Jae Min

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Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry, Rice University, Houston, TX

Hometown: Born in Daejeon, South Korea; raised in Richardson, TX
Research Interests: Deciphering pathogen’s molecular evolution and its epidemiological impact in context of community and healthcare associated infections.
Long-term career goals: Conducting research in a government or global organization.
What philosophy guides your education: “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” – Albert Einstein
Date Accomplishments
April 2018
  • Awarded UF Center for European Studies Travel Grant to attend Big Data for Pharmacovigilance Conference
March 2018
  • Awarded Graduate Student Council Travel Grant to attend Big Data for Pharmacovigilance Conference
November 2017
  • Presenting in “Identifying and addressing mental health disparities in the Gator Nation using electronic medical records” symposium at UF Social Justice Summit in January in Gainesville, FL: research on disparities in mental health burden among undergraduate and graduate students
October 2017
  • Paper accepted for publication in Drug Safety: Reported Adverse Events with Painkillers: Data Mining of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Adverse Events Reporting System
August 2017
  • Abstract published in Journal of Medical Primatology titled “Comparative transcriptomic analysis of frontal lobe tissue from SIV-infected rhesus macaques with and without detectable SIV in the brain”
May 2017
  • Paper accepted for publication in Global Health Research and Policy titled “Phylodynamic applications in 21st century global infectious disease research”
March 2017
  • Received travel award to attend 3rd Annual Summer Institute in Statistics for Big Data (SISBID) at University of Washington in Seattle, WA
  • Letter to the Editor accepted for publication in American Journal of Epidemiology titled ‘RE:“AGE AND SEX DIFFERENCES IN BODY MASS INDEX AS A PREDICTOR OF HIP FRACTURE: A NOREPOS STUDY”’
September 2016
  • Paper accepted for publication in Global Health Research and Policy titled “The global spread of Middle East respiratory syndrome: an analysis fusing traditional epidemiological tracing and molecular phylodynamics”
April 2016
  • Paper accepted for publication in BioData Mining titled “Visual programming for next-generation sequencing data analytics”