News: Trainee Highlight

Postdoc Arevalo wins Merit Award at Gordon Research Conference

16/04/2015

Hermenegild Arevalo, a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Natalia Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering and the Institute for Computational Medicine, received a merit award in the poster competition at the 7th Gordon Research Conference on Cardiac Arrhythmia Mechanisms held in Il Ciocco, Italy on March 22-27, 2015. Hermenegild’s poster was entitled […]

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Ukwatta Poster Awarded 1st Prize at Imaging Symposium

08/04/2015

Eranga Ukwatta, a postdoctoral Fellow in the lab of Natalia A. Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering and the Institute for Computational Medicine, received first place for his poster at the 13th Imaging Network Ontario Symposium in London, Ontario, Canada. Eranga’s research work is driven by the emerging need for robust image processing […]

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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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Sohail Zahid awarded a JHU ARCS Foundation Scholarship for $15,000

11/03/2015

Sohail Zahid, a predoctoral student in the Trayanova lab, has been selected to receive a Johns Hopkins University 2015-2016 ARCS Foundation Scholarship. The Metropolitan Washington Chapter of the ARCS Foundation funded this program at Johns Hopkins to award merit-based graduate scholarships to students majoring in engineering and the physical sciences whose work could result in […]

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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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Walker’s Publication Makes Sparks Fly in the Winslow Lab

16/12/2014

In this year’s final issue of Biophysical Journal, BME predoctoral student Mark Walker, a member of the Winslow lab, has achieved a rare trifecta. In addition to the publication of his article entitled “Superresolution Modeling of Calcium Release in the Heart”, the journal features his artistic rendering of a model Ca2+ spark on the cover, […]

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Christopher Douville Awarded NRSA Fellowship

05/12/2014

Christopher Douville, a fourth-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 Human Genome Research Institute. The award will support his project “Predicting Impact of Genetic Variation on Splicing”, which aims […]

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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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Brian Lee awarded 2014-2015 David C. Gakenheimer Fellowship award

08/09/2014

Brian Lee, a second year BME Predoctoral Student in the lab of Dr. Michael Miller, Herschel and Ruth Seder Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins, director of the university’s Center for Imaging Science, and core faculty member in the Institute for Computational Medicine, has been selected as the recipient of the Institute for Computational […]

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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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