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Joel Bader receives NSF Rules of Life award

07/10/2019

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

22/07/2019

 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

19/07/2019

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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Qingchu Jin awarded ICM’s 2019-2020 Gakenheimer Fellowship

11/07/2019

Qingchu Jin, a PhD candidate in the department of biomedical engineering, is the recipient of the 2019-2020 Gakenheimer Fellowship. The award will support Jin’s research in the lab of  ICM Director, Raimond Winslow, Raj and Neera Singh Professor of Biomedical Engineering. The Gakenheimer Fellowship was established in 2013 by Johns Hopkins Engineering alumnus, David C. Gakenheimer, […]

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2019 Discovery Awards: Six ICM faculty awardees

26/06/2019

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

22/05/2019

 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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Silu Men, ICM undergraduate student, receives 2019 PURA

09/05/2019

Silu Men, a rising junior in biomedical engineering, is one of 30 recipients of the 2019 Summer Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award (PURA). This summer, Silu will be working on his proposal titled, “Using Functional Connectivity to Understand the Relationship between Value-Driven Attention Capture and Electroencephalography Data” in the lab of Sridevi Sarma, associate professor of […]

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