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Lab's collaboration paper!! 

We are excited to announce that our collaborative paper together with Sunyaev and Gimelbrandt labs on monoallelic expression in humans has been recently published in Nature Genetics.

New super-resolution paper has been published in Nature!

Our recent collaborative paper together with Mirny and Zhuang labs on super-resolution imaging of different epigenetic states just recently got published in Nature.

Ting and Brian were interviewed for the most recent Oligopaints paper!

Ting and Brian were interviewed by Harvard Medical School to showcase the Oligopaints technology, and the most recent advances in looking at DNA with super resolution detail, as well as discriminate them based on parental origin.  You can find their interviews and videos here!


Ruth is featured on "LabTV - the people behind the science"!

LabTV is an initiative to introduce the public to scientists, like our own Ruth McCole!  Check it out here: http://www.labtv.com/Home/Profile?researcherId=1568


Jelena is featured on "LabTV - the people behind the science"!

LabTV is an initiative to introduce the public to scientists, like our own Jelena Erceg!  Check it out here: https://www.labtv.com/Home/Profile?researcherId=1420


Welcome the new guy in town, Guy Nir!

Hailing from a pedigree of biophysics, our new postdoctoral fellow Guy Nir aims to uncover the underlying order that governs the structure of chromatin.  Like other successful pioneers, Guy will be documenting his quests in his own online lab notebook, which you can follow here.


Brian's paper on Super Resolution OligoPaints has been published in Nature Communications!

Brian's breakthrough paper on using Oligopaints to look at the structure of the genome with super resolution has been published in Nature Communications ("Single-molecule super-resolution imaging of chromosomes and in situ haplotype visualization using Oligopaint FISH probes").  This was the product of several successful collaborations, and it enables us to look at DNA with unprecedented detail. 


Ruth’s new ultraconserved elements paper just published in PLoS Genetics! 

Ruth, Chamith, and Ting, along with their collaborator Amnon Koren just published a new paper describing how the copy number, or dosage, of UCEs can change between healthy, cancer, and iPS cells.  You can find it published here in Plos Genetics!



Welcome Kwasi, our newest postdoc!

Kwasi (Andrews Agbleke) is our newest postdoc/pioneer, and he has been tasked with developing new imaging technologies to help us visualize the genome in its dynamic and intricate glory!  Let us all welcome him and wish him luck!


Welcome, Kaia!

Our newest rotation student, Kaia Mattioli, joins us from the BBS PhD program to combine bioinformatics, FISH analyses, and some population genetics to study ultraconserved element function.