August 18-24, 2018
Tien, Chaoqun, and Soledad attended the Gordon Research Conference on Tissue Niches and Resident Stem Cells in New Hampshire. Chaoqun gave a talk on Hedgehog stromal expansion and Soledad and Chaoqun presented posters.
July 6, 2018
Chaoqun's paper on Hedgehog stromal expansion was accepted to the Journal of Clinical Investigation!
June 26, 2018
Chaoqun was awarded a 3 year postdoctoral fellowship from the Tobacco Related Disease Research Program!
April 23, 2018
Soledad gave a talk on the stromal contribution to the aging lung at the UCSF Pulmonary Research Conference.
March 19, 2018
Chaoqun presented his research at the UCSF Pulmonary Research Conference in a talk titled "Expansion of hedgehog activation disrupts stromal identity and induces emphysema"
February 1, 2018
Congratulations to Soledad for receiving the F32 award from the NHLBI, and Tien for receiving the Tobacco Related Disease Research Program New Investigator Award!
December 16, 2017
The Peng, Shum, and Looney Labs held their annual joint holiday party!
October 28, 2017
The lab attended the UCSF Biomedical Sciences retreat in Lake Tahoe. Tien gave a talk on the maintenance of cellular diversity in the adult lung.
September 28, 2017
Sean De La O joined the lab for the fall as a rotating graduate student from UCSF's Developmental & Stem Cell Biology program.
June 16, 2017
Goodbye party for our research associate, Becky! She will begin medical school at Temple University in the fall.
February 1, 2017
Soledad starts her Postdoc! She completed her PhD on pre-implantation development at UC Irvine and will now begin studying aging in the lung.