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Applied Machine Learning Research for Bioinformatics and Biomedicine

Marie desJardins, Patti Ordonez, and Shiming Yang (CSEE, UMBC CSEE)
Matthias Gobbert (Math/Stat, UMBC)
Steve Freeland (Biology, UMBC)
Jim Fackler, Kathryn Holmes, and Christoph Lehmann (Johns Hopkins University)

We are studying scalable machine learning algorithms for complex application domains in biology, bioinformatics, and medicine. Areas of application include simulations calcium transfer in heart cells (joint work with Matthias Gobbert (Math/Stat)), modeling the evolution of the amino acid alphabet (joint work with Steve Freeland (Biology)), and analyzing vital signs data for ICU patients (joint work with Jim Fackler, Kathryn Holmes, and Christoph Lehmann at Johns Hopkins).