News: Faculty Highlight

Mosquitoes use specialized wing tones to buzz potential mates

11/07/2019

Mosquitoes flap their wings not just to stay aloft but for two other critical purposes: to generate sound and to point that buzz in the direction of a potential mate, researchers at Johns Hopkins University have discovered. Their findings about the aerodynamics of mosquito wings could have implications for building quieter drones and for devising […]

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Joel Bader receives NSF Rules of Life award

10/07/2019

The National Science Foundation has issued its first ever Rules of Life awards totaling $36 million to accelerate two areas of next-generation science and engineering research: building a synthetic cell, and epigenetics. “Discovering the rules governing life on earth is a grand scientific challenge that holds the potential to enhance the U.S. position as a […]

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Rajat Mittal awarded Human Frontier Science Program research grant

07/22/2019

 Rajat Mittal, professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and ICM faculty member, is one of three Hopkins researchers to receive a grant from the Human Frontier Science Program. Mittal received the award for his work studying the communicative properties of mosquito movements. Founded by a collective of scientists from around the world, the selective […]

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Test shown to improve accuracy in identifying precancerous pancreatic cysts

07/19/2019

In a proof-of-concept study, an international scientific team led by Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center researchers has shown that a laboratory test using artificial intelligence tools has the potential to more accurately sort out which people with pancreatic cysts will go on to develop pancreatic cancers. The test, dubbed CompCyst (for comprehensive cyst analysis), incorporates measures of […]

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2019 Discovery Awards: Six ICM faculty awardees

06/26/2019

Thirty-two interdisciplinary faculty teams across twelve Johns Hopkins institutions comprise the recipients of the 2019 Discovery Awards. Five of the winning project teams are led by ICM core faculty and a total of six ICM faculty members are awardees.  The winning ICM faculty projects are: A Platform for Brain-scale Imaging and Patterned Optogenetics at Cellular […]

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Feilim Mac Gabhann named 2019 Career Champion

05/22/2019

 Associate professor of biomedical engineering and ICM core faculty member Feilim Mac Gabhann was honored by the Homewood Career Center for his dedication to and support of students. Mac Gabhann is one of three faculty and staff named a 2019 Career Champion for his commitment to students in achieving their goals and aspirations. “His steady […]

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