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Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, located in Baltimore, Maryland, is the research-intensive medical school of Johns Hopkins University. Founded in 1893, the School of Medicine shares a campus with the Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, established in 1889. Johns Hopkins has consistently ranked among the top medical schools in the United States, in terms of the number of competitive research grants awarded by the National Institutes of Health, among other measures.


Department of Cell Biology

The Department of Cell Biology at Johns Hopkins is led by fourteen outstanding cell biologists dedicated to advancing the frontiers of knowledge on the structure and function of cells, the basic unit of living organisms. Together with research associates, post- doctoral fellows, graduate students, and support and administrative staff, there are approximately 100 members. Interests range from understanding the subcellular structure and functions of single cells to the interactions of groups of cells in tissues, organs, and intact organisms. Cell Biology is one of nine core departments in the Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences ( and is a fully integrated member of the medical school.


The George Peabody Library


Basic Science Buldings


The Divine Healer


The Johns Hopkins Hospital Dome

Pictures taken by Yoshihiro Adachi

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