Joint CMU-Pitt Ph.D. Program in Computational Biology

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 existing TOPMed clinical and...

pfenning-circuits

Pfenning’s lab awarded CIRCUITS Grant

Dr. Andreas Pfenning’s lab will be one of 9 labs to collaborate via the Collaboration to Infer Regulatory Circuits and to Uncover Innovative Therapeutic Strategies (CIRCUITS) two-year, $4 million Cure Alzheimer’s Fund grant! More information...

xing_jianhua

Jianhua Xing and collaborator receive pilot award

Dr. Jianhua Xing and his collaborator Dr. Youhua Liu (Department of Pathology) received a CTSI Biomedical Modeling Pilot Award. The project is to use modeling and experimental studies to investigate development and regulation of acute kidney injury...

REC lee

Robin E. C. Lee Awarded Outstanding Investigator

Dr. Lee’s grant proposal entitled “Deciphering dynamic signals in control of cell fate decisions”  has been selected to receive an R35 Outstanding Investigator ‘MIRA’ award from the NIGMS. PROJECT NARRATIVE It is an emerging...

sheehan defense

Congratulations, Dr. Robert Sheehan!

Congratulations to Bobby, who successfully defended his dissertation, “Closing the loop: A combined computational modeling and experimental approach provides novel insights into immune cell signaling systems and their global effects.” Bobby was advised by...