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Johns Hopkins Welcomes Back Jude Phillip As New Faculty Member

August 25, 2020

        Aging happens to everyone. As birthdays come and go, we anticipate more gray hairs on our heads, wrinkles on our faces, and aches in our bodies. But there are other factors that influence aging than the number of birthdays that pass, such as genetics and socioeconomic status. And to Jude Phillip, […]

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Dr. Sharon Gerecht named the Edward J. Schaefer Professor in Engineering

July 16, 2020

We are pleased to share with you the news that Dr.Sharon Gerecht, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and the Kent Gordon Croft Investment Management Faculty Scholar, has been appointed the Edward J. Schaefer Professor in Engineering. The Schaefer Professorship, previously held by Professor Emeritus S. Rao Kosaraju, was endowed through the generosity of Mrs. […]

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Dr. Joelle Frechette promoted to full professor!

June 30, 2020

  It is with great pleasure to announce that the JHU Board of Trustees have formally approved Dr. Joelle Frechette’s promotion to full professor!  The departmental faculty, HAC, the President, and the Board of Trustees recognized Dr. Frechette’s impressively strong and diverse research program, as well as acknowledging her national and international leadership in the […]

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ChemBE’s Dr. Jamie Spangler selected as a 2020 Catalyst Award Recipient

June 17, 2020

  The Spangler lab leverages cutting-edge technologies in molecular design, structural biology, and immunology to elucidate the determinants of protein activity in order to inform targeted therapeutic development. We are particularly interested in engineering natural proteins such as growth factors, cytokines, and antibodies, to bias the immune response for targeted disease treatment. Building on biophysical […]

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ChemBE’s Dr. Jeff Gray wins the Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Advising

May 27, 2020

This award honors those teachers, researchers, and administrators who have consistently supported the personal and professional development of their students. Read Dr. Gray’s statement on mentoring below.         Mentoring is arguably my most important and most rewarding responsibility as a professor. I find deep satisfaction in seeing people around me learn, grow, […]

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Check out ChemBE’s Dr. Marc Ostermeier and PhD Student Jacob Mehlhoff new publication on the ‘Collateral fitness effects of mutations’

May 27, 2020

Deleterious protein mutations are commonly thought of as compromising the protein’s ability to perform its function. A comprehensive study of protein mutations by Marc Ostermeier’s lab shows that mutations can often be deleterious independent of any effect on the protein’s function due to negative effects on unrelated cellular processes.  The surprising prevalence of such deleterious effects, […]

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Letter of Impact: Elina Hoffman

May 27, 2020

Good Afternoon,    I hope this email finds you all well, and that you and your families are staying safe.   This past Thursday, I successfully graduated from Hopkins with my Bachelors in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and my minor in Engineering for Sustainable Development (!!). Though I always knew I wanted to study engineering at Hopkins, I was equally sure […]

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Two ChemBE Students Inducted to the Edward A. Bouchet Honor Society

May 14, 2020

The 2020 inductees for the Johns Hopkins University Chapter of the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society include two ChemBE students—Bria Macklin and Phillip Dorsey. The Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society was co-founded in 2005 by Yale University and Howard University. Johns Hopkins University was inducted as an institutional member in April 2018. Edward […]

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ChemBE’s YingYu Lin Awarded Taiwan-Whiting School of Engineering Fellowship

May 11, 2020

  YingYu Lin, first year PhD student at the Institute for NanoBioTechnology (INBT) and in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, was awarded a Taiwan-Whiting School of Engineering/Johns Hopkins University Fellowship, which promotes global education and research cooperation. The fellowship is a partnership between Johns Hopkins University’s Whiting School of Engineering and Taiwan’s Ministry of […]

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ChemBE graduate students and MBA candidate student team present their healthcare business case at Yale

February 25, 2020

A team of JHU graduate students, including a ChemBE PhD student, Kunal Dani, competed in a business case study competition at Yale last weekend (2/21-2). His team explored how to develop a licensing and launch strategy for a novel gene therapy while concurrently evaluating the profitability of that specific technology in the Multiple Sclerosis therapeutic market. […]

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