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Congratulations to Max Dudek for his NSF fellowship!

Max Dudek, an undergraduate student who did his capstone project with us this past year, was awarded an NSF Fellowship.  Max is now getting ready to attend graduate school and the fellowship will make this even easier.  We wish him the best in his new path. [UPDATE 31-Mar-2021]…

Tyler’s abstract is accepted on CSHL Conference in Systems Immunology

The abstract with the work in which Tyler is a leading co-author was accepted for oral presentation at the CSHL Virtual Conference on Systems Immunology.  The abstract, entitled “CausER―A general approach to uncover latent causal factors from multi-omic immunological datasets”, describes his recent efforts to develop a…

Congratulations to Tyler for the successful defense of his thesis proposal

Tyler successfully defended his thesis proposal today.  The title of his thesis is “Causal methods for the investigation of outcomes and progression in chronic disease“.  His thesis committee consisted of Jianhua Xing (chair), George Tseng, Larry Wasserman (CMU), Craig Hersh (Brigham Women’s Hospital/Harvard Univ).  Congratulations Tyler!  …

Takis becomes a panel member for an NIH study section

Takis was nominated to become a standing member of the Biomedical Informatics, Library and Data Sciences Review Committee, an NIH study section that reviews grants for the National Library of Medicine (NLM).  His tenure in this study section begins in July 2021.

The Benos Lab presents at the NeurIPS 2020 Workshop on Causal Discovery

Congratulations to Ashlynn for her wonderful presentations (both oral and poster presentation) during the NeurIPS 2020 Workshop on Causal Discovery and Causality-Inspired Machine Learning.  The title of the presentation, one of the four papers selected for this workshop, was “Improving Constraint-Based Causal Discovery from Moralized Graphs“.

Congratulations to Tyler for his Scientific Reports publication

Congratulations to Tyler for the acceptance of his paper “Human ex vivo lung perfusion: A novel model to study human lung diseases” in Scientific Reports.  The paper investigates the gene expression changes caused by ex vivo lung perfusion (EVLP) to the lungs of normal and disease subjects. The diseases investigated include…

Congratulations to Ashlynn, Vineet and Daniel for the NeurIPS workshop publication

Congratulations to Ashlynn, Vineet and Daniel for the acceptance of their paper “Improving Constraint-Based Causal Discovery from Moralized Graphs” to the NeurIPS 2020 workshop on Causality.  The paper describes two new methods to improve the execution time of constraint-based causal discovery methods if the search starts…

Congratulations to Giorgio for his Frontiers publication

Congratulations to Giorgio  Bertolazzi, a former visitor to our group, for the acceptance of his paper by the Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology.  This paper is a collaboration Claudia Coronnello, a BenosLab alumna and Giorgio’s advisor. It is  entitled “miR-1207-5p can contribute to dysregulation of inflammatory response in…