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2024

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January

Welcome to our newest rotation student, Cathleen! 

We kicked off 2024, year of the dragon, with our lab's favorite tradition, a dim sum lunch. Happy Lunar New Year! 
 

2023

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December

Our lab had a lot of fun at the 2023 Broad Retreat where Zhongyang and Stephanie shared their projects with the Broad community!

We also enjoyed a wonderful end of the year meeting with fun presentations,  some special guests, and a sushi lunch! 

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2023

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October

Starting off the fall with our new official lab photo! 

Good news from the lab: we are officially NIH funded!

Also, welcome Eddie from Harvard BBS program to start his rotation!

 

2023

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September

Congratulations Stephanie and Xu on the publication of their review! 

pH Sensing at the Intersection of Tissue Homeostasis and Inflammation

2023

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August

Welcome our newest postdoc, Yu Hong!  Yu came from NIBS and will explore ligand and receptors that regulate immune-stromal interactions! 

2023

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July

Congratulations to Stephanie for presenting her work at the Rainin Symposium in San Fransisco! 

2023

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June

We are excited to host Ingrid, Maeesha and Shichao for summer research projects and welcome Tyler and Nathan returning for their second summer here!

Congratulations Stephanie, on a great presentation at our division floor meeting!

2023

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April

Welcome visiting graduate student Qiuyu from Peking University! 

2023

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March

Welcome master student Marjia and undergraduate students Jessica and Jennavieve who joined the lab!
Farwell to Sybren! We will miss you!

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February

Welcome Davis from Harvard Immunology program to start his rotation with us!

2023

2023

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January

Dim-sum celebration for a growing 2022 for the lab and welcome the Rabbit year in Boston Chinatown! 

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December 14

Great showing of the Zhou lab at Broad Institute Retreat! Zhongyang presented his project on labeling technique to study myeloid stromal interactions!

2022

2022

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October 19

A fun day organizing the 1st Systems and Quantitative Immunology Symposium in the greater Boston region, with our friends Jen & Alon Oyler-Yaniv and Hari Wong. Really excited for sharing our unpublished work for the first time! 

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September

Fall is the growing season for the lab! Welcome Stephanie to start her postdoc and Sybren to start his master thesis work!
Stephanie will explore how immune system modulates inflammation integrating the input from environment. Sybren will develop a new computational pipeline to analyze the emergent response in complex systems!

2022

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August 11

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 6

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

2022

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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!

2022

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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.

2022

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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! 

2022

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April

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

2022

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March 25th

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

2022

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March 7th

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

2022

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January 18th

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

2021

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December 19th

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

2021

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December

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

2021

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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! 

2021

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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!

2021

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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.

2021

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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!

2021

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April

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

2021

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January

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

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