News & Announcements Archive


Kudos to Prof. Karen Fleming!

Kudos to Prof. Karen Fleming!
PMB professor Karen Fleming has been inducted into the first ever class of ASBMB fellows. ASBMB fellows are recognized for their meritorious efforts to advance the molecular life sciences through sustained outstanding accomplishments in areas such as scientific research, education, mentorship, commitment to diversity and service to the society and scientific community.


Congratulations Amanda!

Congratulations Amanda!
Congratulations to Amanda Qu for being awarded a 2021 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Amanda is currently a second year student in Doug Barrick’s lab. Yay Amanda!!!


Congratulations to Mel Nune!

Congratulations to Mel Nune!
PMB student Mel Nune won the Young Investigators’ Day Alicia Showalter Reynolds Award! This award is provided by the Dean’s Office of the School of Medicine, and recognizes the research of outstanding Ph.D. students across the School of Medicine. Mel will be recognized at an awards ceremony on April 6th.


Congratulations Elmer Zapata-Mercado!

Congratulations Elmer Zapata-Mercado!
PMB student Elmer Zapata-Mercado (Hristova lab) was inducted into the Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society!  The Bouchet Society recognizes outstanding academic achievement and commitment to diversity.


Congratulations Amy!

Congratulations Amy!
Congratulations to Amy Fernandez for being awarded a 2020 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.  Amy is currently a second year student in James Berger’s lab.  Her fellowship is titled “Structural and mechanistic studies of molecular crosstalk in the bacterial primosome.”  Way to go, Amy!!!


Karen Fleming Receives Sharona Gordon Award for Promoting Equity and Diversity in Science

Karen Fleming Receives Sharona Gordon Award for Promoting Equity and Diversity in Science
Professor Karen G. Fleming (center) was announced as the first recipient of the Sharona Gordon Award by the Society of General Physiologists for her efforts as a leader in identifying & communicating problems that affect scientific environments such as unintended bias and lack of diversity in science. Professor Fleming was the first ever to receive […]


Congratulations Dr. Henry!

Congratulations Dr. Henry!
Henry successfully defended his thesis, entitled “Elucidating general effects of bilayer hydration and mechanical forces on β-barrel membrane protein energetics” on Jan. 13.  Congratulations Dr. Henry! [...]


Visiting Weekend 2020

Visiting Weekend 2020
The PMB program was excited to have 37 students from all over the country take part in the annual visiting weekend in Baltimore. Prospective students of the program took part in many engaging activities including dinner with faculty, lab tours at Homewood and JHMI, a scientific-poster presentation session, and a tour of Baltimore, Maryland, home […]