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Murphy receives grant from new international collaboration program

CPCB Founding Director Bob Murphy and his collaborator Christoph Wülfing from the University of Bristol have just received grants from a new program encouraging collaboration between U.S. and U.K. investigators.…

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Congratulations to newly-minted Ph.D., Dr. Rory Donovan!

Congratulations to Dr. Rory Donovan, who successfully defended his thesis, “Efficient Sampling in Stochastic Biological Models” on May 31. Rory joined CPCB following his MS in Physics at U. of…

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Study of dynamics of T cell signaling published in Science Signaling

CPCB alum Dr. Taraz Buck and current CPCB student Xiongtao Ruan, were co-first authors of a collaboration between Carnegie Mellon and the University of Bristol resulting in a major recent…

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CPCB group’s robotically driven experimentation system could reduce the cost of discovering drug and target interactions

A group of CPCB researchers, PhD alums Drs. Armaghan Naik, Joshua Kangas, Devin Sullivan, and their advisor, Dr. Robert F. Murphy have created the first robotically driven experimentation system to…

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Koes and Sunseri published in Nucleic Acids Research

Congratulations to Dr. David Koes and Jocelyn Sunseri who published a paper in Nucleic Acids Research! Sunseri J, Koes DR (2016) Pharmit: interactive exploration of chemical space Nucleic Acids Res [Epub ahead of…

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Zuckerman selected as the 2015-2016 Distinguished Mentor in the Pitt School of Medicine

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel M. Zuckerman for being selected at the 2015-2016 Distinguished Mentor in the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. “In January 2003, BGSA students implemented an award to recognize…

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Solomon awarded Richard King Mellon Foundation Presidential Fellowship in the Life Sciences

CPCB student Brad Solomon has been awarded a Richard King Mellon Foundation Presidential Fellowship in the Life Sciences by Carnegie Mellon University for his work in computational genomics. Whith this award,…

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Clark Lab featured in PittMed Magazine

“Understanding how genes co-evolve in animals could reveal links between human diseases” Nathan Clark and his lab are looking at connections between what we think of as different diseases and how…

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Murphy and Faeder organize NIMBioS Working Group for Spatial Cell Simulation

The National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis has announced support for a working group on Spatial Cell Simulation based on a proposal by Bob Murphy and Jim Faeder, both…

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Kostka receives R01 grant

Dr. Dennis Kostka and Dr. Tony Capra (Vanderbilt University) received an NIH R01 grant for 1.1M over 3 years. “Modeling the Dynamics of Genome-Scale Data Across Trees” Recent efforts to elucidate…