Epidemiology & Biostatistics PhD candidate Lauren Cruz selected for All of Us Research Scholar Program

Lauren Cruz, MPH, a PhD candidate in CWRU’s Epidemiology & Biostatistics program, was selected as a 2023-2024 All of Us Research Scholar Program. Ms. Cruz was selected from a competitive application process based on her proposed work in the genetics of primary open angle glaucoma in diverse populations.  The 2023-2024 program, which runs from September […]

Epidemiology & Biostatistics PhD candidate Ping Wang wins Diana Jacobs Kalman/AFAR Scholarship

Ping Wang, PhD candidate in the Epidemiology & Biostatistics program, won a Diana Jacobs Kalman/AFAR Scholarship for Research in the Biology of Aging for her proposal titled “Analysis of Plasma Biomarkers in the Amish to Enhance Understandings of Heritability and Genetics of Alzheimer Disease“. Ms. Wang is the second CWRU Epidemiology & Biostatistics graduate student […]

Biomedical Health Informatics PhD student Diya Yang chosen for 2024 ASHG Advocacy Certificate for Human Genetics and Genomics Trainees (ACGT) Program

Diya Yang, a third-year graduate student in the Biomedical Health Informatics PhD program, was selected from a competitive application process for the 2024 American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) Advocacy Certificate for Human Genetics and Genomics Trainees (ACGT) Program. Ms. Yang will actively participate in several workshops and activities related to science advocacy, including workshops […]

CICB faculty and their graduate students are presenting at the American Society of Human Genetics 2023!

The American Society of Human Genetics annual meeting is one of the largest conferences for human genetics and genomics research. This year’s meeting will be held November 1-5, 2023 in Washington, DC. Like previous years, several CICB-affiliated faculty and their graduate students will be presenting their cutting-edge research spanning many topics important in human diseases […]

CICB’s Dr. Satya Sahoo’s graduate student Katrina Prantzalos to present at the 2024 Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing!

CWRU Epidemiology and Biostatistics (EPBI) graduate student Katrina Prantzalos, mentored by Cleveland Institute for Biology (CICB) faculty Dr. Satya Sahoo, will be presenting her paper “MaTiLDA: An Integrated Machine Learning and Topological Data Analysis Platform for Brain Network” at the upcoming 2024 Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing on the Big Island of Hawaii.

CWRU graduate students lunch with NHGRI Director Dr. Eric Green

March 11, 2023 3:53pm Dr. Eric Green, Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) at the National Institute of Health (NIH), recently visited Cleveland Clinic and CWRU.  While in Cleveland, Dr. Green gave a talk on the history and future of genomics and medicine as part of the CWRU Department of Genetics and […]

Cleveland Institute for Computational Biology Presents at the Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing 2023

December 30, 2022 2:20pm Members of Case Western Reserve University (CWRU)’s Cleveland Institute for Computational Biology are presenting at the upcoming Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing 2023:   Dana Crawford, PhD Risk Prediction: Methods, Challenges, and Opportunities (workshop) January 3, 2023   Jessica Cooke Bailey, PhD, MA SALUD: Scalable Applications of cLinical risk Utility and preDiction […]

Research shows that all COVID-19 infections include a wide mix of SARS-CoV-2 virus variants

September 8, 2022, 2pm Researchers at the Cleveland Institute for Computational Biology and Case Western Reserve University found wide genetic variation in SARS-CoV-2 viruses among 360 patients whose viral infections were genetically sequenced, showing that all individual infections include multiple variants of the virus. Led by the CICB’s Ricky Chan, researchers noted that reporting about […]

Dana Crawford, PhD, named an AAAS Fellow

Dana Crawford, PhD, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Crawford is a professor with the Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences and associate director of Population and Diversity Research with the Cleveland Institute of Computational Biology. The 2020 AAAS Fellows were formally announced in the […]