Dan Luciano, a former Dynlacht lab assistant has successfully defended his dissertation research, here at the NYU School of Medicine. Congratulations Dr Luciano!
Jemmie Cheng has accepted a postdoctoral research appointment at MIT with Li Huei Tsai. We wish her the best in everything.
Wenxiang’s research has been accepted for publication at PNAS. Well done, Wenxia.
CP110, a gene discovered by our lab in 2002 has now been shown to important for human health.
Check out the Nature News and Views which Brian wrote for the June 4, 2014 issue.
Karin Lilja has joined our lab as a PhD Student. Welcome Karin!
Jemmie Cheng successfully defended her doctoral dissertation research. Well done, Dr Cheng!
The lab welcomes our newest postdoctoral fellow Lei Wang.
Be sure and check out Jemmie’s Molecular Cell article ( volume 53, no. 6, 2014). This article was previewed by a very nice essay in the same issue entitled “A new bump in the genetic landscape.”
Our scientific family seems to growing exponentially, as news from UCSF and Harvard respectively reports the recent arrivals of Ana Sofia Alvear Arias and Kayla Li. Congratulations Diego, Carolina, Ji and Qi!
The centrosome group has a paper in the second January issue of JCB this year.
The transcription group has a paper in press at Molecular Cell.
We thank the NIH and the March of Dimes for supporting this research.
Well done everyone!
The Dynlacht lab congratulates Randy Schekman for winning the Nobel Prize in 2013 in Medicine.
Stephen Lewellis ( Summer of 2006) earned his PhD in the NYU School of Medicine Sackler Program in 2013. His scientific contributions are featured in reports in the Journal of Cell Biology and Cell.
Roy and Jason have written some excellent reviews on muscle enhancers and primary ciliary assembly.
These articles are now in press in the journals Epigenomics and Current Opinion in Cell Biology.
Brian Canter has left the lab, and will be starting grad school at Rutgers in the fall. The lab misses him and wishes him well.
The lab welcomes Ryan Malonis, the newest member of our research team. He is a 2013 graduate of Boston College.
Mark Jelcic leaves us for a well deserved vacation before starting graduate school at Sloan Kettering. The lab wishes him success and bids him a fond farewell.
Christen Lennon graduated from Columbia Medical School. Seems like only yesterday, that she was doing her NYU undergraduate thesis work with us. Congrats Christen!
Le laboratoire Dynlacht félicite Alexandre Blais pour sa récente promotion au grade de Professeur Agrégé avec titularisation.
Ji Li successfully defended his dissertation and becomes the 5th student to earn a PhD in our laboratory.
He leaves us to go to Boston to assume a postdoctoral fellow appointment in William Hahn’s lab at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.
We wish him all the best .
William Y Tsang, a former postdoctoral fellow in our lab has his first paper in press as an independent investigator. Congrats Will!
The lab welcomes our newest postdoctoral fellow, Kwanwoo Lee.
Our centrosome group has a report in press at Nature.
The transcription group has a report in press for the middle of this month. Well done everyone!
The lab congratulates Dr. Richard Losick of Harvard University for being a recipient of the 2012 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize.
Sayonara, Tetsuo! We shall miss you.
The lab welcomes Alice Fok and Volkan Gunduz.
Christen Lennon reports that she is returning to complete her 4th year at Columbia Medical School after completing a one year Doris Duke Fellowship in Joseph Haddad’s lab. Her research resulted in a first author paper in The Laryngoscope entitled "Association of Candidate Genes with Nonsyndromic Clefts in Honduran and Colombian Populations."
Spektor reports that he has completed the clinical part of his residency at Harvard and has chosen a basic science lab for his research fellowship. Welcome back, Alex ! Same as it ever was......
Brooke Weckselblatt reports that she is past the prelims and, will be presenting her work "Large-Scale Sequence Analysis of Translocation Breakpoint Junctions" at the American Society of Human Genetics conference in November.
Nathan Lents was tenured at the Associate Professor level in 2011 at CUNY. Congratulations Nathan!
Vasupradha Vethantham PhD leaves our lab with a very nice MCB paper this year.
Check it out in the Extra, extra section of our web site. We wish her all the best.
Our transcription group will welcome a new team member this summer.
The lab has a paper in press at MCB. Congratulations everyone !
We welcome Wenxiang Fu PhD to the lab.
Kelly Suchman, our summer high school student from 2010 reports that she has chosen Southern over Northern Ivy for her undergraduate studies. Brian, Irma, Mark and the lab extend to her our best wishes.
Chris Bowman was just awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award to support his predoctoral research in the lab. Congratulations !
We welcome Seyun (Jason) Kim PhD to our lab.
William Tsang PhD , a former postdoctoral fellow wrote recently that he has been awarded a Canadian Institute of Health Research Grant to support research in his lab. This type of award is equivalent to a NIH grant in the United States. All the best, Will !
We are pleased to announce that Yan has passed her doctoral prelim exam.
Brian Canter, a member of the 2011 graduating class at Tufts, joins our research group. Welcome!
Our centrosome group now has a paper in press at Cell.
Congratulations everyone !
Brooke Weckselblatt, our 2009 summer undergraduate student from Bryn Mawr wrote to say " I recently chose my dissertation lab at Emory. I joined Katie Rudd's lab in Emory's Department of Human Genetics, and will be pursuing a project on chromosome structural rearrangements and mapping nuclear organization. "
Ah, how quickly they grow up…………
The transcription group just got a paper accepted at PNAS . Congratulations Patrik, Vasoo and Roy !
More to come soon………
Christen Lennon, a Dynlacht lab alumnus (NYU undergraduate thesis) wrote recently to let us know that she has been selected to receive a Doris Duke Medical Foundation Clinical Fellowship for Medical Students. She will take a year off from medical school to investigate the genetics of cleft lip/palate at Columbia. Congratulations Christen, and good luck in your new lab.
Hieu Cam, the lab’s first PhD student, wrote to tell us that he just got his first research grant for his lab at Boston College from the March of Dimes. All the best, Hieu !
Vincent has been named a recipient of the Dean’s Undergraduate Research Fund (DURF) grant for the Fall of 2010. Congratulations!
Chris has passed his doctoral qualifying exams. Good job!
The lab now has a paper in press at Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Good job, Chris !
Vasupradha Vethantham PhD has been awarded a highly competitive postdoctoral fellowship from the American Cancer Society. Congratulations!
Yan Yang has joined our lab to do her PhD dissertation research.
Vincent Dodson will be doing a NYU undergraduate honors thesis research project in our lab.
Mary’s paper is now in press at Embo Reports. Congratulations!
Jemmie and Ji have passed their doctoral qualifying exams . Good job, guys!
Brooke Weckselblatt, our Summer of 2009 undergraduate from Bryn Mawr, wrote recently to say that she will be starting her PhD at Emory University this fall. Brian, Irma, and all the lab send her their best wishes.
The Dynlacht lab welcomes Evgenia Korol, Jiqiang Lin and Yun Lu, PhD graduate students who are rotating in our lab this fall.
Jemmie Cheng has chosen to do her PhD research in our laboratory. Chris Bowman has completed the first 2 years of his MD degree program. He has returned to the lab to begin his PhD research project. Jemmie and Chris will be joining our transcription group. Welcome!
Diego Acosta Alvear, a former graduate student in the lab wrote recently to tell us that he was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship through the Irvington Institute Fellowship Program of the Cancer Research Institute. Congratulations Diego!
Bigyan Bista has left the lab to pursue a PhD in Biology at MIT this fall.
We will miss him and wish him all the best.
Brooke Weckselblatt , an undergraduate from Bryn Mawr joins us
for the summer. Welcome Brooke!
Alex Spektor, a former PhD student from our lab, graduated from the MD portion of his dual degree program this month. He will be doing his internship in Internal Medicine at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Harvard Radiation Oncology Program in Boston, Massachusetts. Good luck Alex, we will miss you.
Ji Li has chosen our lab to do his PhD research.
Mark Jelcic (NYU, Class of 2009) will be joining our research group this June.
Welcome Ji and Mark !
Congratulations to the centrosome group of the Dynlacht lab! The lab was just awarded a 3 year research award from the March of Dimes for this project