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Computer science
A giant leap for genome sequencing
Published Dec 18, 2017
JHU's Michael Schatz leads work on new computer algorithms that create more complete DNA portraits
Commentary
Diagnostic breakthroughs meet FDA roadblocks
Published Dec 18, 2017
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 Dec 18, 2017
Expert on hearing loss, brain development studies molecular workings behind auditory impairment
Interdisciplinary scholar
Carl Wu named 23rd BDP
Published Dec 18, 2017
Renowned expert on chromatin biology, biochemistry will establish new lab to investigate chromatin structure, gene regulation
Commentary
Conservation complication
Published Dec 18, 2017 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 Dec 18, 2017
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 Dec 18, 2017
JHU's Bloomberg Distinguished Professorships attract star professors from around the world / Baltimore Sun
Bloomberg Professors
Michael Schatz named 21st BDP
Published Dec 18, 2017
He is one of the world's foremost experts in solving computational problems in genomics research
Breast Cancer
Healthy lifestyle can lower cancer risk
Published Dec 18, 2017
Women may be able to reduce their chances of getting breast cancer, even if they have genetic risk factors / School of Public Health
Faculty honors
Greider joins American Philosophical Society
Published Dec 18, 2017
Molecular biologist, Nobel laureate among 33 honored for excellence in their fields