Welcome Luisa Cochella, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Dr. Luisa Cochella joins us from the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP), Vienna, Austria where she was Group Leader. Her major research interest is in understanding transcriptional and post-transcriptional mechanisms for cell diversification. Read more about Dr. Cochella’s research…

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Andrew Holland, Ph.D. receives President’s Frontier Award

In a surprise virtual presentation last week, Holland received the $250,000 President’s Frontier Award in recognition of the outstanding promise of his work. The meeting, arranged under the guise of a final interview between Holland, JHU President Ronald J. Daniels, and Provost Sunil Kumar, was…

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Josh Modell, Ph.D., awarded 2020 Johns Hopkins Discovery Award

In 2020, 41 Discovery Awards were given to interdisciplinary faculty teams across eleven units of Johns Hopkins. From utilizing machine learning to optimize stroke critical care to tackling CO2 emissions to addressing food insecurity, these Discovery Awards are solving complex problems and expanding the horizons…

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Carol Greider, Ph.D. elected to National Academy of Inventors

Five Johns Hopkins faculty members, including Carol Greider, University Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics, have been elected as fellows of the National Academy of Inventors, a prestigious distinction that recognizes and honors these creators or co-developers of outstanding inventions that have made a difference…

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How Cells Learn to “Count” – Andrew Holland, Ph.D.

In experiments with genetically engineered mice, a research team, led by Andrew Holland, Ph.D., has ruled out a mechanism that scientists have long believed controls the number of hairlike structures, called cilia, protruding on the outside of each mammalian cell. They concluded that control of…

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