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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…


Ph.D. Student, Nick Pabon, Receives Two Fellowships

We would like to congratulate second-year CPCB student Nicolas Pabon, who was awarded two fellowships. Nick received a five-year NIH predoctoral fellowship. “The purpose of the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service…


Wells selected to give platform talk at the 59th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society

Marta Wells, a current T32 trainee in the CPCB program, was selected to give a platform talk on February 10th at the 59th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society in…


Congratulations to Drs. Chowdhury, Kumar, and Sullivan

Congratulations to Dr. Salim Chowdhury, Dr. Aparna Kumar, and Dr. Devin Sullivan on their successful defenses last week! Dr. Salim Chowdhury “Algorithms to Reconstruct Evolutionary Models of Tumor Progression “Salim…

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Camacho and Baumgartner win CSAR Competition

The combined 2013 and 2014 Community Structure-Activity Resource (CSAR) Competition ( has concluded, and the results are in. The CSAR competition is an annual competition organized by Drs. Heather Carlson…


Spring 2015 Course – Molecular Evolution

MSC/CMPBIO 2075-1020 SPRING 2015 (January 5 – april 25) Wed/Fri 09:30 am 3073 BST3 Sequencing technology is continually progressing, and genome sequences from different species and populations continue to become…