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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,…


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…


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…


Chennubhotla receives NSF grant with Quinn

Dr. Chakra Chennubhotla received an NSF grant for $768K. He will be working with Dr. Frederick Quinn and his former graduate student, Dr. Shannon Quinn. Title: OrNet: Large-scale analysis of organellar network…


Benos and Kaminski awarded NIH R01 grant

Drs. Takis Benos (Pitt) and Naftali Kaminski (Yale) were awarded by NIH 2.9M over four years to perform genomic analysis to study the tissue and cellular heterogeneity in IPF. Abstract: “Genomic Analysis of…


Quinn and Chennubhotla published in Science Translational Medicine

Science Translational Medicine, has published research from one of our Pitt faculty, Dr. Chakra Chennubhotla, and his former graduate student, Dr. Shannon Quinn. Shannon P. Quinn, Maliha J. Zahid, John…


Pitt and CMU Featured in a TIME video – Pittsburgh: The Comeback

Watch the story about Pittsburgh’s transition from the Steel City to a research hub.


Zuckerman, Chong, and Faeder awarded R01 grant

Dr. Daniel Zuckerman (PI), Dr. Lillian Chong (PI) and Dr. James Faeder (Co-I) were awarded an NIH R01 grant for $1.3 million over 4 years. “High-Performance Weighted Ensemble Software for…


Prof. Benos (Pitt) and Glymour (CMU) are awarded $1.3M from NIH to develop new causal modeling algorithms for big, multi-modal data

Prof. Benos, Department of Computational and Systems Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, in collaboration with Prof. Glymour, Department of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University, has been awarded $1.3M from the…