Recent Updates:




April 22:
  • Lab Karate outing to welcome Hideki and his family (Pictures and video clips).
  • Takanari has been awarded The Young Scientists' Prize, Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minster of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology in Japan. Congratulations!
  • Our collaboration work with Drs. Kobayashi and Dynlacht has been published (PDF).
April 7:
  • Hideki Nakamura has joined our lab as a new post-doc. Welcome!
April 3:
March 26:
  • Takanari is selected as the principal investigator of National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Silvio O. Conte Digestive Disease Research Core Center Pilot Project. Congratulations!
  • Takanari is an organizer of the 2015 Biophysical Society Thematic Meeting in Taiwan.
February 12:
  • Shiva successfully passed her Doctoral Board Oral. Congratulations!
February 5:
December 17:
  • Takanari is the recipient of this year's R.R. Bensley Young Investigator Award. Congratulations! (LINK)
November 5:
  • Dr. Inoue has been promoted to Associate Professor. Congratulations!
October 10:
  • Ben sucessfully defended his PhD thesis. Congratulations Dr. Lin!
October 3:
  • New Publication: Steven and Siew Cheng's paper out in Nature Methods (PDF) (LINK)
  • Allen Kim, a new BME student, started a rotation in the lab. Welcome!
July 15:
  • Lab Barbeque at Gunpowder Falls State Park (Pictures)
June 4:
  • New Publication: Frank's review paper out in Current Opinion in Chemical Biology (PDF) (LINK)
  • Tim Wang, a new BCMB student, started a rotation in the lab. Welcome!
May 13:
  • New Publications: Frank's new publications out in Nature Chemical Biology (PDF) (LINK) and Angewandte Chemie (PDF) (LINK)
  • Lab lunch at Miss Shirley's to celebrate new publications (Pictures)
March 4:
  • Congratulations to Fumi for winning the Albert Lehninger Young Investigators' Day Award and Ben for winning the Paul Erhlich Young Investigators' Day Award.
  • Lab Lunch/Farewell party for Yuta (Pictures)
  • Lab Party and Idea Contest (Pictures)
January 14:
  • New Publication: Bob and Fumi's review paper out in Pflugers Archiv (PDF) (LINK)
December 11:
  • New Publication: Fumi, Shiva, and Bob's review paper out in ACS Synthetic Biology (PDF) (LINK)
  • Congratulations to Fumi for receiving the JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research Abroad!
  • Congratulations Frank for receiving the National Science Council of the Republic of China Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research Abroad!
  • Congratulations to Takanari for receiving two new young investigator awards:
    • PRESTO Investigator, Japanese Science and Technology
    • Young Investigator Award from Pharmaceutical Society in Japan