Post Docs and Researchers

Scott Malec, BS, MLIS, MSIT, PhD

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Malec, Scott
Post Doctoral Scholar
409B Baum

Education:

BS in foreign languages and humanities at Edinboro University

MLIS in library and information sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

Caroline Birer

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Birer, Caroline
437 Bridgeside Point II, 450 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh
PA
15219
412-383-0028

PhD Molecular Ecology @ University of French Guiana
MS Chemistry @ Paris-Sud University
PharmD @ Clermont Auvergne University

Travis J. De Wolfe, PhD

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De Wolfe, Travis
437 Bridgeside Point II, 450 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh
PA
15219
412-383-0028
http://travisdewolfe.com/

Post Doctoral Scholar, Department of Biomedical Informatics

Ph.D. Food Science @ UW-Madison
M.S. Comparative Biomedical Sciences @ UW-Madison
B.S. Natural Sciences @ UW-Madison

Mingming Gong, PhD

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Gong, Mingming
Kayhan's
Baum
5607 Baum Blvd
Pittsburgh
PA
15206
412624553
http://mgong2.github.io

Research Specialist

Nick Cooley, PhD

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Cooley, Nick
Wright Lab
437 Bridgeside Point II
450 Technology Dr
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
412-383-0028 (lab)

Post Doctoral Scholar

BS, Microbiology/Molecular Genetics, Ohio State University
PhD, Chemistry, University of Missouri

Andrew King, PhD

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King, Andrew
Room 410B
5607 Baum Blvd.
Pittsburgh
PA
15206

Post Doctoral Scholar

Publications: 

King AJ, Cooper GF, Hochheiser H, Clermont G, Hausrecht M, Visweswaran S. Using Machine Learning to Predict the Information Seeking Behavior of Clinicians Using an Electronic Medical Record System. AMIA Annual Symp Proc. 2018 Dec 5;2018:673-682. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 30815109. PMCID: PMC6371238.

King AJ, Hochheiser H, Visweswaran S, Clermont G, Cooper GF. Eye-tracking for Clinical Decision Support: A Method to Capture Automatically What Physicians Are Viewing in the EMR. AMIA Jt Summits Transl Sci Proc. 2017 Jul 26;2017:512-521. eCollection 2017. PMID: 28815151. PMCID: PMC5543363.

King AJ, Fisher AM, Becich MJ, Boone DN. Computer Science, Biology and Biomedical Informatics academy: Outcomes from 5 years of Immersing High-school Students into Informatics Research. J Pathol Inform. 2017 Feb 28;8:2. doi: 10.4103/2153-3539.201110. eCollection 2017. PMID: 28400991 PMC ID: 5359992.

Uppal R, Mandava G, Romagnoli KM, King AJ, Draper AJ, Handen AL, Fisher AM, Becich MJ, Dutta-Moscato J. How can we improve Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math education to encourage careers in Biomedical and Pathology Informatics? J Pathol Inform. 2016 Jan 29;7:2. doi: 10.4103/2153-3539.175375. eCollection 2016. PMID: 26955500. PMCID: PMC4763503.

King AJ, Cooper GF, Hochheiser H, Clermont G. Development and preliminary evaluation of a prototype of a learning electronic medical record system. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2015 Nov 5;2015:1967-75. eCollection 2015. PMID: 26958296 PMCID: PMC4765593.

Education

PhD (2018, Biomedical Informatics) University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

MS (2015, Biomedical Informatics) University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Ye Ye, BS, MS

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Post Doctoral Associate, Department of Biomedical Informatics

Publications: 

Rexit R, Tsui FC, Espino JU, Chrysanthis PK, Wesaratchakit S, Ye Y. An analytics appliance for identifying (near) optimal over-the-counter medicine products as health indicators for influenza surveillance. J Manager Infor Systems. 2015;48:151-63.

Lu S, Ye Y, Tsui F-C, Su H, Rexit R, Wesaratchakit S, Hwa R. "Domain ontology-based feature reduction for high dimensional drug data and its application to 30-day heart failure readmission prediction," Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing (Collaboratecom), 2013 9th International Conference Conference on, Austin, TX, 2013, pp. 478-484.

 

Education

BS (2006 Medicine) Peking University, China
 
MS (2007 Statistics) Peking University, China
 
MS (2011 Public Health Informatics) Emory University

 

Lujia Chen, PhD

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Chen, Lujia
Room 411B
5607 Baum Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Post Doctoral Associate, Department of Biomedical Informatics

Publications: 

Lu S, Fan X, Chen L, Lu X. A novel method of using Deep Belief Networks and genetic perturbation data to search for yeast signaling pathways. Plos One. September 2018; 13(9). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0203871. 

Chen L, Lu X. Making deep learning models transparent. J of Med Artif Intell 2018; 1:5.

Lu S, Cai C, Yan G, Zhou Z, Wan Y, Chen V, Chen L, Cooper GF, Obeid LM, Hannun YA, Lee AV, Lu X. Signal-Oriented Pathway Analyses Reveal a Signaling Complex as a Synthetic Lethal Target for p53 Mutations. Cancer Res. 206 Dec 1:76(23):6785-6794. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-16-1740. Epub 2016 Oct 10. PMID: 27758891. PMCID: PMC5165695.

Montefusco DJ, Chen L, Matmati N, Lu S, Newcomb B, Cooper GF, Hannun YA, Lu X. Distinct signaling roles of ceramide species in yeast revealed through systematic perturbation and systems biology analyses. Sci Signal. 2013 Oct 29;6(299): rs14. doi: 10.1126/scisignal.2004515. PMID: 24170935. PMC3974757.


Research Interests

Microarray data analysis

Machine Learning


Education

BS  (2008, Biological Technology) University of Science & Technology, Beijing, China

MS (2012, Biomedical Informatics) University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

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