A warm welcome to Tobias Ziolkowski who joins the group for 3 months. Tobias is a PhD student at the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel and his visit is sponsored by a partnership between NORA.ai and the Helmholtz Information & Data Science Academy.
Mariyam interviewed by UiB AI News
Cortisol-responsive gene networks preprint
Congrats to Sean for submitting the final paper from his PhD thesis to bioRxiv!
Gene networks driven by genetic variation for plasma cortisol in hepatic and adipose tissues implicate corticosteroid binding globulin in modulating tissue glucocorticoid action and cardiovascular risk
Sean speaks at Exercise in Medicine workshop
Sean will present an invited talk at the 9th Seminar on Exercise in Medicine.
Mariyam speaks at NORA Research School Annual Conference
Mariyam will present a talk on “Causal Inference in AI” at the NORA Research School Annual Conference 2022.
Research stay abroad funding to Mariyam
Congratulations to Mariyam for being awarded funding for a research stay abroad from the NFR, for financial support of her stay at the Alan Turing Institute in 2023.
Erasmus+ funding to Sean
Congrats to Sean for obtaining funding from the ERASMUS+ training program to visit our collaborator Valur Emilsson and colleagues at the Icelandic Heart Association!
Mariyam presents at ICSB 2022
Mariyam will present a poster about her work titled “Identification of causal genes at GWAS loci with pleiotropic gene regulatory effects using instrumental variable sets” at ICSB 2022.
Causal inference in drug discovery preprint
Check out our preprint of a review on causal inference in drug discovery, co-written with Jitao David Zhang.
Ammar and Adriaan present at ECCB
Ammar and Adriaan will present posters at European Conference on Computational Biology.
Ammar will present his preprint “rfPhen2Gen: A machine learning based association study of brain imaging phenotypes to genotypes”.
Adriaan will present a poster titled “Estimating Strengths of Causal Interactions for Gene Regulatory Networks in Yeast” on work that builds on his previous paper on causal gene regulatory networks in yeast.