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

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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 evolution They will be...

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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 Tissue and Cellular Heterogeneity...

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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 Simulation of Complex Bio-Events”...

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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 Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship...

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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 has accepted a postdoctoral...

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Camacho and Baumgartner win CSAR Competition

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