Congratulations to CCMB affiliated faculty Mats Ljungman, Ph.D. and Sofia Merajver, M.D., Ph.D. whom are part the inaugural class of Rogel Scholars, a select designation with research support funded as part of a $150 million commitment from Richard and Susan Rogel.
“When you first begin looking at new data like this, it’s like landing on Mars and looking around for the first time, but a Mars with little critters never described before staring back at you,” said Melissa Duhaime, assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology & CCMB affiliated faculty member, commenting on the discovery of
DCMB and Mathematics professor Daniel Forger and chair of the UM Organ Department James Kibbie hope that big data and quantification can provide new answers to long-standing questions about mathematics, music, and performance.
Three CCMB faculty members will be funded this fiscal year through the presidential initiative , which aims to create globally leading bio-sciences research programs focused on solving critical problems.
National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Elisa Warner, a first year Ph.D. student in the Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, a student travel grant to attend the 2018 Connections in Smart Health Workshop.
Bioinformatics students Wei Zhou, Brooke Wolford, Ellen Schmidt and Ryan Crawford, DCMB and CCMB faculty Michael Boehnke, Goncalo Abecasis, Hyun Kang also were part of the team, as were many other UM and Norwegian scientists.
CCMB faculty Profs. Alexey Nesvizhskii, Arul Chinnaiyan, and Gil Omenn hosted a National Cancer Institute (NCI) site visit on July 24 for the Clinical Proteomics Technology Applied to Cancer (CPTAC) Proteogenomics Data Analysis Center (PGDAC). Visiting NCI leadership were Dr. Henry Rodriguez, Dr. Chris Kinsinger, and Dr. Mehdi Mesri.