Assistant Professor Margaret Johnson, received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award from the chemistry division for her project “Developing reaction-diffusion models of non-equilibrium virion assembly and budding.”
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Two Johns Hopkins undergraduate students, Vinay Ayyappan and Melissa Mai, are among 50 individuals from 36 U.S. universities to earn Astronaut Scholarships in recognition of their academic merit and promise […]
Prof. Barrick’s book provides a comprehensive, contemporary introduction to developing a quantitative understanding of how biological macromolecules behave using classical and statistical thermodynamics. Dr. Barrick focuses on practical skills needed […]
In 2017, 23 Category 1 Discovery Awards and 3 Category 2 Discovery Awards were given to interdisciplinary faculty teams across nine Johns Hopkins divisions. From investigating the use of advanced hydrogels in […]
Karen Fleming, professor in the Department of Biophysics, is the recipient of the 2016 Thomas E. Thompson Award from the Biophysical Society for her contribution in the field of membrane […]
Biophysics majors describe why they love their major, in three sentences or less. Read their statements in Arts & Sciences Magazine.
The National Science Foundation has selected 2,000 Graduate Research Fellows from across the country, including 18 current Johns Hopkins University students. Shawn Costello is a senior graduating with a degree in biophysics. Shawn's research, performed in Karen Fleming's laboratory, has focused on the kinetics of bacterial outer membrane protein biogenesis. In the fall Shawn will begin a PhD in biophysics at the University of California, Berkeley.
Biophysicists at Johns Hopkins University have discovered one of the keys to the super-elasticity of spiders' webs, finding that proteins in the silk used to make the webs act like supersprings and can stretch to five times their initial length. Read the article on The Hub.
Quenton Bubb, a Johns Hopkins senior majoring in biophysics, will be studying in the Chemistry Department at Cambridge University. The Marshall Scholarship offers him a chance to join the world-class research lab led by Jane Clarke at Cambridge, where he'll study the biophysics of intrinsically disordered proteins. Read the article on The Hub.
Taekjip "TJ" Ha is a world leader in single-molecule biology and intracellular imaging. With appointments across the schools of Medicine, Arts and Sciences, and Engineering, Ha will teach an interdisciplinary biophysics course for undergraduate students and conduct research in three labs on two Johns Hopkins campuses. Read more on The Hub.