Najma Khorrami

GW creates new biophysics major

The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences unveiled its newest science degree program this year – biophysics. Five students have opted for the biophysics major so far, which studies science at the molecular level and works to understand the structure of individual molecules and their interactions. John Balbach, professor of physics and biophysics, said medical […]

Med school’s Early Selection Program in 20th year

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the medical school’s Early Selection Program, which has become more popular over the years, school officials said. The Early Selection Program is designed for GW students who have the desire to practice medicine but who also want to pursue interests outside the traditional premedical curriculum. In 1986, the […]

GW developing one-of-a-kind million-dollar microscope

Never before has a torpedo fish’s stunning mechanism for seeking its prey simultaneously caught the attention of biologists, chemists and physicists. But soon the secrets of this unique sea creature – and the complexities of life’s molecular structures – could be revealed on the fourth floor of Corcoran Hall. Akos Vertes, professor of chemistry, biochemistry […]