Lab news


[April 27, 2024] Congratulation, Shreya!

Our star research tech Shreya Rajachandran is going to medical school this summer. Congratulations, Shreya! We will miss you!

[April 27, 2024] Congratulation, Shreya!

[April 19, 2024] Our lab had a great time at the Texas Forum for Reproductive Sciences!

Upper left: Xin; upper right: Qiqi; bottom: Shreya.

[April 19, 2024] Our lab had a great time at the Texas Forum for Reproductive Sciences!

[April 6, 2024] The lab has received two new grants from the NIH!

These grant awards will be used for developing/applying spatial omics technologies to understand the functions of biomolecular condensates and stem cell biology.

[April 6, 2024] The lab has received two new grants from the NIH!

[March 6, 2024] Haiqi was named Rising Star in Reproductive Biology by the Scoceity for the Study of Reproduction!

Read the news article here.

[March 6, 2024] Haiqi was named Rising Star in Reproductive Biology by the Scoceity for the Study of Reproduction!

[Nov 17, 2023] We went mini-golfing!

To celebrate many things (the upcoming holidays and the 2nd birthday of the lab, Qiqi winning the best trainee talk at the Green Center retreat, and Shreya getting into meddical school), we went mini-golfing with our Grow lab friends!

[Nov 17, 2023] We went mini-golfing!

[Oct 31, 2023] Happy Halloween!

From left: Shreya, Haiqi, Xin, and Qiqi.

[Oct 31, 2023] Happy Halloween!

[Oct 12, 2023] Our lab had a great time at the departmental retreat!

Upper left: Xin; upper right: Shreya and Qiqi; lower left: Qiqi; and lower right: Shreya.

[Oct 12, 2023] Our lab had a great time at the departmental retreat!

[Oct 3, 2023] How to make a spermbot?

Haiqi shares his vision for solving the targeted drug delivery problem. Read the essay here

[Oct 3, 2023] How to make a spermbot?

[July 2, 2023] Our research article on dissecting the spermatogonial stem cell niche using spatial transcriptomics is published!

Read the article here

[July 2, 2023] Our research article on dissecting the spermatogonial stem cell niche using spatial transcriptomics is published!

[June 23, 2023] Our review article on dissecting mammalian reproduction using spatial transcriptomics technologies is published!

Read the article here

[June 23, 2023] Our review article on dissecting mammalian reproduction using spatial transcriptomics technologies is published!

[Jun 16, 2023] The lab hosted another awesome Green Center party!

Celebrating the pride month and Juneteenth with ice cream! From left: Shreya, Qiqi, Haiqi, and Xin.

[Jun 16, 2023] The lab hosted another awesome Green Center party!

[May 5, 2023] We threw some axes!

To celebrate many things (lab getting a NIH grant, Melanie wrapping up her project, Shreya getting a perfect MCAT score, and Lupe getting a promotion), we went to throw some axes! From left: Shreya, Melanie, Haiqi, Manjita (Grow Lab), Lupe, Denise (Grow Lab), Qiqi, and Xin.

[May 5, 2023] We threw some axes!

[April 27, 2023] Our collaborative work on developing a spatial genomics technology at subcellular resolution is published!

Read the article here

[April 27, 2023] Our collaborative work on developing a spatial genomics technology at subcellular resolution is published!

[April 14, 2023] The lab has received funding from the NIH!

This grant award will be used for developing a spatially resolved CRISPR screen approach to study gene functions at scale.

[April 14, 2023] The lab has received funding from the NIH!

[Dec 9, 2022] We escaped a room!

To celebrate many things (the holidays, Melanie finishing her medical board exam, Xin and Qiqi joining the lab, the upcoming 1-year anniversary of the lab, etc), we successfully escaped a room with our friends at the Grow Lab! From left: Melanie, Denise (Grow Lab), Ed (Grow Lab), Qiqi, Haiqi, Manjita (Grow Lab), Lupe, and Shreya.

[Dec 9, 2022] We escaped a room!

[Oct 28, 2022] The lab hosted an awesome Green Center Halloween party!

From left: Shreya, Melanie, Qiqi, and Haiqi.

[Oct 28, 2022] The lab hosted an awesome Green Center Halloween party!

[Sep 1, 2022] Our collaborative work on spatially-aware differential gene expression analysis is published!

Read the article here.

[Sep 1, 2022] Our collaborative work on spatially-aware differential gene expression analysis is published!

[July 26, 2022] Lab lunch at the faculty club!

From left: Shreya, Lupe, Melanie, and Haiqi.

[July 26, 2022] Lab lunch at the faculty club!

[May 19, 2022] Our collaborative review on emerging technologies for in vivo directed evolution is published!

Read the article here.

[May 19, 2022] Our collaborative review on emerging technologies for in vivo directed evolution is published!

[Mar 16, 2022] Our collaborative work on dissecting kidney diseases using spatial transcriptomics is published!

Read the article here.

[Mar 16, 2022] Our collaborative work on dissecting kidney diseases using spatial transcriptomics is published!

[Dec 20, 2021] The lab officially opens!

We are hiring at all levels!

[Dec 20, 2021] The lab officially opens!