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Hughes, Nguyen, and Bernot Published in Ecology and Evolution

June 12, 2017

Lily Hughes, Bryan Nguyen, and James Bernot, co-authored an article, "Transcriptomic differentiation underlying marine-to-freshwater transitions in the South American silversides Odontesthes argent

Alexeev, Avdeyev, and Alekseyev Publish Article in BMC Bioinformatics

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 BMC Bioinformatics.

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.

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.

CBI Welcomes New Administrative Associate Alexander Ives

August 10, 2016

The Computational Biology Institute is glad to welcome Alexander Ives as its new Administrative Associate, replacing Veronica Haight as she transitions out of her position.

PhD Student Jimmy Bernot Awarded The Society of Systematic Biologists (SSB) Mini-ARTS Grant

July 20, 2016

Crandall Lab PhD student Jimmy Bernot will use his grant to conduct collborative research in London in 2017. Congratulations Jimmy!

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

May 24, 2016

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

April 07, 2016

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

March 24, 2016

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