News

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!