News and Announcements

CMDB Training Faculty member, Taekjip Ha, elected to the National Academy of Medicine

On Monday, October 18th, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) announced the election of 100 new members including CMDB Training Faculty member, Dr. Taekjip Ha! Election to the NAM is considered “one of the highest honors in fields of health and medicine”. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Ha! To learn more, visit:

CMDB alumnus, Myriam Heiman, awarded NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award (TRA)

CMDB program and Cunningham lab alumnus, Myriam Heiman, among one of the recipients of the 2021 NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award for her project titled, “Identification of TDP-43 Modifiers Through Single-Cell Transcriptional and Epigenomic Dissection of ALS and FTLD-MND”. This prestigious award supports exceptionally innovative or unconventional research projects with the potential to create new […]

Dr. Steven L. Salzberg joins CMDB Program as Training Faculty

The CMDB Program is excited to welcome Dr. Steven L. Salzberg! Dr. Salzberg’s research focuses on the development of new computational methods for analysis of DNA from the latest sequencing technologies. Read more about Dr. Salzberg here: