News: Trainee Highlight

Julie Shade awarded 2022 Siebel Scholarship


Julie Shade, a PhD candidate in the lab of ICM core faculty member Natalia Trayanova, has been awarded a prestigious Siebel Scholarship for 2022. Julie received her B.S. in biomedical engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 2017. Currently, her PhD thesis focuses on machine learning and computational modeling for clinical decision support in patients with cardiovascular […]

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Karthik Menon awarded the Mark O. Robbins Prize in High Performance Computing


Karthik Menon, a doctoral candidate in the lab of ICM core faculty member and professor of mechanical engineering Rajat Mittal, is an inaugural winner of the Mark O. Robbins Prize in High Performance Computing. Karthik, who is pursuing his PhD in Mechanical Engineering, researches the development of computational and data-driven techniques to study the interaction of […]

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ICM affiliates receive 2021 WSE Convocation Awards


There are many familiar names in this year’s list of convocation awards. Distributed on April 5 by Ed Schlesinger, Benjamin T. Rome Dean of The Whiting School of Engineering, the 2021 Whiting School Convocation Awards recognize several ICM undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty for their excellence in academics, research or teaching. The awards, their recipients, […]

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Claire Zurn awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for 2021


Claire Zurn, a PhD candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Institute for Computational Medicine, has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. Zurn will receive a three-year annual stipend along with a cost of education allowance for tuition and fees and the freedom to conduct her own research. The […]

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Inez Lam Named one of Forbes ’30 under 30′


In 2018 when Inez Lam, Alyssa Dittmar, Elyse Heob, and Aaron Hsu created a fog-resistant, breathable, clear surgical mask they could not have anticipated the demand for their innovation. These Hopkins-grown entrepreneurs are the cofounders of ClearMask, which has been named one of Forbes 2021 “30 Under 30” for Retail and Ecommerce.  Inez, a PhD […]

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Rachel June Smith wins 2020 Young Investigator Award


Rachel June Smith, a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Computational Medicine, has been awarded a 2020 Young Investigator Award by the American Epilepsy Society for her abstract titled, “Dynamical Systems Theory Applied to Single-Pulse Electrical Stimulation Data to Infer Epileptogenic Networks.” Rachel was one of 20 young investigators selected from 1,100 submissions for outstanding […]

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Changxin Lai receives the 2020 David C. Gakenheimer Fellowship


Changxin Lai, a PhD student in the department of biomedical engineering, has been awarded the Institute for Computational Medicine’s David C. Gakenheimer Fellowship for his research in the lab of Natalia Trayanova, professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, ICM core faculty member, and director of ADVANCE.   The Gakenheimer Fellowship which was established in 2013 […]

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Adriana Gonzalez selected for Hopkins MD-PhD Program


Each year over 500 students apply to the Medical Scientist Training Program, a combined MD-PhD program at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. The highly competitive program selects an average class size of 16 students. Meet Adriana Gonzalez, a second year PhD student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, who is among the select group […]

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Test shown to improve accuracy in identifying precancerous pancreatic cysts


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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Girl Scouts earn their engineering patch


More than 30 members of the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland spent a day at Johns Hopkins University last weekend thinking like engineers as they designed and built miniature roller coasters out of cardboard boxes, insulation tubing, pipe cleaners, cups, tape, and other everyday materials. Through this fun and competitive activity, the middle school-aged troop […]

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