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NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program offers awards to Caroline Larkin, April Rich and Gaby Gerlach

The 2021 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) has offered awards to Caroline Larkin (Faeder/Shoemaker Labs) and April Rich (Carvunis Lab), while Gaby Gerlach (Camacho Lab) has received an honorable…

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Samantha Furman awarded NIH NCI fellowship

Samantha Furman awarded NIH NCI F31 Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral National Research Service Award to support her PhD work titled “Quantifying heterocellular communication and spatial intratumoral heterogeneity from high dimensional…

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Anne-Ruxandra Carvunis selected as a 2021 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow

Congratulations to Anne-Ruxandra Carvunis on being selected as a 2021 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow for her work in Computational & Evolutionary Molecular Biology! This fellowship is awarded to early-career researchers whose…

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BaDoi Phan Awarded NIH NIDA Grant

BaDoi Phan Awarded NIH NIDA Grant Substance use disorders (SUD) affect more than 100 million people worldwide and are influenced by the genetic makeup of the individual. With this fellowship…

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SCS Cancer Research Fellowships Awarded to Yutong Qiu and Trevor Frisby

SCS Cancer Research Fellowships Awarded to Yutong Qiu and Trevor Frisby The Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science awarded one-year Cancer Research Fellowships to Yutong Qiu and Trevor Frisby in…

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CPCB Students April Rich, Dante Poe and Marissa Di Create Biology YouTube Channel

This story originally appeared in Pittwire. To wind down from a busy day, PhD student April Rich turns YouTube content focused on lighthearted biology lessons. But she noticed that most videos were…

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Open Q&A with Director Dr. James Faeder

If you’re interested in applying to the Ph.D. program, we would love for you to join us for an open Q&A with one of our Directors, Dr. James Faeder to…

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Ask the Professor: Applying for a Ph.D. program with Dr. Oana Carja

When: Monday, Nov 16, 6 pm EST There are still so many ambiguities around applying for Ph.D. programs and what a Ph.D. is all about. Dr. Carja has scheduled a…

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Carnegie Mellon Heads New Center for Studying Structure of Cell Nucleus

Carnegie Mellon University will direct a new multi-institution research center funded by the National Institutes of Health to develop a better understanding of the three-dimensional structure of cell nuclei and…

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Amanda Kowalczyk receives Catalyst Award

Congratulations to Amanda Kowalczyk, one of the recipients of the 2020 Catalyst Award from the Pittsburgh Center for Evolutionary Biology and Medicine (CEBaM). For more information about this award and…