Four Cell Biology faculty members recipients of Hopkins-AHN cancer research grants

The Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center-Allegheny Health Network annually awards ten grants to Johns Hopkins researchers focused on cancer studies. Four of the ten $200,000 grants were awarded to Cell Biology faculty members, Takanari Inoue, Peter Espenshade, Hiromi Sesaki and Miho Iijima for projects embodying really creative and original approaches to basic cancer research. Congratulations to[…]

Siew Cheng Phua awarded the Harold Weintraub Graduate Student Award

Siew Cheng Phua awarded the Harold Weintraub Graduate Student Award Siew Cheng received this prestigious award for her work in the Inoue lab. The Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award recognizes outstanding achievement during graduate studies in the biological sciences and is awarded to only about 12 students nationwide. Congrats Siew Cheng!

Debonil Maity Wins Travel Award!

“Debonil Maity (pictured second from right), a second-year PhD student co-advised by Drs. Yun Chen and Sean Sun was selected for Travel Award to attend American Society of Cell Biology Annual Meeting at San Francisco in December. Debonil studies the effects of  hydrostatic pressure changes on the ECM and cells.  We congratulate Debonil  to be recognized for his good[…]

Matt Pittman wins American Society of Cell Biology Travel Award!

“Matthew Pittman, a Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering undergraduate student from Dr. Yun Chen’s Lab of MAFIA was selected for Travel Award to attend American Society of Cell Biology Annual Meeting at San Francisco in December. Matt’s winning project  is high-throughput measurement of sub-pN forces generated by motile cells.  It is a rare honor for undergraduate students. Good job, Matt!”

Shiva Razavi Wins Lucille Elizabeth Hay Graduate Fellowship Award!

The Isaac Morris Hay and Lucille Elizabeth Hay Graduate Fellowship Award was established to provide support for predoctoral students performing outstanding research in the field of cell biology. Awardees receive one year of stipend and medical insurance (September 1, 2016 – August 31, 2017). Two awards will be given in 2016 and future competitions will be held based on availability of funds.