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Bioinformatics Training and Education Program

november, 2022

18nov12:00 pm1:00 pmLeveraging Artificial Intelligence/machine Learning


Event Details

The Medical Rehabilitation Research Speaker Series provides an opportunity for selected NCMRR and NIH rehabilitation research grantees to share their research with colleagues from rehabilitation-related and other fields. This fourth session features NCMRR grantees Deanna Gates, Ph.D., and Jacob George, Ph.D., presenting their advances in the fields of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Series events will include presentations from the grantees followed by a question-and-answer session.


Deanna Gates, Ph.D.

Director, Rehabilitation Biomechanic Laboratory

University of Michigan

Dr. Gates is an associate professor of movement science in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Michigan. She is also an associate professor of biomedical engineering in the College of Engineering and Medical School and the director of the Rehabilitation Biomechanics Laboratory. Her research focuses on biomechanics, rehabilitation, prosthetic and orthotics, control of repetitive movements, and nonlinear dynamics.

Jacob George, Ph.D.

Director, Utah NeuroRobotics Lab

University of Utah

Dr. George is an assistant professor in the Departments of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the University of Utah. He also is the director of the Utah NeuroRobotics Lab, which is working at the intersection of artificial intelligence, robotics, and neuroscience, to develop biologically inspired artificial intelligence and brain-machine interfaces to restore and/or enhance human function.

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