News

Nov. 2017 Nien-Pei joins the Editorial Board of PLoS One.
Sep. 2017 Debby passed the Qualifying Exam!
Sep. 2017 Welcome our new MCB290 undergraduate student, Tiffany Jong.
Sep. 2017 Collaborative study with Dr. Hee Jung Chung’s lab is accepted in Scientific Reports. Congrats Debby.
Aug. 2017 Nien-Pei joins the Editorial Board of Scientific Reports.
Jul. 2017 Debby’s paper, a collaborative work with Dr. Auinash Kalsotra at UIUC, Dr. Hee Jung Chung at UIUC and Dr. Hua Lu at Tulane University, is accepted in Hum Mol Genet. Full text here
Jun. 2017  NSP graduate student, Stephanie Soriano, is doing a rotation in our lab. Welcome!
Apr. 2017  Nien-Pei gave a talk at Simons Foundation Investigator Meeting.
Feb. 2017 Rosa’s paper, a collaborative work with Dr. Hengye Man at Boston University and Dr. Hee Jung Chung at UIUC, is accepted in PLoS Genet.
Nov. 2016 Our collaborative paper with Dr. Kim Huber’s lab at UT Southwestern is accepted in Hum Mol Genet.
Aug. 2016 Welcome our new MCB290 undergraduate student, Steven Saletta.
Jul. 2016 Rosa passed the Qualifying Exam!
Jun. 2016 Welcome our new MCB290 undergraduate student, Aeshaa Pathak.
Jun. 2016 Best wishes for Jon who is departing to attend medical school in Northwestern University.
Mar. 2016 Kathryn’s paper, a collaborative work with Dr. Catherine Christian’s lab at UIUC, is accepted in Molecular Brain.
Nov. 2015 Rosa is selected to represent our university in 2016 HHMI international graduate student fellowship competition.
Sep. 2015 Welcome our new MCB290 undergraduate student, Luke Mittelstaedt!
Aug. 2015 Nien-Pei received a two-year NARSAD Young Investigator Grant from Brain and Behavioral Research Foundation.
Jul. 2015   Kathryn and Rosa’s paper is accepted in Journal of Neurochemistry.
May 2015  Welcome our new graduate student from NSP, Debby Liu!
Mar. 2015  Jon is the recipient of 2015 MCB Summer Research Fellowship!!
Jan. 2015  Welcome our new postdoc, Dr. Kwan Young Lee!
Dec. 2014  Nien-Pei gave seminars at Academia Sinica and National Taiwan University.
Dec. 2014  First year MCB graduate student Rosa Zhu joins the lab. Welcome!
Nov. 2014  Welcome our first postdoc, Dr. Kathryn Jewett!
Nov. 2014  Nien-Pei chaired a nanosymposium at SfN annual meeting in Washington DC and gave a talk about synapse elimination.
Sep. 2014  We received a Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative-Explorer Award!
Sep. 2014  Welcome our second rotation graduate student, Rosa Zhu!
Aug. 2014 Welcome our first MCB290 undergraduate student, Jonathan (Jon) Bacos!
Aug. 2014 Welcome our first rotation graduate student, Nick Lai!
Aug. 2014 Nien-Pei’s Review article is accepted in Biochimica et Biophysica Acta.
Jul.  2014  Lab space (Burrill 417/423) is under minor renovation.