CPCB Student among Rising Stars 2019Yang Yang, a Ph.D. student in Jian Ma‘s lab, was recognized during Rising Stars 2019, an intensive workshop for women graduate students who are pursuing careers in computer science, computer engineering, and electrical engineering.
Neural Network Fills In Data Gaps for Spatial Analysis of ChromosomesComputational methods used to fill in missing pixels in low-quality images or video also can help scientists provide missing information for how DNA is organized in the cell.
Protogenes featured in Science and Nature articlesDr. Anne-Ruxandra Carvunis was recently featured in Nature and Science magazine articles which highlighted her work on de novo gene birth.
Anne-Ruxandra Carvunis wins NIH Director’s New Innovator AwardMonday, October 14, 2019
Anne-Ruxandra Carvunis wins NIH Director’s New Innovator AwardResearch in the Carvunis laboratory combines evolutionary and systems approaches to decipher the molecular mechanism of change and innovation in biology, with a focus on the emergence of novel genes.
CompBio’s Mohimani Goes Big To Find New AntibioticsThursday, October 03, 2019
CompBio’s Mohimani Goes Big To Find New AntibioticsHosein Mohimani has a knack for finding ever-faster ways of searching giant databases for potential therapeutic drugs. Now, the computer scientist is trying a new approach in which the size of the databases isn’t something to be conquered, but a feature he uses to his advantage.
Benos Lab Receives U01 Research Grant from NIHTuesday, September 17, 2019
Benos Lab Receives U01 Research Grant from NIHTakis Benos, Professor and Vice Chair at the Department of Computational and Systems Biology, and his collaborators were awarded a U01 research grant to study changes occurring in healthy lungs as they age.
CPCB Welcomes our new Ph.D. studentsTuesday, August 20, 2019
CPCB Welcomes our new Ph.D. studentsWe’re excited to welcome another amazing group of incoming students to the CPCB program.
Second-Year Computational Biology Ph.D. Student Awarded NSF Graduate Research FellowshipFriday, April 12, 2019
Second-Year Computational Biology Ph.D. Student Awarded NSF Graduate Research FellowshipLaura Tung, a second-year Computational Biology Ph.D. student in Prof. Carl Kingsford’s group, has been chosen to receive a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship.
New Method Identifies Which Asthma Patients Respond to Systemic CorticosteroidsThursday, February 21, 2019
New Method Identifies Which Asthma Patients Respond to Systemic CorticosteroidsPhysicians will be able to predict which of their patients with severe asthma are likely to benefit from treatment with systemic corticosteroids — and which might only suffer their side effects — with help from a dozen clinical variables researchers have identified using machine learning techniques.
Ali Saglam and Lillian Chong Presented Protein-protein Binding Pathway using Fully-continuous, Explicit-solvent SimulationsThursday, February 21, 2019
Ali Saglam and Lillian Chong Presented Protein-protein Binding Pathway using Fully-continuous, Explicit-solvent SimulationsThe latest study by Lillian Chong and Ali Saglam, a postdoc in the Faeder Lab, demonstrated the power of the weighted ensemble (WE) strategy in enabling explicit-solvent MD simulation of a protein–protein binding process.
Dr. Mohimani Among Those to Receive Sloan Research FellowshipsTuesday, February 19, 2019
Dr. Mohimani Among Those to Receive Sloan Research FellowshipsHosein Mohimani, assistant professor in the Computational Biology Department, and Bernhard Haeupler, assistant professor in Carnegie Mellon University’s Computer Science Department, are among 126 recipients of 2019 Sloan Research Fellowships, which honor early career scholars whose achievements put them among the very best scientific minds working today.
Paper on Influenza Virion Assembly Grabs Cover of PLoS Computational BiologyThursday, February 07, 2019