News from the HeartBD2K Center of Excellence


Congratulations to our Interns; March 17th, 2017

Congratulations to our student software developers at UCLA, Abineet Das Sharma, Avirudh Theraja, Sam Yang and Shashank Khanna for receiving offers to work at highly-regarded tech companies! Sam will be working at Northrop Grumman's new Data Science Department as a Data Scientist. Abineet will be interning for Symantec's STAR team. Avirudh and Shashank will be interning at Amazon in Seattle. Thank you for your contributions to our Center.

Year 3 PI Meeting and NIH Site Visit; July 25th, 2016

Thank you to everyone who participated in the first year 3 HeartBD2K PI meeting at UCLA. We were honored to host 4 delegates from the NIH and showcase all of our Center's exciting research.

Congratulations and Farewell; April 8th, 2016

Congratulations to our student software developers at UCLA, Daniel Yao and Kevin Sheu for completing UCLA's Computer Science program! Daniel will be working in Seattle as a Software Development Engineer for Amazon Web Services. Kevin will be attending Georgia Institute of Technology in the Fall to pursue his Masters in Computer Science. Thank you for your contributions to our Center. We wish you all the best on your future endeavors.

BD2K All-Hands Meeting; November 14th, 2015

Congratulations to all the participants of the 2015 BD2K All-Hands Meeting at NIH in Bethesda, MD. It was a very productive gathering and a great opportunity to interface with our colleagues. We eagerly look forward to next year's AHM.

NIH BD2K Site Visit Poster Awards; August 21st, 2015

Congratulations to Jennifer S. Polson on winning the Best Poster Award at the NIH BD2K Site Visit for her poster entitled "Novel Software Tools for Crowdsourcing Biomedical Knowledge in Gene Wiki".

MyGene.info Funded; June 7th, 2015

MyGene.info and MyVariant.info have received a Data-Wrangling award for Targeted Software Development and are now fully funded by the NIH. Congratulations to the entire MyGene.info team! For more information, see this announcement.

HeartBD2K investigators gathered together at UCLA in July 2016 at the first Year 3 PI meeting and site visit.

Jennifer Polson and the other 2015 UCLA site visit poster awardees.