May 2020. Graduate student Conor Loy joins the lab. Welcome Conor!
April 2020. Omary was awarded a 2020-2021 Africa Fund Fellowship by Cornell University. Congrats, Omary!
March 2020. Madhav Mantri received the People's choice poster presentation award at the Cornell Center on the Physics of Cancer Metabolism meeting, a testament to his excellent language and communication skills.
March 2020. Together with Drs. Mason and Dadhania at Weill Cornell Medicine, we were awarded a R01 grant from NIAID. Thanks to NIH for the continued support.
February 2020. Our Rainin Foundation grant to support a collaboration with Randy Longman has been renewed. Thanks to the Rainin Foundation for the continued support.
February 2020. Graduate student Omary Mzava joins the lab. Welcome Omary!
January 2020. Together with Dr. Jerome Ritz at Dana-Farber, we were awarded a R01 grant from NIAID. Thanks to NIH for the continued support.
October 2019. We have reveived a new grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Thanks to the foundation for the continued support!
September 2019. Together with Drs. Ilana Brito and Warren Zipfel, we were awarded a R33 grant from the National Cancer Institute. Thanks to NIH for the continued support.
August 2019 Jonathan was selected as a Rawlings Cornell Presidential Research Scholar. Congrats, Jonathan!
Michael Wang receives the NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship-Doctoral. Congrats Michael, and thank you NSERC!!!
Phil Burnham successfully defended his PhD thesis in a B exam. Phil is the first PhD graduate from the lab. Congrats Dr. Phil!
Jonathan Han received an Einhorn Discovery Grant and and Undergraduate Research grant to support his undegraduate research into circulating cell-free DNA. Congrats Jonathan!
Sara was chosen as a Merrill Presidential scholar by the Dean on the basis of scholastic achievement, strong leadership ability and demonstrated potential for contributing to society!
February 2019. We have received a synergy award from the Kenneth Rainin Foundation in support of studies in collaboration with Dr. Randy Longman. Thanks to the Rainin foundation for the support!
February 2019. Graduate student Adrienne Chang joins the lab.
February 2019. Graduate student Ben Grodner joins the lab.
January 2019. Graduate student Madhav Mantri joins the lab.
July 2018. Deepan Thiruppathy joins the group as a research technician. Welcome, Deepan!
May 2018. Graduate student Michael Wang joins the lab.
April 2018. Michael Heyang receives a second ELI undergraduate research award from the College of Engineering.
April 2018. Iwijn was selected as one of five finalists for the Agilent Early Career Professor Award.
April 2018. Fanny Chen is the recipient of the Lester B. Knight scholarship.
April 2018. Alex Cheng won a graduate fellowship from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)!
April 2018. Mridu Saikia wins a travel award to support her travel tot the RNA Society 2018 meeting in Berkeley, California
January 2017. Hao Shi received a student travel award from DBIO to support his travel to the 2018 APS March Meeting.
October 2017. Iwijn received the Robert ’55 and Vanne ’57 Cowie Excellence in Teaching Award. Thanks to the College for the recognition and the Cowie family for the support!
October 2017 We have reveived a new grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Thanks to the foundation for the continued support!
October 2017. Roozbeh receives a travel grant from the Cornell Trainee Scholarly Exchange Program.
September 2017 Welcome Joan!
June 2017. We have received an R21 award from the NIH in support of studies in collaboration with Dr. John Lee. Thanks NIAID for the continued support!
June 2017. Postdoc Roozbeh Abedini Nassab joins.
January 2017. Welcome Julie!
October 2016. Graduate student Alex Cheng joins the lab.
October 2016. Mridu Saikia joined as a postdoc with our lab and the labs of Charles Danko, Elia Wojno.
October 2016. We have received a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation!
October 2016. We have received a pilot grant from the Clinical and Translational Science Center
August 2016. We have received our first grant from the NIH. Thank you NIAID!
February 2016. Michael Heyang receives an ELI undergraduate research award from the College of Engineering.
February 2016. Phil Burnham successfully passed his PhD A-exam. Congrats Phil!
January 2016. Fanny receives an ELI undergraduate research award from the College of Engineering.
January 2016. Hao Shi successfully passed his PhD A-exam. Congrats master Shi!
November 2015. Fanny Chen gets to spend a summer in Africa! Congrats, Fanny!
August 2015. Undergraduates Min Kim, Fanny Chen and Rena Ryumae join the lab.
August 2015. Iwijn was named the Robert N. Noyce Assistant Professor in Life Science and Technology.
Many thanks to the Noyce foundation for the generous support!
July 2015. Phil presents his research at the EMBO course "Measuring intra-species diversity using high-throughput sequencing".
June 2015. Hao participates in the MBL physiology workshop.
February 2015. Welcome Logan!
January 2015. Hao Shi and Phil Burnham join the lab!