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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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Mason Modeling Days

The Department of Mathematical Sciences of George Mason University will host a 4-day Mason Modeling Days workshop June 28-July 1, 2017, in Arlington, VA. To learn more, click on the link above.


Canadian Bioinformatics Workshop Series

The CBW has developed a three-day workshop, taking place July 10-12, providing an introduction to RNA-seq data analysis followed by integrated tutorials demonstrating the use of popular RNA-seq analysis packages. For more information, click on the link above.

Corporate Partnerships

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Research News

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?

Keith Crandall Published in Journal of Crustacean Biology

August 09, 2017

A new paper published in the Journal of Crustacean Biology provides an updated classification system that includes all the known crayfishes worldwide. The study, by Keith A.

Aperiomics Mentioned in "Technically DC"

July 26, 2017

Aperiomics, a spin-off company from a joint venture between Professor Keith Crandall, Director of the Computational Biology Institute, and The George Washington University, was mentioned in "Techni

Marcos Perez-Losada Published in Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society

July 10, 2017

Assistant Research Professor Marcos Perez-Losada co-authored the study, "