News & Announcements Archive


Shane Byrne Awarded Dean’s Teaching Fellowship

Congratulations to Shane Byrne of the Rokita Lab for receiving the JHU Dean’s Teaching Fellowship! The fellowship will provide funding for teaching undergraduate courses in the 2019-2020 academic year.  Byrne will teach “Nucleic Acids in Chemistry and Biotechnology.”


Kun Yang Article Highlighted in C&EN News

Congratulations to Kun Yang, postdoc in the lab of Professor Marc Greenberg (CBI faculty), for his publication in PNAS entitled “Histone Tails Decrease N7-Methyl-2′-Deoxyguanosine Depurination and Yield DNA–Protein Cross-links in Nucleosome Core Particles and Cells” that was highlighted in C&EN News.


James Berger Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Congratulations to Professor James Berger, who is one of six Johns Hopkins professors recently elected to the National Academy of Medicine.  This year, 85 new members were chosen by current members for their contributions to the advancement of the medical sciences, health care, and public health.  Membership in the academy is considered one of the highest honors […]


Schnaar Lab Paper Highlighted in Glycobiology

Congratulations to CBI doctoral students Anabel Gonzalez Alvarenga and Ryan Porell of the Schnaar Lab, who collaborated as co-first authors on a paper highlighted as the “Editor’s Choice” in the latest issue of the journal Glycobiology. Their studies discovered a molecular signal on human airways that down-regulates allergic inflammation. Alvarenga and Porell contributed to the work […]


Shane Byrne Receives ACS Travel Award

Congratulations to Shane Byrne of the Rokita Lab, who received an award from the ACS Division of Chemical Toxicology to support his travel to the ACS National Meeting in Boston in August, where he will be presenting an oral presentation on his research.


Townsend Lab Featured in C&EN Magazine

Congratulations to Professor Craig Townsend and Douglas Cohen, whose research was cited in an article in the March issue of Chemical and Engineering News.


Christian Kaiser Receives Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award

Congratulations to Professor Christian Kaiser for receiving a 2017 Catalyst Award!  Thirty-four early career faculty members were selected to receive Johns Hopkins Catalyst Awards, an honor that is accompanied by a $75,000 grant, mentoring opportunities, and institutional recognition.


CBI Faculty Members Receive 2017 JHU Discovery Awards

Congratulations to Professors Anthony Leung, Marc Greenberg, and Caren Freel Meyers for winning 2017 Discovery Awards.  Drs. Leung and Greenberg’s project, “Uncovering Poly(ADP-ribose) Biology in Non-membranous Structures” (co-authored with Dr. Sua Myong), won a Category 2 prize.  Dr. Freel Meyers’ project, “Targeting the Mechanobiome of Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma” (co-authored with Dr. Douglas Robinson, Dr. Robert […]