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2016 Undergraduate Student Town Hall
Nov 1 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Dean Schlesinger will hold a Town Hall meeting for all WSE undergraduates from 4:30 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 1 in the Great Hall in Levering. Refreshments will be served.

At the Town Hall, the dean will provide an update on the school and its major initiatives and priorities and students will have the opportunity to ask questions about these and other topics and to share their thoughts on the school and where it is headed.

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ICM Distinguished Seminar Series presents “Using Modeling to Inform Critical Decisions: Three Stories of Preclinical Molecules”
Apr 6 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
ICM Distinguished Seminar Series presents "Using Modeling to Inform Critical Decisions: Three Stories of Preclinical Molecules" @ 107 Latrobe Hall

Yasmin Hashambhoy-Ramsay will present “Using Modeling to Inform Critical Decisions: Three Stories of Preclinical Molecules” on April 6 in a presentation hosted by the Institute for Computational Medicine.

Bio: Yasmin Hashambhoy-Ramsay is a computational biologist working in the biotech industry in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She was born and raised in Toronto and obtained her undergraduate degree in Applied Mathematics and Engineering at Queen’s University. A strong desire to help patients drew her to Johns Hopkins, and she is a proud alumna of the BME PhD program. She graduated from Rai Winslow’s lab and worked as a postdoctoral fellow with Feilim Mac Gabhann. As a Principal Scientist at Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, she used modeling to help advance drug development on various antibody and nanotherapeutic preclinical teams. She looks forward to starting a new position at Jounce Therapeutics in April as a Senior Bioinformatics Scientist.

Abstract: When I was a graduate student and postdoc at Johns Hopkins, I loved doing biomedical research. The thought of taking rational, engineering approaches to understand biological mechanisms really appealed to me; however, I wasn’t sure if folks in industry appreciated these approaches too. It turns out that they do, and lots of pharmaceutical companies use computational biology to inform critical decisions. Over the past five years, I have worked on a number of preclinical teams at Merrimack Pharmaceuticals. In this talk, I will share three stories describing how I used different modeling approaches to answer critical questions that helped advance the development of early stage oncology drugs.

4th Annual Cyber Security Conference for Executives: Emerging Global Cyber Threats
Sep 19 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Cyber Security has become a pivotal topic for executives from every industry. We hear of new breaches every month, leaving many executives wondering ‘Am I doing enough to protect my organization’s data?’ Join us for the 4th Annual Cyber Security Conference for Executives, hosted by COMPASS Cyber Security and Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute, to discuss the current cyber security landscape and how organizations can work to reduce their risk of a breach. Topics to include:

  • Threats and Innovative Solutions Organizations Can Implement
  • Cyber Security Regulations
  • Cloud Security and Third Party Vendors
  • High Profile Forensics
  • Rights in a Digital Age
  • Building a Cyber Security Roadmap

Join us on Tuesday, September 19 to hear from industry leaders on cyber security best practices and trends that will help you better secure your organization’s data.


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