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Sykhere presents results of his LSAMP Summer Research Internship

Sykhere’s LSAMP Summer Research Internship in the group is coming to an end and he has been presenting the results of the work he has conducted with Mojtaba on three occasions over the last few days, i.e., at the LSAMP Summer Research Program Symposium (poster) and the 23rd Annual McNair Scholars Research Conference in Niagara Falls (poster and talk). The title of his presentation is “Applicability Domain of Machine Learning Models for the Structurally Limited Chemical Data Sets Generated by Virtual High-Throughput Screening”. The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program seeks to diversify the STEM workforce by significantly
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Atif wins 1st Prize of the Buffalo Student Sandbox Competition

Atif and his team have won the 1st Prize of the Buffalo Student Sandbox Competition. Congrats – well done! The Student Sandbox is sponsored by Blackstone LaunchPad, UB’s Office for Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships, and the WNY Incubator Network. Student-run ventures can apply for the opportunity to work alongside seasoned mentors, experienced entrepreneurs, and a venture coach, and attend eight weeks of facilitated learning sessions based on the StartUp CEL curriculum. At the end of the summer, teams pitch their ideas for the chance to win up to $10,000 in additional resources.
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Atif wins People’s Choice Award of the 2017 Bright Buffalo Niagara Entrepreneur Expo

Atif and his team have won the People’s Choice Award of the 2017 Bright Buffalo Niagara Entrepreneur Expo. Congrats – well done! Bright Buffalo Niagara is an initiative that pairs startups and business ideas with funding sources that will allow them to prosper and create a long-term economic impact for Buffalo and beyond. Over 100 high-tech companies have pitched their ideas to potential investors at the Annual Entrepreneur Expo since 2009, and others have received free guidance from business mentors through our Mentor Match-Up Program.
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Sykhere Brown joins the group as undergraduate No 12, sponsored by LSAMP Summer Research Internship

Sykhere Brown, a veteran of Johannes’ CE 451 Computer-Aided Research class, joins the group as its 12th undergraduate research assistant. Sykhere will work with Mojtaba on machine learning problems, in particular on devising techniques to assess the range of applicability of data-derived models. His stay in the group during the summer is sponsored by an LSAMP Summer Research Internship. The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program seeks to diversify the STEM workforce by significantly increasing the numbers of students that successfully complete high-quality degree programs in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Particular emphasis is placed
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