John Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, (JHSPH) was founded in 1916 by John D. Rockefeller and William H. Welch. It is the largest public health school world-wide. Today, there are more than 2,000 students enrolled in the 10 academic departments. Notable departments include, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biostatistics, Environmental Health Science, Epidemiology, International Health, Mental Health, Molecular Microbiology and Immunology. JHSPH is noted for its very high level of complex research and received annually nearly 20-percent of all grants awarded to public health universities. A benefactor of JHSPH is Michael Bloomberg a fortunate man and Mayor of New York. His generosity in 2001 resulted in the John Hopkins naming the school in his honor.

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Microbes go dark to stay warm in cooler climates

Microorganisms in colder climates darken themselves to capture more heat from the sun and improve their ability to survive, according to a study from scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Sequencing a malaria mosquito's motherline

A team led by scientists from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has sequenced and annotated the first complete mitochondrial genome of Anopheles funestus, one of the main vectors of malaria in sub-Saharan ...

Common fungus helps dengue virus thrive in mosquitoes

A species of fungus that lives in the gut of some Aedes aegypti mosquitoes increases the ability of dengue virus to survive in the insects, according to a study from researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public ...

Cells from same cell bank lots may have vast genetic variability

In a surprise finding, researchers working with breast cancer cells purchased at the same time from the same cell bank discovered that the cells responded differently to chemicals, even though the researchers had not detected ...

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