January 2018. The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) has awarded Dr. Ucar five-year grants of $250,000 per year , as part of the Maximizing Investigator’s Research Awards for Early Stage Investigators (MIRAs), a strategy to bring innovation and risk-taking back to basic medical research.

November 2017. Duygu Ucar will present “The chromatin accessibility signature of human immune aging stems from CD8+ T cells.10th Annual RECOMB/ISCB Conference on Regulatory & Systems Genomics, with DREAM Challenges, 2017. New York,NY.

October 2017. Our recent work uncovers predictive chromatin interaction patterns around broad domains and super enhancers is published at Scientific Reports. Congrats Asa Thibodeau , Eladio J. Márquez & Duygu Ucar.

September 2017Our work that describes the epigenomic and transcriptomic features of aTC1/bTC6 cell lines is published at Scientific Reports. Congrats Nathan and Ahrim!

September 2017. Our work that describes the chromatin accessibility changes associated with human immune system is published at JEM. Great team effort!

September 2017.Sneha o’neill Joined our team .Welcome Sneha!

August 2017. We received JAX Director’s Innovation award to study epigenomic changes associated with immune system aging in mice.

July 2017. We received NIGMS MIRA award to develop methods to study human immune system aging.

June 2017. Our first post to bioRxiv: a statistical model for detecting variation in single cell data.

February 2017. Our review paper on the genomics of islet dysfunction is out.

November 2016Ahrim Youn joined our team. Welcome Ahrim!

October 2016. Guy Karlebach joined our team. Welcome Guy!

October 2016. Shubham passed his candidacy. Congrats!

September 2016. Asa passed his candidacy exam. Congrats!

June 2016. We published our software QuIN! Check it out. Congrats Asa!

January 2015Shubham Khetan joined the lab. Welcome!!

October 2014. Ribbon-cutting for our brand new building!

September 2014. Eladio Marquez joined the lab! Welcome Eladio!

May 2014. Asa Thibodeau joined the lab. Welcome Asa!

August, 2013Ucar lab has started at Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine.