Our P01 with the Zaret lab at UPENN and Hochedlinger lab (Harvard) got funded.

Welcome Weixian!

Weixian Deng is a new student in Plath lab and James Wohlschlegel lab.

2015 ISSCR conference

Anna and Kostas attended the 2015 ISSCR conference in Sweden. Thanks for representing the Plath lab!


Farewell Party for our Undergraduates

Kathrin hosted a farewell party for her two undergraduate students- Molly and Walter. Molly will be completing her PhD at Stanford University and Walter will be completing his at UCSF.

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Congratulations to Giancarlo Bonora!

On Friday, May 29th, Giancarlo Bonora successfully defended his thesis titled “Computation Methods for Studying Gene Regulation and Genome Organization using High-throughput DNA Sequencing.” The Plath lab had a celebration for him following his defense.  Good job Dr. Giancarlo Bonora! We are so proud of you!


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Congratulations to Walter and Molly

Our undergraduate students Walter Mancia and Molly Uyeda just got into graduate school! Walter accepted at UCSF and Molly is going to Stanford. Well done! We will surely miss them.

Congratulations to Anna!

Anna Sahakyan, a graduate student in our lab, was awarded with the Whitcome Training Grant of the MBI at UCLA and a Mangasar M. Mangasarian Scholarship.

Vincent’s paper got in!

We just got a paper accepted in Cell!  Click here to read our latest publication.

This study identifies successive stages of somatic cell reprogramming to induced pluripotency and also establishes requirements for reactivation of the inactive X chromosome. Continue reading