News Archive

Congratulations Valeria!

November 8, 2022

Valeria A. Sanchez Estrada was awarded the 2022 DOORS Scholarship from the Promega Corporation.

Welcome Andrew!

October 29, 2022

Andrew Batuure joined the lab for his MS thesis project.

Welcome Amy!

October 28, 2022

Jiong (Amy) Ma joins the lab as a DSI Scholar.

Welcome KG!

September 30, 2022

Kieu-Giang Nguyen joins the lab for a research project.

Welcome Rahul!

September 19, 2022

Rahul Natarajan joins the lab for a research project.

Welcome Jae!

September 13, 2022

Jaeweon Shin joins the lab for a rotation.

Congratulations Will!

September 9, 2022

William Kindschuh was awarded an F30 fellowship from NICHD.

Welcome Ann!

September 9, 2022

Ann Thanh Phan joined the lab for a research project.

Welcome Valeria!

September 2, 2022

Valeria A. Sanchez Estrada joins the lab as a research associate.

Welcome Jesús!

August 26, 2022

Dr. Jesús Luévano joins the lab.

Welcome Eric!

July 11, 2022

Eric Zhang joined the lab for a rotation.

Welcome Ayushi!

May 23, 2022

Ayushi Sharma joins the lab for a research project.

Welcome Kaylene!

May 2, 2022

Kaylene G. Morrison joined the lab for a research project.

Welcome Julia!

April 6, 2022

Julia Urban joins the lab for a rotation.

Welcome Peiwen!

April 4, 2022

Peiwen Cai joins the lab for a rotation.

Congratulations Jingqiu!

March 14, 2022

We are incredibly proud of Dr. Jingqiu Liao for accepting a faculty position at Virginia Tech, in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering! Exciting hiring opportunities at https://leaph-lab.github.io/

Welcome Gordon!

March 1, 2022

Gordon Qian, a visiting Ph.D. student from the University of Hong Kong, joins the lab.

Welcome Jain!

January 12, 2022

Jain Ryu joins the lab for a research project.

Welcome Jennifer!

January 10, 2022

Jennifer Ho joined the lab for a rotation.

New paper out!

January 5, 2022

Accurate and robust inference of microbial growth dynamics from metagenomic sequencing reveals personalized growth rates

Welcome Hannah!

November 8, 2021

Hannah E. Amin joined the lab for her MS thesis project.

Welcome Yusheng!

September 17, 2021

Yusheng Jiang joins the lab for a research project.

Welcome Nicolas!

September 16, 2021

Nicolas Beltran joined the lab for a research project.

Welcome Noga!

September 8, 2021

Noga Aharony joined the lab for a rotation.

Welcome Shaurya!

September 1, 2021

Shaurya joined the lab for a master's research project.

New Commentary out in mSystems!

August 17, 2021

Embracing metagenomic complexity with a genome-free approach
(Not often do we get to write about what we're doing, instead of what we did)

Lab awarded first R01!

August 3, 2021

The lab was awarded an R01 titled "A large scale investigation of the vaginal metagenome and metabolome and their role in spontaneous preterm birth".

Congratulations Martin!

June 29, 2021

Chen (Martin) Liu wins outstanding MA thesis award from the Department of Biomedical Informatics.

New preprint out!

June 13, 2021

Preterm birth is associated with xenobiotics and predicted by the vaginal metabolome

Welcome Yoli!

May 31, 2021

Yoli Meydan joined the lab as a research assistant.

New preprint out!

February 2, 2021

Accurate and robust inference of microbial growth dynamics from metagenomic sequencing

New paper out!

November 11, 2020

A reference map of potential determinants for the human serum metabolome

Welcome Aviya!

October 26, 2020

Aviya Litman joined the lab for a research project as a Data Science Institute (DSI) Scholar.

Welcome Linrui!

September 21, 2020

Linrui Tang joined the lab for her MA project.

Welcome George!

September 14, 2020

George Austin joined the lab for a research project (with Itsik Pe'er [CS], Liat Shenhav [Rockefeller])

Welcome Jingqiu!

September 7, 2020

Dr. Jingqiu Liao joined the lab as a postdoctoral research scientist.

Lab awarded the Vagelos Precision Medicine Pilot Grant

July 17, 2020

We are honored to be awarded the Vagelos Precision Medicine Pilot Grant, along with our collaborators Profs. Uhlemann, Gallos and Vink. This grant will support our work on mechanisms of host-microbiome interactions in spontaneous preterm birth.

Welcome Chen!

June 5, 2020

Chen (Martin) Liu joined the lab for his MA project.

Welcome Tom!

June 1, 2020

Tom Cohen joined the lab for a summer project (with Prof. Itsik Pe'er, CS)

Welcome Yiwei!

May 26, 2020

Yiwei Sun joined the lab for a rotation.