Find past CBI-related publications, press releases, and news articles.

CBI PhD Student Jimmy Bernot Awarded AMNH Lerner Gray Grant for Marine Research

Congratulations to Crandall Lab PhD student Jimmy Bernot for receiving the American Museum of National History (AMNH) Lerner Gray for Marine Research!

CBI Undergrad Sarah Hilton Publishes Honors Thesis

Former CBI undergrad Sarah Hilton had her Honors Thesis titled "Metataxonomic and Metagenomic Approaches vs Culture-Based Techniques for Clinical Pathology" published in Frontiers in Microbiology.

CBI Undergrad John-Hanson Machado Awarded 2016 Joseph Breen Fellowship

Congratulations to PI Jakub Kostal's undergraduate John-Hanson Machado for winning the 2016 Joseph Breen Fellowship for his Green Chemistry research!

PhD Student Bryan Nguyen Awarded 2016 Washington Biologist's Field Club Research Funding

Crandall Lab student Bryan Nguyen won the award for his research titled "Metasequencing Sandy Beach Microbial Eukaryotic Diversity: Community Assembly Across an Environmental Gradient"

Computational Biology Institute Officially Proposes Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Degrees

Keith Crandall, the director of the CBI, said he has now proposed two master's and a bachelors degree for the institute, in biotechnology and bioinformatics. 

CBI Faculty Member Jeremy Goecks Awarded DC-CFAR Pilot Award

Jeremy won DC-CFAR award for his research titled "Novel and Accessible Computational Methods to Identify Heritability in HIV Viral Load".

CBI Faculty Jeremy Goecks and Keith Crandall Help Classify 35,000 Species of Fish

Working with Biology Professor Guillermo Orti, Jeremy & Keith helped to secure a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation for the project at the end of last year.

PhD Student Sergey Aganezov Contributes to Paper Published in BMC Genomics

The paper titled "Transcriptome sequencing based annotation and homologous evidence based scaffolding of Anguilla japonica draft genome" was in collaboration with National Chiao Tung University.

CBI Faculty Member Max Alekseyev Wins the 2015 John Riordan Prize

Max Alekseyev has won the 2015 John Riordan prize presented by the OEIS Foundation for the results in his paper "On Enumeration of Paths in Catalan-Schröder Lattices".

PhD Student David Stern Wins DEB DDIG Grant from NSF & GIAR Grant from SICB

David Stern was awarded a Divsion of Enviornmental Biology (DEB) Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant (DDIG) as well as a Grants-In-Aid of Research (GIAR)

CBI & GW Contribute $500 Million to Virginia Economy

A new study finds that GW contributes 5,275 jobs and more than $500 million to Virginia’s economy, according to a University release.

Open Tree of Life Project Released

Giant tree of life contains 2.3 million species: The first draft of a new "tree of life" contains every named species of flora and fauna known from over 3.5 billion years of life on Earth.

Distinctive Microbiome Associated With Schizophrenia

Keith Crandall & fellow researchers at GW identified differences in the bacteria found in people with schizophrenia compared with people without the condition.

PLOS Computational Biology Looks at Where We Are and Where We Are Going

An indepth reflection on where the field of Computational Biology was when PLOS Computational Biology started 10 years ago, and where the science is headed.

CBI Featured in the Loudoun Business Journal

Director Keith Crandall highlights the benefits to having the CBI located at GW's Virginia Science and Technology Campus (VSTC) in Loudoun County, Virginia.