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Dr. Nadine Samara is a PMB alum and a Research Fellow in the NIH Laboratory in Molecular Biology.  Watch Dr. Samara's video where she explains her work on taking pictures of proteins and DNA that other scientists can use to create new medicine and drug treatments.  See it here...
Dr. JD Schonhoft, PMB alum and Research Associate at The Scripps Research Institute won a Damon Runyon Postdoctoral Research Fellowship.  The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation encourages all theoretical and experimental research relevant to the study of cancer and the search for cancer causes, mechanisms, therapies and prevention.
Dr. Karen Fleming, a PMB faculty member in the Jenkins Department of Biophysics won a Diversity Award from the Johns Hopkins Diversity Leadership Council for her "Achieving Gender Equity in Science" monthly workshop series.  Dr. Fleming is also the recipient of a 2015 Diversity Innovation Grant for "Achieving Gender Equity at Hopkins."  Read more...
PMB student Mollie Rappe served as an intern at ASBMB Today where she wrote several articles for the magazine including this one that landed on the May 2015 cover.  Mollie is doing her thesis research in the lab of Dr. Sarah Woodson, Department of Biophysics, Krieger School of Arts & Sciences.  Read more...
Congratulations to PMB student, Lauren Que, who has been awarded a Fred and Ruth Kort Young Scholar award.  Lauren is doing her thesis research in the lab of Dr. Cynthia Wolberger.
Science coverThe thesis research of PMB student, Sabin Mulepati, is featured in Science magazine (cover).  Sabin did his research on the bacterial CRISPR immune system in the lab of Dr. Scott Bailey, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Bloomberg School of Public Health.
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Nicole GoodeMs. Nicole Goode will take the helm as PMB administrator in early November when Ms. Ranice Crosby retires.  Ms. Goode was formerly the academic administrator for the Johns Hopkins English Department.
  
PMB class 2014PMB welcomes the 2014 incoming class at the 23rd annual Institute for Biophysical Research retreat.
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Richard Cone

Dr. Richard Cone, PMB faculty member in the Jenkins Department of Biophysics, is featured in NBC News article for his early research on plantibodies.  Dr. Cone's research with his former lab members, Kevin Whaley and Larry Zeitlin, laid the groundwork for ZMapp Biopharmaceutical's ZMapp ebola drug.
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Ranice CrosbyPMB administrator, Ranice Crosby, receives a 2014 Johns Hopkins Diversity Award for her work with the Biophysics Research for Baltimore Teens summer internship program.
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Dr. Alan GrossfieldDr. Alan Grossfield, PMB alum and Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics at the University of Rochester, was one of two professors awarded the Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher Award.  Established in 2013, this award is given to an outstanding graduate student teacher for record of excellence in classroom instruction.
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PMB class of 2013PMB incoming class of 2013 poses for a group photo during the 22nd annual Institute for Biophysical Research retreat.
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Dr. Christian Kaiser will join PMB and the Department of Biology as an assistant professor in September 2013.  Dr. Kaiser's research centers on single-molecule studies of the machines and processes in protein translation, translocation and folding.
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Dr. Steven RokitaDr. Steven Rokita, Protessor of Chemistry, has joined the PMB faculty.  Dr. Rokita's research involves the mechanistic and structural studies of enzymes, and the reversible but covalent reactivity of nucleic acids.
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Dr. Jon Lorsch
Credit: Mike Ciesleiski


Dr. Jon Lorsch, a PMB faculty member in the Department of Biophysics & Biophysical chemistry has been chosen to be the new director of the National Institute of General Merdical Sciences (NIGMS) at the NIH.
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Congratulations to JD Schonhoft, a PMB student in the Stivers lab.  JD has been awarded the honor of attending the 63rd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in summer 2013.
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Congratulations to PMB student, Chris King, who has been awarded an NSF Pre-doctoral Fellowship.  Chris is doing his thesis research in the lab of Dr. Kalina Hristova.

PMB students, Shannen Cravens and Katie Geiger, received Honorable Mentions.

  
Dr. Margaret JohnsonDr. Margaret Johnson will join PMB and the Jenkins Department of Biophysics as an assistant professor in July 2013.  Dr. Johnson's research centers on theoretical and computational modeling of protein interactions at the cellular level.
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BRBT intern in the lab

Biophysics Research for Baltimore Teens, a partnership between the Program in Molecular Biophysics, the Johns Hopkins Underrepresented in Medicine Program, and the Medical Education Resources Initiative for Teens, kicked off its first year in summer 2012 with four high school interns and two undergraduate interns.
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Dr. Rachel GreenDr. Rachel Green, PMB faculty member and Howard Hughes Investigator in the Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics, elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
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Dr. James BergerProfessor James Berger will join PMB and the Department of Biophysics & Biophysical Chemistry in July 2013.  Dr. Berger studies the structural and mechanistic biochemistry of protein/nucleic acid machines and assemblies.
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Dr. Elijah RobertsDr. Elijah Roberts joined PMB and the Department of Biophysics as an assistant professor in July 2012.  Dr. Roberts investigates the creation and use of in silico cell models.
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