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Rene Vidal

May 3, 2018

René Vidal appointed the Herschel L. Seder Professor in BME

René Vidal, professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, has been appointed as the Herschel L. Seder Professor in Biomedical Engineering.

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Schmidt Sciences Nascent Innovation Grants

May 1, 2018

Three Hopkins research projects receive $250K grants from Schmidt Sciences

Schmidt Sciences Nascent Innovation Grants support projects that use data science and technology in innovative ways.

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April 20, 2018

Johns Hopkins Innovator Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Johns Hopkins scientist Steven Salzberg, Ph.D., known for his ability to tackle the most difficult projects in genome sequencing, has been elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Alexis Battle

April 19, 2018

Alexis Battle among five Johns Hopkins scientists to receive grant from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Alexis Battle, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University, is one of five Hopkins scientists selected to receive funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Through this program, these Hopkins scientists will share a $15 million award with 83 others from 53 institutions in the U.S. and eight other countries.

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Alexis Battle

March 26, 2018

Meet Alexis Battle, assistant professor of BME

Alexis Battle joined the Johns Hopkins Department of Biomedical Engineering as an assistant professor in December 2017. In this interview, Battle discusses her experiences as a Google employee, as a researcher at Johns Hopkins, and as a mentor.

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Green and Vidal

March 16, 2018

Green and Vidal speak at TEDxJHU

Jordan Green and Rene Vidal were among the nine researchers, educators, entrepreneurs, artists, and community activists featured at the fifth annual TEDxJHU speaker series. This year’s theme was “Forging the Future.”

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Meet Jamie Spangler, assistant professor of BME

Jamie Spangler, assistant professor of BME, discusses her goals as a researcher and mentor, what sparked her interest in science and engineering, and how incoming students can maximize their educational experience at Johns Hopkins.

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Sri Sarma

March 9, 2018

Sridevi Sarma featured on IEEE Brain podcast

Sridevi Sarma was recently a guest on the IEEE Brain Initiative podcast series, where she discussed her background in electrical engineering and control theory, her current research, and the importance of encouraging young women to pursue careers in engineering.

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Jennifer Elisseeff

February 9, 2018

Jennifer Elisseeff elected to National Academy of Engineering

Jennifer Elisseeff awarded one of the highest professional distinctions for engineers for her ‘outstanding contributions’

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December 21, 2017

Changing Environments

Andrew Feinberg ’73, MD ’76, MPH ’81, the director of the Center for Epigenetics at Johns Hopkins, recently finished his first semester teaching at the Whiting School and he says “it’s been a fantastic adventure.”

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