Dr. Alma Plaza-Rodriguez presented her thesis seminar entitled “Modeling Contractility Kit-Mediated Mechanoresponsiveness and Cytoskeletal Network Assembly”, and in doing so has now completed all requirements of her PhD program. Congrats, Alma!
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We extend a huge congratulations to Alma Plaza-Rodriguez who was a recent winner of the 2023 Student Research Achievement Award Poster Competition at the Biophysical Society Annual Meeting! Alma was one of the 36 winners of the annual Student Research Achievement Awards (SRAA) who were recognized at the 67th Biophysical Society Annual Meeting Awards Ceremony […]
A big congratulations to Tanya Nesterova who was recently awarded an NSF GRFP fellowship! In Dr. Jian Liu’s lab, Tanya writes Brownian dynamics simulations to determine how different proteins spatiotemporally regulate bacterial cell division. This computational modelling is performed in synergy with experimental collaborations from Dr. Jie Xiao’s lab. The Xiao lab performs single molecule […]
Please join us in congratulating Briana Whitehead (pictured) & Sanim Rahman both of whom were awarded highly prestigious F31 Fellowships from the NIH this week! This is awesome news, and a huge accomplishment for both of them. F31 Fellowships are awarded by the NIH’s National Institute on Aging for PhD students conducting aging research. They […]
Dr. Mark Petersen presented his thesis seminar entitled “Thermodynamic Stability, Cooperativity, and the Partly Folded States of Semiautonomous Repeat Proteins” Congrats, Mark!
Dr. Remy Yovanno presented her thesis seminar entitled “Communication in Biological Macromolecules through the Lens of Molecular Dynamics Simulations.” Congrats, Remy!
On November 18th, Dr. Gosia Latallo presented her thesis seminar entitled “Single-molecule Investigation of Repetitive RNA in C90RF72 ALS/FTD.” Congrats, Gosia!
Co-founder Lauren Blake, a 7th-year PMB student, was recently featured in the JHU Newsletter for the Alternative Protein Project. The student group’s objective is to increase awareness in the Hopkins community about alternative proteins through education, research, and entrepreneurship. The Alternative Protein Project also hopes to inspire students to pursue careers in alternative proteins and promote research projects […]
Congratulations to Nicolas Yehya for being awarded a 2022 NIH NIGMS Fellowship. Nico is currently a fifth year student in Professor Jie Xiao’s lab. His project is titled “Effects of Chromosomal Topology and Organization on E. coli Gene Expression.” Great job, Nico!
Remy Yovanno, a 6th-year PMB student in Albert Lau’s lab, was recently selected as a winner of the 2022 Mark O. Robbins Prize in High-Performance Computing. Well done, Remy!