Lab News and Blog

Sam named Allen Distinguished Investigator

Sam has been named a 2019 Allen Distinguished Investigator. Each award confers $1.5 million in research support over three years, for a total of $7.5 million in funding for studies of human diseases using stem cells and the development of new technologies to examine...

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Seed Network grant awarded

We have recently been awarded a third grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative in collaboration with Luca Pinello (MGH) and Jason Buenrostro (Broad Institute) on, "Single Cell Resolution of Cell Lineages and States Based on Chromatin Accessibility Combined with...

Christy Hoffmann joins the lab as a graduate student

Christy has joined the lab as a graduate student (Human and Statistical Genetics). Christy received her degree from the University of Missouri - St. Louis in 2016. After graduation, she worked as a research assistant at Washington University in St. Louis, where she...

Chuner Guo successfully defends!

Chuner is the first student from the Morris lab to defend her thesis, “Single-cell resolution mechanistic analyses of direct lineage reprogramming”. She is in the MSTP program and now returns to the clinic. Congratulations, Chuner!

Chuner’s paper published in Genome Biology!

Chuner's paper, "CellTag Indexing: genetic barcode-based sample multiplexing for single-cell genomics" has been published in Genome Biology: https://genomebiology.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13059-019-1699-y. Congratulations to Chuner and all authors involved...

Protocols.io podcast on CellTagging

We recently recorded a podcast with protocols.io about our CellTagging protocol and general philosophy on reagent and data sharing. You can listen here: https://www.protocols.io/podcasts/episode-03-dr-samantha-morris-washington-university