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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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CompBio’s Mohimani Goes Big To Find New Antibiotics

Hosein Mohimani has a knack for finding ever-faster ways of searching giant databases for potential therapeutic drugs. Now, the computer scientist is trying a new approach in which the size of the databases isn’t something...

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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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CPCB Welcomes our new Ph.D. students

We’re excited to welcome another amazing group of incoming students to the CPCB program!  Orientation is off to a great start with social lunches, activities and faculty research talks.  Please join us in welcoming...

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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...