News: Student Highlight

Sue Kulason receives Fulbright Scholarship

27/03/2015

Sue Kulason, a second year graduate student in the department of Biomedical Engineering, the Center Imaging Science and Institute for Computational Medicine at Johns Hopkins University, received the Fulbright Scholarship to travel to the Centre de mathématiques et de leurs applications (CMLA) at the École Normale Supérieure de Cachan, France. She will be working on […]

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Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine Features Trayanova lab on cover

12/03/2015

Research from the lab of Dr. Natalia Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering and ICM core faculty member, was featured in the February 2015 issue of Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine. The paper is entitled “Beauty is a light in the heart”: The transformative potential of optogenetics for clinical applications in cardiovascular medicine. From […]

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Research from Karchin’s Lab Featured in JHU Engineering News

13/01/2015

Dr. Rachel Karchin, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and core faculty member of the Institute for Computational Medicine, is featured in the winter 2015 edition of The Johns Hopkins Whiting School’s Engineering Magazine. “Pinpointing Cystic Fibrosis Severity” focuses on research in Dr. Karchin’s lab towards predicting the severity of individual’s likely symptoms of cystic fibrosis […]

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3-D Tool Seeks to Disable Ebola

25/11/2014

The lab of William R. Brody Faculty Scholar Rachel Karchin, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and ICM core faculty member, has collaborated with bioinformatics software firm inSilico Solutions and the UC Santa Cruz Ebola Genome Portal to develop MuPIT Ebola Edition, a free, browser-based online tool that enables researchers to visualize Ebola gene mutations in […]

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Iraj Hosseini receives a 2015 Siebel Scholarship

12/09/2014

Iraj Hosseini, a Graduate Student in the lab of Feilim Mac Gabhann, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Institute for Computational Medicine Core Faculty Member, has been awarded a 2015 Siebel Scholarship. Iraj received his M.Sc. and B.Sc. (with honors) from University of Alberta and Isfahan University, respectively. At JHU, Iraj has […]

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Daniel Tward awarded at 2014 XSEDE Conference for best “Lightning Talk”

21/07/2014

BME PhD student Daniel Tward attended the 2014 Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) conference in Atlanta, Georgia and received a prize for the best “Lightning Talk”. His presentation “Computational Anatomy Gateway: Leveraging XSEDE Computational Resources for Shape Analysis” was authored with Saurabh Jain, David Lee, Anthony Kolasny, Timothy Brown, Tilak Ratnanather, Laurent Younes […]

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Student work overseen by Dr. Tilak Ratnanather featured in WSE Summer News

17/06/2014

An article in the Summer 2014 issue of JHU Engineering Magazine highlights a promising iPad app designed by Hopkins undergrads to help train deaf adults with cochlear implants (CI) to understand speech from the electrical signals that CI devices provide. Student team members include Margo Heston, Rohit Bhattacharya, and Joanne Song, all of the Department […]

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Vote for Trayanova Lab in NIH Video Contest

29/04/2014

As part of the 10-Year Commemoration of the NIH Roadmap/Common Fund, the Trayanova lab is currently competing in an NIH-sponsored Video Competition. Recipients of funds from the NIH Common Fund (Natalia’s Pioneer Award) have been invited to make a video to explain their work in accessible but entertaining ways, and to promote what they do. […]

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Eranga Ukwatta named BME Centennial Postdoctoral Fellow

28/04/2014

Eranga Ukwatta of the Institute for Computational Medicine has been awarded the Johns Hopkins University Biomedical Engineering Centennial Postdoctoral Fellowship. The BME Fellowship is intended for rising stars who are recent or soon-to-be PhD graduates with a record of achievement, a strong desire for scientific discovery, and aspirations for societal impact. Eranga joined the team […]

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Kelly Chang to be first recipient of David C. Gakenheimer Fellowship award

17/09/2013

Kelly Chang, a Graduate Student in the lab of Dr. Natalia Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering and member of the Institute for Computational Medicine, has been selected as the first recipient of the Institute for Computational Medicine’s David C. Gakenheimer Fellowship, for the 2013-2014 academic year. Dr. Gakenheimer, who holds a bachelor’s […]

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