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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…

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Bokai Zhu receives NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

Congratulations to Dr. Bokai Zhu for being awarded a NIH Common Fund New Innovator Award! For more information, please click here to visit the NIH Common Fund Award Recipient webpage as…

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HuBMAP Inaugural Data Release Puts Detailed Anatomical Data about Seven Human Organs at the Service of Scientists, Public

For more information: Ken Chiacchia Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center 412-268-5869 chiacchi@psc.edu HuBMAP (the Human BioMolecular Atlas Program) has released its inaugural data for use by the scientific community and the general…

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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…

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Drs. Joseph Ayoob and Joshua Kangas publish in PLoS Computational Biology

Dr. Joseph Ayoob, Associate Professor, Department of Computational and Systems Biology, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh; and Dr. Joshua Kangas, Assistant Teaching Professor, Computational Biology Department, School of Computer…

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Dr. Ivet Bahar has been elected a member of The National Academy of Sciences

Dr. Ivet Bahar is among the exceptional scientists elected this year to the The National Academy of Sciences (NAS). NAS membership is a widely accepted mark of excellence in science…

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CPCB CMU Student Ruochi Zhang Lead Author – Exploring a Genome’s 3D Organization Through a Social Network Lens

DNA, Proteins Form Communities That Provide Insight Into Cellular Processes PITTSBURGH—Computational biologists at Carnegie Mellon University have taken an algorithm used to study social networks, such as Facebook communities, and…