Aaron Gallardo from the University of Ottawa speaks with Dr. Arvind Mer, Assistant professor at the University of Ottawa in the Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Immunology. Dr. Mer’s lab uses cutting-edge machine learning and artificial intelligence methods for genomic data mining and advancing personalized medicine. Tune in to learn more about his recent work using AI and machine learning to characterize subtypes of acute myeloid leukemia.
Learn more: https://merlab.github.io/
Produced by: Adela Gottardi and Rachel Piché
0:05 - Introduction/Welcome to Dr. Mer
1:05 - What is the main focus of your research?
2:30 - What inspired you to enter this field of research?
3:26 - Can you briefly describe machine learning/AI for our audience?
7:01 - Can you describe your labs discovery and research regarding NMP1 and leukemia?
9:30 - How important was the role of machine learning in making these discoveries?
10:34 - What are the next steps/directions for your lab?
12:19 - How can people learn more about your lab and get involved in this research?
13:25 - Thank you to Dr. Mer!
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