. 02/2014: DQ and HJ's HSC LncRNA paper is in revision in Cell Stem Cell.
. 02/2014: Zheng's collaborative work on alternative splicing in heart development is accepted to Nature Communications.
. 02/2014: Zheng's brain tumor 3'UTR regulator paper is accepted to Nature. This paper was initially rejected after review twice. We appealed twice with success and finally made it in the 3rd submission.
. 02/2014: Welcome our new postdoc Jianzhong Su and graduate student Xueqiu Lin.
. 02/2014: Deqiang's mouse HSC Aging Epigenomics paper is accepted in principle to Cell Stem Cell.
. 01/2014: Deqiang's Methodology paper for the detection of differential DNA Methylation (MOABS) is accepted to Genome Biology.
. 01/2014: Our collaborative work on Breast Cancer Epigenetics is accepted to Science Translational Medicine.
. 01/2014: Yuanxin and Zheng's ZM11 paper with Xiaobing Shi lab in MD Anderson is accepted to Nature. This work links transcription elongation to tumor suppression.
. 12/2013: Kaifu's aging nucleosome paper is accepted to Genes & Development
. 12/2013: We received a 5-year NIH/NHGRI R01 grant (scored at 6 percentile in its first submission) to study DNA Methylation
. 11/2013: Wei will serve on the Editorial Board of Molecular Endocrinology
. 09/2013: Deqiang's DNA methylation Canyon paper is accepted to Nature Genetics.
. 09/2013: Xueqiu's bisulfite sequencing quality control paper (BSeQC) is accepted to Bioinformatics.
. 08/2013: Kadir's p53 paper is accepted to Nucleic Acids Research
. 06/2013: Zheng's TCGA RNA-seq bioinformatics paper is under review in Nature Biotechnology.
. 12/2012: Liguo and HJ's CPAT RNA coding potential prediction paper is accepted to Nucleic Acids Research.
. 11/2012: Kaifu's nucleosome methodology paper DANPOS is accepted to Genome Research.
. 10/2012: Kaifu's promoter nucleosome paper is accepted to Genome Research.
. 09/2012: A NIH R01 grant was funded. We will work with Dr. Issa at Temple Univ. to understand DNA methylation in Cancer.
. 08/2012: A mouse ES nucleosome paper from Kaestner lab at Upenn is accepted to Cell. Kaifu and Wei used DANPOS to analyze the data and were listed as co-authors.
. 08/2012: Dr. Benjamin Rodriguez will join us as a Postdoc Associate. Ben has PhD in Integrated Biomedical Science from the Ohio State Univ. Welcome!
. 08/2012: A Mazzone Award is funded. We will work with Dr. Balk at Harvard Medical School to understand the molecular features of aggressive prostate cancer.
. 06/2012: Liguo's RNA-seq Quality Control paper is accepted to Bioinformatics.
. 06/2012: A NIH R01 grant is funded. We will work with Dr. Goodell at BCM to understand DNA methylation in Hematopoietic Stem Cell.
. 04/2012: A NIH R01 grant is funded. We will work with Dr. Dent at MD Anderson to define USP22 functions during mammalian development.
. 04/2012: Dr.Dean Tang's prostate cancer stem cell paper is accepted in Cell Stem Cell. Wei is a co-author.
. 02/2012: Yuanxin's epigenetic paper with Katrin Chua lab at Stanford is accepted to Nature. Two years of hard work finally paid off!
. 02/2012: Liguo Wang is offered a tenure-track Assistant Professor position at Mayo Clinic. Congratulations!
. 02/2012: Justin Park will join us as a Postdoc Associate. Justin will graduate in May with a PhD in Computer Science from Rice University. Welcome!