DEADLINE EXTENDED: Applications accepted for INBT IRES until Feb 14

If you have been curious to discover what laboratory work is like in another country, now is your chance to apply for one of INBT’s coveted positions as an international undergraduate researcher. Applications are now being accepted for our National Science Foundation funded International Research Experience for Undergraduates in Leuven, Belgium with IMEC.  The deadline for applications is February 14, 2014. The opportunities are for Johns Hopkins University students.

IMEC clean roomIMEC boasts world-class micro- and nano-fabrication facilities and a campus with more than 1,000 researchers from around the globe who are collaborating on leading-edge projects. Belgium boasts waffles, beer and chocolate. Really, you can’t go wrong here.

INBT international research internships focus on a project of mutual interest to Johns Hopkins faculty and to IMEC investigators. INBT has a long-standing research collaboration agreement with IMEC, one of the world’s leading research organizations focusing on silicon nanotechnology headquartered in Leuven, Belgium. Since 2009, students, both undergraduates and postgraduates, from INBT labs have had the opportunity to participate in internships at IMEC’s state-of-the-art research facility. These internships have the dual purpose of providing international research experience for students as well as furthering the research interests of both Hopkins and IMEC.

To read about some of the previous experiences of our IRES participates, visit INBT’s Summer at IMEC blog here.

To apply, send the following items to Tom Fekete, INBT’s director of corporate partnerships, before Feb. 1:

  • CV/Resume
  • Research Statement
  • Letter of Recommendation

If you are not sure what you would like to work on, Tom has a list of possible research areas that you can inquire about as well. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Tom.  If he is unavailable, please contact Ashanti Edwards, INBT’s Academic Program Administrator at

Official INBT undergraduate organization formed

students-chattingUndergraduate students affiliated with Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology has now become an official university group. The group’s goal is to create an environment for undergraduate researchers to get to know people, from different labs within INBT. The group will host events that will help students learn more about life after college as well as give members a chance to network and get to know one another.

To join the group, follow this link.

INBT recruiting for multiple training programs

INBT is currently recruiting for multiple programs.  Check out the links below for more information.

Support INBT Summer Research Fellows

On August 1st, INBT summer REU Fellows will be presenting their summer research at a Joint Summer Research poster session at the School of Medicine.  The poster session will be held in Turner Concourse from 3-5pm.


Nano-Bio Graduate Training Program- Accepting applications

The Institute for NanoBioTechnology is now accepting applications for the Fall 2013 cohort of the training program!

You can earn an accredited certificate in nanobiotechnology and work in various labs across the university.

If you are interested in applying or have any questions, contact Ashanti Edwards-

2013 INBT Summer Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) arrive next week

The Institute for NanoBioTechnology will welcome the summer 2013 students for a 10-week research experience in various labs across Hopkins.  The students are undergraduates from outside of Johns Hopkins.  This is a great opportunity for them to gain graduate -level research experience.

INBT Annual Symposium – Posters Wanted

Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology seeks poster presenters from ALL DIVISIONS for its May 17 annual symposium at Shriver Hall. INBT is a multidisciplinary entity with faculty members in every division at JHU. Therefore, we encourage presenters from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Applied Physics Lab and the Whiting School of Engineering to submit titles. Previously presented titles are acceptable. Prizes are awarded to top poster presenters.  For a complete agenda of speakers and to register go to

Undergraduate T-shirt Contest Winners

INBT would like to send a congrats to the co-winners in the undergraduate T-shirt contest.  They are Maani Archang and Paul Masih Das!  Thanks so much for participating and great job on your design. We would like to thank everyone that participated either in submitting a design or voting.

International Opportunity – Information Session

Exciting opportunity to tackle global engineering challenges!!!!

Applications are now being accepted for Global Engineering Innovation projects designed to give Johns Hopkins’ graduate students and select undergraduates an opportunity to investigate and tackle engineering challenges in the developing world (Arusha,Tanzania). Undergraduate and graduate opportunities are available. Application deadline is April 5, 2013.  Tobe Madu, Nathan Nicholes and Onat Yilmaz will be holding an info session to explain more and answer questions:

When: March 27, 2013, 6.30 pm

Where: New Engineering Building Rm G40

Please RSVP,, so that we have an idea of how much pizza to order (if you do not remember to RSVP you are still welcome to come)

Check out the following link for additional information:


INBT Undergraduate T-shirt design contest!

All INBT undergraduates are invited to submit a design for the t-shirt design contest. Submission deadline is Friday March 1st.  For detailed information, please contact the undergraduate team lead in your lab. Let the contest begin!