News & Announcements Archive


Dr. Lior Shachaf Defends Thesis

Dr. Lior Shachaf Defends Thesis
On May 20th, Jenkins Biophysics Program student Lior Shachaf successfully defended his thesis titled:  “Gene Regulatory Network Inference Using k-Nearest-Neighbor Based Mutual Information And Three-Node Network Classification Using Dimensionality Reduction […]


Congratulations Biophysics Class of 2022!

Congratulations Biophysics Class of 2022!
On Saturday, May 21st, the Department of Biophysics held a reception to celebrate it’s 42 graduating students including Melanie Alfonzo Horowitz, Ethan Bernstein, Gretchen Belotte, Harshit Bhasin, Elias Boussouf, David […]


Karen Fleming named 2022 Biophysical Society Fellow

Karen Fleming named 2022 Biophysical Society Fellow
Professor Karen Fleming was named as one of the Biophysical Society's 2022 Class of Fellows, which honors members society members who have demonstrated sustained excellence in science and have contributed to the expansion of the field of biophysics. Fleming was selected for rigorous and incisive contributions to the understanding of the thermodynamics of membrane protein folding, and for her tireless devotion to promoting gender equity in science.


Taekjip Ha elected to National Academy of Medicine

Taekjip Ha elected to National Academy of Medicine
Professor Taekjip Ha is one of 10 Johns Hopkins faculty elected to the National Academy of Medicine 2021. He was elected for his work co-inventing the single-molecule FRET (smFRET) technology […]


We’re hiring a tenure-track Assistant Professor!

The T.C. Jenkins Department of Biophysics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the broad area of Molecular and Cellular Biophysics. We encourage applicants […]


5 Biophysics Majors in 2020-2021 receive the PURA award

Chelsey Chen, Daniel Habib, Elizabeth Mensah, Harshit Bhasin, and Joseph Yoniles were awarded the prestigious PURA award. PURA is the Provost’s Undergraduate Research Award established in 1993 to encourage Hopkins undergraduate students to engage in […]


When Hands-on Learning Isn’t an Option

Before COVID-19, Jaime Sorenson, biophysics lecturer, had long wanted to create videos of some basic biophysics techniques so that students would be able to learn at their own pace, re-watching […]