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Serendipity Leads to Simpler Method for Analyzing DNA

December 1, 2017

Unintentional scientific breakthroughs are not entirely uncommon, but the knowledge gathered from serendipitous discoveries brings a certain kind of excitement and inspiration to investigators about their research. Sarah Friedrich, INBT PhD candidate; her colleagues; and her mentor, Jeff Tza-Huei Wang, experienced this excitement when they unintentionally discovered a new method that drastically improves the process of testing DNA.

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PhD student Anu Kaushik selected to attend Global Young Scientists Summit 2018

November 21, 2017

Mechanical Engineering PhD student Anu Kaushik from Prof. Jeff Wang’s group has been selected to attend the sixth annual Global Young Scientists Summit (GYSS) in Singapore. GYSS is a gathering of approximately 300 young scientists and researchers (PhD students and post-docs) from all over the globe, with eminent international science and technology leaders in Singapore.

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Five Johns Hopkins grad students named 2018 Siebel Scholars

November 13, 2017

Five Johns Hopkins University engineering students have been named Siebel Scholars, a prestigious award honoring nearly 100 of the top graduate students in business, bioengineering, computer science, and energy science programs.  The 2018 Siebel Scholar class includes Sarah Friedrich, a PhD candidate from Professor Jeff Wang’s lab.

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Graduate student Santosh Paidi wins Tomas A. Hirschfeld Award

October 26, 2017

Paidi’s winning talk was titled “Decoding breast cancer-induced stromal adaptations in pre-metastatic lungs with label-free Raman spectroscopy.” Paidi works in the lab of Assistant Professor Ishan Barman. His research is focused on applications of Raman spectroscopy and multivariate data analysis to develop novel quantitative approaches for addressing unmet needs in the molecular study of cancers.

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