2023 News Articles
Hinman Awarded International Kowalevsky MedalVeronica Hinman, the Dr. Frederick A. Schwartz Distinguished Professor of Life Sciences was awarded the International Kowalevsky Medal for her research into evolutionary and developmental biology.
Carnegie Mellon Trustee Ray Lane and Stephanie Lane Invest $25 Million in CMU's Computational Biology DepartmentThe gift will support an endowment and new facility for the cutting-edge department.
MCS Graduate Student Conference Funding Award Winners AnnouncedThree winners have received the Mellon College of Science Graduate Student Funding Award for fall conferences.
Bridges Lab Looks to Unlock Secrets of Bacteria CommunicationTuesday, October 24, 2023
Bridges Lab Looks to Unlock Secrets of Bacteria CommunicationAssistant Professor Andrew Bridges investigates how bacteria respond to extracellular sensory information to make developmental decisions.
McManus Lab Findings Upend Previous Research on Key Leukemia GeneMonday, October 16, 2023
McManus Lab Findings Upend Previous Research on Key Leukemia GeneThe CMU team found compelling evidence that published research had been misinterpreted, overturning at least five published studies.
Yunfei Niu Eyes Quality Control for Vaccine AdvancementsWednesday, October 11, 2023
Yunfei Niu Eyes Quality Control for Vaccine AdvancementsYunfei Niu uses bimolecular engineering to advance vaccine quality control.
From Class to the LabTuesday, October 03, 2023
From Class to the LabDivyam Shah researches at the intersection of biotechnology and pharmaceutical engineering.
Mueller Brown Studies How Pneumococcal Bacteria CommunicateTuesday, September 12, 2023
Mueller Brown Studies How Pneumococcal Bacteria CommunicateFor her efforts the recent biological sciences alumna earned the Bhakta and Sushama Rath Graduate Award.
Researchers Zoom in on New Ways To View Biomolecules in PathogensTuesday, September 05, 2023
Researchers Zoom in on New Ways To View Biomolecules in PathogensThrough MicroMagnify, microbial cells and infected tissues can be expanded without distortion, allowing for enhanced fluorescence imaging.
Seven Ph.D. Students, Postdoctoral Fellows Earn Biological Sciences Departmental AwardsThursday, August 24, 2023
Seven Ph.D. Students, Postdoctoral Fellows Earn Biological Sciences Departmental AwardsThe Department of Biological Sciences selected five graduate students and two postdoctoral fellows to receive awards through endowments from Margaret Carver and Semon Stupakoff.
Students Hone Biological Science SkillsMonday, August 21, 2023
Students Hone Biological Science SkillsCarnegie Mellon University students participated in the Department of Biological Sciences' Summer Research Institute for a first research experience.
Ashni Arun Pivots Engineering Background to a Biotech FutureMonday, July 17, 2023
Ashni Arun Pivots Engineering Background to a Biotech FutureCarnegie Mellon University graduate student Ashni Arun is part of the Master of Science in Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Engineering.
MCS Graduate Student Conference Funding Award Winners AnnouncedWednesday, June 28, 2023
MCS Graduate Student Conference Funding Award Winners AnnouncedFour winners have received the Mellon College of Science Graduate Student Funding Award for summer conferences.
Curci Foundation Grant to Support Tuft Cell ResearchTuesday, June 20, 2023
Curci Foundation Grant to Support Tuft Cell ResearchCarnegie Mellon University Professor Zheng Kuang received a grant from the Curci Foundation to support his work investigating tuft cells.
Veronique Wright Wins Gilman AwardThursday, June 01, 2023
Veronique Wright Wins Gilman AwardRecent Carnegie Mellon alumna Veronique Wright has a sharp focus on a future as a surgeon.
Neuroscientists Gain New Understanding of Neural PathwayMonday, May 22, 2023
Neuroscientists Gain New Understanding of Neural PathwayIn a paper published in Neuron, Aryn Gittis and colleagues present new information about a neural pathway in the basal ganglia, a part of the brain important for skill learning, habit formation and motor control. The paper contradicts the model that has guided researchers’ understanding of motor learning for 30 years.
Ihab Younis Receives Meritorious Teaching Award 2023Thursday, May 18, 2023
Ihab Younis Receives Meritorious Teaching Award 2023Each graduating class nominates faculty members for the Meritorious Teaching Award to recognize exceptional teaching and service to students.
Claire Chiang Wins 2023 K&L Gates PrizeFriday, May 12, 2023
Claire Chiang Wins 2023 K&L Gates PrizeCarnegie Mellon University senior Claire Chiang was awarded the K&L Gates Prize for her work in biological sciences and her veterinary volunteering.
Carnegie Mellon Women's Association Honors Senior Mona YuanTuesday, May 02, 2023
Carnegie Mellon Women's Association Honors Senior Mona YuanCarnegie Mellon University senior Mona Yuan was honored by the Carnegie Mellon Women's Association for her research and dedication.
Xuecong Fu Honored with Berry Graduate Research AwardTuesday, April 25, 2023
Xuecong Fu Honored with Berry Graduate Research AwardCarnegie Mellon University Department of Biological Sciences Ph.D. candidate Xuecong Fu uses computational methods to investigate tumors.
A Tartan TailTuesday, April 18, 2023
A Tartan TailAs the Tartan Mermaid, junior Sonja Michaluk champions environmental advocacy and conservation.
Biology Senior Liang Named to National Ultimate Frisbee TeamThursday, April 06, 2023
Biology Senior Liang Named to National Ultimate Frisbee TeamThe Carnegie Mellon University senior will represent the U.S. at the 2023 World Flying Disc Federation World Under 24 Championships.
Master's Students Get Outside of Classrooms and Onto FieldsThursday, April 06, 2023
Master's Students Get Outside of Classrooms and Onto FieldsTwo CMU intramural teams called Biomarkers are comprised of students in the Master's of Science Computational Biology program.
New Fluorescence Imaging Method Reveals Neural Circuits Altered By LearningTuesday, April 04, 2023
New Fluorescence Imaging Method Reveals Neural Circuits Altered By LearningCarnegie Mellon University researchers have developed a new fluorescence-based method for detecting synaptic connections between types of neurons.
Student EMTs Answer the CallFriday, March 31, 2023
Student EMTs Answer the CallMellon College of Science students volunteer with Carnegie Mellon University Emergency Medical Service, which responds to emergency medical calls on campus.
Alumna Named the 2023 AUA Gallagher Health Policy ScholarThursday, February 23, 2023
Alumna Named the 2023 AUA Gallagher Health Policy ScholarThe Gallagher Health Policy Scholar Program is designed to prepare the next generation of urologists for leadership positions.
Research Covers How Masks Affect Listeners' ComprehensionWednesday, February 01, 2023
Research Covers How Masks Affect Listeners' ComprehensionJunior Chloe Sinagra collaborated with Modern Languages professor Seth Wiener to investigate speech prosody when people wear masks.
MCS Graduate Student Conference Funding Award Winners AnnouncedMonday, January 30, 2023
MCS Graduate Student Conference Funding Award Winners AnnouncedFour winners have received the Mellon College of Science Graduate Student Funding Award for winter conferences.
Moroccan Service Trip Sets Senior's Sights on MedicineFriday, January 20, 2023
Moroccan Service Trip Sets Senior's Sights on MedicineVolunteering at the Clinique La Capitale in Rabat, Morocco, brought greater clarity to Veronique Wright's future.
Senior Folds Machine Learning into DNA Origami ResearchFriday, January 06, 2023
Senior Folds Machine Learning into DNA Origami ResearchCarnegie Mellon University senior Peter Sauer is offering a technological take on a biological problem.
New Expansion Microscopy Methods Magnify Research's ImpactMonday, January 02, 2023