News & Announcements Archive

Biophysical Society names Taekjip Ha winner of the Kinosita Award in Single Molecule Biophysics

PMB faculty member Taekjip Ha is set to receive the Kazuhiko Kinosita Award in Single Molecule Biophysics for his “leadership in the development of single-molecule techniques and their application to nucleic acid processing enzymes and particularly for his efforts to elevate an appreciation of single molecule studies among scientists in general.”


Prof. Karen Fleming honored with Diversity Recognition Award!

Karen Fleming, Professor, Department of Biophysics and Dominic Scalise (Whiting School of Engineering) were honored last week with the Diversity Recognition Award. Granted by the university’s Diversity Leadership Council at their annual awards ceremony, the awards recognize exceptional contributions across all nine divisions to furthering diversity and inclusion at the institution. Karen Fleming and Dominic Scalise won […]


Congratulations Jie Xiao!

Thank you to everyone that voted for Jie Xiao’s Idea Lab application in support of Fun for Science Summer Camp for Inner City Students. Her application will be funded! The objectives of the Fun for Science Summer Camp are to promote science as fun, daily activities among rising 5th graders and their families in Baltimore […]


March for Science Information

The March for Science is an international movement that was organized due to the realization by people across the world who value science in their lives that staying silent is no longer an option. Marches are being planned across the United States and internationally.


Congratulations Sarah Kim!

PMB graduate student Sarah Kim is winner of the annual Biophysical Society’s Student Research Achievement Award for her poster in the category Permeation & Transport. 


Diversity Innovation Grant proposal funds Women of Hopkins Art Exhibition

The Women of Hopkins exhibit grew from a grassroots effort at Johns Hopkins called Achieving Gender Equity in Sciences, a reading and discussion series exploring biases women face in the STEM fields. As part of the effort, PMB Professor Karen Fleming participated in the Diversity Innovation Grant competition aiming to increase the awareness of female heroes from Hopkins and was awarded funding for the Women of Hopkins Art Exhibition.


Welcome New Students

The 2016 PMB incoming graduate class is here! On September 9-10, the students participated in the 25th annual Institute for Biophysical Research retreat. What an exciting time!


Dr. Scott Bailey Receives $250,000 President’s Frontier Award

Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels (left) presents the President's Frontier Award to Scott Bailey.

Scott Bailey, an associate professor in the Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, explores how bacteria’s immune systems ward off threat posed by harmful viruses. Read the article on The Hub.