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01/22/2018.
Jian will serve as Associate Editor of PLOS Computational Biology.
12/22/2017.
Yang Yang's paper accepted to RECOMB 2018. Shashank's paper accepted to AISTATS 2018.
11/15/2017.
Jean Yang, Matt Fredrikson, and I received a grant from CMLH.
09/04/2017.
Collaborative paper w/ Quanquan Gu accepted to NIPS 2017.
08/25/2017.
Shashank Received Richard K. Mellon Foundation Presidential Fellowship.
08/25/2017.
We received support from the NIH BD2K Cloud Credits Model.
07/22/2017.
We received a 3-year NSF III grant to develop high-dimensional machine learning methods for genomics.
07/06/2017.
06/19/2017.
DESCHRAMBLER published in PNAS.
05/23/2017.
Yang Zhang has successfully defended his PhD dissertation.
04/07/2017.
Yang Yang's paper accepted by ISMB 2017.
03/24/2017.
Together with members from the Mirny lab (MIT) and the Gehlenborg lab (Harvard), we will offer a tutorial on 3D genome analysis at ISMB 2017.
02/28/2017.
Yuchuan gave a talk on his nuclear compartmentalization project at the CSHL Systems Biology meeting.
12/16/2016.
Ashok's cancer genome graph paper accepted by RECOMB 2017.
10/19/2016.
Jack Hou has successfully defended his PhD dissertation and will continue as an MD student.
08/30/2016.
With Russell Schwartz, we received a grant from the Center for Machine Learning and Health.
08/23/2016.
Lab research featured on Pittsburgh's NPR News Station WESA.
07/21/2016.
05/19/2016.
Story from EECS at Penn State.
04/01/2016.
Yang Li's Weaver paper accepted by Cell Systems.
01/01/2016.
12/04/2015.
New York Times featured our collaborative work on DNA storage (led by Olgica).
12/03/2015.
Olgica and Jian contributed a "Voices" piece in Cell.
11/04/2015.
Joint work with the Kemper lab accepted by Genome Biology
09/18/2015.
Together with Belmont (contact PI), van Steensel, Gilbert, and Zhao, we received a U54 center grant from the NIH 4D Nucleome program. Our lab will lead the computational development and modeling in the center. [IGB News]
07/15/2015.
Together with the Schwartz Lab, we received a multi-PI IMAT R33 grant from NIH/NCI.
07/03/2015.
Yang Li has successfully defended his PhD dissertation and is joining Invitae.
05/15/2015.
Jian is promoted to Associate Professor with tenure (effective 08/16/2015; pending BOT approval).
02/03/2015.
Yang Li received "Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad".
11/21/2014.
Jian was selected as a CAS Fellow.
08/18/2014.
We received an R01 grant from NIH/NHGRI.
06/27/2014.
Ken and Yang Zhang's TFBS evolution paper accepted by PLOS Computational Biology.
05/08/2014.
Jack has been selected as a CSE Fellow (2014-2015).
03/20/2014.
Yang Zhang received the Yee Memorial Fund Fellowship.
03/13/2014.
Jack was the runner-up in TBS reality show "King of the Nerds" (Season 2).
09/03/2013.
Led by Robinson and Stubbs, IGB GNDP theme received a $3M grant from the Simons Foundation.
07/30/2013.
Collaboration with Gene Robinson gets published as a cover story in PNAS.
05/24/2013.
We received a 3-year NSF ABI Innovation grant.
05/16/2013.
Collaboration with Olgica Milenkovic and Huimin Zhao received SRI funding.
01/10/2013.
RACA is published in PNAS [news] [software].
05/14/2012.
We received a 2-year grant from the Interdisciplinary Innovation Initiative (In3) program.
05/11/2012.
We received a Junior Cancer Investigator Pilot grant from UI Cancer Center to study prostate cancer.
02/21/2012.
We received an R21 grant from NIH/NHGRI to study conserved non-coding elements.
02/01/2012.
Jaebum joined Konkuk University (Seoul, Korea) as an Assistant Professor.
12/01/2011.
Jian is named one of "Tomorrow's PIs" by Genome Technology magazine [cover].
11/16/2010.
We received a 5-year NSF CAREER Award.
08/16/2009.
We received a faculty fellowship from NCSA.
08/16/2009.
Our lab started officially at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.