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Re: position in cancer informatics

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2012 14:52:18 -0400
Message-ID: <50085762.2040708@openlinksw.com>
To: public-lod@w3.org
On 7/19/12 2:41 PM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
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> On 17 July 2012 22:27, Nathan <nathan@webr3.org 
> <mailto:nathan@webr3.org>> wrote:
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>     Can you open this right up for everybody to be involved?
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>     I know I for one would be happy to invest free time to looking at
>     these datasets to find patterns - are they open and available
>     online, any pointers to get started, anything at all that would
>     enable me (and hopefully others skilled here) to work on this?
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>     It sounds like less of a "position" and more of a global need we
>     who can should all be pumping time in to.
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> Maybe related:
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> 15-Year-Old Maker Astronomically Improves Pancreatic Cancer Test
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> http://blog.makezine.com/2012/07/18/15-year-old-maker-astronomically-improves-pancreatic-cancer-test/
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> He gleaned information on the topic from his “good friend Google,” and 
> began his research. Yes, he even got in trouble in his science class 
> for reading articles on carbon nanotubes instead of doing his 
> classwork. When Andraka had solidified ideas for his novel paper 
> sensor, he wrote out his procedure, timeline, and budget, and emailed 
> 200 professors at research institutes. He got 199 rejections and one 
> acceptance from Johns Hopkins: “If you send out enough emails, 
> someone’s going to say yes.”

I've stated it once before, and I'll say it again: if your idea isn't 
rejected, it just isn't innovative enough :-)

Awesome find!

Kingsley
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>     Best,
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>     Nathan
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>     Helena Deus wrote:
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>         Dear all,
>         We have an exciting research assistant position open at DERI
>         for a chance to work with Cancer Informatics! We are looking
>         for an enthusiastic developer who is familiar with
>         bioinformatics concepts. Your role will be exploring cancer
>         related datasets and looking for pattern (applying, for
>         example, machine learning techniques) that can be used for
>         personalized medicine.
>         Please don't hesitate to Fw. this to whomever you think might
>         be interested.
>         To apply or to ask for more information, please reply to me
>         (helena.deus@deri.org <mailto:helena.deus@deri.org>) with CV +
>         motivation letter
>         Kind regards, Helena F. Deus, PhD
>         Digital Enterprise Research Institute
>         helena.deus@deri.org <mailto:helena.deus@deri.org>
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