The field of Computational Biology is constantly changing, this is why it is important for us to keep up with the latest news in the field. In the ever-evolving landscape of Computational Biology, we pride ourselves on our unwavering commitment to staying current. Take a look into what we are doing to keep up with the constant changes in the industry.

February 2024: Dr Kushal Virupakshappa gets awarded the 2024 AAI Intersect Fellowship for Computational Scientists and Immunologists: Congratulations!

December 2023: Our New H100 Machine Running:  Happy holidays!

November, 2023

David Arredondo Joins the Lab as Postdoctoral Trainee

David earned his degree from the UNM School of Engineering, specializing in DNA Nanotechnology and Molecular computing

Explore TumorAI Lab's Research in Avi's Presentation at UNM Grand Rounds.

See the presentation here


October, 2023

Latest Collaboration: Decoding Cancer Cell Pathways using CRISPR Screens

Our lab is delighted to have contributed computationally to the recent Nature publication led by Murad Mamedov and Alex Marson, "CRISPR Screens Decode Cancer Cell Pathways that Trigger γδ T Cell Detection." Congrats Murad for his groundbreaking work in advancing our understanding of γδ T cell stress surveillance in cancer. Access the publication here.

New Grant Submissions for Fellowships by Team Members

In the past weeks, our team has been working hard to submit their Grant proposals for new and exciting fellowships opportunities. Mikaela has worked towards her application to the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), and Kushal towards his application for the American Association of Immunologist Careers in Immunology Fellowship. Learn more about their expereiences here.

September, 2023

New State of the Art GPU Machines

We're thrilled to share that our lab has significantly enhanced its computational prowess by integrating cutting-edge processing units. In a fruitful partnership with the UNM Computer Science Department, the Tumor AI lab has secured access to the coveted NVIDIA A100 GPU. Moreover, thanks to a generous grant from the University of New Mexico, we'll be adding an H100 processing unit to our arsenal. These advancements not only underscore our commitment to excellence but also position us at the forefront of computational research.

August, 2023

Kushal Virupakshappa Joins the Lab as Postdoctoral Trainee

Kushal earned his degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology, specializing in the application of Computer Vision and Machine Learning for Ultrasonic Non-Destructive Testing (NDT). We are delighted to have him join our lab and extend a warm welcome to him. Learn more about Kushal in his personal page.

New Team Members Join the Tumor AI Lab

In the past months, we have been working hard to integrate more diverse talents into our workspace. We are proud to announce the latest joining members to the lab: Luis, as an undergraduate student, Aaron, as MD/PhD student, Mikaela, as PhD student, and Shane, as post Undergraduate student. 

You can learn more about our team under the team page.

New Students join the Lab

Yue Hu and Macaulay Oladimeji (finally) are here as visiting scholars: Yue focuses on imaging AI and GNN, while Macaulay focuses on representation learning. BSGP Student Clara Bertoni Joins TumorAI Lab for Rotation in Single Cell Analysis. Welcome All!