October 1, 2018

Congratulations to Guang Li for his work in the Tabula Muris Consortium that recently published a papers in Nature describing the single cell transcriptomic atlas of 18 organs and >85K cells from 3 weeks old male and female mice.

August 1, 2018

Congratulations to Will Goodyer for publishing a review article in the journal Pediatric Cardiology on the origin and mechanism of ventricular conduction system and ventricular wall development.

June 22, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Sean Wu for publishing an editorial article in Circulation Research on the complex relationships of c-Kit gene expression, cell fate, and function in heart development and regeneration.

June 1, 2018

Congratulations to Soah Lee for receiving the NIH/NHLBI NRSA F32 post-doctoral fellowship award to study the mechanism of end placement of cell-cell junctional proteins in maturing cardiomyocytes during normal development and in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy when cardiomyocytes are in disarray.

May 1, 2018

Congratulations to former lab member Yuan Zhang for being accepted to Stanford School of Medicine where she will begin her medical career starting August, 2018.

April 26, 2018

Congratulations to Arun Sharma, Yuan Zhang, Jan Buikema, Orlando Chirikian, and former lab members Nina Kosaric, Elda Dzilic, and Alice Shieh for their paper on the stage-specific effects of bioactive lipids on human iPSC cardiac differentiation and cardiomyocyte proliferation published in Scientific Reports.

April 1, 2018

Congratulations to Orlando Chirikian who has been accepted to the mechanical engineering PhD program at UC Santa Barbara and will be working in the UCSB Center for BioEngineering with Dr. Beth Pruitt starting in August, 2018.

February 1, 2018

Congratulations to Vahid Serpooshan who will start his own lab as a tenure-track Assistant Professor at the Georgia Tech Emory University joint Department of Biomedical Engineering.

January 1, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Sean Wu for receiving a research funding support from the Hoffmann-Schroepfer Foundation to study stem cell models of single ventricle heart disease with Drs. Marlene Rabinovitch, Mingxia Gu, Mark Mercola, and Helen Blau.