This committee represents the country’s soil science community in the International Union of Soil Sciences, advises The National Academies, and communicates with professional societies and organizations.
Twelve researchers from PNNL presented at the 2020 Metabolomics Association of North America virtual conference in mid-September. Their presentations included a plenary talk, keynote talks, oral presentations, posters, and a lightning talk.
PNNL computational biologist Bobbie-Jo Webb-Robertson was recently awarded the “Spirit of nPOD award” to acknowledge her hard work in building, coordinating, and leading the Data Science Working Group.
PNNL biomedical scientist Ernesto Nakayasu brings expertise in host-pathogen interactions and the interconnection between the immune response and cellular metabolism to provide constructive review for submitted manuscripts.
Jason McDermott is a PNNL computational biologist whose research interests include machine learning, data integration, and network inference. He unravels complex data related to cancer, infectious disease, and soil microbiomes.
The first phase, which started in 2014, generated foundational data from developing mouse and human lungs, created a web portal for public data sharing, and established a repository of human lung tissues.