Archived articles


Optimizing a cutting-edge technology
Published Dec 1, 2017
What's the best way to edit genes with CRISPR? Scientists propose 'rules' to improve consistency, efficiency
Revising the genome
Published Winter 2017
CRISPR lets scientists edit our genetic source code. This is going to be interesting. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Genetic disorders
Heart failure reversed in Marfan mice
Published Nov 16, 2017
Study: Increasing stress on Marfan hearts—even at levels well-tolerated in other hearts—can initiate heart failure
Complete wheat
Bread wheat breakthrough
Published Oct 31, 2017
Johns Hopkins researchers part of small team that solved complex genome puzzle / Nature
Human genome
How genetic differences contribute to disease
Published Oct 11, 2017
In largest study of its kind, Johns Hopkins scientists help show link between genetic expression and molecular changes within body tissues
Trunk science
What's in a giant tree?
Published Sept 27, 2017
Johns Hopkins joins collaborative effort to sequence redwood, sequoia genomes
Mental Health
Genetically altered mice display traits of bipolar disorder
Published Sept 26, 2017
Study may improve understanding of how genes linked to bipolar risk change neural circuits in the brain / Hopkins Medicine
A powerful genetic LASSO
Published July 5, 2017
New technique clones thousands of genes at once and could lead to more rapid discovery of new medicines
Interdisciplinary scholar
Ribosome expert named BDP
Published April 17, 2017
Johns Hopkins biologist and geneticist has been researching the cellular structure for nearly three decades
Interdisciplinary scholar
Carl Wu named 23rd BDP
Published Aug 3, 2016
Renowned expert on chromatin biology, biochemistry will establish new lab to investigate chromatin structure, gene regulation