IEEE CS 2022 Report

Special report surveying 23 innovative technologies, including
several related to life sciences that could change the landscape
of computer science and industry by 2022

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The Impact of Control
Technology, 2nd Edition

IEEE Control Systems Society Report highlights success
stories and research challenges in control technology

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Call for Proposals to Present: Synthetic Biology: Engineering, Evolution and Design 2015
10-13 June 2015, Boston
International Symposium
on Biomedical Imaging:
from Nano to Macro

16-19 April 2015
Brooklyn, New York

Why IEEE & Life Sciences?

Traditionally, the term life sciences has referred to several branches of science, such as biology, medicine, anthropology, or ecology, that describe living organisms and their organization... Read more

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48 Hour ‘Hack-a-thon’ on Ebola

48 Hour ‘Hack-a-thon’ on Ebola

Over a weekend, students, faculty, and staff gathered at the University of Massachusetts Amherst to analyze data related to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. The “HackEbola” teams were given large data sets to analyze and develop models to better understand the spread of the epidemic.

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A Path to Extinguishing Ebola

A Path to Extinguishing Ebola

The Ebola virus outbreak is unpredictable and tests that are currently used can only diagnose infection typically 8-21 days after infection. The person may already be contagious by that stage, thus, diagnostic tools that can detect early onset of the disease are needed to containing this outbreak.

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Education & Careers

Life sciences is a wide and dynamic field that is being energized by other disciplines. The boom that has been already observed in the bio-medical domain is extending to other areas of life sciences, accompanied by many career opportunities and more exciting challenges for educational institutions.


Outsmarting Viruses

Madeline McCurry-Schmidt

One researcher’s journey from student to professor at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI).

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