Lab News and Blog

Sadie VanHorn joins the lab as a graduate student

Sadie VanHorn has joined the lab as a graduate student (Developmental, Regenerative & Stem Cell Biology Program). Sadie received her degree in Molecular Biology from Ohio Northern University in 2018. In Dr. Jamie Sider’s laboratory at Ohio Northern, Sadie studied...

Morris lab through to the STAT Madness final four!

We made it to the final four of the third annual STAT Madness, a bracket-style tournament to find the best innovations in science and medicine! Read more here: https://medicine.wustl.edu/news/morris-lab-makes-the-final-four-of-biomedical-research/

Emily Butka joins the lab as a graduate student

Emily Butka has joined the lab as a graduate student ( Computational and Systems Biology Program). Emily received her degree in Biology and Mathematics from St. Olaf College in 2018. At St. Olaf, she worked with Professor Steve Freedberg to model sex biases in...

Wenjun and Sam’s Open Peer Review at Cell Systems

Wenjun and Sam recently published our Peer Review of "Visualizing and interpreting Single-Cell Gene Expression Datasets with Similarity Weighted Nonnegative Embedding" (Wu et al., 2018), at Cell Systems. We are excited to contribute to open peer review and you can...

Paper published in Nature

Our first research paper from the lab has been published in Nature: Biddy BA, Kong W, Kamimoto K, Guo G, Waye SE, Sun T, Morris SA. Single-cell mapping of lineage and identity in direct reprogramming. Nature. Dec 13, 2018.

Sam joins the Editorial Board of Cell Systems

Sam has recently joined the Editorial Board of Cell Systems, a Cell Press journal focusing on research that provides, supports, or applies systems-level understanding in the life sciences and related disciplines: https://www.cell.com/cell-systems

Paper published in Cell Stem Cell

Our collaborative work with Ben Humphreys, "Comparative Analysis and Refinement of Human PSC-Derived Kidney Organoid Differentiation with Single-Cell Transcriptomics" has been published in Cell Stem...