Announcements

2017 Announcements

Jianbin Ruan and Lan Jiang, were awarded a post-doctoral fellowship from the Charles A. King Trust

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Congratulations to Jianbin Ruan and Lan Jiang, who were awarded a post-doctoral fellowships from the Charles A. King Trust.

Jianbin Ruan Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in the Wu lab, will investigate the… Read Full Article »

Congratulations to Amelia Chang, Joyce Hwang, Vipul Kumar and Sherry Lin

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Congratulations to Amelia Chang, Joyce Hwang, Vipul Kumar and Sherry Lin. All four graduate students in the Alt laboratory have successfully defended their Ph.D. theses.  Joyce Hwang and Vipul Kumar are M.D, Ph.D. students at HMS… Read Full Article »

Jun (Jacob) Hu was awarded Cancer Research Institute Irvington Post-doctoral Fellowship

Image: Jun (Jacob) Hu was awarded Cancer Research Institute Irvington Post-doctoral Fellowship

Congratulations to Dr. Jun Hu, who has each been awarded a post-doctoral fellowship from the Cancer Research Institute (CRI).Jun Jacob Hu, a postdoctoral fellow in the Hao Wu lab, will use high-throughput screening, biochemical characterization and… Read Full Article »

Yang Li awarded Career Development Fellowship by Boston Children's Hospital

Image: Yang Li awarded Career Development Fellowship by Boston Children's Hospital

NLRP3 inflammasome is a multiprotein assembly responsible for activation of inflammatory process through the recognition of a broad spectrum of signals. Autosomal dominant mutations in the NLRP3 expressing gene are associated with auto-inflammatory diseases, named cryopyrin-associated syndrome (CAPS).… Read Full Article »

Dr. Xuetao Cao delivered the 2017 Edwin J. Cohn Lecture

Image: Dr. Xuetao Cao delivered the 2017 Edwin J. Cohn Lecture

On Friday, March 17, Dr. Xuetao Cao delivered the 2017 Edwin J. Cohn lecture in the Armenise Amphitheater. Dr. Cao's lecture was titled "Innate Immune Molecules in Inflammation and Cancer." To view a recording of Dr. Cao's lecture,… Read Full Article »

Ross Cheloha and Sadeem Ahmad were awarded CRI Post-doctoral Fellowships

Image: Ross Cheloha and Sadeem Ahmad were awarded CRI Post-doctoral Fellowships

Congratulations to Ross Cheloha and Sadeem Ahmad, who have each been awarded a post-doctoral fellowship from the Cancer Research Institute (CRI).

Ross Cheloha (left), a postdoctoral fellow in the Ploegh lab, will investigate how the BCR (B cell… Read Full Article »

Congratulations to Jessica Kim

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Congratulations to Jessica Kim, a graduate student in the Winau lab for a successful defense of her Ph.D. thesis entitled "Mechanisms of Endogenous Alpha-glycosylceramide Generation for Development and Activation of NKT Cells". 

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Tianmin Fu Received Harvard Digestive Diseases Center Pilot Feasibility Grant

Image: Tianmin Fu Received Harvard Digestive Diseases Center Pilot Feasibility Grant

NLRP6 inflammasome plays vital roles in host defense at the intestinal epithelium and in maintaining the gut microbiota ecosystem. Tianmin Fu, an Instructor in Hao Wu's laboratory will employ multi-disciplinary biochemical and biophysical methods to understand the molecular… Read Full Article »