January 2018   Beta release of our T2D epigenome database –

June 2017   Research assistant Joshua and programmer analyst Ying and Parul join the lab

November 2016    Lab awarded a grant from the American Diabetes Association to study the gene regulatory networks of diabetes risk variants.

October 2016    Lab awarded a grant from the NIH/NIDDK in collaboration with UCSD researchers Maike Sander, Kelly Frazer and Bing Ren to study the molecular functions of type 1 diabetes-associated risk variants.  News release here.

October 2016    Lab awarded a grant as part of the Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) type 2 diabetes consortium to establish a database and resource of epigenome data.

September 2016     Lab moves to the CMM-E building on the School of Medicine campus.  Research assistant Nikita joins the lab

July 11 2016       Whole-genome and exome sequencing study of type 2 diabetes is published in Nature.   Article link here, as well as a news and views here.  Additional news releases by the NIH, Reuters

July 8 2016         UCSD undergraduate students Mei-Lin and Samuel join the lab

April 2016    Lab awarded a grant from the UCSD Diabetes center to study the effects of type 2 diabetes risk variants on developmental chromatin

January 4 2016          Lab opens at UCSD!