Tiffany Samuels will become the Major Gifts Director for the Cancer Institute effective September 10. Tiffany served successfully as Director of Development for WVU Reed College of Media since 2015. She now looks forward to focusing her efforts on the Cancer Institute. “As a West Virginia native and resident; I can think of no greater impact that I can have on my state that to represent the health care needs of my neighbors.” Please join me in thanking Tiffany for all of her great work at Reed and congratulate her as she embarks on her next chapter at WVU. Tiffany may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 304-293-8604.
Treating a stubborn blood disease that strikes children may come down to tweaking energy production in stem cells, suggests research out of West Virginia University.
Salvi Singh an MS student in Computer Science from the Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at WVU who works in the Laboratory of Dr. Lan Guo, as a Research Assistant was awarded the NSF Travel Award for her presentation at the 9th ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology, and Health Informatics (ACM BCB 2018). The title of her presentation was: Genet-CNV: Boolean Implication Networks for Modelling Genome-Wide Co-occurrence of DNA Copy Number Variations: Ms. Singh, working with her mentor Lan Guo, Ph.D. uses an algorithm to detect DNA copy number variation networks that may be important for lung cancers. Her current research focuses on identifying genes that may be drivers in lung cancer initiation and metastasis.
Monday, May 13: WVCTSI hosting MacArthur Genius Awardees for special research seminar