Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Wang Lab

Past News

7/17/2017 Newly Discovered Gene Variants Link Innate Immunity and Alzheimer’s Disease

5/23/2017 Alex Amlie-Wolf — 1st Prize for 2017 IOA Retreat Poster Session!

5/15/2017 Penn Medicine's Alzheimer's genetics data storage site gets 5-year renewal to total $7.7 M


3/9/2017 Check out IOA for Sylvan M. Cohen 2017 Annual Retreat on May 23, 2017 from 11:30 — 5:00pm in Smilow Center for Translational Research

10/21/2016 Check out Alex Amlie-Wolf's poster today !

Alex Amlie-Wolf Location: Exhibit Hall B 1674F at 3:00 — 4:00pm

10/20/2016 Another poster to check out at ASHG:

Fanny Leung Location: Exhibit Hall B 1684W at 2:00 — 3:00pm


10/20/2016 GCB Dinner in Vancouver — @2016 ASHG 

10/20/2016 It's a beautiful day in Vancouver — @2016 ASHG

10/19/16 Come see our posters today at ASHG!

John Malamon Location: Exhibit Hall B 1693W at 2:00 — 3:00pm 
Li-San Wang Location: Exhibit Hall B 1684W at 3:00 — 4:00pm 
Adam C. Naj Location: Exhibit Hall B 388W at 3:00 — 4:00pm 

6/14/16 We have a visitor today from 10x Genomics —  Paul Ryvkin!

6/13/16 Join us at the 2016 Institute for Biomedical Informatics Genomics and Computational Biology Graduate Group Annual Retreat. IBI/GCB Retreat

1/21/16 A belated welcome to Yi-Fan Chou, who joined our lab as a Research Specialist on 1/11/2016.

12/18/15 DASHR article is accepted for publication in the NAR Database Issue 2016 and is now online (EPub ahead of print). Read here

12/15/15 EBI MIRIAM registry now integrates DASHR RNA and expression data records

12/14/15 Our article on RNA modification in the plant and human transcriptomes is online now "Chemical Modifications Mark Alternatively Spliced and Uncapped Messenger RNAs in Arabidopsis". Plant Cell, 2015.

Editorial on our paper is here: Revealing the Elusive Plant Epitranscriptome

AAAS EurekAlert! coverage of our article is here: Penn biologists characterize new form of mRNA regulation

11/18/2015 Postdoc Weixin (Jacky) Wang received an award from his graduate institution, University of Hong Kong, Award for Outstanding Research Postgraduate Student, for the academic year 2013–14. 

11/17/2015 Yih-Chii Hwang's thesis defense was a success!

11/16/2015 GCB PhD Candidate Yih-Chii Hwang will defend her thesis, "Identification of Long-Range Regulatory Elements in the Human Genome." 10am, 9-146 Smilow

10/7/2015 PI Li-San Wang is quoted in "The Landscape of Bioinformatics Education: Ever-Expanding and Heterogeneous" in Biomedical Computation Review