A postdoctoral researcher position focused on applying artificial intelligence/machine learning to identifying biomarkers of disease progression in type 1 diabetes is available in the laboratory of Dr. Sarah Kim (https://pharmacy.ufl.edu/profile/kim-sarah/ ), in collaboration with Dr. Martha L. Campbell-Thompson (https://mctlab.pathology.ufl.edu/ ) and Dr. Damon G. Lamb (https://psychiatry.ufl.edu/profile/lamb-damon/ ). This position is for an initial two-year appointment, and has the potential to be renewed for an additional year based on performance and funding availability.
The postdoctoral research will work on a funded project designed to build deep-learning imaging analysis and informatics tools to improve understanding of type 1 diabetes progression. Research will involve design, implementation, and validation of image analysis pipeline to build deep learning models and graphical user interfaces using pancreas whole slide image (WSI) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans.
University of Florida (UF)’s High Performance Computing and Big Data Analytics: This work will benefit from the enhanced research computing GPU infrastructure at UF afforded by the recent NVIDIA investment. UF’s High Performance Computer, HiPerGator, was ranked the 22nd most powerful and 2nd most energy efficient in the world in 2021. UF’s AI initiative is providing a substantial investment in the development and application of novel methods to challenging problems, https://ai.ufl.edu/ .
UF and Lake Nona Medical City: UF was ranked the #5 public university in 2021 by U.S. News & World Report in 2021. UF is a highly collaborative environment that provides researchers with many opportunities for learning and research collaborations. Lake Nona Medical City is a health and life sciences campus in Orlando, Florida, United States. It is located near Orlando International Airport and within the master-planned community of Lake Nona.