Children's National Hospital / George Washington University
2022.12 Our collaboration paper on macrophage CRISPR screens is accepted by Nature Communications. Congratulations to our collaborators (Hanrui Zhang, Columbia University)!
2022.11 Our DeepCas13 manuscript is accepted by Nature Communications! Congratulations to the team (esp. Xiaolong Cheng) and our great collaborators, Teng Fei (and Zexu Li)!
2022.10 Our STM HIV CRISPR screening paper is online.
2022.8 Junyan (Jeremy) Wu and Quan Yuan, two master students from GWU Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, joined us. Welcome Jeremy and Quan!
2022.7 Our collaboration paper on latent HIV CRISPR screens is accepted by Science Translational Medicine. Congratulations to the team (esp. Bicna Song) and our great collaborators at Robert Siliciano lab (Johns Hopkins University)!
2022.6 Pamela Chansky joined us as a Ph.D. student. Welcome (again) Pamela!
2022.5 Our collaboration manuscript (with Teng Fei group, Northeastern University, China) on intrinsic Cas13 targets is online at bioRxiv. Great work to the team in our lab and the collaborator lab!
2022.3 Our lab is moving to the new Children’s National Research and Innovation Campus (CNRIC)!
2022.2 Our collaboration paper (with Dr. Yarui Diao lab at Duke University) is published in Molecular Cell. Congratulations to our lab alumni Ruocheng Shan!
2022.2 The high-content CRISPR screening review paper is online at Nature Reviews Methods Primers. Congratulations to Bicna and our great collaborator team!
2022.1 Daniel Zheng and Rod Rahmjoo joined as interns. Welcome!
2022.1 The collaboration paper (with X. Shirley Liu, Myles Brown and Kexin Xu) on EZH2 inhibitor is published in PNAS.
2021.12 The review manuscript of CRISPR screening (working with Christopher Bock and many other groups around the world) was accepted in Nature Reviews Methods Primers. Congratulations!
2021.9 The collaboration paper (with X. Shirley Liu group) on in vivo CRISPR screens is published in Cell. Great work to the entire Liu lab team!
2021.9 We enjoyed our happy hour in person, after 18 months!
2021.9 Our DeepCas13 manuscript preprint is now online at bioRxiv with companion website DeepCas13. Great work to the team and the collaborators (Prof. Teng Fei)!
2021.5 Congratulations to the three GWU master students who will go to the PhD programs this fall: Yuan Gao (U Maryland), Ruocheng Shan (GWU) and Wei Shao (UCI)!
2021.4 Our lab received a second round of support from COVID-19 HPC Consortium to identify potential drug targets of SARS-COV-2.
2021.2 We received a pilot grant from our center for Genetic Medicine Research to study Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) using CRISPR screens! This is going to be a collaboration project with Dr. Nino Gustavo and Dr. Jyoti Jaiswal within Children’s National.
2021.2 Our collaboration paper with Teng Fei lab on SARS-COV-2 drug repurposing is accepted by iScience. Congratulations to Xiaolong, Qing, Zexu and Teng!
2020.11 Sitong Chen started her new job as a biostatistician at University of Miami. Congratulations!
2020.9 Wei (Albert) Shao joined our lab as a GWU master student. Welcome Wei!
2020.9 CRISP-view manuscript was accepted by Nucleic Acids Research. Congratulations to the team!
2020.9 Ruocheng Shan joined our lab as a GWU CS student. Welcome Ruocheng!
2020.8 Chia-Han Lee is going to NIH to becoma a staff scientist. Congratulations!
2019.9 Our recent R01 award was highlighted in Children’S National Innovation District website (also in EurekAlert).
2019.8 Wei received a 5-year R01 support from NIH/NHGRI for the algorithm development of CRISPR screens! Cheers!
2019.8 Wei gave a talk at 2019 Young Bioinformatics PI forum (YBP 2019) about our recent work.
2019.7 Welcome our lab’s first postdoc, Xiaolong Cheng!
2019.6 Our “First Cut” essay on the recent Sanger DepMap paper was published on CRISPR Journal. Great work from Sitong and Lin!
2019.6 Our scMAGeCK open source tool to model CRISPR screening + single-cell RNA-seq data is released in bitbucket. The corresponding manuscript is also posted in biorxiv. Great collaboration with Jin Zhang lab at Zhejiang University!
2019.3 Wei got the Board of Visitors (BoV) award from Children’s National Medical Center to identify drug targets in brain tumor. Thanks to the support from Dr. Yuan Zhu, as well as the Board of Visitors at Children’s!
2019.2 Our MAGeCKFlute paper was online at Nature Protocols. Great work, Tongji team!
2019.2 Our collaboration paper with Myles Brown lab (ARv7) was online at Cancer Cell (Wei is a co-author). Thanks Laura and the Brown lab!
2019.1 Wei was awarded the Research Starter Grant in Informatics from the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of American Foundation (PhRMA)! Thanks Shirley and Myles for the support!
2019.1 Our collaboration paper (iBAR) with Wensheng Wei lab (Peking University) was published at Genome Biology (Wei is a co-author). Thanks to the teams of Wei lab!
2019.1 Welcome GWU master students Lin Yang and Sitong Chen!
2018.10 Our collaboration paper with Myles Brown lab was accepted by Cancer Cell (Wei is a co-author).