Upcoming Events

  1. MSTP Autumn Quarter Journal Club

    September 4 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
  2. MSTP Autumn Quarter Journal Club

    September 11 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
  3. MSTP Dinner Meeting

    September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

What’s Happening

UW MSTP Director Dr. Marshall Horwitz has a new Nature Genetics Paper identifying an aberrant gene causing the most common childhood cancer in the world, pre-B cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia or ALL.

UW MSTP student Kyle MacQuarrie (E-05) has two new publications: a November 1st publication in
Skeletal Muscle and an October 25th publication in Bioinformatics. Kyle completed his PhD work in the Tapscott Lab and is completing medical school this spring.

UW MSTP student Andrew Stergachis (E-07) is co-first author on a featured Cell paper pointing to changes in regulatory DNA landscapes as quantitative indicators of cell-fate transitions, lineage relationships, and dysfunction. Andrew completed his PhD work in John Stamatoyannopoulos’ lab and recently returned to medical school to resume his clinical education.

UW MSTP student Ken Chen (E-11) was awarded a National Defense Science & Engineering Graduate Fellowship from the Department of Defense. His graduate research is in the laboratory of Dr. Matt Kaeberlein focusing on the basic biology of aging.