News & Announcements Archive


Congratulations, Dr. Anne Rice!

Dr. Anne Rice presented her thesis seminar entitled “Determinants of the Electrostatic Effect in Proteins.” Congrats, Anne!


Dr. Gosia Latallo defends thesis

On November 18th, Dr. Gosia Latallo presented her thesis seminar entitled “Single-molecule Investigation of Repetitive RNA in C90RF72 ALS/FTD.” Congrats, Gosia!


PMB Student Lauren Blake Featured in JHU Newsletter for Alternative Protein Project

PMB Student Lauren Blake Featured in JHU Newsletter for Alternative Protein Project
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 Nico!

Congratulations Nico!
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!


Congratulations Remy Yovanno!

Congratulations Remy Yovanno!
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!


Karen Fleming to Receive 2023 Avanti Award in Lipids

Karen Fleming to Receive 2023 Avanti Award in Lipids
Biophysics Department Professor Karen Fleming, will receive the Biophysical Society 2023 Avanti Award in Lipids. Fleming will be honored at the Society’s 67th Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, February 18-22, 2023. Dr. Fleming is recognized for her groundbreaking contributions to our fundamental understanding of membrane protein stability, folding, biogenesis and insertion through development and application […]


Sarah Woodson to Receive the 2023 Ignacio Tinoco Award

Sarah Woodson to Receive the 2023 Ignacio Tinoco Award
Biophysics Department Professor Sarah Woodson will receive the Biophysical Society 2023 Ignacio Tinoco Award. Woodson will be honored at the Society’s 67th Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, February 18-22, 2023. Woodson is recognized for her inspiring work on RNA folding and the assembly of RNA-protein complexes using cutting-edge biophysical methods that established currently accepted […]


Welcome, Chang Liu!

Welcome, Chang Liu!
Dr. Chang Liu is a new member of the PMB faculty. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Liu’s research interests include the structural and molecular basis of virus-host protein interactions and the mechanisms of viral and host gene regulation. Check […]


Dr. Sua Myong Promoted to Full Professor

Dr. Sua Myong Promoted to Full Professor
Congratulations to Dr. Sua Myong on her promotion this year to Full Professor! Since arriving in the Jenkins Department of Biophysics in 2015, Dr. Myong has continued to advance our knowledge of G-quadruplexes using single-molecule and biochemical studies. She has mentored graduate and undergraduate students in her lab and serves as our department’s Director of […]