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Postdoctoral Scientist Positions at Karchin Lab

11/23/2022

Description We are seeking recent Ph.D. graduates for postdoctoral scientist positions in Dr. Rachel Karchin’s lab at the Institute of Computational Medicine, Johns Hopkins University. Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is a deadly disease with the lowest five-year survival rate among all common cancer types (9%)  One reason for the dismal prognosis of pancreatic cancer is that 90% […]

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Melody Shao awarded 2023 Siebel Scholarship

11/02/2022

Xiaoshan (Melody) Shao, a PhD candidate in the lab of ICM core faculty member Rachel Karchin, has been awarded a prestigious Siebel Scholarship for 2023. Melody received her B[SS1] S in biomedical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2017. Currently, her PhD thesis focuses on creating computational methods for immuno-oncology, and on identifying […]

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Sophia Zhai receives 2022 Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award

11/02/2022

Sophia Zhai, a junior in biomedical engineering, is a recipient of the 2022 Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award (PURA). Sophia will be working on her proposal titled, “Virtual Stimulation of Interictal Stereo-EEG to Localize the Epileptogenic Zone” in the lab of ICM core faculty member Sridevi Sarma, associate professor of biomedical engineering. Sophia’s project hypothesizes that […]

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Sri Sarma to serve as Executive Director for NeuroTech Harbor Technology

11/02/2022

Dr. Sridevi Sarma, associate professor of biomedical engineering and ICM core faculty member, will serve as the executive director of the new NeuroTech Harbor technology accelerator. This NIH-funded center will collaborate with diverse partners worldwide to launch innovative projects that aim to create equitable and accessible technologies and solutions.  “Potentially life-saving and life-changing solutions addressing […]

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Rajat Mittal wins APS Stanley Corrsin Award

09/22/2022

Rajat Mittal, professor of Mechanical Engineering and a core faculty member in the Institute for Computational Medicine, has been chosen to receive the American Physical Society’s Stanley Corrsin Award. This award, which recognizes particularly influential contributions to fundamental fluid dynamics, is being presented to Rajat “for seminal and visionary contributions to the development of immersed […]

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Natalia Trayanova elected as a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology

08/23/2022

Natalia Trayanova has been elected as a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, a distinction that recognizes cardiology’s top experts and the professional achievements of scholars who have made exceptional contributions to the field. The American College of Cardiology is the largest medical society in the field, with 49,000 members.Natalia is the Murray B. Sachs […]

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Joel Bader Named ICM Interim Director

03/08/2022

Joel Bader, a professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering with a secondary appointment in the Department of Computer Science, will begin serving as the interim director of both the Institute for Computational Medicine and the Malone Center for Engineering in Healthcare on July 1, 2021. A leader in systems biology of human disease, computational biology, and synthetic biology, Bader’s research […]

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Casey Overby Taylor participates in AIM-AHEAD Initiative

03/08/2022

Funded by the National Institutes of Health’s Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Consortium to Advance Health Equity and Researcher Diversity (AIM-AHEAD), a team of health equity researchers, including ICM core faculty member Casey Overby Taylor, seek to advance the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning in health care and medicine among underrepresented communities. The NIH formed […]

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Casey Overby Taylor Promoted to Associate Professor

03/08/2022

The Institute for Computational Medicine is pleased to announce that the Johns Hopkins University has promoted core faculty member Casey Overby Taylor to Associate Professor of Medicine. Dr. Taylor holds a joint appointment with the Department of Biomedical Engineering. She is also a member of the Hopkins Population Center and the Malone Center for Engineering […]

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