In March of 2019, Minnesota ARCS Scholar, Nick Heller presented his research at the annual meeting of the US and Canada Academy of Pathology. Nick's presentation was a platform talk during the informatics session entitled "Class Saliency Maps Reveal Computer Vision's Basis for Diagnosing Metastatic Carcinoma in Lymph Nodes."
MINNESOTA CHAPTER ARCS SCHOLAR AWARD FIELD OF STUDY: COMPUTER SCIENCE
Nick is a PhD student in the department of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. He works under Professor Nikolaos Papanikolopoulos on the development of machine learning algorithms for medical image analysis. Nick hopes... Read more
Freddie was a PhD candidate in Dr. Michael Freeman's lab in the department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics (BMBB), where she studied natural product biosynthesis. Natural products are structurally diverse metabolites produced by organisms that often provide a survival advantage under specialized ecological... Read more