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bloomberg distinguished professorships

Planetary scholar
Space scientist named BDP
Published July 21, 2018
Sabine Stanley's research focuses on magnetic fields as a means of studying the interiors of planets, including those light-years away from our solar system
Historian homecoming
Lawrence Jackson named BDP
Published July 21, 2018
Historian, author bridges English, History departments and Center for Africana Studies
Health equity
Cooper named 25th BDP
Published July 21, 2018
Health equity researcher plans to establish new institute, deepen ties with at-risk communities
Computer science
A giant leap for genome sequencing
Published July 21, 2018
JHU's Michael Schatz leads work on new computer algorithms that create more complete DNA portraits
Commentary
Diagnostic breakthroughs meet FDA roadblocks
Published July 21, 2018
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Steven Salzberg says regulations block improvements to DNA sequencing for diagnosing illness / Bloomberg View
Brain science
Neuroscientist Ulrich Mueller named 24th BDP
Published July 21, 2018
Expert on hearing loss, brain development studies molecular workings behind auditory impairment
Interdisciplinary scholar
Carl Wu named 23rd BDP
Published July 21, 2018
Renowned expert on chromatin biology, biochemistry will establish new lab to investigate chromatin structure, gene regulation
Commentary
Conservation complication
Published July 21, 2018 Video
Efforts to reduce water use in agriculture could end up having the opposite effect, JHU expert writes / Bloomberg View
Space scholar
Nobel laureate Adam Riess named 22nd BDP
Published July 21, 2018
Astrophysicist won 2011 Nobel Prize in physics for his team's discovery that the expansion rate of the universe is accelerating
Interdisciplinary research
How Hopkins attracts the best
Published July 21, 2018
JHU's Bloomberg Distinguished Professorships attract star professors from around the world / Baltimore Sun