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Chennubhotla – BGSA Distinguished Mentor Finalist

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Chakra Chennubhotla on being selected as a finalist for the BGSA Distinguished Mentor Award. In January 2003, BGSA students implemented an award to recognize…

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Prof. Kathryn Roeder Helps Autism Sequencing Consortium Identify 33 Genes That Contribute to Autism Risk

The list of genes identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by deep DNA sequencing has expanded from nine to 33, according to a new study by an international research team…

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Kingsford receives Moore Foundation “Big Data Grant for Biomedical Sequence Analysis”

CPCB Training Faculty member Carl Kingsford has been selected as one of 14 recipients of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation’s “Moore Investigators in Data Discovery” awards. The unrestricted award of…

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The NIH has awarded Pitt an $11 million grant to lead a Big Data to Knowledge Center of Excellence

“The National Institutes of Health has awarded the University of Pittsburgh an $11 million, four-year grant to lead a Big Data to Knowledge Center of Excellence, an initiative that will help scientists capitalize…

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CPCB Graduate, Joshua Kangas, launches company

While completing his degree in the CPCB program, Joshua Kangas, Ph.D. teamed up with Professor Robert F. Murphy, Ph.D. to create and patent the Computational Research Engine™ (CoRE).  CoRE is a big…

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STIR Predoctoral Grant Competition – Fully Funded

Congratulations to Devin Sullivan and Shannon Quinn for getting their pilot project, Short-Term Innovative Research (STIR): Predoctoral Grant Competition, fully funded on Experiment.com. Overview: Writing grants is the number one skill required…

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Congrats to our recent graduates!

Congratulations to our cohort of December 2013 and August 2014 graduates! Nabil Azhar (Vodovotz Lab) Computational Modeling of Inflammatory Mediators in Acute Illness: from Networks to Mechanisms Taraz Buck (Murphy Lab)…

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Dr. Chennubhotla receives mentoring award

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Chakra Chennubhotla on being selected to receive a Medical Student Research Mentoring Merit Award. This award is presented to a Scholarly Project (SP) mentor…

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CPCB Featured in the Scientist

Our Joint Carnegie Mellon – University of Pittsburgh Ph.D. Program in Computational Biology (CPCB) was highlighted in the Scientist. The article spoke of the new interdisciplinary environments being created by…