded a 5 year CIHR project grant (with Hartland Jackson and Daniel Schramek) to use computational and experimental approaches to understand immune escape in pancreatic cancers. Congratulations all!
Feb 1, 2021
Welcome to Alina
Welcome to Alina Selega who joins as a postdoctoral fellow to work on AutoML approaches for biomedical data analysis.
Jan 19, 2021
Stanford BIMR seminar
Kieran is speaking at the Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics Research Colloquium on January 21st.
Jan 15, 2021
Congratulations Joanne on AAI Intersect fellowship
Joanne Leung has been awarded an AAI Intersect Fellowship. Congratulations!
Dec 22, 2020
Canada Research Chair success
Kieran has been awarded a 5 year Canada Research Chair in Machine Learning for Translational Biomedicine from CIHR.
Dec 8, 2020
Michael joins the lab for PhD
Congratulations to Michael Geuenich who will be staying on in the lab to complete his PhD working on machine learning models for cancer genomics.
Sep 7, 2020
Welcome to new students!
Welcome to Shanza Ayub and Chengxin Yu who join as PhD students in the Computational Biology in Molecular Genetcs (CBMG) program, and to Aisha Faruqui and Cindy Fang who join as undergraduate research students for 2020-2021!
Jun 18, 2020
We have been awarded a 5 year NSERC Discovery grant Accelerating biological discovery with automated machine learning for single-cell data analysis to develop and apply AutoML methods in the field of single-cell data analysis.
May 19, 2020
Welcome & congratulations to Sunyun
Welcome Sunyun Lee who is a 3rd year Toronto Computer Science student, who joins the lab having won an NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award!
May 19, 2020
Michael joins the lab
Welcome Michael Geuenich who joins the lab as a summer student before continuing his PhD in Molecular Genetics here in Toronto.
May 5, 2020
New review paper on computational modelling for single-cell cancer genomics
Our review paper Computational modelling in single-cell cancer genomics: methods and future directions is now online as a preprint.
Apr 23, 2020
Jinyu joins the lab
Welcome Jinyu Hou who is a UofT CS student and joins the lab for a summer project in machine learning modelling of spatial proteomics data.