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: https://www.hhmi.org/news/hhmi-invests-300-million-33-new-investigators#chen
News and Announcements Archive
CMDB Training Faculty member, Taekjip Ha, elected to the National Academy of Medicine
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 alumnus, Myriam Heiman, awarded NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award (TRA)
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 […]
Dr. Steven L. Salzberg joins CMDB Program as Training Faculty
The CMDB Program is excited to welcome Dr. Steven L. Salzberg! Dr. Salzberg’s research focuses on the development of new computational methods for analysis of DNA from the latest sequencing technologies.
Ikenna Okafor, CMDB student in the laboratory of Dr. T.J. Ha, featured in PHutures PhD Spotlight for April
Read more about Ikenna’s accomplishments and experiences.
Graduate Program in Biological Sciences ranked #6 in the nation by US News & World Report
Johns Hopkins University graduate programs are once again among the nation’s best, including a #6 ranking for this graduate program, according to U.S. News & World Report‘s annual Best Graduate Schools list.