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CLSSS: Gaining Functional Immune System Insights through the Application of Machine Learning on Immunofluorescent Microscopy Images

February 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free

Join us for this month’s meeting of the Computational Life Sciences Seminar Series.

Title: Gaining Functional Immune System Insights through the Application of Machine Learning on Immunofluorescent Microscopy Images
Speaker: Vladimir M. Liarski, MD, MSc, FACR, Assistant Professor, University of Chicago
Date: Thursday, February 22, 2018
Time: 3:00-4:00pm
Location: KCBD 1103 (first floor auditorium)

The Center for Research Informatics in conjunction with the Master of Science in Biomedical Informatics launched the Computational Life Sciences Seminar Series (CLSSS) in October 2017.

Join CLSSS for a discussion with Dr. Vladimir Liarski, Assistant Professor in Rheumatology, about his work on classifying the anatomic structures of human kidney using digital images and machine learning. This research introduces a method to objectively segment and classify the these images using Python to detect glomerular and non-glomerular areas. The methodology used to train the program to classify tissue and the benefits for diagnosis and treatment will be discussed. Dr. Liarski is a recent graduate of the MSc in Biomedical Informatics program at UChicago.

Venue

Knapp Center for Biomedical Discovery
900 E. 57th St.
Chicago, IL 60637 United States
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