Research News

Keith Crandall Featured on CNN: "What We Still Don't Know About the Gulf Oil Spill"

April 21, 2015

CBI Director Keith Crandall discusses what we still don't know about the effects of the Deepwater Horizon explosion on the Gulf, 5 years after it occured.

Shuai Jiang and Nikita Alexeev Have Papers Accepted to AlCoB 2015

April 16, 2015

Congratulations to Alekseyev Lab members Shuai Jiang and Nikita Alexseev on each having a paper accepted to AlCob 2015.

Keith Crandall Speaks About the Future of Crayfish

March 18, 2015

Yabbies, crayfish, crawdads, call them what you will, but one-third of the world’s crayfish species are facing extinction according to a recent report by a team of 40 international scientists.

Postdoc Nikita Alexeev's Paper to Appear at the 3rd International Work-Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Engineering (IWBBIO 2015).

January 30, 2015

Nikita Alexeev has developed a method for the rate estimation of evolutionary transpositions in his paper entitled "A Computational Method for the Rate Estimation of Evolutionary Transpositions".

Student Sergey Aganezov's Paper published in Science Magazine

January 23, 2015

In collaboration with Professor Max Alekseyev and the Anopheles Genomes Cluster Consortium, Sergey published the study "Highly evolvable malaria vectors: the genomes of 16 Anopheles mosquitoes".



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