Author: Adam Kohlhaas

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Schwartz Named Head of CMU’s Computational Biology Department

Schwartz Named Head of CMU’s Computational Biology Department PITTSBURGH— Martial Hebert, dean of Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Computer Science, has named Russell Schwartz the new head of the Computational Biology Department, effective July...

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Robin E.C. Lee Named Sloan Foundation Research Fellow

Robin E.C. Lee, Assistant Professor in the Department of Computational & Systems Biology at the University of Pittsburgh, has been named one of the 126 Sloan Research Fellows for 2020. “To receive a Sloan Research...

Protogenes featured in Science and Nature articles

Protogenes featured in Science and Nature articles

Dr. Anne-Ruxandra Carvunis was recently featured in Nature and Science magazine articles which highlighted her work on de novo gene birth. While one talks about how evolution builds new genes from scratch, the other...

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Anne-Ruxandra Carvunis wins NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

Project Title: From Non-Coding to Coding: Uncovering the Hidden Coding Potential of Non-Coding Sequences and Its Role in De Novo Gene Evolution Grant ID: DP2-GM137422 Anne-Ruxandra Carvunis, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computational...

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Benos Lab Receives U01 Research Grant from NIH

Takis Benos, Professor and Vice Chair at the Department of Computational and Systems  Biology, and his collaborators were awarded a U01 research grant to study changes occurring in healthy lungs as they age.  The...

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Dr. Mohimani Among Those to Receive Sloan Research Fellowships

Hosein Mohimani, assistant professor in the Computational Biology Department, and Bernhard Haeupler, assistant professor in Carnegie Mellon University’s Computer Science Department, are among 126 recipients of 2019 Sloan Research Fellowships, which honor early career scholars whose achievements put...