computational biology
Tracking the Evolutionary History of a Tumor
Tracking the Evolutionary History of a Tumor
Amber Dance | Apr 1, 2017
Analyzing single cell sequences to decipher the evolution of a tumor
Jason Castro Tackles Olfactory Mysteries
Jason Castro Tackles Olfactory Mysteries
Ben Andrew Henry | Nov 1, 2016
Assistant Professor, Bates College. Age: 37
Learning Bioinformatics
Learning Bioinformatics
Esther Landhuis | Jul 1, 2016
In today’s data-heavy research environment, wet-lab scientists can benefit from new computational skills.
Computer Science Pioneer Dies
Computer Science Pioneer Dies
Amanda B. Keener | Aug 21, 2015
John Henry Holland, who developed genetic algorithms, has passed away. He was 86.
The Living Set
The Living Set
Wim Hordijk | Jun 1, 2015
Mathematical and computational approaches are making strides in understanding how life might have emerged and organized itself from the basic chemistry of early Earth.
Beneficial Stats
Beneficial Stats
Aimee Swartz | Mar 1, 2015
Statisticians who normally crunch numbers to forecast trends in the food-service industry turn their attention to bettering treatment of ALS.
Fraction of SNPs Can Affect Fitness
Fraction of SNPs Can Affect Fitness
Kerry Grens | Jan 21, 2015
A point mutation analysis of the entire human genome finds that alterations to as many as 7.5 percent of nucleotides may have contributed to humans’ evolutionary split from chimpanzees.
New School
New School
Abby Olena | Feb 1, 2014
Graduate programs at the interface of quantitative and biological sciences set the stage for more interdisciplinary collaboration.
 
Week in Review: November 11–15
Week in Review: November 11–15
Tracy Vence | Nov 15, 2013
Combating bacterial persistence; ancient canine evolution; T cells and transplants; sharing omics data and code
Retracing Steps
Retracing Steps
Aimee Swartz | Nov 11, 2013
Sage Bionetworks aims to show that transparency and sharing are key to ensuring research reproducibility.