Department of Computational and Systems Biology
Friday, January 8, 2021
From cannibal worms to fish with clear blood, second-year PhD student April Rich explains unusual topics in biology for intermediate learners.
Thursday, December 17, 2020
With the delivery of the first batches of SARS-CoV-2 vaccines, providers and laypeople alike have questions about the technologies behind them. Pitt Med magazine enlisted Jeremy Berg, Pitt’s associate senior vice chancellor for science strategy and planning in the health sciences, to help explain.
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
A new study co-led by Ivet Bahar uses computational modeling to address a mystery first raised in March: Why do some people with COVID-19 develop severe inflammation?
Thursday, May 7, 2020
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Friday, July 5, 2019
Through his research as an evolutionary geneticist, Pitt’s Nathan Clark is exploring how and why genes and genomes have evolved over time.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Anne-Ruxandra Carvunis studies the parts of DNA that were once thought to be junk. What she found there overturned a fundamental assumption of cellular biology.
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Friday, January 19, 2018
Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh are investigating the causes and progression of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease — the third-leading cause of death in the United States — through the development of novel computational tools.