A huge thanks to all who attended our 15th Annual CBI Retreat on Saturday, September 14th. This year’s wide array of presentations and posters, as well as the new addition of the 3 Minute Thesis Presentations, made for one of our most successful retreats yet!
News & Announcements Archive
Congratulations to Professor Schulman, who received the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), awarded to outstanding scientists and engineers who show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology. It is considered the U.S. government’s highest honor for scientists in the beginning stages of their independent research careers.
It is our pleasure to announce two new additions to our CBI faculty: Professor Stephen Fried of the Chemistry Department and Professor Netz Arroyo of the Department of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences.
Congratulations to Professor Cynthia Wolberger, who was just elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Professor Wolberger is one of the newest faculty to be elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
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.”
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Congratulations to Professor Leung, who was awarded the W. W. Smith Charitable Trust Medical Research Grant for 2018. The grant funds basic medical research in the areas of heart disease, cancer, juvenile diabetes, and AIDS.