The Department of Computational Biology consists of faculty members with expertise in computer science, genomics, systems biology, population genetics and modeling. They apply these skills to a wide range of exciting problems in the life sciences.
The department administers the Computational Biology undergraduate concentration within the Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Additionally, the faculty in the department are members of the Computational Biology graduate field, as well as several other graduate fields offering M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees.
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Meet our faculty: Michael Charles
Academic focus: Computational and community-based sustainable solutions. Research summary: Broadly, I explore how computational models can help communities achieve their envisioned futures. My research is centered on designing sustainable...
A new study testing the accuracy of existing methods used to predict the genetic variation that cause infertility found that relying on computational or in vitro experiments alone is insufficient.
Shaila Musharoff was hired as part of the CALS Cohort Initiative and the Cornell NIH FIRST Cohort . Academic focus: Statistical and population genetics Research summary: My lab studies how human disease is shaped by genetic and environmental...