In this year’s Hopkins Medicine Distinguished Speakers Series, Peter Hotez from Baylor College of Medicine in Texas spoke about the need to find new medicines for neglected tropical diseases and to confront familiar diseases that are growing worse each year thanks to climate change, global conflicts, poverty and antiscience movements.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a graduate student in possession of a stipend must be in want of free food. It is this fact that the Graduate Student Association (GSA) uses to draw students to their multitude of events, but there is more to the GSA than you may expect.
Feb 28, 2020
Last November, I was able to attend the National Science Policy Network Symposium in Madison, Wisconsin. The goal of this two-day symposium was to understand how many scientific issues (such as climate change and genome-based medicine) disproportionately affect minority and vulnerable populations. One of the workshops I attended discussed how “big genomic data” is handled, […]
Feb 25, 2020
Picking a thesis lab can be a daunting task. To increase the likelihood of a positive Ph.D. experience, most programs require students to test the water through rotations. I can’t speak to the structure of other programs, but in the Cellular and Molecular Medicine program, we have a class dedicated to professors and their research. […]
Feb 18, 2020
A high-speed photograph of a bullet exploding through lipstick. A photomicrograph of dishwashing liquid and water. A scanning electron microscope video of genetically engineered T cells fighting lymphoblastic leukemia. What do all of these have in common? These are all images that have made the invisible visible.
Feb 7, 2020
While some grad students enjoy rock climbing or running marathons, others prefer the quiet pleasures of a night in. Read how Ph.D. student Anna Moyer uses knitting to show her Baltimore, science, and Hopkins pride.
Jan 27, 2020
Baltimore murals are more than just landmarks. They are also windows into the communities that sponsored them and have deep roots in the neighborhoods’ histories and cultures.
Jan 22, 2020