Stanford Professor Presents at UM

Dr. Gill BejerGill Bejeranoano (Gill’s homepage) from Stanford, a collaborator with Travis Wheeler, was on campus June 26, and presented to faculty and students in the Interdisciplinary Sciences Building.

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Graduate student receives fellowship for summer 2016

Alex Nord has just been awarded a Center for Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics Graduate Student Fellowship for the summer of 2016. The fellowship will support Alex while he continues research in Travis Wheeler’s lab, where he develops methods that improve biological sequence database search in HMMER (specifically, using spaced seeds to boost both speed and sensitivity in the context of sequence database search with profile hidden Markov models).

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CS Students Present at Graduate and Undergraduate Conferences

Two students from Computer Science presented at the 2015 Undergraduate (UMCUR, April 15) and Graduate (April 16) Conferences.

  • Emily Palmieri, Graduate Student, An Adventurous E-Reader for Non-Linear E-Books
  • Andrea Johnson, Undergraduate, LabVIEW Data Acquisition System

University of Montana Hosting Cyber Security Lecture

KPAX report: University of Montana hosting cyber security lecture

7656329_GRon Baldwin, chief information officer for the State of Montana, and Lynne Pizzini, deputy CIO and the chief information security officer for the State of Montana “will provide information on May 5 on how the State of Montana works to protect citizen data and state computer systems in an ever-changing technological environment during the ‘State of Montana Cyber Security from an Enterprise Perspective’ lecture.”

CS Summer Camps for Middle and High Schoolers in the News

Art, acting, adventure: Western Montana summer camps available for any interest

The above article advertising our department’s summer camps was published in the Missoulian.

Game and Mobile Application Programming Camp for middle school students, July 27-31, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Interested in learning how to program mobile games? What to learn more about computers? Spend a week this summer with experts in the Computer Science Department at the University of Montana to create interactive apps and games for phones, tablets, and computers using a number of technologies. Explore the world of computer programming and discover the exciting possibilities of this emerging technology. Feel free to bring all iPods, iPads, Android tablets and phones. $225. Contact Michael Cassens at or 370-1684.

Game Programming Camp for high school students, Aug. 3-7, 9 a.m.-noon. Ready to have some fun programming? Let’s create games and applications using Android, Codea, HTML5, XNA for Xbox 360, Python, Processing, Game Maker, and Java. We will explore different programming languages and build games throughout this week long camp. Come join us this summer in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Montana for game programming. Cost $185. Contact Michael Cassens,; 370-1684.


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