News & Announcements

Tilak Ratnanather honored for promoting diversity in STEM

May 16, 2017

Tilak Ratnanather, core ICM faculty member and associate research professor of biomedical engineering, received an honorable mention and a prize of $10,000 for the Provost’s Prize for Faculty Excellence in Diversity. Ratnanather earned this honor for his work developing mentoring programs that provide opportunities in STEM for deaf and hard of hearing individuals. “We still […]

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Sridevi Sarma’s students turn class projects into EMBC papers

May 4, 2017

Three groups of students from Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and ICM Core faculty Member, Sridevi Sarma‘s spring 2017 classes successfully turned group research projects into papers that have been accepted into the 39th Annual International Conference if the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC ’17). One duo, Kristin Gunnarsdottir, Biomedical Engineering PhD student, […]

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Tilak Ratnanather highlights the importance of community for deaf scientists

April 27, 2017

Core ICM Faculty Member and Associate Research Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Tilak Ratnanather, is among the authors of a letter published in Science that illustrates the need for a network for deaf and hard-of-hearing (D/HH) trainees and the success of a mentor-based networking model that has evolved over the past 25 years. The Letter, “Community […]

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Erica Schwarz receives NSF Fellowship

April 3, 2017

Erica Schwarz, an undergraduate student in the ICM lab of Natalia Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has been granted a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. The highly competitive Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based […]

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Macauley Breault, ICM doctoral student, receives ARCS Scholarship

March 27, 2017

Macauley Breault, a PhD student in the lab of Sridevi Sarma, ICM core faculty member and associate professor of biomedical engineering, has been named a 2017-2018 Achievement Reward for College Scientists (ARCS) Scholarship recipient. This competitive scholarship provides funding for education-related expenses to outstanding graduate and undergraduate scholars who have high potential for significant impact in science, engineering, and […]

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Adam Li selected for NSF Graduate Research and Whitaker International Fellowships

March 20, 2017

Adam Li, a doctoral student in the ICM lab of Sri Sarma, associate professor of biomedical engineering, has been selected to receive the 2017-2018 Whitaker International Program Fellowship and the 2017 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowship. The Whitaker International Program Fellowship is administered by the Institute of International Education, an organization that is “strongly committed […]

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Now Live: Natalia Trayanova’s Amazing Things Podcast

March 20, 2017

Natalia Trayanova is the first Johns Hopkins University faculty member to give a podcast for the United for Medical Research podcast series, Amazing Things, that features groundbreaking research funded by the National Institute of Health. In her podcast titled, “Using a Personalized, Virtual Heart to Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death,” Dr. Trayanova, Murray B. Sachs professor of […]

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Joel Bader featured for advancements towards creating synthetic yeast genome

March 13, 2017

Joel Bader, core ICM faculty member and professor of biomedical engineering, is among a team of scientists whose research article, Design of a synthetic yeast genome, was published in the March 10, 2017 issue of Science and whose work was featured in an article in the Washington Post. The March 9 Washington Post article features Bader and his fellow […]

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