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Keith Crandall

Computational Biology Institute Director Honored for Advancing Science

November 26, 2013

Keith Crandall, director of George Washington University’s Computational Biology Institute, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for his contributions to phylogenetics and evolutionary biology.

Vernal Falls at Yosemite by Frank Lee Ruggles

Photographs by Frank Ruggles Inspire Travel Plans to Our National Parks

November 12, 2013

This Land is Your Land, a stunning photographic journey through the US National Parks, was created by critically acclaimed photographer Frank Lee Ruggles. His goal is to celebrate the parks and inspire others to recognize the treasures we have in them. The show, hosted on campus this fall, featured 29 black and white photographs, which created an astounding sight of natural beauty for visitors.

Tree of Life Project

Tree of Life Researchers Trace the Connection Between All Living Things

November 12, 2013

"It will be a fundamentally different way to do systematics," says Keith Crandall, director of GW's Computational Biology Institute (CBI), who is one of the project's 11 leaders from 10 institutions. The nearly $6 million project, called the Open Tree of Life, is one part of a three-pronged, $13 million initiative launched last year by the National Science Foundation that aims to produce an open-source tree and the analytical tools needed to explore it. The GW Magazine article details the involvement of nine GW faculty members, including CBI's Keith Crandall.

Diana Burley Speaks at Cybersecurity Workforce event

Cybersecurity Experts Analyze How to Build a Workforce

November 04, 2013

Cybersecurity experts came together during a panel discussion on when and how to professionalize the emerging field. The conversation centered around a National Academies report coauthored by Diana Burley, an associate professor in the Graduate School of Education and Human Development.

Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Commends GW Virginia Science and Technology Campus for Contributions in Education and Economy

May 03, 2011

“Now, therefore, be it resolved that the Loudoun Country Board of Supervisors hereby commends The George Washington University’s Virginia Science and Technology Campus on its 20th anniversary; and expresses its gratitude to the University for its contribution to the economy of Loudoun County and for educating its citizens to fill jobs of the twenty-first century.”