Six Communications Engineering Branch Interns present Data Science related work in the NIH 2019 Summer and Postbac Poster Days

Five interns presented posters at the 2019 NIH Summer Poster Day (SPD) August 8 and one at the Postbac Poster Day (PPD) on May 2 with both events held at the NIH Natcher Building. The interns ranged from high school seniors to PhD candidates and the data science related areas of medical informatics research were image analysis, natural language processing and machine learning (deep learning).   Presenters and poster titles are as follows:



Poster Title/Event


Harshit Parmar

PhD candidate, Texas Tech University

Deep Learning Applications in Functional Neuroimaging/(SPD)

Sunanda Mitra PhD, Rodney Long, Sameer Antani PhD

Sanjana Singh

Senior McLean High School

Using Deep Learning for Cervical Histology Image Analysis/(SPD)

Rodney Long, Sameer Antani PhD, Zhiyun Xue PhD

Rishi Das

Masters candidate, Texas Tech University

Restricted Boltzmann Machines/(SPD)

Rodney Long, Harshit Parma, Sunanda Mitra PhD, Sameer Antani, PhD

Peter Feeney

Rising Sophomore, University of Maryland

Different Approaches to Automatic Medical Question Generation/(SPD)

Dina Demner-Fushman, MD, PhD,  Asma Ben Abacha, PhD

Zeyad Moustafa

Rising Sophomore, Vanderbilt University

Visual Question Answering in the Medical Domain/(SPD)

Dina Demner-Fushman, MD, PhD,  Asma Ben Abacha, PhD

Max Savery

Post-Bac, Evergreen State College, (Washington)

Evaluation of System for Selective Indexing Classification/(PPD)

Dina Demner-Fushman, MD, PhD


Sanjana SinghRishi Das





Peter FeeneyMax Savery




Harshit Parmar, Sanjana Singh, Rishi Das, Peter Feeney, Zeyad Moustafa, and Max Savery,   (L to R) in front of their posters from the August 8th NIH Summer Research Program Poster Day and May 2nd NIH Postbac Poster Day, both held in the Natcher Building on the NIH Campus, Bethesda, Maryland.