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Lab News

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)

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Our first escape room experience (11/5/2021)

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Lab gathering (9/9/2022)

Lab lunch at Amore da Roma (5/3/2023)

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