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August 11th

Tyler presented his work at Harvard Immunology Summer Research Programs! He introduced partial differential equations to model diffusion, migration, interaction and spatial heterogeneity of our favorite cells macrophages and fibroblasts!

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August 6th

Another paper from Xu's postdoc work is published online at PNAS today! We found environmental sensing in stromal cells controls quantity of macrophages.

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July

We received the Pilot Feasibility Grant from the Harvard Digestive Center to study pH sensing in intestinal inflammation and the Charles Hood Foundation Research Award to study myeloid-stromal interactions. 

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June

Enjoying Boston summer with the first out-door journal club on the quad! We will have some fun with cool papers and delicious snacks every two weeks!

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May 5

Zhongyang shared our latest development of a new tool to identify direct cell-cell interactions at our division floor meeting.

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May

We just received the Kenneth Rainin Innovator Award and a research award from the G. Harold and Leila Y. Mathers Foundation joint with our friend & neighbor Ordovas-Montanes lab! 

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April

Our bio printer is here! Another cool science toy to study cell behavior in 3D.

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March 25th

Welcome Tyler to the lab for his Harvard Immunology Summer Intern Program!

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March 7th

Xu is appointed as Associate Member of Broad Institute! Excited for the lab to join the Broad community!

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January 18th

Our work on how sensing tissue microenvironment regulates the composition of macrophages is on BioRXiv!

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December 19th

Holiday celebrations at the Squealing Pig after last lab meeting of 2021!

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December

Enjoy the splendid views from our lab dust to dawn! Credit to Diya and Zhongyang.

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November 23rd

Super excited with our first in-person lab outing exploring Sichuan food with our neighbors! Also a pre-celebration of the Thanksgiving.

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October

Super excited for our first robotic member in the lab! 

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September

Welcome our first postdoctoral fellow Zhongyang Wu! 

Zhongyang just graduated with Ph.D. from Tsinghua University in China and will explore myeloid-stromal interactions!

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June

Welcome Diya Anand to the lab!

Diya just finished her B.S. in Biology and will start in the lab as a Research Assistant.

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May

Xu chaired a block symposium at AAI 2021 and presented our work on environmental control of innate immune response in macrophages!

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April

Check out our review on tissue homeostasis and inflammation published on Annual Review Immunology, with Matt, Ruth and Ruslan!

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January

Zhou lab officially opens its doors in the Enders Building at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School!