Computational Biology News

Upcoming Dissertation Defenses

Two Computational Biology and Bioinformatics students will be defending their dissertations during the month of March. They will be held in person and virtually. 

Alumni Profiles Series: Jeffrey Headd

Jeffrey Headd graduated from Duke University in 2009 with a Ph.D. degree in computational biology and bioinformatics as a member of the David and Jane Richardson lab following his undergraduate studies in computational biology (B.S.) at Brown University.

How Science Writing Fuels My Ph.D.

These past couple of years, I have found that what motivates me to keep doing science is often investigating what motivates science as a whole. Giving my work the historical and cultural context that is often left out of the of the daily grind keeps me inspired to add to those narratives.

Alumni Profiles Series: Joseph Volpe

Joseph M. Volpe graduated from Duke University in 2008 with a Ph.D. in computational biology and bioinformatics following his undergraduate B.S. in computer science at Wake Forest University. In 2007, he received the American Association of Immunologists-Huang Foundation Young Investigator Award for his work in anti-HIV antibody composition.