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NIH 3-year Grant Awarded

Liming Cai, with co-PIs Russell Malmberg and Cory Momany, has been awarded a 3-year NIH (R01) grant to develop graph algorithms for ncRNA 3D structure prediction, as a part of the NSF-DMS/NIH-NIGMS joint Initiative to Support Research at the Interface of the Biological and Mathematical...

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Recent Graduates Find Job Placement

Recent Ph.D. graduates from the Bioinformatics program have found career placement at prestigious institutions. Some of these placements include The National Institutes of Health (Amir Manzour), St. Jude's Children's Hospital (Tim Shaw), Centers for Disease Control (Ujwal Bagal), University of Pennsylvania (Dorothy Hammond), Cornell Medical...

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Wellcome Trusts Funds Collaborative Award

Wellcome Trusts has funded a collaborative award between University of Liverpool, UPENN, and UGA to facilitate Eukaryotic microbe data integration. Christiane Hertz-Fowler of Liverpool is the project Primary Investigator. The total Trust award is £1,517,482 ($2.37 million) over 4 years. Approximately $445,000 a year is...

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IOB Student Arunima Singh Publishes Paper

IOB student Arunima Singh has published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry. The article, titled "The Interaction of Heparin Tetrasaccharides with Chemokine CCL5 Is Modulated by Sulfation Pattern and pH"  In addition, the cover image for the June 19th edition was generated by Ms. Singh...

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IOB Student Receives Competitive Award

IOB student Elizabeth Trippe received travel awards from the New Phytologist Trust and the UGA Plant Center to attend the 35th New Phytologist Symposium: The Genomes of Forest Trees: New Frontiers of Forest Biology. Ms. Trippe was chosen to present at the conference, held at...

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