We are excited to welcome three new graduate students, Hongruo Zhang, William Li, and Julian Moran.
Welcome to Tosif, our new postdoctoral fellow, from Okinawa! He is handling the cold shock alright.
Congratulations to Daniel and Lisa for becoming parents!
Welcome, baby Andrew Zhao Witvliet!
With David Miller: C. elegans dendritic spines, eLife
10/03/2019 PDF at the Zhen lab website
With Penney Gilbert - a 3D human NMJ model, eLife
05/12/2019 PDF at the BioRvix and the Zhen lab website
With Shangbang Gao - an upconversion nanoparticle enables near infrared-optogenetic stimulation, ACS Nano.
2/17/2019 PDF at the BioRvix and the Zhen lab website
Welcome to our new graduate student, Mona Wong!
Congratulations to Min for completing his M.Sc study.
With Christian Stigloher and Philip Kollmannsberger - an automated vesicle clustering algorithm, PLoS One.
10/10/2018. PDF deposited at the Zhen lab website
Congratulations! Ben, Daniel and our collaborators. Our EM method paper on the C. elegans connectomics is online. The first paper from this long and hard journey is finally out.
10/01/2018 PDF deposited at the Zhen lab website
With Quan Wen and Shangbang Gao, a review on the C. elegans motor circuit, is online at the Royal Philosophical Transactions B
08/13/2018. PDF at the Zhen lab website.
Congratulations to our collaborator, the Wen lab. Their study of the forward motor circuit oscillator is accepted for publication by the PNAS. Glad to be part of this nice work.
04/23/2019. PDF at the BioRvix and the Zhen lab website.
A rare genetic disorder JBS is likely a glutamate homeostasis metabolic disorder
03/08/2018. PDF at the BioRvix and at the Zhen lab website.
Congratulations to Jyothsna, Ria, Wesley, Renee, and our collaborators the Calarco and Dennis labs. Our finding that a rare genetic disorder JBS is likely a glutamate homeostasis metabolic disorder, via worm behaviors is accepted for publication at the PLoS Genetics
Excitatory motor neurons are the C. elegans oscillators, eLife
01/10/2018. PDF at the BioRvix and at the Zhen lab website.
Congratulations to Shangbang, Asuka, Jun, and our collaborators - the Jin, Alkema and Fang-Yen labs - for decoding oscillators of the C. elegans motor circuit.