The Lane Center’s Philip LeDuc Discovers New Protein Function That Could Save Lives.
Drs Ivet Bahar and Robert F. Murphy, founding directors of the Joint Carnegie Mellon University-University of Pittsburgh PhD Program in Computational Biology (CPCB), passed leadership of the program to former Associate Directors, Drs. Panayiotis (Takis) Benos and Russell Schwartz, effective December 2009.Both Professors Schwartz and Benos have been heavily involved with the program since its […]
The Lane Center is pleased to welcome Dr. Karen Thickman as an Assistant Teaching Professor! Dr. Thickman will join us in September 2010 to teach graduate and undergraduate courses and will supervise our automated experimentation facilities.
Lane Center faculty member Eric Xing receives USAF Young Investigator Award.
Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Computer Science (SCS) has added computational biology to its educational mix by incorporating the Ray and Stephanie Lane Center for Computational Biology as a new academic unit.
Congratulations to Byoungkoo Lee, the first CPCB graduate! Byoungkoo successfully defended his thesis, entitled “Stochastic Off-Lattice Simulations of Binding Chemistry in Crowded Conditions,” on August 27. His thesis advisor was Dr. Russell Schwartz. Byoungkoo plans to continue working with Dr. Schwartz as a post-doctoral researcher.
Lane Center faculty member Christopher Langmead will lead a multidisciplinary team of researchers to develop new methods for investigating Pancreatic Cancer at the molecular and cellular levels as part of a five-year, $10 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
Lane Center faculty member Christopher Langmead led a group that recently won the Best Contribution award at the 2009 3Dsig meeting on Structural Bioinformatics and Computational Biophysics for their paper “A Graphical Model Approach for Predicting Free Energies of Association for Protein-Protein Interactions Under Backbone and Side-chain Flexibility”. The paper, co-authored by Computer Science graduate […]
The Elsevier Grand Challenge attracted over 70 teams from around the world. Ten made the semi-final, from which four finalist were chosen. Among the four finalists was a team from Carnegie Mellon University which developed SLIF: the Structured Literature Image Finder. This team includes two students from the Lane Center, Luis Pedro Coelho and Joshua […]
Team led by Lane Center faculty member, Geoff Gordon, discovers Technique to Improve Automated High-Throughput Screening Techniques