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A Johns Hopkins BME Alumni Event

A Johns Hopkins BME Alumni Event

Thursday, October 30   |  6:30 – 8:30 pm
at Art and Soul Restaurant in Washington, DC

Join fellow Johns Hopkins biomedical engineering alumni and friends for an evening with Dr. Elliot McVeigh, Massey Professor and Director of the Department of Biomedical Engineering.

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The dynamic interplay of Ca2+-free calmodulin (white Yang domain) and Ca2+-bound calmodulin (dark Yin domain) controls the opening of ion channels, shown in the background

October 23, 2014

The Yin and Yang of calmodulin revealed by a biological signal generator

Researchers in the Calcium Signals Laboratory have discovered a mechanism that governs a cellular dialog between the two forms of calmodulin. This enables new strategies for treating diseases relating to maladaptive bioelectrical and Ca2+ signaling, such as cardiac arrhythmias, epilepsy, and Parkinson’s Disease.  Read on.

The Johns Hopkins’ 2015 Siebel Scholars:  Iraj Hosseini, Mert Ankarali, Carmen Kut,  oel Sunshine and Tuo Zhao.

October 6, 2014

Three Johns Hopkins BME doctoral students named 2015 Siebel Scholars

Iraj Hosseini, Joel Sunshine and Carmen Kut wil be awarded $35,000 to continue to pursue their promising biomedical engineering research projects.

  Read on.

Jordan Green, 2014 Brilliant Ten recipient

September 17, 2014

Dr. Jordan Green named in 2014 Brilliant Ten by Popular Science

The annual "Brilliant Ten" list puts a spotlight on the most inspired young scientists and engineers whose ideas will transform the future.  Read on.

The Computational Biology Consulting Core program, established by Dr. Steven Salzberg, will enhance the computational capabilities of investigators at Johns Hopkins who seek solutions for data-intensive analysis.

September 16, 2014

New program extends outstanding computational and analytical services to Hopkins researchers

The Computational Biology Consulting Core program, directed by Dr. Steven Salzberg, will enhance the computational capabilities of investigators at Johns Hopkins who seek solutions for data-intensive analysis.  Read on.

Intensive research, design, and development, led the Aezon team to the current winning version of the tricorder prototype.

September 3, 2014

Student-designed tricorder diagnostics system selected as finalist in Qualcomm Xprize Challenge

This global competition challenges teams to develop a consumer-friendly, mobile device capable of diagnosing and interpreting 15 conditions along with digital capture of vital health metrics.  Read on.


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Seminars

Oct

27

Fluorescence Super-Resolution Holographic Microscopy

Mon., Oct. 27, 1:30 pm
Traylor 709, School of Medicine

Speaker: Gary Brooker

Research Professor, Johns Hopkins Dept. of Biomedical Engineering | Director, Montgomery County Campus Microscopy Center

Hosted by: Dr. Scot Kuo

Presentation will be VTC to Clark 110

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Oct

29

Cybergenetics: Feedback Control of Living Cells at the Gene Level

Wed., Oct. 29, 12:00 pm
Mason Hall, Homewood

Speaker: Mustafa Khammash

Professor, Control Theory and Systems Biology | Swiss Federal Inst. of Technology

Hosted by: Institute for Computational Medicine

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Nov

4

Translational Systems Biology of Inflammation: From Data Patterns to Knowledge

Tue., Nov. 4, 12:00 pm
Mason Hall, Homewood

Speaker: Yoram Vodovotz

Director, Center for Inflammation and Regenerative Modeling, University of Pittsburgh

Hosted by: ICM

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Nov

10

Caveolin-3, T-tubule Integrity, and PKA Phosphorylation of L-type Ca Channels

Mon., Nov. 10, 1:30 pm
Clark 110, Homewood

Speaker: Thomas O'Hara

Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Computational Medicine, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, JHU

Hosted by: Dr. Natalia Trayanova

Presentation will be VTC to Traylor 709

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Nov

3

A BME Distinguished Lecture

featuring Michael I. Miller, PhD

JHU | Herschel and Ruth Seder Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering; Director, Center for Imaging Science

Mon., Nov. 3, 2014, 4:00 pm

Nov

17

Mark Akeson

University of California Santa Cruz | Professor and Chair of Biomolecular Engineering Co-Director, UCSC Biophysics Laboratory

Mon., Nov. 17, 2014, 1:00 am

Host: Dr. Winston Timp

Nov

20

A BME Distinguished Lecture

featuring David Krig

Senior Professional Staff, Biological Sciences, Research and Exploratory Development Department Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Thu., Nov. 20, 2014, 1:30 am

Dec

1

A BME Distinguished Lecture

featuring David Yue, MD, PhD

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine | Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering

Mon., Dec. 1, 2014, 4:00 pm

Dec

8

John Issa

MSTP MD/PhD candidate, Calcium Signals Laboratory, Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering and Neuroscience

Mon., Dec. 8, 2014, 1:30 pm

Host: Dr. David Yue

Jan

12

David Herzfeld

Graduate Student, Johns Hopkins Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

Mon., Jan. 12, 2015, 1:30 pm

Host: Dr. Reza Shadmehr

Jan

26

Tarek Fahmy, PhD

Assistant Professor Biomedical Engineering, Yale University

Mon., Jan. 26, 2015, 1:30 pm

Host: Dr. Jordan Green

Feb

2

A BME Distinguished Lecture

featuring Dr. Antonios Mikos

Rice University | Louis Calder Professor of Bioengineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering; Director, Center for Excellence in Tissue Engineering; Director, J.W. Cox Laboratory for Biomedical Engineering

Mon., Feb. 2, 2015, 4:00 pm

Feb

9

Danny Spampinato

Graduate Student, Johns Hopkins Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

Mon., Feb. 9, 2015, 1:30 pm

Host: Dr. Vikram Chib

Feb

16

Warren Grayson, PhD

Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

Mon., Feb. 16, 2015, 1:30 pm

Host: BME

Mar

2

A BME Distinguished Lecture

featuring Dr. Michael Lin

Stanford University | Assistant Professor, Pediatrics; Human Gene Therapy, Bioengineering

Mon., Mar. 2, 2015, 4:00 pm

May

4

A BME Distinguished Lecture

featuring Dr. Ian Foster

Arthur Holly Compton Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Computer Science; Director, Computation Institute; University of Chicago

Mon., May. 4, 2015, 4:00 pm