Carnegie Mellon University

Russell Schwartz

June 20, 2023

Russell Schwartz Elected 2023 ISCB Fellow

By Adam Kohlhaas

Russell Schwartz, Professor and Department Head of the Computational Biology Department (CBD) at Carnegie Mellon University, has been elected as a fellow of the International Society of Computational Biology (ISCB). 

Founded in 1997, the ISCB aims to advance scientific understanding of living systems through computation, and has grown significantly over the years. The ISCB Fellows Program was introduced in 2009 to honor members who have distinguished themselves through outstanding contributions to computational biology and bioinformatics.

According to the ISCB, Schwartz is being selected for this honor “for bringing sophisticated algorithmic techniques to diverse areas of computational biology, enabling progress on a large number of the most important and topical problems in this field, from human genome sequencing to immunology to computational genetics, genomics and biophysics, and henceforth to cancer genomics and somatic evolution.”

Learn more about the 2023 fellows on the ISCB website.