Welcome to XDBio

XDBio is a PhD program in biomedical sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine that aims to provide individualized training and to facilitate interdisciplinary research bridging biology, engineering,
computer science, physics, chemistry, and medicine.
Students train in labs at Johns Hopkins University and
the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Janelia Research Campus.


  • Graduate training designed for motivated students, which accelerates their path to independent research.
  • XDBio Program Fellowships give students the freedom to pursue individualized research questions and interface with labs across the entire University.
  • Individualized curriculum emphasizes specialized knowledge tailored to the student’s research disciplines.
  • One-on-one guidance and mentoring at the interface of distinct synergistic fields.


Aug 17

🎉🎉Congratulations to Amanda Johnson for being awarded with NIH F99 Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award. XDBio is so proud of... Read More