1/3/2023: Our first research article on the role of ERAD in iron metabolism is published in PNAS! It was submitted on 7/22/22, revised on 10/24/22 and accepted on 11/18/22.
8/22/2022: Iris received the Wayne State University School of Medicine Research Excellence Award in Basic Science. We appreciate the award and encouragement.
8/15/2022: We received an R01 grant to study the biogenesis of fibrinogen in the ER. We appreciate this support very much!
6/13/2022: Welcome Dr. Zhijuan Gong to join the lab as a research associate.
6/2/2022: Nusrat received a Rumble GRA fellowship for the 2022-2023 academic year. Congratulations!
12/10/2021: Nusrat successfully passed her prospectus and oral exam. She is a PhD candidate now. Congratulations!
12/1/2021: We received our first R01 grant for studying ERAD and iron metabolism in the liver. We are very excited about this funding and the future research supported by it!
5/20/2021: Welcome Mr. Tejas Karun to join the lab as a Richard Barber Interdisciplinary Research Fellow.
4/30/2021: Iris received a 2021-22 University Research Grant from WSU. We appreciate the support!
4/30/2021: Mr. Stephen Hippleheuser successfully defended his master thesis for graduation. Congratulations!
2/1/2021: Welcome Dr. Zhenfeng Song to join the lab as a postdoctoral fellow.
12/15/2020: Welcome Ms. Jessica Zhao to join the lab for her medical school research elective program.
11/6/2020: Last day for Shaobin. We wish him the best in his future endeavor in China!
8/14/2020: Welcome Dr. Yi Xiong to join the lab as a research associate.
6/8/2020: Phase-one reopening for the lab!
3/20/2020: Lab closed down due to COVID-19. We will be working from home and look forward to the day when life comes back to normal.
2/17/2020: Welcome Ms. Nusrat Jahan Tushi to join the lab as a CMMG PhD graduate student.
12/1/2019: Welcome Mr. Stephen Hippleheuser to join the lab as a CMMG MS graduate student.
11/1/2019: Welcome Mr. Shaobin Feng to join the lab as a visiting graduate student.
7/1/2019: Welcome Ms. Pattaraporn (Patty) Thepsuwan to join the lab as a research assistant.
7/1/2019: First day of Sun lab!
Stephen's graduation (5/7/2021)
Our first escape room experience (11/5/2021)
Lab gathering (9/9/2022)
Lab lunch at Amore da Roma (5/3/2023)