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NEWS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

2023
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2022

December 2022

  • Welcome Liang-Wei Lin to join our lab.

  • Congratulations Mo-Fan (Elena) Huang for receiving The Antje Wuelfrath Gee and Harry Gee, Jr. Family Legacy Scholarship

  • Dr. Brittany Jewell comes back to Houston and visits us.

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November 2022

  • Welcome Dr. Yu-Wen Huang to join our lab.

  • Congratulations Dr. An Xu for renewing the CPRIT BIG-TCR fellowship.

October 2022

  • Dr. Lee meets Dr. Arnold J Levine at the 6th International LFS Association Symposium. Bethesda, MD

  • Congratulations Dr. Lee for being selected as a Reprogramming Star and interviewed by Dr. Filipe Pereira, Editor-in-Chief of Cellular Reprogramming

  • Congratulations Mo-Fan (Elena) Huang and Rachel Shoemaker for their manuscript (News & Views) accepted in Cellular Reprogramming.

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August 2022

  • Drs Lee and Zhao have lunch with Dr. Mien-Chie Hung (The President of China Medical University, Taiwan) at John P. McGovern Texas Medical Center Commons

  • Rachel Shoemaker presents her summer research in the UTHealth CPRIT undergraduate summer research.

  • Congratulations Rachel Shoemaker for receiving the third place and people's choice awards of elevator speech in the UTHealth CPRIT undergraduate summer research program.

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July 2022

  • Congratulations to Drs Jian Tu and Zijun Huo's PNAS paper (Hereditary retinoblastoma iPSC model reveals aberrant spliceosome function driving bone malignancies) is highlighted by NCI Division of Cancer Biology - Sarcoma Awareness Month Highlights.

  • Congratulations to our collaborators Dr. Xian-Biao Xie and Jing-Nan Shen for their paper accepted in EBioMedicine

June 2022

  • Congratulations to Mo-Fan (Elena) Huang for receiving the Rosalie B. Hite Fellowship.

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May 2022

  • Congratulations to Dr. An Xu for receiving the Best Poster Award in the UTHealth IBP Department Retreat

April 2022

  • Congratulations to  Mo-Fan (Elena) Huang for receiving 3rd place GSEC Poster Competition Award in the UTHealth Annual Retreat

March 2022

  • Congratulations to Drs Jian Tu and Zijun Huo's Hereditary Retinoblastoma iPSC manuscript was accepted in PNAS.

January 2022

  • Welcome Rachel Shoemaker, Taylor Rosen, and Hannah Ashraf joining our lab.

2021
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December 2021

  • Congratulations to our collaborator Dr. Francesca Aguilo for her paper accepted in EMBO Reports.

  • Congratulations to Dr. Brittany Jewell for her paper accepted in PLOS Genetics.

October 2021

  • Dr. Lee serves as a Webber Prize Competition Judge.

  • Congratulations to Dr. An Xu for being awarded the CPRIT BIG-TCR Postdoctoral Fellowship. We particularly thank Dr. Huihui Fan serves a co-mentor for An's research.

  • Drs Zhao and Lee serve as the 31st Keck Annual Research Conference poster judges.

  • Congratulations to Mo-Fan (Elena) Huang and Lon Kai Pang's iPSC-Cardiomyocytes review article accepted in Cells

September 2021

  • Congratulations to Dr. Dandan Zhu for being selected to present her work in 2021 Bone Program Annual Scientific Retreat.

  • Welcome Mo-Fan (Elena) Huang to join The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) .

August 2021

  • Congratulations to Dr. Ariadne Letra for NIH/NIDCR R56 grant (Dr. Dung-Fang Lee serves as a co-investigator)

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April 2021

  • Congratulations to Lon Kai Pang for receiving Blayor Colledge Medicine (BCM) admission and join BCM Medical School.

March 2021

  • Congratulations to Mo-Fan (Elena) Huang, for receiving The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) admission and join GSBS.

  • Congratulations to Dr. Brittany Ellis Jewell for moving to Salk Institute for Biological Studies as a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Reuben Shaw's laboratory.

  • Congratulations to Drs Lee, Zhao, and Huff for being awarded NIH/NCI R01 grant 

February 2021

  • Congratulations to Dr. Brittany Ellis Jewell for receiving her Ph.D. degree.

  • Congratulations to Brittany Ellis Jewell for passing the Ph.D. defense 

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Brittany Jewell PhD Dissertation Defense

January 2021

  • Congratulations to Dr. An Xu and Mo-Fan (Elena) Huang for publishing their first-author paper in Frontiers in Genetics.

2020
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December 2020

  • Congratulations to Lon Kai Pang for publishing his first-author review article in Stem Cell Research 

October 2020

  • Congratulations to Dr. Lee for being awarded The Pablove Foundation Childhood Cancer Research Grant  

July 2020

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  • Congratulations to Drs Lee and Zhao for being awarded UTHealth Cancer Genomics Core Grant

April 2020

  • Congratulations to Dr. Zijun Huo for publishing her first-author book chapter in Methods in Molecular Biology (Immune Mediators in Cancer).

March 2020

  • Congratulations to Brittany E Jewell for being awarded GSBS/UTHSC Student Travel Award

February 2020

  • Congratulations to Dr. Dandan Zhu for being awarded Department of Defense Horizon Award

  • Congratulations to Dr. Mo Liu for being promoted to be a Instructor

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January 2020

  • Mo-Fan (Elena) Huang joined our labs as a research assistant. Welcome to the lab, Elena!   

2019
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July 2019

  • Congratulations to Dr. Ruoji Zhou receive her Ph.D. degree.

  • Congratulations to Ruoji Zhou for passing the Ph.D. defense 

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May 2019

  • Congratulations to Dr. Dung-Fang Lee for being awarded Rolanette and Berdon Lawrence Research Award

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April 2019

  • Congratulations to Ruoji Zhou for being awarded Andrew Sowell-Wade Huggins Scholarships in Cancer Research

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February 2019

  • Congratulations to Brittany Ellis Jewell for being UT System Student Regent

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