Welcome Dachan Kim!

December 31, 2018

Dachan is a visiting medical school student from Yonsei university college of Medicine in South Korea and interested in uncovering the molecular mechanism of neurological disease using a genomic approach. He will be in the Lee lab till the end of March 2019.

Congratulations to Brian for his admission to Harvard College!

December 13, 2018

Brian Wee, our beloved high school intern (Summer 2018) from Colorado, just received a letter of admission to Harvard college. Many congratulations to Brian! We all know that you will do great there and hope we will see you more often in Boston!

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 the University of 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...

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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