Paul Macklin, assistant professor of research, will speak at the American Association for the Advancement of Science ann

ual meeting, to be held Feb. 13-17 in Chicago. As part of a discussion on “big data” — data sets so large and complex that they become difficult to process using traditional applications — Macklin will present his talk, “Integrating Next-Generation Computational Models of Cancer Progression and Outcome.”


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is offering mid-career professionals the opportunity to spend a year in the Center for Tobacco Products.

FDA Tobacco Regulatory Science fellows help develop science-based public health strategies and serve as the lead for defined projects, and meet with policy leaders. Fellows are awarded up to $95,000. The application is open through March 3.

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