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REU Profile: Hydrogels and stem cells

Franklyn Hall is a rising junior at Mississippi State University where he is studying Chemical Engineering with a Biomolecular Concentration. He is … [Read More...]

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High school students join ranks of summer researchers at INBT

Twelve high school students have joined the ranks of researchers working in labs affiliated with Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology this … [Read More...]

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Four undergrad researchers working in Belgium

Each summer, Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology (INBT) has funding to support research internships abroad. The International Research … [Read More...]

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A new wealth of applications for gold nanoparticles

Gold has been the currency of many civilizations because of its advantageous and attractive bulk properties. Many modern civilizations have left the … [Read More...]

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Summer professional development seminar series begins

The 2015 Summer Professional Development Seminars hosted by Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology will be held on select Wednesdays from 10:45 … [Read More...]

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Hand-held device will quickly ID bacteria

Tza-Huei (Jeff)Wang, a mechanical engineering professor affiliated with Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology, received a $6 million grant … [Read More...]

The blood brain barrier (BBB) presents a challenge for delivery of drug molecules to the central nervous system, as many of the mechanisms it employs were evolved specifically to prevent introduction of dangerous substances into the central nervous system. Understanding the mechanisms by which various substances are able to cross the BBB will allow for more rational design of future generations of drug molecules and carrier systems.

The challenge of accurately measuring drug permeability

In our seventh NanoBio Lab, Erin Gallagher, a predoctoral candidate from the lab of professor Peter Searson, demonstrated the use of a cell … [Read More...]

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Thoughts on stereotyping of Latina women in science

Recently an article in the Washington Post entitled, “Black and Latina women scientists sometimes mistaken for janitors,” was brought to my attention. … [Read More...]

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