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Transposon workshop in Barbados in January, 2019

November 8, 2018

 

Alice was invited to a transposon workshop on "Transposable Elements at the Crossroad of Health and Disease" to be held in Barbados in January, 2019. A 90-min informal session for each speaker on the Caribbean beach is the norm, the organizers say!

 

Fall outing to Flume Gorge and Mount Cannon in NH

Fall outing to Flume Gorge and Mount Cannon in NH

October 6, 2018

The Lee lab took a one-day excursion to enjoy the beautiful New England fall foliage.  Our eager guest hiker, Lixing Yang, from Chicago, intimidated us into making an ambitious plan to suffer through the challenging Franconian Ridge Loop trail , and then by some twist of fate, missed his flight and was unable to grace us with his presence.  So, we reverted to our less challenging but wholly enjoyable walk around Flume Gorge and then jumped on a round-way cable car ride to the top of Mount Cannon. Let’s keep in shape so that if Lixing...

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Welcome Boxun!

August 13, 2018
Dr. Boxun Zhao joined the Lee laboratory as a postdoctoral fellow in August, 2018. He obtained his PhD in Genetics from Peking Union Medical College and Tsinghua University. He studied somatic retrotransposon insertions in neurological disorders through the development of novel experimental assays and bioinformatic sequencing analyses during his PhD studies. Welcome, Boxun (he goes by [Bo])!

Invitation to join the Editorial Board of Mobile DNA

March 19, 2018
Alice was invited to the Editorial Board of Mobile DNA. "Mobile DNA [Impact Factor 4.234] is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes articles providing novel insights into DNArearrangements in all organisms, ranging from transposition and other types of recombination mechanisms to patterns and processes of mobile element and host genome evolution. Mobile DNA is proud to be the flagship journal for... Read more about Invitation to join the Editorial Board of Mobile DNA

Welcome, Jason!

February 1, 2018
Jason finally joined us as a postdoctoral research fellow after his visiting our lab for three monthrs last year. Jason received a PhD in Bioinformatics from KAIST. Welcome, Jason!

Farewell for Jia.

January 3, 2018

Jia starts her associate investigator position at BIOPIC/IGC, Peking University in China (Director: X. Sunney Xie). Wish you all the best of luck in your new position, Jia. We will miss you and your consideration and care for other lab members!