Research News

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.

Distinctive Microbiome Associated With Schizophrenia

August 26, 2015

Keith Crandall & fellow researchers at GW identified differences in the bacteria found in people with schizophrenia compared with people without the condition.

PLOS Computational Biology Looks at Where We Are and Where We Are Going

July 23, 2015

An indepth reflection on where the field of Computational Biology was when PLOS Computational Biology started 10 years ago, and where the science is headed.

CBI Featured in the Loudoun Business Journal

July 23, 2015

Director Keith Crandall highlights the benefits to having the CBI located at GW's Virginia Science and Technology Campus (VSTC) in Loudoun County, Virginia.

CBI Team Publishes Article Titled "Dual Transcriptomic Profiling of Host and Microbiota during Health and Disease in Pediatric Asthma"

July 01, 2015

By Marcos Perez-Losada, Eduardo Castro-Nallar, Matthew Bendall, & Keith Crandall.


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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