Congratulations to Medha for her successful Master thesis defence! April 28, 2023
MD PhD farewell party at Lau SiChuan restaurant! The restaurant chef has had a busy night thanks to 35 hungry custmers from Chen lab. Ping, “Give me five more Peking Duck”. April 21, 2023
Chen lab enjoys the fun and social vibe of pickleball. Tournament gold medal(s) goes to Sidi, Kaiyuan, Ping, Xinyu and Emily! April 14 2023
Farewell party for Kazu, who will embark a new journey in Japan! You will be missed, Kazu. Thanks Luojia for buying us a fantastic cake! And happy birthdays to Erica, Angie and Luojia! Feb. 24 2023
Chen Lab halloween costume contest and game night. Costume contestants: Xiaoyun (Joker) and Sidi (Killer T cell). The lab enjoyed the werewolf game after having all sorts of food from Lao Sichuan restaurants. Oct. 31, 2022
Social chair Liqun and his associate Luojia took the lab away from maxi preps and AAV purification for a lab retreat at Flushing, NY. Following heated scientific discussions, lab enjoyed Chinese Chess tournament (Fig 2 showing Ping bullying Paul, who learned Chinese chess for less than an hour) and Voice of Chen Lab singing competition (data not shown: Liqun and Ping dominate the stage). Fall 2022.
Lab outing @ east beach of Hammonasset Park, Clinton after a big lunch at Taste of China. Farewell to the lab OG Stanley and wish him a lot of offers from medical school application. Welcome the new postdoc, Chuanpeng joining the lab. Summer 2022
Lab retreat at Newport, RI. After a day of hiking through the beautiful Cliff Walk, the lab gather in a Japanese restaurant and enjoy some sushi and hibachi. Clearly Ping is the winner in terms of Sake drinking. Spring 2022