Benos’ Lab receives NIH funding to study COPD

We will investigate the causes of pathophysiology and progression of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) by analyzing existing TOPMed clinical and omics datasets. COPD is the third leading cause of death and a major cause of disability and health care costs in the US.  The tools and methods developed through this grant…

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Congratulations to Ivy Shi

Congratulations to Ivy  for being accepted to Harvard Medical School to pursue her MD degree.  Ivy is a double major in Bioengineering and Bioinformatics with minor in Chemistry at U Pitt and she joined the group in the summer of 2014 as a TECBio student.  She continued working with us throughout her studies.  She helped…

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Congratulations to Junke Zhang

Congratulations to Junke  for being accepted to the Computational Biology PhD Program at Cornell.  Junke, a Bioinformatics major at U Pitt and she is a recipient of Chancellor’s award for undergraduate research. In our lab, she has worked on the progression of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF).  We wish her the…

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