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We are recruiting postdoctoral fellows with training in developmental biology, stem cell/regeneration and immunology (preferably). We will also consider other training background. Contact Dr. Que at

Huachao's paper at eLife reporting a p63+Krt5- progenitor cell population contribute to lung regeneration, generating beautiful alveolar cells. Link

Congraulations to our Columbian undergrad Kate Johnson for obtaining a scholarship to study in Italy

Congratulations to Huachao for starting his independent job at Spark Therapeutics

Kuancan's paper on Sox2/PARP1 interaction in esophageal cancer is out. Congrats! Link

Congratulations to Huachao for obtaining his second grant, an R21.

Congratulations to Dr. Yinshan Fang. His work on the role of Wntless in neonatal alveologenesis is online at Development. Link

Dr. Dominique Bailey was awarded with a K08 grant and the Prestigious RWJF Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program Award. Also congratulations to her recent promotion to tenure track Assistant Professor at Columbia University. 

Dr. Huachao Huang was awarded with a DoD Discovery Award. Congratulations!

Our review on upper GI stem cells, metaplasia and cancer was just published in Cell Stem Cell, thanks to the team efforts from the Hayakawa lab, Nakagawa lab, Rustgi lab, Que lab and Wang lab.

Congratulations to Helu who joined the Chinese Acdamy of Sciences at SanYa as an Associate Professor.

Our second COVID-19 paper through collaboration with the Izar group is out at Nature, focused on single cell analysis of virus-infected lungs that show abnormal epithelial regeneration, tuft cells and ongoing fibrosis. . Congratulations to Huachao!

Our another paper by Jiang et al. focused on the surprising role of VEGFR2 (KDR) in airway epithelial differentiation was accepted by Developmental Cell. link.  Congratulations to Ming!
Our first COVID-19 paper (Yinshan Fang et al.) was accepted by Cell Research. Congratulations to Yinshan!
Congratulation to Tanaya Purohit for being admitted to PhD program in the University of Wisconsin (at Madison).
Congratulation to Yongchun who is going to start his own laboratory at Zhejiang University in early 2020.
Drs. Dominique Bailey and Yongchun Zhang's paper was published by Development.

Dr. Eugene Kim's manuscript was just accepted by Dev Cell! Strike a high-note for her postdoctoral journey!

Dr. Bailey awarded with the NASPGHAN Young Investigator Award/George Ferry Award, Congrats!
High school student Lynna Tsai awarded with  Aufhauser Award! Congrats!

Dr. Bailey awarded with the Provost’s Grants Program for Junior Faculty, Congrats!
CONGRATULATIONS to Ming Jiang for starting his new journey as Professor in Zhe Jiang University.

Feb 5th, 2019

CONGRATULATIONS to Drs. Zhili Hou and Ming Jiang. Their paper on basal cell specification was published in Development. This is Ming's first corresponding author paper! More to come, for sure.

Aug 15th, 2018

CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. Yongchun Zhang whose paper was accepted in Cell Stem Cell. He opens a new field where he will excel! Understanding esophageal development with human PSCs.
CONGRATULATIONS to Sijie and Kuancan whose paper was accepted in Cellular Signaling.

Aug 10th, 2018

Aug 1st, 2018

June 12th, 2018

CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. Dominique Bailey for being granted  CEGIR Award

Aug 1st, 2018

CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. Dominique Bailey for being promoted to faculty at Columbia University
CONGRATULATIONS to Yaa Obeng for being awarded 2018 ACS SEED Scholar!
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