Research News

Fall Research Funding Reached Record High

October 24, 2016

Dr. Keith Crandall, Director of the Computational Biology Institute, is quoted in this article about the continuing successes of researchers at GWU.


Computational Approaches for Biodiversity Informatics

August 29, 2016

Dr. Keith Crandall, Director of the Computational Biology Institute at The George Washington University, will be participating in the Joint GW Children's National Informatics Seminar Series, on the subject of "Computational Approaches for Biodiversity Informatics".

DC CFAR Investigator, Amanda Castel, MD, MPH, and Marcos Perez-Losada, PhD, MS Receive NIH CFAR Administrative Supplement

August 24, 2016

CBI member Dr. Marcos Perez-Losada and his colleague Dr. Amanda Castel have received a NIH CFAR Administrative Supplement, concerning HIV transmission research in Washington, D.C.

CBI Welcomes New Administrative Associate Alexander Ives

August 10, 2016

The Computational Biology Institute is glad to welcome Alexander Ives as its new Administrative Associate, replacing Veronica Haight as she transitions out of her position.

PhD Student Jimmy Bernot Awarded The Society of Systematic Biologists (SSB) Mini-ARTS Grant

July 20, 2016

Crandall Lab PhD student Jimmy Bernot will use his grant to conduct collborative research in London in 2017. Congratulations Jimmy!

About the CBI

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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BRDI Public Symposium--Semantic Interoperability at Scale

Registration for this symposium is due on October 26th. Find out more at the link above!


Joint GW Children's National Informatics Seminar Series--Cerner HealthFacts: Leveraging Healthcare Data

Dr. Hiroki Morizono will be presenting a lecture as part of this exciting seminar series. Click the link above for more information.


Biotechnology and Entrepreneurship with Microbiomes

Dr. Keith Crandall, Director of the Computational Biology Institute, will be presenting a lecture this week on the topic above. Click on the link for further details!


Innovate Conference

A conference will be held in Fairfax, VA on October 28th to discuss innovation in the field of health care. Find more information at the link above.


Global Genome Initiative Buck Postdoctoral Fellowship

A call has been made for applications to a fellowship for those interested in genomics and biodiversity. Click the link above for more information about the call!


Registration Now Open for BioGenomics2017

The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History will be hosting "BioGenomics2017: The Global Biodiversity Genomics Conference" from February 21st-23rd. Sign up at the link above!


Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has announced a new program to recruit and retain early-career scientists who are from gender, racial, ethnic, and other groups underrepresented in the life sciences, including those from disadvantaged backgrounds. Click the link above for more information!


The BD2K Guide to the Fundamentals of Data Science

The NIH Big Data to Knowledge program has announced a series of online lectures. Click the link above for more details.