First Year PhD student has first-authored paper accepted
January 10, 2018
Xiangrui Zeng, First Year CPCB student
Xiangrui Zeng, a first year PhD student in the Joint Carnegie Mellon-University of Pittsburgh Ph.D. program (CPCB), has been conducting a research project under the guidance of Dr. Min Xu. His first-authored paper detailing the outcome of this project title "A convolutional autoencoder approach for mining...
The Computational Biology Department Sponsored Recent STEM Junction Symposium
December 12, 2017
STEM Junction Symposium 2017
The Computational Biology Department recently sponsored Fox Chapel Area High School’s STEM Junction Symposium, an all-day bioinformatics event hosting 180 students from the Pittsburgh area. The Symposium was organized by Fox Chapel senior Shania Khatri to introduce high school students with an interest in computer science and biology...
Bar-Joseph Appointed to Endowed Chair
December 8, 2017
FORE Systems Professorship Celebration. FORE Systems Professor of Computational Biology and Machine Learning
At a ceremony this week, Professor Ziv Bar-Joseph was appointed FORE Systems Professor of Computational Biology and Machine Learning. Professor Bar-Joseph is a world leader in computational methods for understanding dynamic biological systems, a critical area of research...
Natalie Sauerwald awarded Richard King Mellon Foundation Presidential Scholarship in Life Sciences
December 5, 2017
Sauerwald, a 3rd year Ph.D student, is a member of Dr. Carl Kingsford's lab.
The Computational Biology Department Undergraduate Program Welcomes Two New Students
November 14, 2017
Douglas Qian and Wendy Yang, both juniors at Carnegie Mellon University, have been accepted to the Undergraduate Program in Computational Biology in the School of Computer Science.
CMU Software Assembles RNA Transcripts More Accurately
November 13, 2017
Method should help scientists understand regulation of gene expression
Computational Biology Guarantees Research Experience for Undergrads
October 30, 2017
The Computational Biology Department is guaranteeing that all students in its new undergrad degree program will be able to pursue a semester-long research experience.
Carnegie Mellon Ranked First in publications in highly-selective Computational Biology conferences
October 18, 2017
Based on analysis by csrankings.org, Carnegie Mellon is the front-runner in computational biology. The rankings are based upon accepted proceedings papers at the top computational biology conferences, ISMB and RECOMB. These conferences typically accept only around 15% of submitted papers and the number of accepted papers over many years is a strong indication of...