Nanofiber coating prevents infections on prosthetic joints

One challenge with surgical implants is the risk of bacterial infection. Now researchers from Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology and the … [Read More...]


NCI grant establishes center to advance cancer curing goals

The National Cancer Institute has awarded Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology (INBT) a $9 million grant to support a multidisciplinary … [Read More...]


Gerecht and Mao named new INBT leadership

Leadership duties for Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology (INBT) will pass to professors Sharon Gerecht and Hai-Quan Mao of the Whiting … [Read More...]


Oxygen’s role in cancer spread

Cancer cells need oxygen to survive, as do most other life forms, but scientists had never tracked their search for oxygen in their early growth … [Read More...]


INBT science, engineering film fest features student works

Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology hosts its annual Science and Engineering Film fest on Wednesday, July 20 at 11 a.m. to noon in the … [Read More...]


Affiliates receive state stem cell research awards

Several researchers associated with Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology have received grants from the Maryland Stem Cell fund. In the … [Read More...]

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INBT summer seminars begin June 7 with Rong Li

As a service to the university community, Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology offers seminars with guest speakers on topics relevant to … [Read More...]

COVER IMAGE CAPTION: Hung et al. describe two cooperating signaling modules by which cells sense and traverse confined spaces. Signaling output is optimized through complex feedback loops ultimately leading to efficient cell motility. Artist Jun Cen ( cenjun.com ) depicts a small diver exploring confined migration, which is symbolized by the large size and tangled arms of the octopus trying to squeeze into the cave.

Cancer cells use two pathways to sense and move in tight quarters

Like a bicycle messenger weaving through busy city streets, cancer cells are skilled at maneuvering through microenvironments. Researchers know they … [Read More...]

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