On September 23,2021, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the largest private biomedical research institution in the nation, announced it is investing $300 million in 33 new investigators this year, including Biology/CMDB faculty member, Dr. Xin Chen, for her award-winning research in epigenetics. To learn more visit HHMI’s website.
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The Program in Cell, Molecular, Developmental Biology, and Biophysics (CMDB) includes faculty from Johns Hopkins University’s departments of biology, biophysics, and chemistry. CMDB graduate students participate in a core curriculum that includes molecular biology, cellular biology, developmental biology, and biophysics. Students broaden their knowledge in these areas throughout their graduate training while specializing in their own research areas, emerging prepared to tackle complex problems in the biosciences.
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On Monday, October 18, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) announced the election of 100 new members including CMDB Training Faculty member, Dr. Taekjip Ha! Election to the NAM is considered “one of the highest honors in fields of health and medicine”. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Ha!
CMDB program and Cunningham lab alumnus, Myriam Heiman, among one of the recipients of the 2021 NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award for her project titled, “Identification of TDP-43 Modifiers Through Single-Cell Transcriptional and Epigenomic Dissection of ALS and FTLD-MND”. This prestigious award supports exceptionally innovative or unconventional research projects with the potential to create new […]