Computational Biology Department's Presence Strong at RECOMB-Seq
April 20, 2017
RECOMB-Seq, a workshop held immediately following the RECOMB conference, focuses on improving sequence data management, analysis and interpretation by applying statistical and algorithmic approaches. This year, the Computational Biology Department represents approximately 12% of the accepted proceedings papers:
Mingfu Shao and Carl Kingsford. Theory and Algorithm for the Minimum Path Flow Decomposition Problem
Hongyi Xin, Jeremie...
Another impressive performance by CBD in ISMB and RECOMB acceptances
April 18, 2017
Proceedings papers acceptances recently came out for the top two computational biology conferences, Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB) and Research in Computational Molecular Biology (RECOMB).
We are very pleased that 5 papers by members of the Computational Biology Department (CBD) have been accepted for presentation at ISMB 2017 - only 16% of submitted...
Natalie Sauerwald and She Zhang Publish Work on Chromosomal Dynamics using the GNM
April 12, 2017
This is the first structure-based study of chromosomal dynamics using elastic network models, between the Bahar and Kingsford labs.
Dr. Phillip Compeau Appointed Assistant Department Head for Education
March 21, 2017
In addition to his role as an Assistant Teaching Professor, Dr. Compeau will be overseeing the new Computational Biology Undergraduate Program within the School of Computer Science, as well as serving as an assistant director of the MSCB (Master of Science in Computational Biology) program.
Computational Method Makes Gene Expression Analyses More Accurate
March 6, 2017
A new computational method can improve the accuracy of gene expression analyses, which are increasingly used to diagnose and monitor cancers and are a major tool for basic biological research.
Computational Biologist Part of All-Star Alzheimer's Collaboration
February 21, 2017
PITTSBURGH—Andreas Pfenning, assistant professor in Carnegie Mellon University’s Computational Biology Department, is part of an all-star research team that aims to find new ways to translate genetic findings into new therapies for Alzheimer’s disease.
New CBD Office Visit Episode: Phillip Compeau
February 10, 2017
Presenting the latest episode of the CBD Office Visit Series featuring Dr. Phillip Compeau!
We stopped by Phillip's office to chat about our newest degree, the Bachelor of Science in Computational Biology (BSCB) as well as the Master of Science in Computational Biology (MSCB).
View the video below, and visit our Youtube page for more videos from the...