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Jan 2024 Happy New Year!

2023

Dec 2023 The lab celebrated the holidays at Qing's house.

Dec 2023 Shelly presented a poster at Cell Bio 2023 in Boston.

Nov 2023 Tainqi defended his thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Wang!

Nov 2023 Qing attended the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Autumn Immunology Conference in Chicago.

Oct 2023 Yueyang's first author paper in eLife is online.  Check it out here: https://elifesciences.org/articles/88828

Oct 2023 Tianqi, Miza, Daniel, Tyler, and Qing Spoke at the Society of Leukocyte Biology Annual Meeting in Athens, Georgia. Miza and Daniel won the Presidential Scholar - Graduate Student - Merit Finalist Award. Tyler won the Best Poster Flash Talks Award, all with cash!

Sep 2023 Qing spoke at the Women in Science Program Communicating with Confidence event.

Aug 2023 Our FLAME (fish lab meeting) is back in person after three years of online meetings.

Aug 2023 Kunming developed a website for zebrafish embryo epithelial gene expression. Check it out here. https://www.kunmingshao.com/skm-gene-data/

Aug 2023 Tyler presented at the Biological Sciences Graduate Student Association (BSGSA) research symposium.

Aug 2023 The lab celebrated the start of the semester with lunch at EastLand Grill.

Jul 2023 Qing attended the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2023 online.

Jul 2023 Kunming joined the lab as a graduate student. Welcome, Kunming!

Jul 2023 Shelly and Chang presented at the EMBRIO annual retreat.

Jul 2023 Karlianie presented a poster at the EMBRIO annual retreat.

Jul 2023 Chang attended the EMBRIO Imaging workshop.

Jun 2023 Ramizah received the Umbarger Award from the Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University.

Jun 2023 Ramizah received the Ross/Lynn Fellowship from the Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University.

Jun 2023 Ramizah published a first-author research article in zebrafish.

Jun 2023 Qing attended the 18th International Conference on Innate Immunity in Chania, Greece.

Jun 2023 Qing attended the 5th International Symposium on Trained Immunity in Naples, Italy.

Jun 2023 Qing and Dr. Bao received the NIH New R01 Program Award.

Jun 2023 Yun joined our lab as a postdoc. Welcome, Yun!

Jun 2023 Qing served on NIH Topics in Innate Immunity and Inflammation study section.

May 2023 Tyler received the 2nd Place Poster Award, 2023 Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Biomolecular Galaxy Symposium.

May 2023 Ramizah and Daniel presented posters at the 2023 Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Biomolecular Galaxy Symposium.

May 2023 Karliani joined us on the EMBRIO Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship.

May 2023 Elizabeth joined us through the Purdue Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation program.

May 2023 Ramizah contributed to a research article in the Journal of Immunology and Regenerative Medicine.

Apr 2023 Qing presented at PCCR CIS Science Chat.

Apr 2023 Ramizah contributed to a research article in Nature Communications.

Mar 2023 Qing gave a lecture at the University of Connecticut.

Mar 2023 Qing coauthored an article in Nature Reviews Bioengineering.

Mar 2023 Qing served on NIH Innate Immunity and Inflammation study section.

Jan 2023 Qing received the CIS Program Special Projects 2022-23 Award.

Jan 2023 Qing joined the Professional Development Committee, Society of Leukocyte Biology.

Jan 2023 Ramizah received the Graduate Student Travel Award from Purdue University Center for Cancer Research.

2022

Dec 2022 Qing presented at the International Symposium Neutrophil 2022 in Mexico City, Mexico.

Dec 2022 Qing coauthored an article in STAR Protocols.

Nov 2022 Ramizah, Shelly, and Tyler presented posters at the BIO Research Retreat. 

Oct 2022 Qing received the 1st Place Excellence in Leukocyte Research Mid-Career Award, Society of Leukocyte Biology

Oct 2022 Qing presented at the Society for Leukocyte Biology 55th Annual Meeting in Waikōloa Village, Hawaii.

Oct 2022 Qing served on NIH Innate Immunity and Inflammation study section.

Sep 2022 Qing gave a lecture at the University of Toledo.

Aug 2022 Chang joined the lab as a graduate student. Welcome, Chang!

Aug 2022 Yueyang contributed an article in Cell Reports.

Aug 2022 Qing took Christine as her second Emerging Leaders Science Scholars mentee.

Jul 2022 Qing received funding as a co-investigator on an NCI grant.

Jul 2022 Qing attended the Immunomodulation Based on Cells, Therapies and Microenvironments Gordon Research Conference in Ventura, California.

Jul 2022 Qing served on NIH Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, and Bioengineering fellowship panel.

Jul 2022 Ramizah published a first-author article in Cell Reports.

Jul 2022 Qing presented at Signaling by Adhesion Receptors Gordon Research Conference in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Jul 2022 Shelly and Chang presented at the EMBRIO annual retreat.

Jul 2022 Qing served on NIH Innate Immunity and Inflammatory study section.

Jun 2022 We celebrated Yueyang’s achievements at Qing’s place.

May 2022 Tyler received the 1st Place Award in Graduate Student Presentation at the Midwest Zebrafish Conference.

May 2022 Tyler received the Travel Award from Midwest Zebrafish Conference.

May 2022 Tim received an Undergrad Summer Research Internship at Purdue Office of Undergraduate Research.

May 2022 Ramizah published a first-author review article in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology.

May 2022 Ramizah published a first-author article in Biomaterials.

Mar 2022 Alan, Tianqi, and Ramizah published a first-author article in Frontiers in Immunology.

Mar 2022 Qing attended the Phagocytes Gordon Research Conference in Oxnard, California.

Mar 2022 Qing served on NIH Innate Immunity and Inflammatory Responses study section.

Mar 2022 Yueyang defended her thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Wang!

2021

Nov 2021 Yueyang received the Bisland Fellowship for Spring 2022 from the Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University. 

Oct 2021 We filed the first patent using CAR-Neutrophils to Treat Cancer.

Sep 2021 We contributed to a publication in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology.

Sep 2021 We become an integral component of EMBRIO.

Aug 2021 Qing became a faculty member of Emerging Leaders Science Scholars. Anna is the first mentee.

Aug 2021 We received an Administrative Supplement from NIGMS R35 to support Tyler’s training in our lab.

Aug 2021 Tyler joined the lab as a graduate student. Welcome, Tyler!

Aug 2021 Shelly joined the lab as a graduate student. Welcome, Shelly!

Aug 2021 We successfully renewed NIGMS R35, the major grant supporting all our projects.

May 2021 Hanna received an Undergrad Summer Research Internship, Purdue Office of Undergraduate Research.

May 2021 Qing served on the Indiana CTSI Core Pilot review.

Apr 2021 Tianqi received the Best Poster Award at the 12th Annual Midwest Graduate Research Symposium.

Apr 2021 Qing judged for the Office of Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs (OIGP) Spring Reception Most Outstanding Interdisciplinary Project Award (MOIPA).

Apr 2021 Qing became an Associate Editor at Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology.

Apr 2021 Yueyang published a first-author paper in the Journal of Cell Science.

Apr 2021 We contributed to a publication in FASEB J.

Feb 2021 Qing presented at PCCR CIS Science Chat.

Feb 2021 The lab celebrated with lunch from Great Harvest.

Jan 2021 Qing became a Review Editor on the Editorial Board of Microbial Immunology (specialty section of Frontiers in Immunology and Frontiers in Microbiology).

Jan 2021 Yueyang presented at PULSe Poster Session 2021.

Jan 2021 Yueyang received the Graduate Student Training and Travel Grant, Purdue Center for Cancer Research.

2020

Dec 2020 Qing published an editorial article as a guest editor for Frontiers in Immunology; Research Topic “The Function of Phagocytes in Non-Mammals” in the specialty section “Comparative Immunology”.

Oct 2020 Yueyang received the SLB Video Abstract Spotlight Award, Society of Leukocyte Biology 

Oct 2020 Yueyang presented two posters at the Zebrafish 2020 Virtual Meeting.

Sep 2020 Qing joined the Horizons Faculty Mentor Program.

Sep 2020 Wenqing, Alan, and Yueyang published as co-first authors in the Journal of Cell Science. First Person Interview

Aug 2021 We received an Administrative Supplement from NIGMS R35 to build a new zebrafish facility.

Aug 2020 Daniel joined the lab as a graduate student. Welcome, Daniel!

Jun 2020 Qing received the Stem Cell Group Special Projects 2019-20 Grant from the Purdue Center for Cancer Research, in collaboration with Dr. Bao.

Jun 2020 The lab returned to the bench with 50% capacity.

Apr 2020 Alan defended his thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Hsu! 

Apr 2020 Qing was promoted to Associate Professor of Biological Sciences.

Mar 2020 COVID hit us.

Feb 2020 Miza won the 3rd Place Award at the Health and Disease: Science, Technology, Culture and Policy Research Poster Session.

Mar 2020 Alan published a contributing article in Molecular Pharmacology.

Mar 2020 Alan received the Sigma Xi Poster 1st Place Award.

2019

Nov 2019 Alan received the 1st Place 2019 Society of Leukocyte Biology Presidential Award after oral presentation.

Nov 2019 Miza gave an oral presentation at the Biological Sciences Departmental Retreat at Purdue University.

Sep 2019 Alan published a first-author paper in PNAS. University News

Aug 2019 Alan published a first-author paper in Molecular Immunology.

Aug 9, 2019 The lab celebrated with dinner at Bistro.

Aug 2019 Alan received the 2019 Society of Leukocyte Biology Presidential Award.

Aug 2019 Miza joined the lab as a graduate student.

Jul 2019 Qing gave an oral presentation at the 12th Zebrafish Disease Models Conference in Boston.

Jun 2019 Qing presented a poster at the Phagocytes Gordon Research Conference in Waterville Valley, New Hampshire.

Jun 2019 Qing received funds from the NIH Competing Renewal R01 Program.

Jun 2019 Yueyang joined the lab as a graduate student. Welcome, Yueyang!

Apr 2019 The lab celebrated with dinner at Yatagarasu.

Apr 2019 Alan received the 2019 Cagiantas Fellowship from the Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University.

Mar 2019 Miza joined the lab as a technician. Welcome back, Miza!

Mar 2019 Alan received the Poster Award at Health and Disease: Science, Technology, Culture and Policy Research Poster Session.

Feb 2019 Wenqing received the 2018 DMM Outstanding Paper Prize.

Jan 2019 Alan and Qing presented a poster at the Directed Cell Migration Gordon Research Conference in Galveston, Texas.

Jan 2019 Qing received the 2018-19 Laboratory and University Core Facility Research Equipment Grant.

2018

Dec 2018 Wenqing defended her thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Zhou!

Dec 2018 Jacob received a M.S. degree. Congratulations, Jacob!

Nov 2018 Theo defended his thesis and received an offer from a biotech company. Congratulations, Dr. Gurol!

Oct 2018 Qing received the Seed for Success Award from Purdue University.

Oct 2018 Qing received the Society of Leukocyte Biology G. Jeanette Thorbecke Award and gave an oral presentation at the 2018 Joint Meeting of the Society for Leukocyte Biology and the International Endotoxin and Innate Immunity Society in Chandler, Arizona.

Sep 2018 Qing received the Equipment Supplement Award from NIH.

Jul 2018 Alan received the Yeunkyung Woo Achieve Excellence Travel Award from the Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University.

Jul 2018 Qing gave an oral presentation at the 11th Zebrafish Disease Models Conference in Leiden, the Netherlands.

Jul 2018 Haoming joined our lab as a summer undergraduate intern. Welcome, Haoming!

Jun 2018 Qing Attended Signaling by Adhesion Receptors Gordon Research Conference in Biddeford, Maine.

Jun 2018 Alan, Jacob, Tianqi, Wenqing, and Qing attended the 13th International Zebrafish Conference in Madison, Wisconsin. Alan and Wenqing received conference travel awards. Wenqing gave an oral presentation and won the 2nd Place Poster Award.

Apr 26th, 2018 Alan received the PRF Research Grant from the Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University.

Apr 20th, 2018 The lab celebrated with lunch at La Scala.

Apr 2018 Wenqing received the 2018 Cagiantas Fellowship from the Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University.

Mar 2018 Wenqing was selected for a first-person interview from Disease Model and Mechanism. First Person Interview

Mar 2018 Alan published a first-author paper in Frontiers in Immunology-Inflammation.

Mar 2018 Alan and Jacob received the Graduate School Summer Research Grant.

Mar 9th, 2018 Qing gave a seminar at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.

Mar 2018 Wenqing published a first-author paper in Disease Models and Mechanisms. Departmental News

Feb 13th, 2018 Wenqing published a first-author paper in Cell Reports.

Feb 8th, 2018 Wenqing received the Yeunkyung Woo Achieve Excellence Travel Award from the Department of Biological Science, Purdue University.

Feb 2018 Umulis lab joined FLAME.

Jan 19th, 2018 The lab celebrated our achievements at Bistro 501.

Jan 2018 Sunny received OUR scholarship, Purdue Office of Undergraduate Research.

2017

Dec 2017 Qing hosted the Christmas Party with the Leung and Suter labs.

Dec 2017 Qing received the Purdue University Center for Cancer Phase I Concept Award.

Nov 2017 Sunny gave an oral presentation and poster at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Autumn Immunology Conference in Chicago.

Oct 2017 Alan was selected for a first-person interview from Disease Model and Mechanism. First Person Interview

Sep 2017 Alan published a first-author paper in Disease Model and Mechanism.

Sep 2017 Qing gave a seminar at the University of Texas at El Paso.

Aug 2017 Tianqi Joined the lab as a graduate student. Welcome, Tianqi!

Aug 2017 Qing gave an oral presentation at the 10th Zebrafish Disease Models Conference in San Diego.

Jun 2017 Qing presented a poster at the 2nd International Conference on the Long and the Short of Non-Coding RNAs in Crete, Greece.

Jun 2017 Qing gave a seminar at the University of Edinburg.

May 2017 Alan presented a poster at the Modeling Viral Infections and Immunity (E1)-Keystone Symposia in Estes Park, Colorado.

May 2017 Sunny received the Undergraduate Research Internship from the Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University. 

May 2017 Qing received grants from Purdue University Center for Cancer Director Special Projects/Pilot Study to translate zebrafish finding to human cells.

May 2017 The lab hosted a farewell party for Decheng at the Texas Roadhouse and a bowling alley.

Apr 2017 Sunny presented a poster at Undergraduate Research and Poster Symposium at Purdue University.

Jan 2017 Wenqing and Qing attended the Directed Cell Migration Gordon Research Conference in Galveston, Texas.

2016

Oct 2016 Qing gave an oral presentation in the Research Interest Group at the 9th Zebrafish Disease Models Conference in Singapore.

Oct 2016 Qing gave an oral presentation at the 7th Asia Oceania Zebrafish Meeting in Singapore.

Sep 2016 Theo, Wenqing, and Qing published a review in Immunological Reviews.

Sep 2016 Qing gave a seminar at the Department of Applied Biology, Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, China.

Sep 2016 Decheng published a contributing paper in Scientific Reports.

Aug 2016 Qing threw a BBQ party.

Aug 2016 Theo presented a poster at Grad/Post-Doc Symposium, Purdue Institute of Inflammation, Immunology and Infectious Disease.

Aug 2016 Alan gave an oral presentation at the Annual Biology Graduate Student Retreat.

Aug 2016 Jacob received the Dr. P.T. Gilham Graduate Award and joined the lab. Welcome, Jacob!

Jun 2016 Qing gave a seminar at RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology (CDB) in Kobe, Japan.

Jun 2016 Qing gave a seminar at Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University in Shanghai, China.

Jun 2016 Qing received the Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (MIRA) (R35) from NIH to support our major microRNAs and neutrophil migration project.

Jun 2016 Alan received the Overseas Study Scholarship from the Ministry of Education of Taiwan and joined the lab as a graduate student. Welcome, Alan!

Apr 2016 Qing received a grant from Ralph W. and Grace M. Showalter Research Trust.

Jan 2016 Wenqing presented a poster at the Grad Interview Weekend at Purdue University. 

Jan 2016 Qing attended the Directed Cell Migration Gordon Research Conference in Galveston, Texas.

Jan 2016 The Suter lab joined FLAME.

2015

Oct 2015 Wenqing Zhou presented a poster at the Cancer Center Retreat at Purdue University.

Oct 2015 Qing gave a seminar at the University of Maine.

Aug 2015 FLAME (fish lab meeting) was formed among the Leung, Zhang, and Deng labs.

Aug 2015 Wenqing and Theo presented posters at the 8th Zebrafish Disease Models Conference in Boston.

Jun 2015 Decheng joined the lab as a postdoc. Welcome, Decheng!

2014

Oct 2014 Qing received the Purdue University Center for Cancer Research Robbers Award.

Sep 2014 Wenqing, Theo, and Qing attended the 21st Annual Midwest Microbial Pathogenesis Conference in Chicago.

Aug 2014 Qing threw a BBQ party for the Deng, Luo, and Zhou labs.

Aug 2014 Wenqing and Theo joined the lab as graduate students.  Welcome, Wenqing and Theo!

Jun 2014 Qing attended the 7th Zebrafish Disease Models Conference in Madison, Wisconsin.

Jan 2014 Xiaoguang joined the lab as a postdoc. Welcome, Xiaoguang!

Jan 2014 Qing started her appointment as Assistant Professor of Biological Science at Purdue University.