Community Announcements

Rubin Lab Students Claire Tang and Aalok Patwa named top 300 scholars in the 80th Regeneron Science Talent Search

January 7, 2021. Two students from the Rubin Lab, Claire Tang and Aalok Patwa, have been named top 300 scholars in the 80th Regeneron Science Talent Search (STS) —the nation’s oldest and most prestigious science and mathematics competition for high school seniors. A listing of all 300 Scholars can be found here ; a total of 1,760 students around the country entered the competition this year, which is owned and produced by Society for Science. Claire is being nationally recognized for her work in the Rubin Lab on the “Automated Diagnostic Imaging for COVID-19: from the Unknown Detection to Clinical Prediction” project, and Aalok’s project is “Analysis of the Tumor-Immune Microenvironment Reveals Predictors of Recurrence and Overall Survival in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer.”


Julia Palacios elected IBS WNAR Regional Committee Representative

December 18, 2020. DBDS faculty member Julia Palacios has been elected as a Regional Committee Representative of the Western North American Region (WNAR) of the International Biometric Society.


Trevor Hastie awarded HAI Research Seed Grant

December 7, 2020. DBDS faculty member Trevor Hastie was awarded a Seed Research Grant from Stanford Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI) for his proposal, “Illuminating Illegal Fishing Through Satellite Imagery and Vessel Tracking Systems.” Dr. Hastie will serve as Co-PI on this project. 


Daniel Rubin awarded HAI Seed Research Grant

December 7, 2020. DBDS faculty member Daniel Rubin was awarded a Seed Research Grant from Stanford Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI) for his proposal, “Improving Medical Decision Making through Observationally Supervised Learning.” Dr. Rubin will be serving as PI on this project.


Nigam Shah awarded HAI Seed Research Grant

December 7, 2020. DBDS faculty member Nigam Shah was awarded a Seed Research Grant from Stanford Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI) for his proposal, “VIVA – VIdeo Visit triage using AI.” Dr. Shah will be serving as Co-PI on this project. 


Serena Yeung awarded HAI Seed Research Grants

December 7, 2020. DBDS faculty member Serena Yeung has been awarded a couple of Seed Research Grants from Stanford Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI). These grants will support a project on which she is serving as PI, "AI-Based Tool for Studying Parent-Child Interactions During Early Childhood," and two projects for which she is serving as Co-PI, including "Illuminating Illegal Fishing Through Satellite Imagery and Vessel Tracking Systems" and "VIVA – VIdeo Visit triage using AI."