Cancer Center Support

Funding Agency: 
Grant/Contract No.: 
P30 CA47904
Project Dates: 
09/01/2010 to 08/31/2015

Gynecologic Cancer Center at Walter Reed Medical Center (GCC)

Funding Agency: 
Henry M. Jackson Foundation/USAAMRAA
Grant/Contract No.: 
Project Dates: 
04/01/2010 to 03/30/2013

SPORE in Skin Cancer

Funding Agency: 
Grant/Contract No.: 
P50 CA121973-02
Project Dates: 
08/26/2008 to 07/31/2013

Pittsburgh Biomedical Informatics Training Program

Funding Agency: 
Grant/Contract No.: 
5 T15 LM007059-24
Project Dates: 
07/01/2012 to 06/30/2017

Catherine Arnott Smith, MS, PhD

  • Currently: Associate Professor, School of Library and Information Studies, and Discovery Fellow, Living Environments Laboratory, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 2002: PhD, Library and Information Science, Medical Informatics
  • 2000: MSIS (Master of Science, Information Science), Medical Informatics
  • Publications (links to PubMed)

Matthew Scotch, MPH, PhD

  • Currently: Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Arizona State University
  • 2006: PhD in Biomedical Informatics
  • Publications (links to PubMed)

Deborah A. Lewis, EdD, MPH, MS

  • Currently: Associate Professor of Nursing, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
  • 1999: Master's Degree in Public Health
  • 2006: Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship
  • Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
  • Publications: see CV


The PRoBE Lab Mission and Goals:

To harness prior knowledge for effective knowledge discovery from biomedical data.

To design and develop novel machine learning algorithms using symbolic, probabilistic and hybrid approaches to solve bioinformatics problems of clinical importance such as biomarker discovery and disease classification.