Dr. Urska Cvek
Dr. Cvek, ScD, MBA is currently Professor of Computer Science and Lisa Burke Endowed Bioinformatics Professor at LSU Shreveport where she co-directs the Laboratory for Advanced Biomedical Informatics. She serves as Associate Director of the Bioinformatics, Biostatistics and Computational Biocomputing Core of the Louisiana Biomedical Research Network.
She is a computer scientist specializing in the design and application of data analytics and information visualization techniques. She helped build bioinformatics skills and expertise in Shreveport/Bossier City and north Louisiana. She is Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport and Feist-Weiller Cancer Center.
Dr. Cvek’s interests lie in data presentation in insightful and novel ways. The focus of her research is informatics, data mining, and information visualization through independent, collaborative, and multidisciplinary research and teaching over the past 20 years.