Labs Posts

June 12, 2020

Doris Wagner recently received an NSF Plant Genome Research Program Grant to examine whether there are different modes of Polycomb recruitment in plants with small as opposed to large genomes….

June 11, 2020

Alex Wei, a PhD student (NGG program) from the Wu lab recently received an F31 grant from NHGRI for research on “Dissecting Gene Regulatory Roles of TET Enzymes and 5-hydroxymethylcytosine…

Irfan Asangani received an NIH R01 grant for research on the Role of MED1 in the AR-dependent transcription in advanced prostate cancer. Congratulations!

Irfan Asanagi received an award from the Sarcoma Foundation of America for the proposal “EWS-FLI1 triggered opportunistic de novo enhancer assembly activates potential cellular therapy targets in Ewing Sarcoma.” Congratulations!

June 9, 2020

Laura Pinheiro is a new PhD student (BMB program) in the Wellen lab. Welcome to the Institute!

June 9, 2020

Joyce Liu, an MD/PhD student (BMB program) in the Wellen lab, was awarded an F30 fellowship. Congratulations!

June 9, 2020

Mike Murphy is a new PhD student (NGG program) in the Heller lab, and received an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for research entitled “Sex-specific shifts in decision-making resulting from chronic-stress…

Marco Carpenter, a graduate student in the Heller Lab, received the NIDA Drug Abuse Dissertation Research Award (R36) for work entitled “Nr4a1 activation suppresses Cocaine-induced behavior via epigenetic regulation of…

Congratulations to Roberto Bonasio on his promotion to tenure!

Golnaz Vahedi is part of a team of researchers that received a grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to investigate the impacts of childhood obesity on immune function. Read a…