PMB faculty member Vincent Hilser leads a team of scientists that “cracked a key part of the mystery surrounding a distinct type of protein” that could lead to treatments for diseases from cancer to neurological disorders. Science!
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Dr. Rachel Green was one of seven Hopkins faculty members newly elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. Members of NAM are recognized for having made major contributions to the advancement of the medical sciences, health care, and public health.
The incoming PMB class for 2017 has arrived and already attended their first IBR Retreat. We are so excited to have them here to do science with us!
PMB faculty member Taekjip Ha is set to receive the Kazuhiko Kinosita Award in Single Molecule Biophysics for his “leadership in the development of single-molecule techniques and their application to nucleic acid processing enzymes and particularly for his efforts to elevate an appreciation of single molecule studies among scientists in general.”
Jeff Gray, Bertrand Garcia-Moreno, James Berger, Jie Xiao, Taekjip Ha, Sua Myong and Marc Greenberg were all part of various interdisciplinary research teams who received support this year from JHU’s Discovery Awards program.
Karen Fleming, Professor, Department of Biophysics and Dominic Scalise (Whiting School of Engineering) were honored last week with the Diversity Recognition Award. Granted by the university’s Diversity Leadership Council at their annual awards ceremony, the awards recognize exceptional contributions across all nine divisions to furthering diversity and inclusion at the institution. Karen Fleming and Dominic Scalise won […]
Thank you to everyone that voted for Jie Xiao’s Idea Lab application in support of Fun for Science Summer Camp for Inner City Students. Her application will be funded! The objectives of the Fun for Science Summer Camp are to promote science as fun, daily activities among rising 5th graders and their families in Baltimore […]
PMB graduate student Sarah Kim is winner of the annual Biophysical Society’s Student Research Achievement Award for her poster in the category Permeation & Transport.
The Women of Hopkins exhibit grew from a grassroots effort at Johns Hopkins called Achieving Gender Equity in Sciences, a reading and discussion series exploring biases women face in the STEM fields. As part of the effort, PMB Professor Karen Fleming participated in the Diversity Innovation Grant competition aiming to increase the awareness of female heroes from Hopkins and was awarded funding for the Women of Hopkins Art Exhibition.
With contributions from the Thomas C. Jenkins Endowment, the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences created two named chairs in the Department of Biophysics in 2010 in an effort to support and recognize premier faculty in biophysics.