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Nature Showcases Precision Medicine Research led by the Califano Lab
Nature Outlook recently interviewed Dr. Andrea Califano for a feature article on precision cancer medicine, showcasing his lab's innovative work identifying master regulators in cancer.
Announcement
Welcome, Dr. Mohammed AlQuraishi
The Department of Systems Biology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center is pleased to welcome new faculty member, Mohammed AlQuraishi, PhD, effective Sept. 21. Dr. AlQuraishi also is a member of Columbia’s Program for Mathematical Genomics.
Research News
Ancient Part of Immune System May Underpin Severe COVID
One of the immune system’s oldest branches, called complement, may be influencing the severity of COVID disease, according to a new study in Nature Medicine led by Drs. Sagi Shapira and Nicholas Tatonetti of the Department of Systems Biology.
Announcement
Dr. Xuebing Wu Named Pew-Stewart Scholar
Congratulations to Xuebing Wu, PhD, assistant professor of systems biology, who has been selected a Pew-Stewart Scholar for his work in cancer research. As a Pew scholar, Dr. Wu will investigate the dysregulation of messenger RNA structure in the development of breast cancer.
Awards and Grants
New COVID-19 Pilot Grants Awarded to Systems Biology Faculty
Drs. Sagi Shapira and Nicholas Tatonetti, faculty in the Department of Systems Biology, have been awarded a new pilot grant for research geared toward understanding the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus.