Microsoft has awarded two $15,000 grants to the University of Wyoming's College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences.

These grants are through Microsofts AI for Earth program, awarding them to scientists in two departments in the college. The first set of scientists are researchers Todd Schoborg and Jay Gatlin. Both are in molecular biology, and they will be examining examine biomedical imaging datasets to understand the molecular basis of human disease. The second is Brant Schumaker, in the Department of Veterinary Sciences, who will evaluate migration congregation points and potential for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) transmission.

The scientists will be working with ars Kotthoff, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science, whose research combines artificial intelligence and machine learning.

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