Apr 2020: Usha received an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship! Derek received a Rackham Graduate Student Research Grant! Franco received an Excellence in Upper-Level Writing Prize in Science! Chun-Yen received a Rackham International Student Fellowship! Congratulations to you all, Chun-Yen, Derek, Franco, Usha!
Apr 2020: Chun-Yen Sung and Franco Tavella joined us as Biophysics graduate students. Welcome Chun-Yen and Franco!
Sep 2019: Derek Walker joined us as a Physics graduate student. Welcome Derek!
Aug 2019: The Yang Lab (Owen, Shiyuan, and Qiong) attended the qBio 2019 Conference at San Francisco. Qiong is on the organizing committee; Owen and Shiyuan presented posters.
July 2019: Our research article “Building Dynamic Cellular Machineries in Droplet-Based Artificial Cells with Single-Droplet Tracking and Analysis” is published in Analytical Chemistry.
May 2019: Zhengda defended his dissertation! Congratulations, Dr. Li!
Apr 2019: Dr. Gembu Maryu joined us as a postdocotral fellow. Minjun Jin and Usha Kadiyala will join us as Biophysics graduate students. Welcome Gembu, Minjun, Usha!
Mar 2019: Our research article “μdroPi: A Hand-Held Microfluidic Droplet Imager and Analyzer Built on Raspberry Pi” is published in Journal of
Jan 2019: Check out “the 2019 Winter Biophysics News” for work by Shiyuan.
Dec 2018: Our spotlight article “The Rise of Ultrafast Waves” is published in Dev Cell.
Sep 2018: Our research article “Reconstitution of Cell-cycle Oscillations in Microemulsions of Cell-free Xenopus Egg Extracts” is published in J. Vis. Exp.
Sep 2018: Owen received a Microfluidics Training Program Fellowship. Congratulations, Owen!
Jul 2018: The Yang Lab (Chun-Yen, Owen, Shiyuan, Zhengda, and Qiong) presented at the BIRS workshop "Mathematical Approaches to Cell-Cell Communication and Collective Behaviours" in Banff, Alberta, Canada. Everyone gave a talk.
Apr 2018: Our research article “A robust and tunable mitotic oscillator in artificial cells” is published in eLife.
Apr 2018: Minjun received the Seyhan N. Ege-WISE Award. Suzie received the Alumni Outstanding Award. Congratulations, Minjun and Suzie!
Feb 2018: Zhengda received a Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship. Congratulations, Zhengda!
Feb 2018: Zhengda presented at the 2018 Winter q-Bio Conference in Maui-Grand Wailea, HI.
Feb 2018: Suzie received the 2018 Honors Summer Fellowship. Congratulations, Suzie!
Jan 2018: Owen passed his preliminary examination and has been advanced to PhD candidacy. Congratulations, Owen!
Dec 2017: Shiyuan passed his preliminary examination. Congratulations, Shiyuan!
Dec 2017: Ye defended her dissertation! Congratulations, Dr. Guan!
Dec 2017: Zhengda presented at the 2017 ASCB Meeting in Philadelphia, PA.
Nov 2017: Our review article “Quantitative and synthetic biology approaches in understanding biological oscillators” is published in Quantitative Biology.
Oct 2017: Dr. Meng Sun joined us as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome, Meng!
Sep 2017: Qiong received a Sloan fellowship.
Jul 2017: Our research article “Incoherent inputs promote network robustness of biological oscillators” is published in Cell Systems.
May 2017: Ye and Zhenga attended the Cells as Dynamical Systems Workshop in San Francisco CA.
Apr 2017: The Yang Lab (Nigel, Owen, Shiyuan, and Qiong) presented at the 5th Midwest Quantitative Biology Symposium in Notre Dame IN. Qiong gave a talk; Nigel gave a lightening talk; Owen presented a poster.
Feb 2017: Owen Puls has joined us as a Physics graduate student. Welcome Owen!
Sep 2016: Shiyuan Wang has joined us as a Biophysics graduate student. Welcome Shiyuan!
Aug 2016: Qiong received an NIH MIRA Award.
Jul 2016: The Yang Lab (Ye, Zhengda, and Qiong) presented at the 10th Annual q-bio Conference in Nashville TN.
Dec 2015: Qiong received an NSF CAREER Award.
Aug 2014: The Yang Lab (Zhengda, Joshua, and Qiong) presented at the 3rd Midwest Single Molecule Workshop 2014 in Urbana IL. Qiong gave a talk and Zhengda presented a poster. Congratulations to Zhengda for winning a poster award!
Jan 2014: Our lab is officially launched. We're currently looking for talented graduate students and postdocs. Please stay tuned with us.