In collaboration with Dr. Dechen Lin’s lab at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and scientists from the Shantou University Medical College, we used scRNA-Seq to characterize the tumor microenvironment of esophageal squamous carcinoma and identified CST1+ …
Our collaborative paper, quantifying iso-form expression for scRNA-Seq, out in Bioinformatics!
We contributed as a co-author to the publication of the Scasa method, developed by Trung Nghia Vu group at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, the first method to estimate isoform-level expression for 10X single-cell RNA-Seq.
Athena and Josh won the travel awards
Athena will go to AACR 2022 to present her work on head and neck cancer myeloid cells. Josh will go to AAI 2022 to present his work on fallopian tube immune cells. Both got travel …
UWCCC Transdisciplinary Cancer Immunology-Immunotherapy Pilot Project awarded
We are awarded a pilot grant to search for a biomarker for the response to immunotherapy in combination with radiation in liver metastatic colorectal cancer patients, together with Dr. Dusty Deming. The award is based …
Malavika joins lab as a URS scholar
Malavika joins the lab from the Undergraduate Research Scholar program this Fall semester. She will work on computational methods to analyze spatial transcriptome data.
Aisha was awarded CIBM fellowship!
Aisha’s application was awarded for a CIBM Postdoctoral fellowship from the NLM training grant to the Computation and Informatics in Biology and Medicine (CIBM) Training Program at UW-Madison. She will study isoform expression and cell-cell …
Pilot grant to study neutrophils in pancreatic cancer was awarded.
Our pilot grant to study neutrophil heterogeneity in pancreatic cancer together with Dr. Dusty Deming from UWCCC. We are excited to contribute in advance a less traveled road in studying this lethal disease.
Athena joins the lab for a PhD study!
Athena Golfinos officially joined the lab after her summer rotation from the CMP program. Athena will lead our effort to study Head and Neck cancer immunology using scRNA-Seq and bioinformatics approaches. Welcome Athena!
Aisha joined the lab as a postdoc! Welcome!
Dr. Aisha Mergaert, a newly graduate from Dr. Miriam Shelef lab at the UW CMP program, joined us since June 01, 2021 to lead our effort in studying myeloid heterogeneity in cancer using high-dimensional flow …
Incoming summer students are joining the lab!
This summer, we will welcome talented students joining the lab. Daniela Mejía, a PhD from BMI BioData Science (BDS), joined us this summer for a rotation project. She will be working on analyzing single-cell RNA-Seq …