JGI Seed corn winners 2018

We were impressed with the amount of strong applications to our latest round of seed corn funding and are very pleased to announce this year’s JGI Seed corn fund winners:

  • Sarah Sullivan and Piotr Slowinski for their project ‘Social movement differences and risk of psychosis: Data-driven approaches for mental health diagnostics’
  • Agnieszka Bierzynska & Mark Rogers for their project ‘Developing computational tools for analysis of exome and genome data in highly phenotyped rare disease cohorts’
  • Dima Damen for her project ‘EPIC-KITCHENS 2018 Dataset – JGI Sponsorship for Large-Scale Dataset’
  • Andrew Dowsey, Andrew Davidson, Kate Heesom, David Matthews, Christoph Wuelfing & David Lee for their project ‘Enabling advanced analytics for all users of the proteomics facility’
  • Massimo Antognozzi & Matthew Avison for their project ‘Development of machine learning algorithms for antimicrobial resistance testing’
  • Fernando Sanchez-Vizcaino, Kristen Reyher, Andrew Dowsey and Jon Massey for their project ‘Fostering collaborations with UK livestock diagnostic laboratories to integrate data sources on antimicrobial resistance into a multi-use data resource’
  • Luke Western and Zhe Sha for their project ‘Exploiting big data for greenhouse gas emissions estimation using INLA’
  • Naoki Masuda and Mark Viney for their project ‘Immune response networks in wild mice’

Additionally, we have agreed to support the following workshops:

  • Kate Hendry and Martyn Tranter for a workshop on ‘Iso-Glace: Novel isotope studies in glaciated environments’
  • Song Liu for a workshop on ‘Structural change-point detection in high dimensional gene expression profiling sequence’

Work is beginning on the projects and progress will be presented at the JGI Showcase event on 3 July 2018.