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December 11, 2012

Helena Zec selected for 2012 Martin Luther King, Jr. Award

BME graduate student in the JHU School of Medicine has been selected as one of the recipients of the Johns Hopkins 2012 Martin Luther King, Jr. Award in recognition for outstanding commitment to community service.

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November 29, 2012

BME undergraduates win at iGEM 2012 competition

Teams Johns Hopkins — Software and Wetware, secured a win at iGEM 2012, a worldwide Synthetic Biology competition for undergrads.

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October 26, 2012

Johns Hopkins bioengineering Ph.D. students named 2013 Siebel Scholars

Five Johns Hopkins bioengineering graduate students were named to the 2013 class of Siebel Scholars. Each student will receive $35,000 for use in his or her final year of graduate studies.

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October 8, 2012

BME Postdoctoral Fellow receives two NIH SHIFT Awards to commercialize research

JHU BME postdoctoral fellow and recent PhD alumni Kelvin Liu has been awarded funds to commercialize technologies originally developed during his PhD and postdoctoral research under Prof. Tza-Huei Wang.

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September 7, 2012

BME undergraduates participate in iGEM 2012 competition

Two Johns Hopkins undergraduate teams will participate in the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) 2012 competition, annually organized by MIT. Teams Johns Hopkins-Wetware and Johns Hopkins-Software will work independently throughout the 2012 year to complete the projects. The iGEM competition is a worldwide Synthetic Biology competition specifically targeted to undergraduate students. The goal of the […]

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July 19, 2012

BME PhD students win top prize at Yale Consulting Case Competition

Four BME PhD students were part of the winning team at the recent Yale Consulting Case Competition. Deborah Castillo, Jason Constantino, Aggy Djamanakova, Lisa Huang (Post-doc in the JHU Department of Human Genetics) and William Tam beat out 21 teams from Harvard, MIT, Cornell, Yale, Princeton, and Columbia to win the top prize. The week-long […]

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June 5, 2012

Kathleen McDowell awarded AHA pre-doctoral fellowship

Kathleen McDowell Kathleen McDowell, a student working in the lab of Natalia Trayanova, has been awarded an American Heart Association pre-doctoral fellowship award. The AHA award provides research assistance and funding to students pursuing cardiovascular research. Kathleen’s project involves the generation of patient-specific computational models of the human atrium, constructed from MRI scans of atrial […]

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May 9, 2012

Daniel Tward receives NSERC Post-Graduate Scholarship-Doctoral award

Daniel Tward, a third-year CIS PhD student working with Drs. Michael Miller, Laurent Younes and Tilak Ratnanather has been awarded a Post-Graduate Scholarship-Doctoral (PGSD) award from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). This award will support his project “Robust parametric representation of neuroanatomical shapes in computational anatomy,” which aims to improve […]

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May 1, 2012

Kathleen McDowell winner of the Jos Willems Young Investigator Competition

Kathleen McDowell Kathleen McDowell, a PhD student in the lab of Dr. Natalia Trayanova, was named the winner of the Jos Willems Young Investigator Competition at the International Society for Computerized Electrocardiology (ISCE) meeting in Birmingham, Alabama. At the conference, she presented her recent study, “Investigating the Arrhythmogenic Effects of Atrial Fibrosis in Patient-Specific Models.” […]

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March 16, 2012

Raymond Cheong wins Michael Shanoff Award

Raymond Cheong, an MD/PhD student in the lab of Dr. Andre Levchenko, was awarded the highly prestigious Michael Shanoff Award by the 2012 Young Investigators’ Day Committee.

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