Announcing the 2014-2015 IDSC Fellows!

Nicholas Tsinoremas, Lyssa Goldberg, Chun Wu, Katherine Dale, Sawsan Khuri, 2014-2015 IDSC Fellows

Announcing the 2014-2015 IDSC Fellows!

The IDSC Fellows Program has launched its second cohort with four outstanding students from all around the University. Announcing the selected participants (pictured left to right with IDSC Director Nick Tsinoremas and IDSC Director of Engagement Sawsan Khuri) for the 2014-15 session:


  • Lyssa Goldberg, Foote Fellow, Journalism, Political Science, Computer Science

Project: Media Coverage Biases in Reporting on the Isreali/Palestinian Conflict

Mentors: Joseph Uscinski, Dept. Political Science; Mitsunori Ogihara, Dept. of Computer Science and IDSC Director of Big Data Analytics and Data Mining; and Alberto Cairo, School of Communication and IDSC Director of Visualization


  • Chun Wu, Dept of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology, Miller School of Medicine. Project: Brain Insulin Regulation in Cocaine Addiction and Obesity

Mentors: Deborah Mash, PhD, Miller School of Medicine; and Stefan Wuchty, Dept of Computer Science


  • Katherine Dale, Foote Fellow, Marine Science, Biology, Computer Science

Project: Big Data Analysis in Marine Genomics

Mentors:  Doug Crawford, RSMAS; and Geoff Sutcliffe, Department of Computer Science


  • Matthew Field (not pictured), Cancer Biology Program, Miller School of Medicine

Project: Retinoblastoma Genomics Analysis for Variant Discovery

Mentors: William Harbour, MD, Miller School of Medicine; and Nick Tsinoremas, IDSC Institute Director