B.Sc. Statistics, UBCO
- Breast Density as an Imaging Biomarker
Xiaohan is a 3rd-year Statistics student at UBC, resides in the beautiful Kelowna, BC. In May 2020, Xiaohan proudly became a member of the Breast Density group as a summer research intern. She assists Dr. Rasika Rajpakshe by performing timely data cleaning and validation process. Xiaohan enjoys seeing herself as both “a diligent scientist” and “a cheerful artist.” In her free time, Xiaohan particularly loves freehand painting, which she believes to be the best way to capture the beauty in her everyday life.
BSc. Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, UBCO 2017
BSc. Computer Science, UBCO 2021
- De-identification, curation, and migration of large volume DICOM imaging data to AWS
I was born in Kelowna and appreciate the what the Okanagan Valley has to offer! I’ve been interested in pursuing a career in the medical field for quite some time, but decided to take a few years off after my first degree and try my childhood dream of cooking for a living. That completely changed once I started programming, and now I’m very excited to be involved with the Early Detection Research Group in a technology focused role. I’m a bit of a generalist and tend to have a new hobby every few months, but some constants are food and wine, reading, and looking for great new music to enjoy.
BSc Physics, UBCO 2020
MSc Medical Physics, UBCO 2022
- Tomohistology/ Lung RP
- Deep Learning for Differential Diagnosis of Lung Cancer
Mitch is a recent graduate from UBCO with a BSc in Physics and will be moving into an MSc in Medical Physics this fall. He has contributed to projects that endeavour to predict high risk patients of radiation pneumonitis and detect lung cancer in its early stages. This summer his efforts will be focussed on using machine learning for the early detection of lung cancer. Outside of school and research, Mitch enjoys skateboarding, biking downtown, and snowboarding.
B.Sc. Biology, UBCO 2021
- Lung Cancer Wait Times
Bianca is a recent UBCO graduate where she obtained a BSc with an emphasis in Biology and Psychology. Having taken a wide variety of undergraduate courses while acquiring research experience across disciplines including electrical engineering, Bianca is motivated to continue participating in interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research to further improve her critical thinking and problem-solving skills. As an aspiring medical doctor, she is excited to utilize her research skill set to improve the quality of healthcare. Further, she has joined the Early Detection Team to work alongside Dr. Humer on a retrospective chart review aimed at quantifying wait times for the Interior Thoracic Group’s surgical lung cancer patients to determine areas for improvement. During her leisure time, Bianca enjoys hiking, volunteering in the local community, and spending time with family.
B.S. Statistics, SMU 2021
B.A. Biology, SMU 2021
B.A. Music, SMU 2021
- Breast Density and Image Quality Analysis
- Segmentation of CT images with Deep Learning AI for Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy
Anna grew up in Houston, TX and is currently a senior studying at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. She joined the Early Detection Research Group in the summer of 2020 and is working on the two projects mentioned above. In her spare time, Anna enjoys cooking and making music.