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November 6, 2014

Mapping highways in the brain

Combining big data statistics and modern brain imaging, biomedical engineer Joshua T. Vogelstein is charting how the brain is connected to solve the riddles of mental function and dysfunction

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November 4, 2014

Putting genetic snippets together again

From trillions of tiny snippets of DNA, computer scientist Steven L. Salzberg is reassembling whole genomes to advance science across the board, from human health to forestry.

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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.

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September 2, 2014

Dr. Rene Vidal receives NSF Big Data Award

The BIGDATA grant provides $600K for three years to support the development of theory and algorithms for automatically discovering multiple low-dimensional structures in high-dimensional data.

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May 21, 2014

Engineering innovations reshape global health

BME’s Center for Biomedical Innovation and Design is training the next generation of engineering innovators in the best way possible — by sending them into the field to seek out new ideas.

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May 19, 2014

Vikram Chib probes preferred behaviors

Findings show that when more was on the line, performance declines. Dr. Chib’s research is uncovering effective methods of encouraging preferred behaviors in high-stakes situations.

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May 15, 2014

Winston Timp explores the random nature of cancer

Advanced understanding of epigenetics and electrical engineering helps Dr. Timp in detecting one of many signals emitted by the body’s carcinogenic activity.

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January 23, 2014

Collaborative program between JHU and JHMI seeks to solve problems through global outreach

BME faculty and Global Engineering Innovation program director Jennifer Elisseeff plays a pivotal role in defining engineering missions in developing countries. The program is seeded by a grant from the Johns Hopkins Office of the President.

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November 12, 2013

Brody Scholar Karchin assesses impact of DNA sequence variations

In her lab, the Karchin team aims to computationally model genomic alterations and identify drug targets and biomarkers for disease diagnosis and treatment.

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October 30, 2013

Unraveling the genetic underpinning of disease

Dr. Michael Beer has received a five-year NIH grant to build a computational model to identify and predict regulatory elements in the human genome.

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