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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…

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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…

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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…

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Second-Year Computational Biology Ph.D. Student Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Second-Year Computational Biology Ph.D. Student Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Laura Tung, a second-year Computational Biology Ph.D. student in Prof. Carl Kingsford’s group, has been chosen to receive a National Science Foundation…

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Ali Saglam and Lillian Chong Presented Protein-protein Binding Pathway using Fully-continuous, Explicit-solvent Simulations

The latest study by Lillian Chong and Ali Saglam, a postdoc in the Faeder Lab, demonstrated the power of the weighted ensemble (WE) strategy in enabling explicit-solvent MD simulation of…

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New Method Identifies Which Asthma Patients Respond to Systemic Corticosteroids

Physicians will be able to predict which of their patients with severe asthma are likely to benefit from treatment with systemic corticosteroids — and which might only suffer their side…

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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…

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Paper on Influenza Virion Assembly Grabs Cover of PLoS Computational Biology

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon and Pitt Team Up In influenza virus infected cells, eight viral genomic RNPs are assembled into progeny virions, which predominantly contain one copy of each. Regarding…

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Neural Nets Supplant Marker Genes in Analyzing Single Cell RNA Sequencing

Computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University say neural networks and supervised machine learning techniques can efficiently characterize cells that have been studied using single cell RNA-sequencing (scRNA-seq). This finding could…

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Anne-Ruxandra Carvunis, PhD Receives 2018 Trailblazer Award

Congratulations to Dr. Anne-Ruxandra Carvunis for being a recipient of a 2018 Trailblazer Award from the Ladies Hospital Aid Society!