GW Genomics Core

genomics core

The GW Genomics Core is now up 
and running! For pricing, or to request
services, visit our website,


Register now for the 2018 BioHealth
Capital Region Forum! Click on the
image above for more information!


The Capital Area Advanced Research
and Education Network is an initiative
designed to build a high-performance
research and education infrastructure
serving the Washington, DC, and
Northern Virginia areas. CAAREN
will facilitate world-class research,
education and knowledge sharing in
the nation’s capital. Click the image
above to learn more!


The CBI works closely with the EBP,
which proposes to sequence all life 
on earth! Click the image above to
find out more about the project.


GIGA is a collaborative network of
researchers seeking to tackle major
scintific challenges in the field of
genomics. To find out more, click on
the link above.

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!

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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Upcoming Webinar from Science Magazine: Driving Precision Medicine Through Biostatistics--Translating Multiomics Biomarker Data Into Breakthrough Knowledge

Register for this webinar now, which will take place on October 3rd at 12pm! Click the link above to proceed.


satRday DC: Upcoming R Conference at GWU

Interested in learning more about R and data science? Would you like a chance to get to know other "useRs" in an inclusive, supportive and respectful environment, at a community organized and focused conference? The conference is on December 8th, registration closes November 24th! Click the link above for more information.


Workshop: Rapid Biomedical Knowledge Base Construction from Text

This workshop will provide instruction on rapidly creating biomedical knowledge bases from unstructured data, using a tool called Snorkel to automatically extract information from data sources, such as scientific literature and clinical notes. The workshop will be taking place at Stanford University November 6-7th, but free registration application concludes on September 21st.


Bioinformatics Analysis for Conservation Genomics

This new course is designed to provide attendees at any career stage with a theoretical understanding of the methods used in conservation genomics, along with the practical skills necessary to design and carry out the analysis component of a conservation genomics study. Click on the link above for further details! The course runs from October 10 to 19. Please take a look at the additional upcoming courses listed on the site as well!


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!


ctsi cn gwu cbi

The CBI is a partner with CTSI-CN,
with CBI Director Keith Crandall also
heading the Informatics Core of the
partnership. To learn more, please

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

Keith Crandall Published in Journal of Crustacean Biology

September 19, 2018

Dr Keith Crandall, Director of the Computational Biology Institute and Professor with the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, co-authored an arti

Alekseyev and Alexeev Published in Journal of Computational Biology

August 28, 2018

Dr. Max Alekseyev (Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computational Biology, faculty in Computational Biology Institute) and Dr.

Keith Crandall and Marcos Perez-Losada Publish Article Concerning Seminal Simian Immunodeficiency Virus Origination from Multiple Genital Organs

July 05, 2018

Dr. Keith Crandall, Director of the Computational Biology Institute (CBI) and Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (DEB), and Dr.

Marcos Pérez-Losada Published in Arthropod Systematics and Phylogeny

May 22, 2018

Assistant Professor Marcos Pérez-Losada (Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Computational Biology Institute) recently co-authored an article pub