Lab News and Blog
Naoto Yamaguchi joins the lab as a graduate student
Naoto received his bachelor’s degree in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology from the University of Tokyo, Japan, in 2021. During his undergrad, he developed an imputation method for scATAC-seq data. He also worked on a project developing a Gene Regulatory Network...
Emily Holloway named 2022 Keck Fellow
Emily Holloway has been named a 2022 Keck Postdoctoral Fellow. Congratulations, Emily! https://research.wustl.edu/announcements/2022-w-m-keck-postdoctoral-program-awardees/
Douglas Abrams joins the lab as a graduate student
Douglas received his degree in history and computational/systems biology from Colby College in 2019. Upon graduating, he worked as a bioinformatician in Dr. Sohrab Shah’s lab at Memorial Sloan Kettering to develop pipelines to analyze scDNA-seq data. Currently,...
Paper published in Cell Stem Cell
Our paper, "Capybara: A computational tool to measure cell identity and fate transitions" has been published in Cell Stem Cell: https://www.cell.com/cell-stem-cell/fulltext/S1934-5909(22)00099-6?rss=yes
Wenjun Kong successfully defends!
Wenjun Kong has successfully defended her thesis, “Unravelling Population Heterogeneity with Single Cell Analysis”. Congratulations, Wenjun!
Travis Law named as 2022 Tanaka Fellow!
Graduate student, Travis Law (Computational and Systems Biology) has been selected to receive the Inaugural Mr. Tsunemaru Tanaka and Mrs. Megumi Tanaka Graduate Research Fellowship. This bi-annual fellowship is made possible by the remarkable generosity of Mr....
Emily Holloway joins the lab as a Postdoc
Emily received her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Kalamazoo College. She then went on to earn a Ph.D. in Cell and Developmental Biology from the University of Michigan under the mentorship of Dr. Jason Spence. In the Spence lab, Emily characterized the cellular...
R21 Grant Awarded
We have been awarded an NIH R21 grant from the National Institute Of Arthritis And Musculoskeletal And Skin Diseases (NIAMS) for our project, "Tracing the origin of regenerative and scarring fibroblasts during wound healing with single-cell technologies". Our postdoc,...
Sarah Waye successfully defends!
Sarah Waye has successfully defended her thesis, “Regional Reprogramming and the Small Intestine: Analysis and Modeling of Adaptive Regeneration of the Epithelium”. Congratulations, Sarah!
Tayyab Adil joins the lab as a postdoc!
Tayyab received his bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee in 2014. During his undergrad, Tayyab spent a summer studying the role of TET3 in development and pluripotency in the Rudolf Jaenisch lab at the Whitehead Institute. For...