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The Capital Area Advanced Research
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research and education infrastructure
serving the Washington, DC, and
Northern Virginia areas. CAAREN
will facilitate world-class research,
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CBI Transitions to the Milken Institute School of Public Health

The Computational Biology Institute is highlighted in the Milken Institute School of Public Health's "2016 Progress Report" as we make the exciting transition into the organization. Check us out on page 17!

"A review of bioinformatic pipeline frameworks" by Jeremy Leipzig

March 17, 2017

High-throughput bioinformatic analyses increasingly rely on pipeline frameworks to process sequence and metadata.

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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Seminar: "A Journey Through Cancer Genetics and Genomics"

Join us on September 22nd at 3:15pm at Science and Engineering Hall (800 22nd St NW, Washington, D.C., 20052) in Room B-1220 for a seminar from Dr. Daoud Meerzaman, section head for the Computational Genomics and Biomedical Informatics Group and the National Cancer Institute of the NIH. Click the link above for a list of upcoming seminars from GW's Department of Biological Sciences!


Register Now: Population, Evolutionary, and Quantitative Genetics Conference

The 2018 Population, Evolutionary, and Quantitative Genetics Conference (#PEQG18) brings together population, evolutionary, and quantitative geneticists to promote cross-disciplinary exchange between those doing theoretical and experimental work in these broad but overlapping fields. Click the link above to register! The conference runs from May 13th to 16th.


Register Now: The Rise of Whole Genome Microbial Sequencing

This webinar will explore how this shift is changing the way researchers are approaching microbiome analysis, and what the additional information obtained can tell us about how the health of the microbiome impacts human health and well-being. Click the link above to register! The webinar is on October 4th.


Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship is hiring!

The George Washington University Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship is hiring an Associate Director and Administrative Assistant! Click the link above for more information.


Check Out Our Postdoctoral Opportunities!

The CBI partners with a number of researchers and organizations to advertise postdoctoral and other opportunities. Check out a new postdoc opportunity in France at our Student Opportunities page!

Corporate Partnerships

The Computational Biology Institute is proud to partner with:


Karna supports Federal agencies in the areas of science, research,

technology, lab, communications, and management consulting. 


AMPEL BioSolutions interrogates, analyzes, synthesizes and

interprets the world's biomedical knowledge to provide novel

solutions for clinical research questions.

Research News

Special Issue "Bioinformatics Algorithms and Applications" - 1st Call for Papers

September 05, 2017

Special Issue:   "Bioinformatics Algorithms and Applications"
Journal:   Algorithms
Submission Deadline:   15 November 2017

GW Office of Entrepreneurship is Hiring!

August 30, 2017

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List of All Species of Crayfish Published by Keith Crandall

August 09, 2017

How many species of crayfish can you name? Not many, or perhaps none?