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.
Plan to join the WVU Cancer Institute, WVU School of Medicine, WVU Medicine and the WVU Office of Continuing Education for the 29th Annual Fall Cancer Conference at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown, WV on October 18th, 2019.
WVU in the News: WVU Medicine's Gamma Knife program provides high-quality treatment for inoperable tumors
For some cancer patients, having inoperable or at least risky-to-treat tumors doesn’t necessarily mean they’re untreatable if the right technology is applied.
The WVU Cancer Institute’s Cancer Prevention and Control (CPC) is offering free community-based tobacco cessation support groups to local organizations throughout the area. “Breathe Well, Live Well” is designed to help West Virginians quit the use of tobacco products.