Recent Lab News
June 27, 2016
Dr. Tao Jiang joins the Zhao Lab as a Scientist. Welcome, Tao!
June 13, 2016
Michael Kearns joins the Zhao Lab as a Research Technician. Welcome, Michael!
February 22, 2016
Haley BrinJones joins the Zhao Lab as a Research Technician. Welcome, Haley!
February 9, 2016
Dr. Shom Goel's manuscript entitled Overcoming Therapeutic Resistance in HER2-Positive Breast Cancers with CDK4/6 Inhibitors has been accepted for publication by Cancer Cell and will appear in the March issue of the journal. Congratulations!!
December 10, 2015
November 30, 2015
Yanzhi Wang joins the Zhao Lab as a Research Technician. Welcome, Yanzhi!
October 28, 2015
Dr. Haluk Yuzugullu and his wife celebrated the birth of a beautiful baby girl! The family is doing well.
October 12, 2015
Dr. Haluk Yuzugullu's recently published paper in Nature Communication is rated "most read" for the week of 10/5/15 by ResearchGate. Congratulations!
October 8, 2015
September 29, 2015
September 21, 2015
Shane O'Neal joins the Zhao Lab as a Research Technician. Welcome, Shane!
Dr. Sayuri Kitajima joins the Zhao Lab as a Research Fellow. Welcome, Sayuri!
September 8, 2015
Sheila Drakeley joins the Zhao Lab as an Undergraduate Student. Welcome, Sheila!
August 3, 2015
Amanda Zhou joins the Zhao Lab as a Research Trainee. Welcome, Amanda!
Kayley Abell-Hart joins the Zhao Lab as a Research Technician. Welcome, Kayley!
Jillian Lu joins the Zhao lab as a Summer Intern. Welcome, Jillian!
July 17, 2015
The Zhao lab took two of the three top honors in the Poster Contest of this year’s Cancer Biology Retreat: Dr. Jing Ni for the "Most Promising Preliminary Result" and Dr. Yubao Wang for the "Best Mature Project."
July 6, 2015
Emma Pan joins the Zhao Lab as a Research Trainee. Welcome, Emma!
May 28, 2015
Lauren Thorpe was honored in the 8th Annual DMS Hooding Ceremony with her fellow 2015 Graduating Class in the Division of Medical Sciences at the Harvard Medical School. Congratulations, Dr. Thorpe!
May 18, 2015
Dr. Liya Ding joins the Zhao lab as a Research Fellow. Welcome, Liya!
March 30, 2015
Dr. Yunneng Tang joins the Zhao lab as a Research Fellow. Welcome, Yunneng!
December 11, 2014
Lauren Thorpe successfully defended her PhD dissertation. Congratulations, Lauren!
Ni et al. Combination inhibition of PI3K and mTORC1 yields durable remissions in mice bearing orthotopic patient-derived xenografts of HER2-positive breast cancer brain metastases Nature Medicine. June 2016
Cheng et al. PIK3CAH1047R- and Her2-initiated mammary tumors escape PI3K dependency by compensatory activation of MEK-ERK signaling. Oncogene. December 2015, advance online publication
Yuzugullu et al. A PI3K p110beta-Rac signaling loop mediates Pten-loss-induced perturbation of hematopoiesis and leukemogenesis. Nature Communication. October 2015