News & Announcements Archive

Zapata-Mercado wins poster competition!

Zapata-Mercado wins poster competition!

Fourth-year PMB student Elmer Zapata-Mercado was selected as winner of the Student Research Achievement Award at the Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society.  Elmer’s poster described his research on the mechanism of EphA2 dimerization in response to monomeric ligands in Dr. Kalina Hristova’s lab.  Congrats Elmer!

PMB students in Hopkins government

PMB students in Hopkins government

Jamie Martinez and Elmer Zapata-Mercado are currently serving on the executive board of the Graduate Representative Organization.  Sean Klein recently served for three years on the board, and also served as Administration and Funding Chair.  Trevor Zandi is serving as representative for Biophysics.

James Berger elected to National Academy of Medicine

James Berger elected to National Academy of Medicine

We would like to congratulate Dr. James Berger who has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine! Dr. Berger is a professor of biophysics and biophysical chemistry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His research focuses on the fundamental mechanisms of enzymes that control cell proliferation and small molecule inhibitors that target […]

PMB student Kelsey Bettridge authors a “Scientist’s Oath”

PMB student Kelsey Bettridge authors a “Scientist’s Oath”

Recognizing shortcomings in the public perception of scientists, Kelsey and her colleagues have published an editorial article in Molecular Cell with guidelines for how young (and old) scientists can better interface with our communities and our constituents.

Kalina Hristova elected to AIMBE’s College of Fellows

Kalina Hristova elected to AIMBE’s College of Fellows

PMB faculty member Kalina Hristova (Materials Science and Engineering) has been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)’s College of Fellows.