|2021 Oct||Our Department just purchased the 10x Genomics Single Cell Multiome ATAC + Gene Expression platform. It will provide us greater opportunities to speed up our multi-omics research!|
|2021||Zhuopu Zhou joined our lab. He is a senior in computer science. Welcome!|
|2021||Jie Wang and Yunlong Liang joined us as our first two PhD students in our new lab at FAU!|
ranks No. 3 in Florida State Universities based on 2021 State
University System performance-based funding rankings released in June
|2021||Dr. Li was invited as Guest Editor for Frontiers in Genetics. He and others will edit a special issue on research topic "Single-Cell Sequencing in Precision Medicine".|
whole lab has moved to the beautiful Florida Atlantic University (FAU)
Boca Raton campus! Incredible opportunities ahead and very strong
support from the State of Florida and FAU - we are very excited!|
|2020||Our paper "Sequencing
facility and DNA source associated patterns of reads mappable to
viruses in whole-genome sequencing data" has been in press in Genomics.|
|2020.07.20||Sen Guo, a computational biologist, has joined our lab as a research scientist on genomics and bioinformatics. Welcome Sen!|
Kogut presented in the University of Vermont Student Research
Conference. Once again, she won a competitive Award with cash prize
(she is a top five with only 16 students selected among all UVM
Kogut, a UVM undergraduate doing her thesis in our lab, won the award
for best undergraduate poster and a check at the 2020 University of
Vermont Neuroscience, Behavior and Health Forum! Congratulations!|
Shi, enrolled in a PhD program in genetics at Xi'an Jiaotong
University, has joined our lab for genetics and bioinformatics
research.Welcome Xugang! |
|2019.12.31||Special request for colleagues and friends who know Arvis Sulovari, our former PhD student from our lab:
Arvis created a GoFundMe link for his mom who is suffering from
late-stage cancer. Please check this link and consider helping him! Any
amount will help. The link is here. Thanks to everyone! |
paper "ERVcaller: Identifying polymorphic endogenous retrovirus and
other transposable element insertions using whole-genome sequencing
data" has been in press in Bioinformatics.|
|2019||Our paper "A virome-wide clonal integration analysis platform for discovering viral etiology" has been in press in Genome Research.|
paper "VIpower: Simulation-based tool for estimating power of viral
integration detection via high-throughput sequencing" has been
published in Genomics.|
|2018.8.8||Our paper "Comprehensive comparative analysis of methods and software for identifying viral integrations" has been published in Briefings in Bioinformatics. |
first (review) paper on cancer viral etiology: "Searching for
human oncoviruses: histories, challenges, and opportunities" has been
accepted for publish.|
to Xun. Xun received an ASHG/Charles J. Epstein Trainee Award for
Excellence in Human Genetics Research from The American Society of
to Arvis!! Arvis has defended successfully and obtained his PHD.
Brooks, a UVM undergraduate student with double majors in Molecular
Genetics and in Microbiology and minor in Computer Science, joins in
our lab for research. Welcome!
to Arvis. His CNV paper titled "Genome-wide meta-analysis of copy
number variations (CNVs) with alcohol dependence" is accepted by Pharmacogenomics Journal!
Moeyersoms, a Biochemistry undergraduate student who have been
conducting research in our lab, successfully defended her Honors
||Our research student Michael
Mariani was awarded a competitive scholarship from The Rockefeller
University, and attended an Advanced Gene Mapping Course in New York City.
manuscript "Atlas of human diseases influenced by genetic variants with
extreme allele frequency differences" has been accepted for publication
in Human Genetics. Congratulations to Arvis, the first author in this paper!
Kost has joined our lab as a full-time volunteer computational
geneticist. Kost obtained his M.S. in Bioinformatics and Computational
Biology from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 2015. Welcome!
||David Miserak has joined our lab as a full-time volunteer software engineer. Welcome!
manuscript "Eye Color: A Potential Indicator of Alcohol Dependence Risk
in European Americans" has been accepted for publication in American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics. Congratulations to Arvis, the first author in this paper!|
is invited to give a research talk in the UVM CMB Graduate
Students Recruitment, as the invitation letter describes: "...Arvis,
you were specifically selected for this role because we would like to
showcase the research from some of our most successful graduate
students...". Congratulations to Arvis!|
Liu will join our lab. Guangchen is a Ph.D candidate in Probability and
Mathematical Statistics from China. Welcome to the UVM!|
|2014.10.01||Dr. Xun Chen will join our lab soon. Dr. Chen received his Ph.D in 2014. Warm welcome! |
|2014.08.26||Our new study of genome-wide copy number variation is accepted by Neuropsychopharmacology.|
|2014.08.25||Brian Lynch, a senior in Microbiology, joins our lab as a research student. Welcome Brian!|
to Arvis, who has passed his "Ph.D. Qualifying Examination" and become a "Ph.D Candidate".|
to Arvis, whose paper is accepted by BMC Genomics. Arvis is the first-author in this paper.|
||Our lab is featured by "Lab Spotlight" on UVM CMB graduate program webpage.
Hughes, a student from Macalester College, join our lab for
||Robert Bachman, a UVM Senior in Molecular
Genetics, joins our lab as a research student. A warm welcome!
||Robert Howe, a UVM Senior
in Biochemistry and Computer Science (double major), joins our lab for research. A warm welcome!
||Our manuscript is accepted by Neuropsychopharmacology. Arvis
is a major contributor in this paper.
move to the Hills Building.
to Arvis, who is awarded a training scholarship in statistical
genetics from University of Washington. He will stay in Seattle for two
Li is appointed as assistant professor (secondary) with The Department
Science, University of Vermont College of Engineering and Mathematical
big welcome to Arvis Sulovari! Arvis will join our lab for his Ph.D.
Arvis graduated from Dartmouth College three years ago, and dedicated
the following two years in a genetics laboratory at Dartmouth before
is accepted by
from University of Vermont, Fletcher Allen Vermont Center for Children,
Youth, and Families, and Yale
University are involved in this study.
||Kelly Nguyen, a UVM
Honors College Junior in Molecular Genetics, joins our lab for her
thesis research. A warm
is accepted by Human
||Our manuscript is accepted by The American Journal of Medical
Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics. Emily LaRocque, who used to be a part-time
research student in our laboratory at
UVM and now in Maryland, is the second author in this paper.
joins our laboratory on a part-time basis to help in a genetics project
related to selected
candidate genes with substance use disorders. Emily is a UVM premed postbac. Let's give a warm
||Dawei Li joins the faculty of the University of
Vermont (UVM). We start our
new laboratory on UVM campus.