News & Announcements Archive

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.


Welcome, Dr. Sua Myong

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PMB welcomes Dr. Sua Myong. Dr. Myong’s work focuses on single molecule and single cell imaging to investigate regulations in gene expression.


PMB Alum Wins Outstanding Young Scientist Award

The Maryland Academy of Sciences at the Maryland Science Center presented PMB alum Dr. Lauren Porter the 2015 Outstanding Young Scientist Award in the Academic sector.


Biophysicist Taekjip Ha Joins PMB

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Dr. Ha is a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry, Biophysics, and Biomedical Engineering.


Prof. Karen Fleming Awarded 2016 Thomas E. Thompson Award

Congratulations to PMB Professor Karen Fleming who received the 2016 Thomas E. Thompson Award, which recognizes outstanding contribution in the field of membrane structure and assembly! The award will be presented at the Membrane Structure and Assembly Subgroup meeting on February 27, 2016, in L.A., where Professor Fleming will present the Thomas E. Thompson award lecture.


A Lab With a View

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PMB student Mollie Rappe served as an intern at ASBMB Today, where she wrote several articles for the magazine including this one that landed on the May 2015 cover. Mollie is doing her thesis research in the lab of Dr. Sarah Woodson, Department of Biophysics.


PMB Student’s Research Featured in Science Magazine

The thesis research of PMB student Sabin Mulepati is featured in Science magazine (cover). Sabin did his research on the bacterial CRISPR immune system in the lab of Dr. Scott Bailey, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Bloomberg School of Public Health.


Dr. Cone Featured in NBC News Article for Ebola Drug

Dr. Richard Cone, PMB faculty member in the Jenkins Department of Biophysics, is featured in NBC News for his early research on plantibodies. Dr. Cone’s research with his former lab members, Kevin Whaley and Larry Zeitlin, laid the groundwork for ZMapp Biopharmaceutical’s ZMapp ebola drug.