New Publication: Nanopore sequencing SV call evaluation – 25 November 2019
Our study on evaluating structure variant calling using Nanopore sequencing data is published in the Benchmarking special issue of Genome Biology.
New Publication: SIRT7 and L1 transcriptional repression – 22 June 2019
New Publication: Human mobile element retrotransposition rate Our study on mobile element retrotransposition rate in large human CEPH pedigree is published in Genome Research. The study is also featured on the cover of the journal.
New Publication: Human mobile element retrotransposition rate – 22 June 2019
New Publication: SIRT7 and L1 transcriptional repression Our study on SIRT7’s role in L1 transcriptional repression is published in Nucleic Acids Research.
Aishee received highest honor and won the Howard Passmore award. – 12 June 2019
Aishee sucessfully defended her honor’s thesis titled “The Identification of Candidate Genes Associated with Aneuploidy using Whole Exome Sequencing” with the highest honor. Not only Aishee completed her thesis project in just two years and received the highest honor, she also won the Howard C. Passmore Award for Distinguished Academic Achievement. Congratulations Aishee!
Tim passed his defense. – 22 May 2019
Tim sucessfully defended his master thesis titled “Developing a nanopore sequencing data processing pipeline for structure variation identification”. Congratulations Tim!
New Grant: Genomic Study of Autism and ADHD – 22 April 2019
We received a two-year grant from the New Jersey Governor’s Council for Medical Research and Treatment of Autism. We will focus on identifying genetic factors contributing to the co-occurrance of Autism and ADHD using whole genome sequencing data.
Xiaolong Cao joined the lab – 26 March 2019
Dr Xiaolong Cao joined our lab as a postdoc associate. Welcome Xiaolong!