Program 175

AIRDATE:09/20/05

PROMO: Alberta Ingenuity Centre for Machine Learning supports the work of Mark Schmidt and Dr. Russ Greiner as they help radiation oncologist Dr. Albert Murtha better map brain tumours

Biologist Dr. William Chapco uses DNA analysis to reconstruct the demise of the Rocky Mountain Locust

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TITLE: Dr. Albert Murtha, Radiation Oncologist, Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton
SUBJECT: #175 Mapping Brain Tumours
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A computing science student working with the Alberta Ingenuity Centre for Machine Learning has a developed breakthrough computer program. This will greatly improve how oncologists target brain tumours for radiation treatment.


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TITLE: Mark Schmidt, Graduate Student, Computing Sciences, University of Alberta and Alberta Ingenuity Centre for Machine Learning
SUBJECT: #175 New Tool for Mapping Brain Tumours
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TITLE: Dr. Russ Greiner, Professor, Computing Sciences, University of Alberta and Director, Alberta Ingenuity Centre for Machine Learning
SUBJECT: #175 Machine Learning Breakthrough on Mapping Brain Tumours
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TITLE: Dr. William Chapco, Professor, Biological Sciences, University of Regina
SUBJECT: #175 The Extinct Rocky Mountain Locust
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Africa is not the only country to suffer from the devastating losses due to locusts. Alberta’s early farmers were also once threatened by huge swarms of a now extinct species, the Rocky Mountain Locust. What ever happened to it?


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