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Jeremy Nathans, M.D., Ph.D, is the 2020 recipient of the Benjamin Franklin Medal in Life Science

Since 1824, The Franklin Institute of Philadelphia has honored the legacy of Benjamin Franklin by presenting awards for outstanding achievements in science, engineering, and industry. The Franklin Institute is pleased to announce that Jeremy Nathans, M.D., Ph.D, is the 2020 recipient of the Benjamin Franklin…

Rachel Green, Ph.D. elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Five faculty members from Johns Hopkins University have been selected for membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a prestigious honor bestowed upon leaders in academia, the arts, and public affairs.The 200 individuals to be elected to the academy this year and announced…

Jeremy Nathans and King-Wai Yau Recipients of the 2019 Helen Keller Prize for Vision Research

Jeremy Nathans, M.D., Ph.D. (Molecular Biology and Genetics), and King-Wai Yau, Ph.D., received the 2019 Helen Keller Prize for Vision Research from the Helen Keller Foundation and BrightFocus Foundation, awarded at the ARVO Annual Meeting. The award recognizes research excellence in vision science, as demonstrated…

Bram Lambrus is a 2019 recipient of the Weintraub Graduate Student Award

We are pleased to announce that Bram Lambrus is a 2019 recipient of the Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award which recognizes outstanding achievement during graduate studies in the biological sciences. Congratulations to Bram from all of us!

Baltimore Appears on the New York Times List of 52 Places to Visit in 2018

Baltimore made #15 on the New York Times annual list of must-see places to visit in 2018.  For more information please visit: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/10/travel/52-places-to-go-2018-how.html and for a slide show: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/travel/places-to-visit.html  

Congratulations to Sin Urban, 2017 Discovery Innovation Awardee.

Congratulations to Sin Urban, a 2017 Awardee of the Discovery Innovation Award!   18 Faculty Members Awarded Seed Funding for Research Innovations   The Discovery Innovation Awards provide seed funding to support bold, innovative projects to enable new scientific directions and achievements of the highest…

Dr. Carol Greider will accept the Alma Dea Morani award on November 3, 2017

Congratulations to Dr. Carol Greider, a recipient of the 2017 Alma Dea Morani, MD, Renaissance Woman Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Women in Medicine Legacy Foundation, an organization dedicated to preserving and advancing the legacy of women in medicine.    The Alma Dea…

Congratulations to Rachel Green on her election to the National Academy of Medicine!

Congratulations to Rachel Green on her election to the National Academy of Medicine!   https://hub.jhu.edu/2017/10/16/seven-faculty-elected-to-national-academy…    

The Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics invites applications for a tenure-track faculty postion.

Tenure-Track Faculty Position         The Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics invites applications for a tenure‑track faculty position. We are looking for a candidate who will complement our faculty, working on mechanistic approaches to fundamental problems in biology.  We are primarily seeking applicants…

Jamie Wangen, Jacob Heng, Elizabeth Park Receive Outstanding Presentation Awards for 2016-17 Journal Club Series

Congratulations to Jamie Wangen, Jacob Heng, Elizabeth Park, recipients of the Outstanding Presentation awards for the 2016-17 Journal Club series. Among a great year of talks, their presentations stood out as exemplary (in chronological order):   10/28/16 Jamie Wangen, (Green Lab, 4th year BCMB)JC advisor:…

Jarrett Smith and Shiv Gandhi Awarded the Michael DiMaio, M.D., Research Prize

The Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics recently established the Michael DiMaio, M.D., Research Prize for graduate student research, a new annual award recognizing outstanding achievements of students in the department.   The Michael DiMaio, M.D. Research Prize Presentations and Talks Special Colloquium was held…

Geraldine Seydoux Named Vice Dean for Basic Research for the School of Medicine

Geraldine Seydoux Named Vice Dean for Basic Research for the School of Medicine. 

Sin Urban receives the ASBMB Young Investigator Award for 2017

Sin Urban receives the ASBMB Young Investigator Award for 2017. https://www.asbmb.org/asbmbtoday/201704/2017Awards/YoungInvestigator/

Rachel Green named Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

 Rachel Green named Bloomberg Distinguished Professor. Johns Hopkins biologist, geneticist Rachel Green named Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, https://hub.jhu.edu/2017/04/17/rachel-green-bloomberg-distinguished-professor/

Current Search: Tenure-Track Faculty Position

The Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics invites applications for a tenure‑track faculty position. We are primarily seeking applicants for an Assistant Professor position, however outstanding candidates at other levels will also be considered.  The candidate, working in any area of molecular biology, will complement…

Jeremy Nathans receives the 2016 Beckman-Argyros Award in Vision Research

Jeremy Nathans receives the 2016 Beckman-Argyros Award for Vision Research from the Beckman Foundation.  http://www.beckman-foundation.org/beckman-news/2017-beckman-argyros-awar…    

Carl Wu joins Molecular Biology and Genetics

Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Carl Wu, joins MBG. http://hub.jhu.edu/2016/08/03/carl-wu-bloomberg-distinguished-professor/    

Andrew Holland receives Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award

Andrew Holland receives Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award  http://web.jhu.edu/administration/provost/awards/Catalyst_Award/2016_Cohort  

Geraldine Seydoux is elected to National Academy of Sciences

Geraldine Seydoux is elected to National Academy of Sciences  http://releases.jhu.edu/2016/05/03/johns-hopkins-faculty-elected-to-nati…  

Sergi Regot receives the Kimmel Scholar Award for 2016

Sergi Regot receives the Kimmel Scholar Award for 2016  http://kimmel.org/kimmel-scholars/our-scholars/    

Andrew Holland receives the R.R. Bensley Award in Cell Biology from the American Association of Anatomists

Andrew Holland receives the R.R. Bensley Award in Cell Biology from the American Association of Anatomists http://www.anatomy.org/young-investigator-award-winners-2016.html  

Kirstie Keller receives the Helen Hay Whitney fellowship

Congratulations to Kirstie Keller, a postdoctoral fellow in the Urban Lab, for receiving the prestigious Helen Hay Whitney fellowship!

We welcome our new faculty member, Sergi Regot!

Welcome to our new faculty member, Sergi Regot!   The Regot Lab's main focus is to understand how individual cells use signaling networks to integrate information, and eventually coordinate collective cell behaviors.   Read more about this exciting reseach on the Regot Lab Website: http://www.regotlab.com. 

Jeremy Nathans receives the inaugural Samuel Theobald Professorship of Ophthalmology

Congratulations to Jeremy Nathans, M.D., Ph.D. for receiving the inaugural Samuel Theobald Professorship of Ophthalmology!  

Geraldine Seydoux receives the inaugural Huntington Sheldon Professorship in Medical Discovery

Congratulations to Geraldine Seydoux, Ph.D., for receiving the inaugural Huntington Sheldon, M.D., Professorship in Medical Discovery!

MBG graduate students Tyler Moyer and Kayarash Karimian receive NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Congratulations to MBG graduate students Tyler Moyer and Kayarash Karimian, who were awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships!