Congratulations to Taráz E. Buck, who successfully defended his thesis entitled, “Automatic construction of dynamic models of subcellular structure” on October 22nd. Taráz will be remaining in the Lane Center for a short postdoctoral stint before beginning his next position. Taráz was advised by Dr. Robert F. Murphy.
Congratulations to Armaghan “Rumi” Naik, who successfully defended his thesis entitled, “Efficient Modeling and Active Learning of Biological Responses: Learning without Prior Knowledge” on August 28. Rumi has accepted a position as a Lane Fellow in Computational Biology at Carnegie Mellon. Rumi was advised by Dr. Robert F. Murphy.
Lane Fellow Cheemeng Tan was the lead author of a Nature Nanotechnology paper showing that molecular crowding is important in gene expression and makes gene transcription less sensitive to environmental changes. READ MORE »
Tricks like ripening a green banana by placing it in a paper bag with an apple have been known for thousands of years, but two Lane Center researchers were part of the team that has just figured out why this works. Assoc. Professor Ziv Bar-Joseph and his Ph.D. advisee Shan Zhong joined a team lead […]
Prof. Kathryn Roeder is the recipient of the Twelfth Annual Janet L. Norwood Award for Outstanding Achievement by a Woman in the Statistical Sciences. She will accept the award, given by the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s School of Public Health and Department of Biostatistics, on September 11, 2013 where she will give a talk […]
Ziv Bar-Joseph was chosen as one of only six 2013 James S. McDonnell Foundation Scholars in the area of “Studying Complex Systems”. The Complex Systems program supports scholarship and research directed toward the development of theoretical and mathematical tools that can be applied to the study of complex, adaptive, nonlinear systems. Ziv’s primary research focus […]
Two Lane Fellows have accepted faculty positions.Cheemeng Tan accepted a tenure-track position (assistant professor) from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at UC-Davis. His future research direction will be built based on the artificial-cells research that he established in the Lane Center as a Lane Fellow and a Branco-Weiss Fellow. His laboratory at UC-Davis will focus […]
The Lane Center hosted “Automated Personal Genome Analysis for Clinical Advisors: Challenges and Solutions” May 3-5, bringing together researchers and clinicians to assess the state of the field and to stimulate development of open source solutions. Emphasis was placed upon the ability to predict disease risk and treatment responsiveness from personal genome information and developing […]
Lane Center faculty member Seyoung Kim was named a 2013 Sloan Research Fellow in the area of Computational and Evolutionary Molecular Biology and was one of four recipients this year from Carnegie Mellon (out of 126 total awarded across the United States and Canada).
Congratulations to Joshua Kangas, who successfully defended his thesis entitled “Active Learning for Drug Discovery” on January 24. Joshua has accepted a position as Chief Scientific Officer at Quantitative Medicine, LLC. He was advised by Dr. Robert F. Murphy.