Vice-Chair in the Department of Biomedical Informatics and Director of CTSA Informatics Resource Center (CIRC)

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is recruiting a Vice-Chair for Clinical and Translational Research, in the Department of Biomedical Informatics. This person would also serve as Director of the CTSA Comprehensive Informatics Resource Center (CIRC).

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Technology accelerating knowledge to improve human health.

A department within the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Biomedical Informatics is led by Dr. Fred Prior, Professor and Chair. We develop computational tools to assess and manage medical and public health information. We serve as the campus  leader for such projects.

Located on the 4th floor of Jack T. Stephens Spine Institute, our staff is available for consultation. Call 501-603-1766 to schedule an appointment.

  • Pictures of Our 2nd Annual International PotluckOctober 24, 2019

    Many at DBMI brought their favorite gastronomic gourmet goodies for our 2nd Annual International Potluck! The event continues to be filled with international food, fun and fellowship. Thank you to everyone that baked, cooked, sautéed, slow-cooked, stir-fried, seared, braised, steamed, roasted and purchased food to make our International Potluck a success! Take a look at…

  • Genome Sequence of the Oocydin A-Producing Rhizobacterium Serratia plymuthica 4Rx5December 20, 2018

    Matilla MA1,2, Udaondo Z3, Salmond GPC1. Abstract Serratia plymuthica 4Rx5 was isolated from the rhizosphere of oilseed rape due to its antagonistic properties against plant-pathogenic fungi. The strain 4Rx5 produces the antifungal and antioomycete haterumalide, oocydin A. Analysis of its genome revealed the presence of various gene clusters putatively involved in the biosynthesis of additional secondary metabolites.…

  • Genome Sequences of Zika Virus Strains Recovered from Amniotic Fluid, Placenta, and Fetal Brain of a Microcephaly Patient in Thailand, 2017December 18, 2018

    Wongsurawat T1, Jenjaroenpun P1, Athipanyasilp N2, Kaewnapan B2, Leelahakorn N2, Angkasekwinai N3, Kantakamalakul W2, Sutthent R2, Ussery DW1,4, Horthongkham N2, Nookaew I1,4. Abstract We present here the complete genome sequences of Zika virus strains isolated from aborted fetal tissue (brain and placenta) and amniotic fluid of a microcephaly patient in Thailand in 2017. The virus genomes that were sequenced have an average length of 10,807…