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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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UW Biostatistics Summer Institutes 2018

The 2018 Summer Institutes offer opportunities to disocver cutting-edge ideas and approaches to statistical analysis of biological data, learn from leading educators and researchers, network with individuals from many fields and disciplines, and customize your learning experience. Registration opens February 1st!


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. Registration opens December 7th! The conference runs from May 13th to 16th.


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

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Research News

Alekseyev and Avdeev Published in Frontiers in Genetics

December 05, 2017

Associate Professor Max Alekseyev and CBI GRA Pavel Avdeev co-published "Implicit transpositions in DCJ scenarios

Alekseyev and Avdeev Quoted in GW Hatchet

November 15, 2017

CBI associate professor Max Alekseyev and CBI GRA Pavel Avdeev were quoted in the GW Hatchet with regards to the identity of the VSTC.

Ives Published by National Academy of Medicine

November 03, 2017

In 2015 the National Academy of Medicine and the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (the National Academies) held the third

Marcos Perez-Losada and Gustav Nino to Receive NIH-R21

October 20, 2017

Assistant Professor Marcos Perez-Losada is co-investigator, along with Gustav Nino as the primary investigator, in an exploratory/developmental research grant titled: “Exosomal miR-155 Regulates Ai