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Farewell lunch for Ale and Sunny at OTR College Town Tavern

Friday, August 3, 2018

Ale 2

Ale party

Ale presented a poster in the Summer Scholars Poster Session

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Yu, Alec, Nancy and Changyi’s research paper “ATP activates bestrophin ion channels through direct interaction” is accepted in Nature Communications. Congratulations!

Monday, July 9, 2018

Lab lunch at Tai Chi Bubble Tea

Friday, June 8, 2018

Lab Lunch

Film shooting for JoVE papers. Alec, Changyi and Nancy are one step closer to Hollywood!

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Yu presented a poster at the URMC Patricia Hinkle Symposium

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Welcome summer scholar Alejandra Lorenzen from University of Texas at San Antonio!

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Aloha! Four lab members attended the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting in Honolulu. Alec presented his research.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Hawaii 1

Hawaii 2

Hawaii 3

Hawaii 4

We are awarded a 5-year R01 grant from NIH. Yeah!

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Congratulations to Alec, Nancy, Austin and Yu!

Monday, April 30, 2018

Our method paper “Expression and purification of mammalian Bestrophin ion channels for in vitro analysis” is accepted in JoVE.

Alec presented a poster in the 30th Annual Genetics Day

Monday, April 23, 2018


Sunny’s last day in the lab. She is heading for medical school.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Yu presented a poster in the Biophysics Society Annual Meeting at SF

Monday, February 19, 2018

Congratulations to Alec, Changyi and Yu!

Friday, February 16, 2018

Our method paper “Differentiation, maintenance and analysis of human retinal pigment epithelium cells: a disease-in-a-dish model for BEST1 mutations” is accepted in JoVE