We are proud to celebrate the latest accomplishment of PMB Professors Taekjip Ha and Cynthia Wolberger, who have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. New members are elected for major contributions to the advancement of medical sciences, health care, and public health. Taekjip Ha, Phd, has been recognized for his co-invention of the […]
News & Announcements Archive
On September 21, Anthony Veltri defended his dissertation titled Molecular States of the Ribosome Regulate the Transcriptome by Linking Protein Synthesis And mRNA Decay. Bravo, Anthony!
TJ Ha, PhD, was elected to the office of President-Elect for the Biophysical Society. Dr. Ha is a faculty member here at PMB and we are proud to celebrate his newest achievement.
PMB is deeply saddened by the passing of Mario Amzel, one of the founders of Biophysics at Johns Hopkins. Mario was a true scholar with a vast knowledge of biophysics, physiology, structural biology, and physical chemistry. And Mario was a dear friend. He will be greatly missed by his biophysics family.
2nd year PMB student Edgar Manriquez-Sandoval was nominated for the 2022 Global Young Scientist Summit (GYSS). Edgar will be among the first group of participants from Johns Hopkins University and plans to take full advantage of this opportunity!
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 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!!!
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.
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.
On his first-author publication in the journal Structure, entitled “Allosteric Activation of PI3Ka Results in Dynamic Access to Catalytically Competent Conformations.”