March 19, 2021


Erik published a fun Ten Simple Rules piece in PLOS Computational Biology. It's about giving elevator pitches but with a baseball play on the word "pitch."

March 1, 2021

Nick Presents At OSG All Hand Meeting 2021

Congratulations to Nick for being nominated the David Swanson Awardee this year by the Open Science Grid (OSG)! Nick presented this week at the OSG All Hands Meeting.

December 22, 2020


Congratulations to Lauren Rost for her new publication, "Discordance among antibiotic prescription guidelines reflects a lack of clear best practices", in the journal OFID! Special thanks to our collaborators: M. Hong Nguyen, Neil Clancy, and Ryan Shields.

August 28, 2020

DBMI Colloquium 2020

Congratulations to Andrew for his first successful DBMI Colloquium presentation over Zoom!

May 26, 2020


Erik's work on the evolution SARS-CoV-2 is featured in a MIDSTORY article.

April 1, 2020


The lab created this video during the COVID-19 quarantine to celebrate the third anniversary of the Wright lab. We themed it after the introduction to Mister Rogers' Neighborhood which was filmed in Pittsburgh. Special thanks to Andrew Beckley for video editing. We hope you enjoy the video!

February 3, 2020


Our first publication of 2020 was accepted in the journal RNA. In this study we developed a new benchmark, RNAconTest, for RNA multiple sequence alignment based on consistency among solved 3D structures. The results clarify the advantages and disadvantages of existing programs for comparative RNA analysis.