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Daniel Polsky named to panel on equitable allocation of COVID-19 vaccines
Published July 31, 2020
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor with appointments in the Carey Business School and Bloomberg School of Public Health joins a panel of experts who will advise policymakers on the fair allocation of COVID-19 vaccines
GENOMICS
Tomato study reveals juicy genes
Published June 17, 2020
In genomic study of 100 tomato varieties, scientists uncover more than 230,000 DNA variations that can be manipulated to affect the size, flavor, and harvestability of tomatoes
Lisa Cooper to direct Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute
Published April 21, 2020
Cooper, who has devoted her career to addressing health disparities through her research and practice, shapes new vision for institute with focus on health equity for Baltimore's most vulnerable groups
Genomics
The code breakers
Published Spring 2020
From tomatoes to cancer cells, Michael Schatz and others at Johns Hopkins go deep inside genomes to unlock the secrets to life's variety / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Coronavirus
Serum stopgap could slow COVID-19 spread
Published March 13, 2020
Infusions of antibody-laden blood have been used with reported success in prior outbreaks, including the SARS epidemic and the 1918 flu pandemic
Coronavirus
Could a serum prevent COVID-19?
Published March 3, 2020
Infectious disease expert Arturo Casadevall looks to a forgotten case study for ways to prevent the spread of coronavirus / The Wall Street Journal
Two from Hopkins named to NAE
Published Feb 7, 2020
Interdisciplinary scientists Russell Taylor and Yannis Kevrekidis join National Academy of Engineering
Q+A
Why climate change solutions remain elusive
Published Sept 25, 2019
Paul Ferraro says climate scientists must rethink how they disseminate their research findings in order to change human behavior
ARTS
Project combines art, history, scholarly research, and community outreach
Published Sept 20, 2019
Lawrence Jackson's Billie Holiday Project for Liberation Arts aims to document the history of African American life in Baltimore and foster intellectual ties between the university and the community
Philosophy
Hanna Pickard, an expert in moral psychology, named 45th BDP
Published July 10, 2019
Her research centers on the nature of mental disorders and how society ought to respond to maladaptive behaviors like crime and addiction