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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…

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…

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…

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…

Welcome Jeff Coller, Ph.D., Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

Please welcome our newest faculty member, Dr. Jeffery Coller.  Jeff comes to us from Case Western Reserve University where he was the Director of the Center for RNA Science and Therapeutics.  Read more about Dr. Coller’s research interests.

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…

Geraldine Seydoux, Ph.D elected as EMBO Associate Member

Congratulations to Geraldine Seydoux, Ph.D., elected as EMBO Associate Member! EMBO has bestowed upon 63 leading scientists the lifetime honour of EMBO Membership in recognition of their remarkable achievements in the life sciences, it was announced today. “The new Members have contributed to the success…

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…

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…