News


May 2020:
-Congrats to Krista on receiving the MCDB Boell Prize!
-Congrats to Along on receiving the MCDB Belknap Prize!
-Congrats to Stanley on receiving the Domestic Summer Award (DSA)!
-Congrats to Won-Ho for the Dean’s Research Fellowship!
-Congrats to Medha on receiving the First Year Online Research Fellowship!
-Our prime editing pegRNA designer web portal is online! pegfinder.sidichenlab.org
Accompanying bioRxiv manuscript: PDF

April 2020:
-Sidi is chosen as the 2020 UChicago MBSAA Distinguished Alumni Award for Early Achievement! https://mbsaa.uchicago.edu/2020/04/uchicago-mbsaa-alumni-awards-2020/
-Congrats to Alon for his successful master’s thesis defense and his acceptance to the Tri-Institutional PhD program at Rockefeller/MSK/Cornell!
-Congrats to Erting for her acceptance into the UChicago Institute of Molecular Engineering program!
-Best wishes for Chris as a consultant with Boston Consulting Group (BCG)!
-Congrats to Johanna for receiving the Alexander Hixon fellowship!
-Congrats to Ryan for his bioRxiv preprint on the relationship between the aging lung and SARS-CoV-2! https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.04.07.030684v2
-Congrats to Skylar Ford on her admission to UPenn!

March 2020:
-Sidi receives the Era of Hope Scholar Award from the Department of Defense! https://publichealth.yale.edu/biostat/news-article/22951/

February 2020:
-Ryan receives an F30 fellowship from NIH/NCI!
-Johanna is selected for the Amgen Summer Fellowship!

January 2020:
-Welcome Ping, Alan, and Victor to the lab!

November 2019:
-Welcome Feifei to the lab!

October 2019:
-Congrats to Guangchuan, Ryan and colleagues for their paper now out in Nature Immunology!
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41590-019-0500-4

Radio intro of MAEGI by Sidi

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– Welcome Dr. Cun Liao as a visiting scholar

September 2019:
-Congrats to Lupeng, Jonathan, Matt and colleagues for their paper now out in Nature Biotechnology!

– Welcome Dr. Qin Han as a visiting / sabatical Professor

August 2019:
-Congrats to Matt, Guangchuan, Ryan, Lupeng and colleagues for their paper now out in Cell !

-Welcome Alon, Josh and WonHo as Yale College Students for Research

July 2019:
-Welcome Zhiyuan Chu (Visiting Undergraduate Student) and Erting Tang (Visiting Undergraduate Student) to the lab!

June 2019:
-Welcome Paul Clark (Senior Scientist), Kristin Kim (Visiting Undergraduate Student), and Skylar Ford (High School Student) to the lab!
-Xiaoyun wins the Revson senior fellowship for her project on CAR-T development! http://revsonfoundation.org/grants/category/biomedical-research/

May 2019:
-Congrats to Sidi for being named a 2019 Blavatnik Awardee! https://blavatnik.ocr.yale.edu/awardees
-Lei Vino Peng joined the lab as a postdoc!
-Adan is awarded an F31 fellowship from NIH/NCI!

March 2019:
-Xiaoyu Ariel Zhou joined the lab as a postdoc!
-Congrats to Ryan, Guangchuan, Lupeng and colleagues for their paper now out in Nature Methods! https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30962622

February 2019:
-Congrats to Xiaoyun, Jonathan and colleagues for their paper now out in Nature Methods! https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30804551
-Congrats to Adan, Paul, Guangchuan, Ryan and colleagues for their paper now out in Cell Systems! https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30797773
-Website is re-created via WordPress
-Sidi receives NCI support to model and identify cancer drivers and immunotherapy modulators

January 2019:
-Sidi is named as an Innovator under 35 in Biotechnology & Medicine (China) by the MIT Technology Review! Link

November 2018:
-Dr. Lvyun Zhu joined the lab as a visiting professor
-Sidi receives support to solve an NCI provocative question

September 2018:
-Sidi is awarded an NIH Director’s New Innovator Award (DP2)! Link
https://commonfund.nih.gov/newinnovator/AwardRecipients
-Sidi is named a Distinguished Scientist by the Sontag Foundation! Link http://www.sontagfoundation.org/recipients/sidi-chen/

August 2018:
-Yaying Du joined the lab as a postdoc!
-Lab receives support from The Mary Kay Foundation

March 2018:
-Li Zhang joined the lab as an associate research scientist!
-Quanjun Yang joined the lab as an associate research scientist!

January 2018:
-Congrats for Guangchuan and Ryan for their Science Advances paper! https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29503867

December 2017:
-Dr. Zhigang Bai joined the lab as a visiting professor

August 2017:
-Congrats to Ryan, Chris and Guangchuan, together with Randy and Florian at ETH, for their Nature Neuroscience paper! https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28805815
-Jonathan Park joined the lab as an MD-PhD student
-Ray Kim joined the lab as a technician
-Paul Renauer joined the lab as a PhD student
-Lupeng Ye joined the lab as a postdoc
-Krista Chen, Stanley Lam, Johanna Shen and Jerry Zhou joined the lab
-Lab receives support from St-Baldrick’s Foundation, Breast Cancer Alliance, Cancer Research Institute, DoD, and The V Foundation

April 2017:
-Sidi is awarded a NextGen Grant for Transformative Cancer Research by the AACR! Link https://www.aacr.org/Funding/PAGES/NEXTGEN-GRANT-RECIPIENTS.ASPX#Chen
-Guangchuan is awarded the CRI Irvington fellowship for immunotherapy research! http://www.cancerresearch.org/scientists/cri-funding-directory/guangchuan-wang-phd

2016:
-Ryan Chow joined the lab as an MD-PhD student
-Guangchuan receives RJ Anderson Postdoctoral Fellowship
-Guangchuan Wang, Youssef Errami and Xiaoyun Dai joined the lab as postdocs
-Adan Codina and Chris Guzman joined the lab as PhD students
-Michael Martinez joined the lab as a technician
-Lab receives support from Melanoma Research Alliance and American Cancer Society

2015:
-Matthew Dong joined the lab as an MD-PhD student
-Lab receives support from Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
-Lab Started!

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