Nicole Munne chosen to represent Covestro PRSEF at Intel ISEF

DiSCoBio alumna Nicole Munne won a third place price this past Friday at the Covestro Pittsburgh Regional Science and Engineering Fair (PRSEF). The fair, celebrating its 79th year, consists of open competition of research projects in the fields of science, mathematics and engineering and took place from March 23-24. Nicole will represent Covestro PRSEF at the […]

Nicole Munne selected as 2018 Regeneron Science Talent Search Scholar

Congratulations to 2017 DiSCoBio alumna Nicole Munne for being selected as a 2018 Regeneron Science Talent Search Scholar for her project, “Developing an in vitro Human Liver Model for Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease,” which was completed with her mentor, Dr. Larry Vernetti. Each scholar receives a $2,000 award with an additional $2,000 going to their […]

New DiSCoBio Program Coordinator

We would like to thank Leah Russell for her many years of excellent work in ensuring the success of the TECBio/DiSCoBio Program. Her tireless efforts in development, promotion, and organization have been an integral part in bringing the program to fruition each year. We wish her the best of luck as she moves on to […]

More DiSCoBio Testimonials

We strive to give our students a true research experience in computational and systems biology. We also use a tiered mentoring framework where the students have the opportunity to interact with peers from all levels of the university environment (professors, research associates, postdoctoral scholars, Ph.D. students, undergraduate researchers). When asked what they enjoyed about the […]

Caprio and Davis Publish with Mentor

Congratulations to Lindsay Caprio (DiSCoBio 2014) and Keanu Davis (DiSCoBio 2015) who were co-authors on a paper accepted in the Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics with their mentor, Dr. Andreas Vogt. Kaltenmeier CT, Vollmer LL, Vernetti LA, Caprio L, Davis K, Korotchenko VN, Day BW, Tsang M, Hulkower KI, Lotze MT, Vogt A (2017) A […]

2014 Student, Signorelli, Presents Work

2014 DiSCoBio student, Michael Signorelli, has had success submitting his summer project into the Rutgers Junior Science and Humanities Symposium. He was chosen to present his work in their poster session and also the Jersey Shore Science Fair. He earned first place in his category at the JSSF and will continue to the Delaware Valley Science Fair. […]

UPCI Academy Open House

Want to learn more about this year’s program? Join us at our open house! January 31, 2015 11AM – 1PM Hillman Cancer Center, Cooper Classroom B 5115 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15232 Flyer