News & Announcements

Willie Franceschi awarded PURA Fellowship

November 29, 2016

Willie Franceschi, a second-year BME student in the lab of Dr. Natalia Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering and ICM core faculty member, has been awarded a Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award (PURA) for the 2016-2017 academic year. Willie’s proposal was chosen by a faculty selection committee from a large group of outstanding proposals. His research seeks to […]

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Melanie Zile wins Poster Prize at Workshop on Cardiac Mechano-Electric Coupling and Arrhythmias

October 24, 2016

Melanie Zile, a Biomedical Engineering predoctoral student in the lab of Natalia Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering and ICM core faculty member, received the trainee poster prize at the Seventh Annual International Workshop on Cardiac Mechano-Electric Coupling and Arrhythmias held September 21-24 in Freiberg, Germany. Melanie’s presentation entitled, “Early Afterdepolarizations are Modulated […]

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Trayanova lab helps solve an infant’s genetic mystery

September 30, 2016

A September 26 article in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS) explains how a medical team at Stanford University School of Medicine solved a genetic riddle, with a significant contribution from the lab of Dr. Natalia Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering and core faculty member of the Institute for Computational […]

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Lindsay Clegg awarded 2017 Siebel Scholarship

September 16, 2016

Lindsay Clegg, a PhD candidate in the lab of ICM core faculty member Feilim Mac Gabhann, has been awarded a prestigious 2017 Siebel Scholarship. Lindsay received her B.S. in biomedical engineering from Purdue University in 2011. Currently, her PhD thesis focuses on building cutting-edge, molecularly-detailed, multi-scale computational models of growth factor signaling in blood vessels. […]

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Journal of Clinical Investigation features research emerging from lab in ICM

September 15, 2016

This week, The Journal of Clinical Investigation features an article on groundbreaking research from the laboratory of Dr. Natalia Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor of biomedical engineering, in collaboration with a team of researchers from the Institute of Physiology I at the University of Bonn, in Germany. “Optogenetic defibrillation terminates ventricular arrhythmia in mouse hearts […]

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Dr. Saria among Popular Science’s ‘Brilliant 10’

September 9, 2016

  Dr. Suchi Saria, assistant professor of computer science and ICM core faculty member, has been named one of Popular Science’s Brilliant 10, the magazine’s annual list of the “brightest young minds in science and engineering.” Dr. Saria was selected for her work on computer-based approaches aimed at developing specific diagnoses and treatments for individual […]

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Dr. Karchin Co-Launches PLOS Focus Feature

August 30, 2016

Dr. Rachel Karchin, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and ICM core faculty member, and Dr. Ruth Nussinov, Senior Investigator at the National Cancer Institute, have launched a PLOS Computational Biology Focus Feature entitled Genome Landscapes and Phenotype Predictions of Disease. The purpose of this web-based collection of articles is to “highlight strategies to predict the […]

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ICM alum creates customizable STEM book for girls

August 19, 2016

Jean Fan, former member of the Institute for Computational Medicine, has launched a nonprofit organization, CuSTEMized, aimed at encouraging girls to imagine themselves in STEM careers by creating a personalized book in which they are the main character. “You can read books about a character who’s really awesome, but there’s always this notion that she’s […]

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Drs. Mittal and Bader receive JHU Discovery Awards

August 9, 2016

Institute for Computational Medicine core faculty members Rajat Mittal, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Joel Bader, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, are among those to receive 2016-2017 Johns Hopkins Discovery Awards, as announced August 8 by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research. Rajat Mittal and partners Cynthia Moss and Susanne Sterbing-D’Angelo of the […]

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Alexandra Badiceanu recipient of David C. Gakenheimer Fellowship

August 9, 2016

Alexandra Badiceanu, a second year BME predoctoral student in the lab or Dr. Natalia Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering and core faculty member in the Institute for Computational Medicine, is the 2016-2017 recipient of the ICM’s David C. Gakenheimer Fellowship. Dr. Gakenheimer, who holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering mechanics from Johns […]

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