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The CPCB Program was featured in an article in The Scientist about a new breed of graduate programs at the interface of quantitative and biological sciences.

Congratulations to Taraz Buck, who successfully defended his thesis entitled, "Automatic construction of dynamic models of subcellular structure" on October 22nd. Taraz will be remaining in the Lane Center for a short postdoctoral stint before beginning his next position. Taraz was advised by Dr. Robert F. Murphy.

CPCB faculty member Chakra Chennubhotla is getting some press due to his recent paper reducing the thousands of odors humans can detect to only ten categories.

CPCB Director Dan Zuckerman has written an editorial for the Pittsburgh Post Gazette stressing the importance of teaching our kids programming skills and giving them an advantage in the evolving world of technology. You can read his article here.


Mochan E, Swigon D, Ermentrout GB, Lukens S, and Clermont G. (2014) A mathematical model of intrahost pneumococcal pheumonia infection dynamics in murine strains, J Theor Biol, 353, 44-54.

Choudhary OP, Paz A, Adelman JL, Colletier J-P, Abramson J, Grabe M. (2014) Stucture-guided simulations illuminate the mechanism of ATP transport through VDAC1. Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, advance online publication.

Mukherjee S, Zheng H, Derebe M, Callenberg KM, Partch CL, Rollins D, Propheter DC, Rizo J, Grabe M, Jiang QX*, and Hooper LV*. (2014) Antibacterial membrane attack by a pore-forming intestinal C-type lectin. Nature 505: 103-107
* co-corresponding authors

Hogg JS, Harris LA, Stover LJ, Nair NS, Faeder JR. (2014) Exact hybrid particle/population simulation of rule-based models of biochemical systems. PLoS Comput Biol. 10(4): e1003544.
Published online Apr 3, 2014. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003544
PMCID: PMC3974646

Latorraca NR*, Callenberg KM*, Boyle JP, and Grabe M (2014) Continuum approaches to understanding ion and peptide interactions with the membrane. J. Memb. Bio. 247: 395-408
* co-first authors

Coelho LP, Kangas JD, Naik AW, Osuna-Highley E, Glory-Afshar E, Fuhrman M, Simha R, Berget PB, Jarvik JW and Murphy RF. (2013) Determining the subcellular location of new proteins from microscope images using local features. Bioinformatics 29(18) 2343-2349.
PMCID: PMC3753569


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