See what we've been up to, inside the lab and out!

June 1st, 2020
Allison Dear,
recently graduated from Duke University with degrees in Biology and Visual Arts, joins the lab as a research technician, bringing her artistic talents to Stanford. Welcome Allison!

May 13th-16th, 2020
co-chairs the 78th Annual Meeting of the Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID), the first time the was conducted virtually in its entirety. See a welcome message from Kevin and his co-chair Lloyd Miller

March 2020
Our very own Anne Dazey (and her chickens) were featured in The New York Times’ California Daily! Read the story here.

August 30th, 2019
is awarded the Research Innovations for Scientific Knowledge (RISK) R61 grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS). The RISK program supports highly innovative, disease-focused transitional studies.

August 2019
Kevin C. Wang, PI of the Wang Lab,
awarded a MCHRI Faculty Scholar Award for his study “Interleukin Modulation by Noncoding RNAs as Novel Therapeutic Targets in Preterm Labor”.

August 2019
Bryan Bustamonte,
a rising senior at Kipp King Collegiate High School, San Leandro, and participant in the 2019 RISE Program presented a poster at their end-of-summer reception.

June 1st, 2019
Wei Qiang Seow
joins the lab as a postdoctoral fellow after completing his Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge. Welcome Wei! He joined the Wang Lab to work on his postdoctoral research Engineering the genome with multivalent CLOud9.

May 2019
Poonam Agarwal, Postdoctoral Student
in the Wang Lab, presented at the 2019 Society for Investigative Dermatology her work Multivalent chromatin looping orchestrates cellular reprogramming for advanced gene therapy.

January 2019
Our collaborative work with Dr. Musa Mhlanga on novel immune gene-priming long noncoding RNAs is published in Nature Genetics!

December 2018
Our work on honeybee Royalactin and maintenance of pluripotency in mammalian embryonic stem cells is published in Nature Communications!

November 7th, 2018
receives a Glenn Foundation for Medical Research and AFAR Grant for Junior Faculty from the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)

October 23, 2018
is named one of 3 New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF)-Robertson Stem Cell Investigators, awarded each year to support scientists engaged in cutting edge translational stem cell research with the potential to accelerate the path from bench to bedside.

August 2018
Lesley Avila Rojas
, a rising senior at San Mateo High School and participant in the 2018 RISE Program presented a poster at their end-of-summer reception.

July 2018
Kevin C. Wang, PI of the Wang Lab,
is awarded a Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) 2018 Clinical Scientist Development Award, given annually to support physician scientists as they transition to independent clinical research careers. He was selected from a pool of 264 competitive applicants by review panels of distinguished scientists, who evaluated applicants on criteria such as rigor of unique research and commitment to excellence as independent clinical researchers. Congratulations!

April 2018
Derek Le
and Mo Ameen, 2 graduate students, joined the Wang Lab each having been presented with National Science Foundation Awards.

January 2018
Stefanie Morgan
successfully defended her thesis. Congratulations!

September 2017
Stefanie Morgan,
Wang Lab graduate student, placed 2nd in best talks for her presentation at the 40th Cancer Biology Program Scientific Conference held by Stanford University's Cancer Department.

September 2017
Stefanie Morgan,
Wang Lab graduate student, was featured in The Stories in Science project published by The STEM Advocacy Group in Boston. The group believes that education with a strong foundation in science is a critical component for global economic growth, social advancement, and ultimately, global peace.

August 2017
Stefanie Morgan,
Wang Lab graduate student, presented a poster at the 2017 Gordon Research Conference on Genome Architecture in Hong Kong to rave reviews.  The interest in her poster led to Stefanie presenting a talk on the subject of 'Manipulation of Nuclear Architecture Through CRISPR-Mediated Chromosomal Looping.' Congratulations Stephanie!

June 2017
Erin Chang
joined us as a permanent Research Assistant from Boston University, filling a very important chair in the lab!!

March 2017
Natasha Mariano
left to return to Massachusetts for the summer before heading to New Hampshire and Dartmouth College as a graduate student in their Molecular and Cell Biology Ph.D. Program. Congratulations Natasha!!!

September 2016
John I Brauman, J.G. Jackson and C.J. Wood Professor of Chemistry, Stanford University, Emeritus
, joined the Wang Lab as a senior intern.  Welcome John!

May 2016
Star Huynh
, an undergraduate researcher in the lab, received the Undergraduate Advising and Research Major Grant award for her project entitled: "The Role of RNA in Mediator Complex Function." Congratulations Star!

March 2015
The Wang Lab
was awarded funding from the Women & Sex Differences in Medicine (WSDM) Center. The WSDM seed grant is designed to promote research on sex differences across a variety of disciplines.
Stefanie Morgan was recently awarded the 2015 National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship. This prestigious 3-year fellowship is awarded to 200 US doctoral students annually for advanced training in science and engineering.  Congratulations Stefanie!
Andrew Spencley was accepted into Ph.D. programs at UC San Diego and Ohio State University, as well as the Cancer Biology Ph.D. program at Stanford University. Congratulations and best of luck Andrew!

January 2015
Yunhai Luo
arrived in the lab as a postdoctoral fellow from Weill Cornell Medicine.  Welcome Yunhai!

August 2014
Natasha Mariano
joined the lab as research technician from Bridgewater State University. Welcome Natasha!

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