Research News

PhD Student Sergey Aganezov Contributes to Paper Published in BMC Genomics

February 04, 2016

The paper titled "Transcriptome sequencing based annotation and homologous evidence based scaffolding of Anguilla japonica draft genome" was in collaboration with National Chiao Tung University.

CBI Faculty Member Max Alekseyev Wins the 2015 John Riordan Prize

January 27, 2016

Max Alekseyev has won the 2015 John Riordan prize presented by the OEIS Foundation for the results in his paper "On Enumeration of Paths in Catalan-Schröder Lattices".

Goecks Lab Hiring Postdoctoral Scientist

January 15, 2016

CBI's Goecks Lab is currently looking for a Postdoctoral Scientist to join the team - click here to apply!

CBI & GW Contribute $500 Million to Virginia Economy

December 10, 2015

A new study finds that GW contributes 5,275 jobs and more than $500 million to Virginia’s economy, according to a University release.

Open Tree of Life Project Released

September 23, 2015

Giant tree of life contains 2.3 million species: The first draft of a new "tree of life" contains every named species of flora and fauna known from over 3.5 billion years of life on Earth.


The Computational Biology Institute Welcomes its Newest Members!

The Computational Biology Institute is happy to welcome new faculty, students, and researchers! Check out our People page for more information.


The Computational Biology Institute (CBI) at the George Washington University (GW) is an interdisciplinary effort building on GW’s strengths in life sciences and computational science, in addition to the wealth of research centers in the Washington, DC-area. By bringing together GW experts and scholars from partner institutions, CBI will provide cutting edge research, enable broad educational activities in computational biology and provide computational biology services to university researchers and public and private partners.

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