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First Mid-Atlantic Biomaterials Day Conference was a Success

March 6, 2017

On the campus of the City College of New York, the first Mid-Atlantic Biomaterials Day Conference got off to a great start.  The event was the first of its kind to be held in the Mid-Atlantic region, with student chapters of the Society for Biomaterials combining to produce the conference. Groups from Johns Hopkins University, The […]

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Professor Timothy Weihs Selected for Fulbright Award

February 21, 2017

Materials Science and Engineering professor, Timothy Weihs, has been selected by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board to receive a Fulbright award to New Zealand. Next year, Weihs is planning to take a 12-month sabbatical to the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. While there, he will focus on activities centered around three main […]

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Stressing Metallic Glass

February 2, 2017

When materials scientists want to create steel with specific properties—say, a certain combination of strength, hardness, and fracture resistance—they know how to approach the problem. They can add carbon and other elements to the iron in just the right quantities, and they can adjust the heat-treating process. Those interventions will have predictable effects because most […]

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Research on Membrane Proteins Leads to a New Way to Study Protein Interactions

January 6, 2017

In a new Journal of Biological Chemistry paper, Kalina Hristova‘s research group presents a new methodology for the study of membrane protein interactions, alongside experimental data about the membrane proteins that regulate skeletal development. This new methodology represents an advance for membrane protein research, which has been limited by the capabilities of currently available experimental […]

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Whiting School mourns the death of Ted Poehler

December 12, 2016

Theodore “Ted” Poehler, who served the Johns Hopkins University community for more than six decades in a number of important roles—including as Vice Provost for Research and as a faculty member in our Department of Materials Science and Engineering—died on December 11 at the age of 81.

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Assistant Professor Martin Ulmschneider’s article receives high regard

December 9, 2016

Assistant professor Martin Ulmschneider‘s article, entitled Spontaneous formation of structurally diverse membrane channel architectures from a single antimicrobial peptide, on experimentally guided molecular dynamic simulations to understand the ability to produce spontaneous pore assembly and structurally diverse membrane channel architectures. Professor Ulmschneider collaborated with Yukun Wang, Charles H. Chen, Dan Hu, and Jakob P. Ulmschneider on […]

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Professor Evan Ma makes 2016 Highly Cited Researchers List

November 30, 2016

Thomson Reuters has released its annual list of leading researchers in the sciences and social sciences from around the world. This marks the third time Professor Evan Ma has been featured on this list. The  2016 Highly Cited Researchers list includes 13 Johns Hopkins University scientists whose publications are among the top one percent in […]

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