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Software Engineer,
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Expertise and Research Interests: 

Mr. Neve has been responsible for development and maintenance of the Boundary Marking Tool, a program designed for entering and storing expert evaluations of biomedical images. The tool has been used by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to perform a wide range of scientific studies, and the experience gained is helping to evolve it into a more flexible, configurable biomedical image markup tool. He is also currently helping to develop the People Locator website which enables family, friends and neighbors to locate missing people during a disaster. Finally, he is responsible for maintaining engineering lab hardware and software resources to support a diverse range of branch projects.

Honors and Awards: 

Mr. Neve has received several staff honors over the years. In 2010 and 2016 he was awarded a Group Award for work on the Lost Person Finder project, in 2014 he was awarded a Special Act or Service Award for substantially improving the NLM People Locator, and  in 2009 he was awarded a Group Award for development of a suite of tools that enable research in cervical cancer. In 2008, he was a member of the NLM team recognized by Internet2 for developing geography-independent cancer research tools.

Publications/Tools by Leif Neve: 
Castle PE, Jeronimo J, Schiffman M, Herroro R, Rodriguez AC, Bratti MC, Hildesheim A, Wacholder S, Long LR, Neve L, Pfeiffer R, Burk RD. Age-related changes of the cervix influence human papillomavirus type distribution Cancer Res. 2006 Jan 15;66(2):1218-24.
Jeronimo J, Schiffman M, Long LR, Neve L, Antani S. A Tool for Collection of Region Based Data from Uterine Cervix Images for Correlation of Visual and Clinical Variables Related to Cervical Neoplasia Proc. 17th IEEE Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems: IEEE Computer Society. 2004 June.;:558-62.