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August 6, 2016

Offered Fall 2016 - 2 credits

The basics of protein computations, protein mechanisms, and computations to infer mechanisms.

Course includes a project to help you learn about the mechanism of a protein of interest to you

Course meeting hours and location:

Tuesday, Thursday at 12:10; 1 hour; Carver 0128;

August 6, 2016

Purpose of Math/ComS/CprE 424 & 525:  The purpose of 424 and 525 is to train students to be able to effectively use on-campus High Performance Computing (HPC) machines. Students without Fortran or C programming experience should take 424 and then 525. Students with Fortran or C programming experience should take only 525.


1. Introduction to High Performance Computing: Math/ComS/CprE 424, 3 credit. Offered fall semesters.

July 21, 2016

By Mike Krapfl, News Service

Eliot Winer

With the support of a new grant, mechanical engineering professor Eliot Winer will use his expertise in virtual and augmented reality to develop training tools for manufacturers. Photo by Christopher Gannon.

Iowa State attracted a record $425.8 million of external funding in the 2016 fiscal year that ended June 30.

July 19, 2016

The poster Evolutionary Origin of Orphan Genes by Zebulon Arendsee (BCB/GDCB/CMB), Andrew Wilkey (ISU undergrad in BCBio), Priyanka  Bhandary (BCB/GDCB/CMB), and Eve Sykin Wurtele (BCB/GDCB/CMB), was awarded an F1000 Poster Award at the 2016 conference of the International Society for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (ISCB) in Orlando, Florida. 

Zeb Arendsee

June 9, 2016

Programmable DNA Nanosystem for Molecular Interrogation published in Nature

Divita Mathur, recent BCB graduate, and her mentor, Eric Henderson, had their paper accepted and published very recently in Nature.  Congratulations !!  Eric is a BCB faculty member in the Genetics, Development and Cell Biology Department. 


To see the scholarly work done by the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology program: