Department News

Bojing (Blair) Jia awarded Chancellor's Dissertation Medal

June 11, 2024

Bojing (Blair) Jia, a Ph.D. student in the Bioinformatics and Systems Biology graduate program, will receive the 2024 Chancellor's Dissertation Medal at commencement for his dissertation “Multiplexed genome imaging and analysis.” Six graduating Ph.D. students in different disciplines were selected for this honor.

Erick Armingol awarded Jean Fort Dissertation Prize

May 29, 2024

Erick Armingol, a Ph.D. alumnus of the Bioinformatics and Systems Biology graduate program, received the 2024 Jean Fort Dissertation Prize for his dissertation “Deciphering Patterns of Cell–Cell Interactions and Communication in Multicellular Organizations.”

Bojing Blair Jia receives Siebel Scholars award

January 31, 2024

Congratulations to BISB PhD student Bojing Blair Jia on being named a 2024 Siebel Scholar!

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Wilfredo Gonzalez-Rivera receives ARCS Scholar award

October 31, 2023

Congratulations to BISB PhD student Wilfredo Gonzalez-Rivera on being named a 2023 ARCS Scholar!

Jeff Jaureguy receives ASHG award

August 18, 2023

Congratulations to BISB PhD student Jeff Jaureguy on being named a 2023-2025 Human Genetics Scholar by the American Society of Human Genetics!

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Yue Qin - Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2023!

June 8, 2023

Yue Qin, a Ph.D. student in the Bioinformatics and Systems Biology graduate program, has made the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2023 list in recognition of her research on using machine learning to map the structure of human cells.

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Yue Qin awarded Chancellor's Dissertation Medal

May 19, 2023

Yue Qin, a Ph.D. student in the Bioinformatics and Systems Biology graduate program, will receive the 2023 Chancellor's Dissertation Medal at commencement for her dissertation “Towards an in silico cell.” Seven graduating Ph.D. students in different disciplines were selected for this honor.

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Prof. Niema Moshiri - Forbes 30 under 30 list!

November 29, 2022

Prof. Niema Moshiri has made the Forbes 30 under 30 list in recognition of tools he developed for analyzing SARS-CoV-2 sequencing data. He is both a current faculty member in BISB as well as an alumnus of the BISB PhD program.

Full story and Prof. Moshiri's entry

Jonathan Pekar, Erick Armingol, and Yue Qin awarded 2023 Siebel Scholarships

October 4, 2022

Congrats to BISB PhD students Jonathan Pekar, Erick Armingol, and Yue Qin on being named 2023 Siebel Scholars!

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