News & Events


Michael Wang imageCongratulations to Michael Wang! Michael receives the NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship-Doctoral.


Nathan Oakes and CombplexNathan Oakes, co-founder of Combplex and Cornell Comp Bio grad student, selected for the inaugural Blackstone Launchpad Lift Cohort. A 10-week mentorship-driven program for student-led ventures, which comes with a $10K grant. Kudos Nathan!

Runxi Shen awardKudos to Runxi Shen, Computational Biology graduate student in the Messer Lab, for winning the "Best Poster Award" at the Great Lakes Evolutionary Genetics Symposium on May 31, 2019.

Congratulations to Manisha Munasinghe as the recipient of Manisha Munasinghethe Rita and Joe Calvo Teaching Assistant Award. An award provided to her from the Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics.


Shayne WierbowskiCongratulations to Shayne Wierbowski as the recipient of the 2019 Outstanding CALS Graduate Teaching Assistant award!
(pictured here with Department of Comp Bio chair, Prof. Andy Clark).


Nature MethodsCongrats to Michael Wang (De Vlaminck Lab) on his recent publication in Nature Methods!
Saikia, M., Burnham, P., Keshavjee, S. H., Wang, M. F. Z., Heyang, M., Moral-Lopez, P., Hinchman, M. M., Danko, C. G., Parker, J. S. L. and De Vlaminck, I. (2018). Simultaneous multiplexed amplicon sequencing and transcriptome profiling in single cells. Nature Methods. doi: 10.1038/s41592-018-0259-9.

Tinyi ChuCongratulations to Tinyi Chu on receiving the Hsien and Daisy Yen Wu Scholarship! This scholarship is made to Ph.D. students who have demonstrated exceptional academic ability and performance. The selection committee gave special consideration to nominees who have proven themselves to be of strong character. Kudos, Tinyi!