5/2020: Siming Zhao accepted a job offer to be tenure-track Assistant Professor at Department of Biomedical Data Science, Dartmouth College. Congratulations, Siming!
5/2020: Our work on the role of mRNA modification in human disease is now accepted by Nature Genetics. Kevin Luo is the joint first author. It is a collaboration with Chuan He's lab.
4/2020: Jean Morrisan's paper on Mendelian Randomization is accepted by Nature Genetics.
3/2020: Jean Morrison accepted a job offer to be a tenure-track assistant professor at Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Congratulations, Jean!
9/2019: Xiaotong Sun from Peking University joined the lab as a visiting student.
8/2019: Siming Zhao's paper on cancer driver gene analysis is published online at Nature Communications
7/2019: Sheng Qian joined the lab as a Research Assistant. Sheng is a bright student just graduated from Cornell, with two papers already as an undergraduate. Welcome, Sheng!
9/2018: Yuwen Liu (former postdoc) started a new position as Principal Investigator at Agricultural Genome Institute at Shenzhen, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences. Good luck, Yuwen!
3/2018: Yuwen Liu's method for analyzing de novo mutation data is accepted by American Journal of Human Genetics.
9/2017: Zhongshan Li joined the lab as a visiting scholar. Tiffany Ke visited the lab from Chinese University of Hong Kong.
8/2017: Yifan Zhou from the Biophysics PhD program joined the lab. Welcome, Yifan!
6/2017: Alan Selewa from the Biophysics PhD program joined the lab.
4/2017: Xin is awarded a R01 grant from National Institute of Mental Health! The grant is about developing integrative computational methods for studying human diseases.
10/2016: Jean Morrison and Kevin Luo joined the lab. Jean was a PhD student in biostatistics from Univ. of Washington. Kevin obtained PhD in computational biology from Duke. Both of them will work with Xin and Matthew Stephens.
1/2016: Xin is awarded a SFARI (Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative) grant to study genetics of autism using whole-genome sequencing data.
8/2015: PhD student from GGSB (Genetics, Genomics & Systems Biology) Nicholas Knoblauch joined the lab. Welcome, Nick!
6/2015. Yuwen Liu joined the lab as a postdoc. Yuwen obtained his PhD in Developmental biology from UChicago, with substantial experience in regulatory genomics.
4/2015: Shengtong Han joined the lab as a postdoc scholar. Welcome, Shengtong!
2/2015: Xin gave a talk at the Statistics Colloquium at Department of Statistics, University of Chicago.
12/2014: A story about TADA, the statistical method we developed, was published at U of Chicago ScienceLife. Here is the story.
10/2014: Our autism sequencing paper is published in Nature, followed by coverage in major news media.
9/2014: Our lab started at University of Chicago!