IDIES Affiliate earns NSF CAREER Award

Benjamin Langmead, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at Johns Hopkins University’s Whiting School of Engineering and IDIES affiliate, has been chosen by the National Science Foundation to receive its prestigious CAREER Award, which recognizes a high level of promise and excellence in early stage scholars.

The five-year grant will support Langmead’s work developing improved computational and statistical methods for analyzing DNA sequencing data, providing faster, more accurate, and more interpretable results to scientists studying organisms with repetitive genomes.

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