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UNIConnect Donates Lab Management Software to GW Comp Bio Institute

July 25, 2014

Utah-based software firm UniConnect said this week that it will donate UniFlow, its laboratory process management software, to George Washington University's Computational Biology Institute (CBI).

Dr. Keith Crandall Collaborates on Big Data Article

June 13, 2014

Dr, Keith Crandall, in collaboration with Mike May, participated in the article "LIFE SCIENCE TECHNOLOGIES: Big biological impacts from big data" in the June 13, 2014 issue of Science Magazine. 

GW, Northern Virginia to Become Hub for Big Data

May 14, 2014

Virginia Science and Technology Campus hosts symposium on challenges, opportunities of big data.

GW Computational Biology Institute: Making Sense of Big Data

May 14, 2014

Researchers at the interdisciplinary institute are investigating how complex biological systems operate and evolve.

Shuai Jiang Wins Best Poster Award at the Advancing Computational Biology Symposium

April 10, 2014

CBI affiliate Shuai Jiang, under the tutelage of CBI faculty member Dr.

The Risks—and Rewards—of Big Data, a Discussion

April 10, 2014

Dr. Keith Crandall was a panelist for the discussion of “Security, Storage, and Analysis: A Panel Discussion on Big Data” held at a GW alumni reception in Northern Virginia.

Virginia Innovation Partnership Grant Awarded to GW’s Computational Biology Institute

April 10, 2014

CBI plans to commercialize new methods of pathogen diagnostics using a novel combination of genomics and informatics.


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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