News & Announcements Archive


PMB grad named BPS Congressional Fellow!

PMB grad named BPS Congressional Fellow!
Dr. Elmer Zapata-Mercado was named a BPS Congressional Fellow for the 2022-2023 policy year. Elmer will spend a year working on Capitol Hill providing scientific input on legislative and policy issues. He’ll also participate in the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Science and Technology Fellowship Program. Through this program, he’ll receive an orientation […]


Welcome, Netz Arroyo!

Welcome, Netz Arroyo!
Dr. Netzahualcóyotl Arroyo Currás (Netz Arroyo) is a new member of the PMB faculty.  Netz is an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences at JHU School of Medicine.  His research interests include the design of aptamer-based sensors and the study of ligand binding energetics.  His expertise brings a new dimension to PMB and exciting new opportunities to […]


The Student Evening Series returns in-person!

The Student Evening Series returns in-person!
The Student Evening Series, a collection of talks given by PMB/Jenkins students throughout the academic year, had previously been online due to COVID precautions. On March 23rd, the first of the in-person events this year was held, and the remainder of the Student Evening Series will be in-person. Stop by the next one for a […]


PMB student Lauren Blake co-creates “Food of the Future” course!

PMB student Lauren Blake co-creates “Food of the Future” course!
Lauren Blake, a 6th year student in the Wu lab, was recently featured in the Hub for the undergraduate intersession course she co-created called ‘Food of the Future.’ The course was centered around the biophysics and bioengineering principles behind alternative meat, dairy, and egg production, covering topics in food biotechnology, plant-based meat, microorganism-derived ingredients, and […]


Celebrating Dr. Fried and the FiGURE Program!

Celebrating Dr. Fried and the FiGURE Program!
Dr. Stephen Fried has been featured in the Hub for his intersession FiGURE program, designed to help first-generation and underprivileged students gain meaningful laboratory experience. Read more about the program and the research the students did on membrane folding in complex proteins here.


Celebrating Ed Twomey in the Johns Hopkins Magazine

Celebrating Ed Twomey in the Johns Hopkins Magazine
We are proud to announce that PMB faculty member Ed Twomey has been featured in the Johns Hopkins Magazine! Follow the link to learn more about the work done in Twomey’s Cryo-EM lab, his personal story, and his appearance in the Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list earlier this year.


Dr. Karen Fleming named as a 2022 Biophysical Society Fellow!

Dr. Karen Fleming named as a 2022 Biophysical Society Fellow!
The Fellow award is given to Biophysical Society members who have “demonstrated sustained excellence in science and have contributed to the expansion of the field of biophysics.” The new Fellows will be honored at the Awards Ceremony that will take place at the Biophysical Society’s 66th Annual Meeting in February 2022. Congratulations!


Congratulations to Taekjip Ha and Cynthia Wolberger!

Congratulations to Taekjip Ha and Cynthia Wolberger!
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 […]