Alisa Mo

About Alisa Mo

Alisa Mo is an M.D./Ph.D. student who's passionate about the intersection of neuroscience, genomic medicine and society. She’s also a pianist and enjoys cooking.

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Meet Chris Cho: M.D.-Ph.D. and BCMB Student, Plus Ballet Dancer Extraordinaire


One of my favorite things about Johns Hopkins is that I get to count some pretty extraordinary people as my friends and fellow classmates. One of these folks is Chris Cho, an M.D.-Ph.D. student who is also a first-year graduate student in the Biochemistry, Cellular and Molecular Biology (BCMB) Graduate Program. Chris graduated from Yale(...)

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Scientists Discover Widespread Age-Associated ‘Fingerprints’ in the Human Brain


An interdisciplinary team of scientists from the Lieber Institute and Johns Hopkins has discovered more than 50,000 regions of the genome that show different levels of activity in the brain across six stages of human development. Their report1, published online on Dec. 15 in Nature Neuroscience, highlights the complexity of genes associated with brain growth(...)

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