Our laboratory at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) has a new opening for an innovative PhD graduate to conduct vascular development bioengineering research, beginning summer 2018. The ideal candidate for this position will have extensive experience in vascular biology and development, while considering novel approaches to encouraging stem cells to repair… Read more »
On March 11th, 2018 John received the exciting news that he had won ARCS 2018-2019 Metropolitan Washington Chapter’s Foundation scholar award. These national awards, established in 1958, go to academically outstanding students studying to complete a graduate degree. The 2018 scholars will attend a dinner in their honor at the National Academy of Sciences Building in Washington,… Read more »
Each year ChemBE awards 10 students with awards for excellence in research, teaching or service. This year’s winners include Bria, who was notified on March 5th that she (no surprise) was a winner! Awards will be presented at the Excellence Celebration in late March. Congratulations Bria!
On March 2nd, INBT hosted it’s 4th annual mini-symposium for Graduate students. Dr. Jennifer Elisseeff was the keynote speaker to a packed house. Joon followed Dr. Eliesseeff with his presentation, Go with the flow: Biophysical cues to enhance smooth muscle cell differentiation for vascular tissue engineering. The event was coordinated by Eugenia, who volunteered… Read more »
The Gerecht Lab and ChemBE celebrated with Dan, their long time colleague, and his family when he successfully defended his PhD Dissertation, Oxygen Gradients and Extracellular Matrix Interactions Synergistic Effects on Sarcoma Cell Migration. More than 40 faculty, staff and students attended the defense and after-party.
On January 27th, Michael represented JHU at the 7th International Symposium of Research Center for Green Materials and Advanced Processing (GMAP) at Yamagata University. Michael presented his research on Designing Hydrogels to Guide Cellular Responses During Development, Vascular Morphogenesis and Tumor Growth. Along with this successful venture, Michael spent additional time exploring the country and the many… Read more »
On Thursday November 16, 2017, Dr. Sharon Gerecht presented Physiochemical Cues to Guide Blood Vessel Growth for the Don P. Gliddens Inaugural Professorial Lecture series, Fall 2017. This special series was instituted in 1993 when Professor Giddens, the 5th dean of Engineering at Hopkins, called on the University’s administration to acknowledge and honor new, full… Read more »
On December 8th a gaggle of Gerecht Lab members feasted at Bar Vasquez at an evening of food and festivities, thanks to Dr. Gerecht. While table hopping, enjoying passed hors d’oeurves, through to bar-side desserts the conversations extolled the achievements of the past year and the many happy plans (professional and personal) for 2018.
An Acta Biomaterilialia report on Top Social Media articles for 2017 ranks Joon’s recent article #4!