The lab gathered together before the holidays to assemble a gingerbread house and, in the wake of the CRISPR-baby news, to watch Gattaca.
The 2nd annual Boettiger lab pumpkin carving took place this past weekend and there were some great designs. Perhaps we should have a contest next year…
Sedona passed her qualifying exam! Congratulations, Sedona!
Alistair has received a Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering. More info on all of this year’s awardees is available on the Packard Foundation website.
The New Innovator Award supports unusually innovative research from early career investigators. More information on all of this year’s awardees is available here and there is also a nice article in the Stanford Daily.
Yesterday Mirae graduated with a B.S. in Physics. We are going to miss her around the lab as she heads off to do an internship in France and a Ph.D. at MIT. Congratulations, Mirae!
For more information, see the 2018 Beckman Young Investigators announcement
Alistair will be presenting a talk this afternoon (3/22) at the Systems Biology: Global Regulation of Gene Expression conference at Cold Spring Harbor. He is also co-moderating the session on the 3D Architecture of the Nucleus. If you prefer to get your fill of snow in British Columbia, you can also catch Alistair’s talk at the Keystone Symposium on Chromatin […]
Admissions microscope room tour this afternoon — meet in the DB library at 3:20pm. (thanks for the artwork, TzuChiao!)
A quick shout out to Leslie, who just passed her qualifying exam. Congratulations, Leslie! We celebrated with some wine and cake.