Yang Yang, a third-year PhD student in the Joint Carnegie Mellon-University of Pittsburgh Ph.D. Program in Computational Biology (CPCB), joined the Computational Biology Department in January 2016 and has been working on computational genomics. Yang received her B.E. degree in Automation and M.S. degree in Control Science and Engineering both from Tsinghua University in China. […]
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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 features in cellular electron cryo-tomograms and weakly supervised coarse segmentation” […]
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 to the growing field of computational biology. The […]
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 given that our cells and bodies are continuously changing. He joined Carnegie Mellon in 2003 and […]
Sauerwald, a 3rd year Ph.D student, is a member of Dr. Carl Kingsford’s lab.
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.
Method should help scientists understand regulation of gene expression
The first annual bioinformatics symposium is targeted to advanced high school students in the Pittsburgh area, with around 200 expected to participate.
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.