Lab News

March 2020

Wenxin Yuan joins the lab. Welcome, Wenxin! 

November 2019

Congratulations to Yi-Chun for passing his qualifying exam! 

September 2019

Valentin Joly joins the lab. Welcome, Valentin! 

July 2019

Geoffrey Thomson joins the lab. Welcome, Geoffrey! 

June 2019 

Our manuscript “Increased efficiency of targeted mutagenesis by CRISPR/Cas9 in plants using heat stress” was awarded the Plant Journal’s Top Downloaded Article 2017-2018 award for being a top 20 most read paper in The Plant Journal. 

May 2019

Mia Tsang joins the lab. Welcome, Mia!

Jie Dong joins the lab. Welcome, JD! 

Benoit Mermaz joins the lab. Welcome Ben! 

April 2019

Congratulations to Josefina for winning an award for best undergraduate presenter at the Northeastern Section of the American Society of Plant Biologists meeting. 

March 2019

Our manuscript “Increased efficiency of targeted mutagenesis by CRISPR/Cas9 in plants using heat stress” was awarded First Prize for Outstanding Technical Advance by the Plant Journal. 

Yi-Chun Huang joins the lab. Welcome, Yi-Chun! 

Axel Poulet joins the lab. Welcome, Axel! 

December 2018

Congratulations to Lauren for passing her qualifying exam!

September 2018

Our lab was awarded a grant from the Citrus Research Board of California to work on gene targeting in Citrus! 

July 2018 

Our work on chromatin and genome stability has been funded by a NIH R35 grant! 

April 2018

Congratulations to Emma who was awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Award.

March 2018

Lauren Dickinson joins our lab. Welcome Lauren! 

February 2018 

Congratulations to Josefina who was awarded the Mellon Mays Bouchet Undergraduate Fellowship.  

January 2018 

Our manuscript “Increased efficiency of targeted mutagenesis by CRISPR/Cas9 in plants using heat stress” was accepted in The Plant Journal. 

December 2017

Our manuscript “Rapid and efficient CRISPR/Cas9 editing in Citrus using the YAO promoter” was accepted in Plant Cell Reports. 

November 2017

Congratulations to Emma for passing her qualifying exam!

September 2017 

Awarded a grant (in collaboration with Vivian Irish at Yale) from the Citrus Research Board of California to work on genome editing in Citrus. 

March 2017 

Emma Corcoran joins the lab. Welcome, Emma! 

January 2017

Josefina Mendez joins the lab. Welcome, Josefina! 

September 2016 

Awarded a grant (in collaboration with Vivian Irish at Yale) from the Citrus Research Board of California to work on genome editing in Citrus. 

January 2016 

Congratulations to Yamile on being accepted to the STARS II program.