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June 4, 2019

Rachel Marty Pyke, a Ph.D. student in the Bioinformatics and Systems Biology graduate program, will receive the 2019 Chancellor's Dissertation Medal at commencement for her dissertation “The Role of MHC Variation in Tumor Progression.” Six graduating Ph.D. students in different disciplines were selected for this honor.

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June 3, 2019

Carlos Guzman, a Ph.D. student in the Bioinformatics and Systems Biology graduate program, has been awarded a 2019 Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship. The competition is administered by the National Academies on behalf of the Ford Foundation.

June 3, 2019

Ileena Mitra, a Ph.D. student in Bioinformatics & Systems Biology, has been awarded the Autism Science Foundation predoctoral fellowship for researching de novo short tandem repeats in Autism.

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May 1, 2019

Jessica Zhou, a Ph.D. student in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, has been awarded a Fulbright Research Award to study in Germany 2019-20. She will be doing research at the University of Potsdam and the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine.

September 23, 2018

Rachel Marty Pyke, a Ph.D. student in the Bioinformatics and Systems Biology graduate program, has been named a 2019 Siebel Scholar.

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June 14, 2018

Daniela Nachmanson, a Ph.D. student in Bioinformatics & Systems Biology, has been awarded a TRDRP (Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program) predoctoral research fellowship.

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Utrilla J, O'Brien EJ, Chen K, McCloskey D, Cheung J, Wang H, et al. Global Rebalancing of Cellular Resources by Pleiotropic Point Mutations Illustrates a Multi-scale Mechanism of Adaptive Evolution. Cell Syst. 2016;2(4):260-71.
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Conway AE, Van Nostrand EL, Pratt GA, Aigner S, Wilbert ML, Sundararaman B, et al. Enhanced CLIP Uncovers IMP Protein-RNA Targets in Human Pluripotent Stem Cells Important for Cell Adhesion and Survival. Cell Rep. 2016;15(3):666-79.
Baker CW, Miller CR, Thaweethai T, Yuan J, Baker MH, Joyce P, et al. Genetically Determined Variation in Lysis Time Variance in the Bacteriophage φX174. G3 (Bethesda). 2016;6(4):939-55.