Bioinformatics News

CCI Dean Co-Chairs Tunisian Conference

In March, when most UNC Charlotte faculty and students were on spring break, College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) dean, Fatma Mili, was in North Africa serving as co-chair of Noor 2019, a conference focused on higher education during a time of dramatic transition in her home country, Tunisia. Since its 2011 revolution, Tunisia has […]

CCI and DSI Host WiDS Conference

On Wednesday, March 26th, UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) and its Data Science Initiative (DSI) hosted more than 300 guests at the annual Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference at the Ritz-Carlton in Charlotte, NC. WiDS Charlotte is one of more than 150 regional events taking place in approximately 50 countries in […]

CCI, DSI Host Analytics Frontiers Conference

On Wednesday, March 27th, UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) and Data Science Initiative (DSI) hosted its fifth Analytics Frontiers Conference at the Ritz-Carlton in Charlotte, NC. The Southeast’s largest conference of its kind, Frontiers connects C-level executives, top data scientists, researchers, entrepreneurs as well as academic and government leaders to share ideas, […]

CCI Wins at Blue Diamond Awards

On April 4th, the Charlotte Area Technology Collaborative (CATC) held its annual Blue Diamond Awards at Founder’s Hall. UNC Charlotte’s College of Computing and Informatics (CCI) was well represented with current student Treven Stoddard as well as Stratifyd, CCI PH.D. alumnus Derek Wang’s company, winning Blue Diamonds. Stoddard, a senior computer science major, recently received […]

Feeling Ducky

Like Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz, each of us is on our own Yellow Brick Road, facing challenges and seeking answers. And just like Judy Garland’s character, most of what we seek, we probably had all along. This is true even when it comes to debugging complex systems in computer science. Be it code […]

Innovative Banana Breeding to Improve Nutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa

North Carolina Research Campus – Sept. 26, 2017- Dr. Robert Reid, Research Assistant Professor with UNC Charlotte’s Bioinformatics Services Division at the North Carolina Research Campus, has been awarded a $25,000 grant through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for the “Improvement of Banana for the Smallholder Farmers in the Great Lakes Region of Africa”. […]

PhD Student Joins Nothing But Nets Champions Council

Last November, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology PhD student, Adriano De Bernardi Schneider attended the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene’s (ASTMH) 66th annual meeting. There, he joined the ASTMH Capitol Hill Education Day, where he met with members of Congress to assist in educating them on programs that are leading the fight to defeat […]

Biology and Autism

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects at least 1% of the world’s population, creating large-scale medical, educational and social challenges. As a spectrum disorder, ASD manifests in an array of exhibited challenges and strengths with an equally diverse number of genetic and environmental influences, making it a particularly difficult condition to study. With each study, the […]