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!!!
News & Announcements Archive
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 […]
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! [...]
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 […]
Cynthia Wolberger, PhD and Taekjip Ha, PhD are part of the amazing faculty here in the Program for Molecular Biophysics. We are proud of their achievements, impressed by the work they have done, and are excited that they are getting the recognition they most definitely deserve.
We are thrilled to welcome the new students joining the PMB program in 2019! We are looking forward to seeing the great work they have in store. The new students already attended their first IBR retreat in late August and had fun introducing themselves to PMB faculty and fellow students.
Congratulations to PMB faculty member Karen Fleming who was selected as the 2019 recipient of the Provost’s Prize for Faculty Excellence in Diversity. Dr. Fleming was recognized for her efforts to support gender equity in STEM fields. Read her nominee statement which captures her "aspirations for the next generation of #WomeninSTEM."
PMB faculty member Cynthia Wolberger is among an elite group of researchers from around the US to be elected into the National Academy of Sciences. Membership to the NAS signifies a sustained level of scientific discovery at the highest level. Congratulations Cynthia!
Second-year PMB student Ana De La Cruz was awarded a prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Her proposal, entitled “Single cell gene profiling of host-microbe interactions”, was among a small group selected for funding from over 2000 applicants. Congrats Ana!
PMB faculty members, Rachel Green and Cynthia Wolberger, were two of five Hopkins faculty members newly elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The AAAS is a 239-year-old organization dedicated to honoring leaders in academia, public affairs, and the arts. Click here to read more about AAAS and the new members from PMB.