Research News

Alexeev, Avdeyev, and Alekseyev Publish Article in BioMed Central

November 21, 2016

Members of the CBI, including postdoctoral researcher Dr Nikita Alexeev, PhD student Pavel Avdeyev, and CBI faculty member Dr Max Alekseyev, have published an article in BioMed Central.

GW Researchers Receive $2.2M Grant to Study HERV Expression in Cancer

November 17, 2016

Several GW researchers, including CBI Director Dr. Keith Crandall, received funding from the National Cancer Institute to look at the impact of human endogenous retroviruses in certain cancers.

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.

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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UCLA B.I.G. Summer 2017

Bruins-In-Genomics (B.I.G.) Summer is an intensive, practical experience in genomics and bioinformatics for Undergraduate students who are interested in integrating quantitative and biological knowledge, and pursuing graduate degrees in the biological, biomedical or health sciences. For more information, click 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.

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!