Fundamentals August 2022

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Latest Research Findings from the Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences.

Welcoming the First Cohort of Vivien Thomas Scholars

20 scholars will pursue doctorate degrees at The Johns Hopkins University as part of a new $150 million initiative to address historic underrepresentation in science, technology, engineering and math fields.

Painted portrait of Vivien Thomas

Articles in this Issue

  • Image of the Month: Preventing Chaos

    Every time a cell divides, our chromosomes duplicate, providing each daughter cell with an accurate copy of our DNA. If our cells had no way to capture each complete copy, that would be chaotic. Fortunately, they have tiny machines that help put each copy in the right place.

    photo of a paraffin wax slide containing a slice of a human brain