tisdag 20 oktober 2015

USC to teach researchers how to analyze biomedical information

Big DataFrom: USC News  
Researchers need guidance as they untangle a massive jungle of biomedical data in their search for therapies, prevention techniques and cures to some of today’s most enigmatic diseases.

To assist them, the National Institutes of Health has awarded USC a three-year, $6.3 million grant to build Big Data U, the nation’s first Training Coordination Center aimed at teaching people with different backgrounds how to assemble astronomical amounts of data into compatible and comparable statistics. The goal is to find trends, interesting relationships and clustering effects.

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