Smalter Participates in Biomedical Research Excellence Symposium


(05-03-2009)


By Michelle Ward



P.D. student Aaron Smalter was among 16 University of Kansas students chosen to participate in the Kansas IDeA (Institutional Development Awards) Network of Biomedical Research Excellence symposium in January. Smalters research poster, "Novel chemical informatics methods for the KU CMLD," focused on the development of computational analysis tools for structured data such as sets, sequences and graphs. He is working on methods for the discovery of chemical-protein and protein-protein interactions from large-scale databases. These interactions play a fundamental role in many biological processes and in cancer and other diseases. ITTC investigator Luke Huan guided Smalters research.

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