News: Student Highlight

William Franceschi awarded PURA Fellowship

29/11/2016

William 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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Alexandra Badiceanu recipient of David C. Gakenheimer Fellowship

09/08/2016

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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Six Students Graduate with First Minor in Computational Medicine

18/05/2016

At this year’s commencement, for the first time in Johns Hopkins University history, six students graduated with an undergraduate minor in Computational Medicine – the inaugural class in a program crafted by the Institute for Computational Medicine. The minor launched in June 2015 as the first educational program in CM, reflecting the university’s s leadership in […]

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Erica Schwarz awarded PURA Fellowship

07/03/2016

Erica Schwarz, a third-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 2015-2016 academic year.  Erica’s proposal was chosen by a faculty selection committee from a large group of outstanding proposals. […]

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New CM course, The Heart: from Images to Models, offered this intersession

15/12/2015

The Heart: from Images to Models (Course number – EN.580.205)  will be available during the 2016 intersession under the direction of Farhad Pashakhanloo, BME PhD candidate in the lab of Dr. Natalia Trayanova, professor of Biomedical Engineering and ICM core faculty. The course will provide an overview of cardiac anatomy and electrophysiology, along with the […]

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Christopher Douville and Noushin Niknafs to present at ASHG

28/09/2015

Christopher Douville and Noushin Niknafs, fifth year BME PhD students in the lab of Dr. Rachel Karchin, associate professor of Biomedical Engineering and ICM core faculty, have both been selected to present at this year’s American Society of Human Genetic Annual Meeting (ASHG), to be held October 6-10 at the Baltimore Convention Center. Christopher’s presentation, […]

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Rohit Bhattacharya awarded JDS Engineering Fellowship

09/09/2015

Rohit Bhattacharya, first-year PhD student in the lab of Dr. Rachel Karchin, associate professor of Biomedical Engineering and ICM core faculty member, has been chosen as the recipient of the Jay D. Samstag Engineering Fellowship for the 2015-2016 academic year. The fellowship is an honor bestowed by the Computer Science department for graduate students that […]

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Collin Tokheim Awarded NRSA Fellowship

04/09/2015

Collin Tokheim, a third-year BME PhD student in the lab of Dr. Rachel Karchin, associate professor of Biomedical Engineering and ICM core faculty member, has been awarded a National Research Service Award from the NIH’s National Cancer Institute for his proposal, “Integrative Approach for Predicting Cancer Driver Genes.” Collin’s research aims to develop an integrative […]

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Margo Heston receives Fulbright Scholarship

16/04/2015

Margo Heston,  a senior in the department of Biomedical Engineering, has received the Fulbright Scholarship to travel to Poland. Margo is a member of the BME student team who developed Speech Banana, an iPad app designed to provide free auditory training for hearing aid and cochlear implant users, under the mentorship of Tilak Ratnanather, Associate […]

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Kaitlyn Whyte awarded Student Employee of the Year

16/04/2015

Biomedical Engineering junior Kaitlyn Whyte has received 3rd place honors for  Johns Hopkins University 2015 Student Employee of the Year. For the past year, Kaitlyn has been working in the lab of Natalia Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering and the Institute for Computational Medicine, under the supervision of Assistant Research Scientist Patrick […]

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