News & Announcements

Collin Tokheim, Karchin Lab PhD student, lead author of published paper

December 19, 2016

Collin J. Tokheim, a doctoral student in the lab of ICM core faculty member Rachel Karchin, is the lead author of a paper titled, “Evaluating the evaluation of cancer driver genes,” which was published December 13, 2016 in the Early Edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Rachel Karchin, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and William […]

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Dr. Karchin named top performer at CAGI4

December 16, 2016

Rachel Karchin, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and William R. Brody Faculty Scholar, has been recognized as a top performer at the fourth Critical Assessment of Genome Interpretation Challenge (CAGI4). She was invited to participate in the March 2016 CAGI4 Conference on the UCSF Mission Bay campus in San Francisco. Dr. Karchin’s research group has been […]

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Dr. Saria receives DARPA’s Young Faculty Award

December 16, 2016

Suchi Saria, assistant professor of computer science and ICM core faculty member, has been recognized as a “rising research star” by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Young Faculty Awards (DARPA) for her project titled, “Continuous Learning of (Causal) Models from Streams.” In addition to funding, this award provides mentoring and networking, helping connect recipients to industry […]

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Dr. Karchin receives Goldman Center Pilot Project Grant

December 15, 2016

Rachel Karchin, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and William R. Brody Faculty Scholar, was awarded the Goldman Center Pilot Project Grant for her proposal, “Investigation of Polyclonal Origins of Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplams.” The award was granted by the Sol Goldman Pancreatic Cancer Research Center, a division of Johns Hopkins Medicine dedicated to fighting pancreatic […]

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William Franceschi awarded PURA Fellowship

November 29, 2016

William Franceschi, a second-year BME student in the lab of Dr. Natalia Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering and ICM core faculty member, has been awarded a Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award (PURA) for the 2016-2017 academic year. Willie’s proposal was chosen by a faculty selection committee from a large group of outstanding proposals. His research seeks to […]

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Melanie Zile wins Poster Prize at Workshop on Cardiac Mechano-Electric Coupling and Arrhythmias

October 24, 2016

Melanie Zile, a Biomedical Engineering predoctoral student in the lab of Natalia Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering and ICM core faculty member, received the trainee poster prize at the Seventh Annual International Workshop on Cardiac Mechano-Electric Coupling and Arrhythmias held September 21-24 in Freiberg, Germany. Melanie’s presentation entitled, “Early Afterdepolarizations are Modulated […]

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Trayanova lab helps solve an infant’s genetic mystery

September 30, 2016

A September 26 article in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS) explains how a medical team at Stanford University School of Medicine solved a genetic riddle, with a significant contribution from the lab of Dr. Natalia Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering and core faculty member of the Institute for Computational […]

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Lindsay Clegg awarded 2017 Siebel Scholarship

September 16, 2016

Lindsay Clegg, a PhD candidate in the lab of ICM core faculty member Feilim Mac Gabhann, has been awarded a prestigious 2017 Siebel Scholarship. Lindsay received her B.S. in biomedical engineering from Purdue University in 2011. Currently, her PhD thesis focuses on building cutting-edge, molecularly-detailed, multi-scale computational models of growth factor signaling in blood vessels. […]

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