News & Announcements Archive

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‚Äôs 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 […]

Three Biophysics students win undergraduate research award

Harshit Bhasin, Yuekang Zhang and Hantian “Maggie” Lee won 2022 undergraduate research rewards to fund their work.

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 […]

Prof. Karen Fleming inducted into first-ever ASBMB fellows class

Prof. Karen Fleming inducted into first-ever ASBMB fellows class

Biophysics professor Karen Fleming has been inducted into the first ever class of ASBMB fellows. ASBMB fellows are recognized for their meritorious efforts to advance the molecular life sciences through sustained […]