News Feed


First Year PhD student has first-authored paper accepted

Xiangrui Zeng, a first year PhD student in the Joint Carnegie Mellon-University of Pittsburgh Ph.D. program (CPCB), has been conducting a research project under the guidance of Dr. Min Xu.  His first-authored paper detailing…


Jocelyn Sunseri Selected as Recipient of 2018 Phase-I MolSSI Software Fellowship

Congratulations to Jocelyn Sunseri who was selected as one of only 11 recipients of the 2018 Phase-I MolSSI Software Fellowship. She will receive six months of support in this program funded…


Raghav Partha and the Clark and Chikina labs publish in eLife

  Subterranean mammals show convergent regression in ocular genes and enhancers, along with adaptation to tunneling Raghavendran Partha, Bharesh K Chauhan, Zelia Ferreira, Joseph D Robinson, Kira Lathrop, Ken K…


MMBioS Center Renewed Five More Years

The Biomedical Technology and Research Resource (BTRR) on High Performance Computing for Multiscale Modeling of Biological Systems (MMBioS) was renewed for 5 years by NIH’s National Institute of General Medical…


Luong Nguyen Successfully Defends

Congratulations to Luong, from the Chennubhotla and Taylor labs, who successfully defended her thesis titled: “Computational Pathology for Quantifying Spatial Heterogeneity in Transmitted Light and Immunofluorescence Digital Images Obtained from…


Pittsburgh Gets a Tech Makeover

Looking for reasons to move to or stay in Pittsburgh? This New Yorker article details how our city has revitalized itself and become a tech hub in the US. “In…

pabon camacho elife (2)

Pabon and Camacho Publish in eLIFE

Luong IEEE pub

Luong Nguyen et al. publish in IEEE Transaction in Medical Imaging


Benos U01

Takis and Collaborators Receive U01 Grant

“Systems Level Causal Discovery in Heterogeneous TOPMed Data” Takis Benos PhD, Frank Sciurba MD, and  Panos Chrysanthis PhD The team will investigate the mechanism, pathology and pathophysiology of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) facilitation and progression by analyzing…

zhang nucl acid res

Natalie Sauerwald and She Zhang Publish Work on Chromosomal Dynamics using the GNM

From Hi-C maps to Chromosome Dynamics and Cross-Correlations between Gene Loci This is the first structure-based study of chromosomal dynamics using elastic network models, between the Bahar and Kingsford labs.…