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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 […]


Karen Fleming to Receive 2023 Avanti Award in Lipids

Karen Fleming to Receive 2023 Avanti Award in Lipids
September 6, 2022 – Biophysics Department Professor Karen Fleming, will receive the Biophysical Society 2023 Avanti Award in Lipids. Fleming will be honored at the Society’s 67th Annual Meeting in […]


Sarah Woodson to Receive the 2023 Ignacio Tinoco Award

Sarah Woodson to Receive the 2023 Ignacio Tinoco Award
September 6, 2022 – Biophysics Department Professor Sarah Woodson will receive the Biophysical Society 2023 Ignacio Tinoco Award. Woodson will be honored at the Society’s 67th Annual Meeting in San […]


Margaret Johnson Promoted to Associate Professor

Margaret Johnson Promoted to Associate Professor
The Jenkins department is delighted to announce that Maggie Johnson has been promoted to Associate Professor. Maggie joined the department in 2013, following a postdoc in Gerhard Hummer’s lab at the […]


Dr. Basilio Cieza Huaman Defends Thesis

Dr. Basilio Cieza Huaman Defends Thesis
On July 25th, Jenkins Biophysics Program graduate Dr. Basilio Cieza Huaman successfully defended his thesis titled: “Investigation of Molecular Condensates Using a Reaction-Diffusion Master Equation Model”. Congratulations Basilio!


Sua Myong Promoted to Full Professor

Sua Myong Promoted to Full Professor
Warm congratulations to Dr. Sua Myong on her promotion to the rank of Full Professor this year! Since arriving in the Jenkins Department of Biophysics in 2015, Sua has continued […]


Dr. Lior Shachaf Defends Thesis

Dr. Lior Shachaf Defends Thesis
On May 20th, Jenkins Biophysics Program graduate 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.