Carnegie Mellon University
December 22, 2009

CPCB Program Names New Directors

Drs Ivet Bahar and Robert F. Murphy, founding directors of the Joint Carnegie Mellon University-University of Pittsburgh PhD Program in Computational Biology (CPCB), passed leadership of the program to former Associate Directors, Drs. Panayiotis (Takis) Benos and Russell Schwartz, effective December 2009. Both Professors Schwartz and Benos have been heavily involved with the program since its inception and their work has been critical to the success of the program. Drs. Bahar and Murphy leave their positions as directors will full confidence that the program will continue to be a success under its new leadership!