News

August 2021
Shaopeng’s work “Nuclear export and translation of circular repeat-containing intronic RNA in C9ORF72-ALS/FTD” is published in Nature Communications. Great collaboration with the Wu lab at Biophysics Department, using single molecule technique to address disease mechanisms. Congratulations!

July 2021
Shuying is promoted to Associate Professor.

June 2021
BBQ party at Greenbrier

May 2021
The Sun lab receives R21 funding from NIA

April 2021
Shaopeng (1st place!) and Yini won the Excellence in BASIC RESEARCH Award in the 2021 Pathology Young Investigators’ Day.  Congratulations!

March 2021
Zhe and Ben (Rothstein lab)’s work “UPF1 reduces C9orf72 HRE0induced neurotoxicity in the absence of nonsense-mediated decay dysfunction” is published in Cell Reports. Congratulations!

March 2021
Zhe Zhang receives the Toffler Scholar Award for innovative thinking and research excellence. Congratulations!

March 2021
Shaopeng’s poster won the runner-up prize at the Packard Symposium. Congratulations!

March 2021
Shuying talked at the Packard Symposium in Baltimore

January 2021
Mackenzie Kui started rotation in the Sun lab

December 2020
Sun lab virtual party

December 2020
Shaopeng presented at the CSHL Neurodegeneration meeting

July 2020
Shuying receives the JHU Catalyst Award

June 2020
CMP graduate student Yingzhi officially joins the Sun lab. Welcome!

May 2020
Shuying presented at the Michael J Fox Foundation Workshop

May 2020
Shuying gave a webinar at Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Neurodegeneration Challenge Network

March 2020
Shuying talked at the Packard Symposium in Baltimore

January 2020
Xiujuan Fu joins the lab as visiting student. Welcome!

January 2020
Shuying was invited to present at Northwestern University

December 2019
Lab holiday party

November 2019
Shuying presented at Brain Night.

October 2019
Weiwei and Shaopeng’s work “CRISPR-Cas9 Screens Identify the RNA Helicase DDX3X as a Repressor of C9ORF72 (GGGGCC)n Repeat-Associated Non-AUG Translation” is published in Neuron. Congratulations!

August 2019
Lab hiking in the Great Falls Park, with Qiu lab.

June 2019
Zhe Zhang receives the Milton Safenowitz Postdoctoral Fellowship from ALS Association. Congratulations!

May 2019
Rong Wu joins the lab as a postdoc. Welcome!

May 2019
The Sun lab participated in the Fiesta 5K for ALS research

May 2019
Shuying talked at the Target ALS annual meeting in Boston

April 2019
Weiwei Cheng won the Excellence in BASIC RESEARCH Award in the 2019 Pathology Young Investigators’ Day poster session. Congratulations!

March 2019
Shuying talked at the Packard Symposium in Baltimore

February 2019
Shuying was invited to talk at the Translation Machinery in Health and Disease Gordon Research Conference in Galveston, TX

November 2018
Shuying talked at the 5th RNA Metabolism in Neurological Disease Conference in San Diego

November 2018
Weiwei and Shaopeng presented posters at the RNA Metabolism in Neurological Disease Conference

October 2018
Yini Li joins the lab as a postdoc. Welcome!

October 2018
Shuying talked at the Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research (CNDR) Annual Retreat in University of Pennsylvania

August 2018
Shuying talked and Shaopeng presented a poster at the LiveLikeLou Foundation Emerging ALS Investigators Symposium at the University of Pittsburgh Brain Institute

July 2018
The Sun lab receives R01 funding from NINDS

June 2018
The Sun lab had a bowling party

June 2018
Zhe Zhang joins the lab as a postdoc. Welcome!

May 2018
Shuying talked at the Target ALS meeting in Boston

March 2018
Shuying talked at the Packard Symposium in Baltimore

January 2018
The Sun lab receives funding from ALS Association. Many thanks for the support!

January 2018
Weiwei’s paper is published in Nature Communications. Congratulations!

December 2017
Sun and Qiu labs holiday party

December 2017
Daoyuan Dong joins the lab as a postdoc. Welcome!

December 2017
Weiwei presented a poster at the International Symposium on MND/ALS in Boston.

October 2017
The Sun and Wu lab receive a Discovery Fund for Synergy Award. Many thanks to JHU School of Medicine!

October 2017
Shirui Yan joins the lab as a technician. Welcome!

October 2017
Yongzhi Xie joins the lab as a visiting student. Welcome!

September 2017
Kamsi Odinammadu joins the lab for rotation. Welcome!

May 2017
Shuying talked at the Target ALS meeting in Boston

March 2017
Shuying talked at the Packard Symposium in Baltimore

January 2017
The Sun lab receives funding for Young Investigator-led Collaborative Project from Target ALS. Many thanks!

December 2016
Sun and Qiu labs holiday party

December 2016
Shaopeng Wang joins the lab as a postdoc. Welcome!

November 2016
Shuying is invited to talk at the CSHL Asia RNA Biology meeting in Suzhou, China

October 2016
Weiwei Cheng joins the lab as the first postdoc. Welcome!

September 2016
Shuying receives Packard fellowship. Many thanks to Robert Packard Center for ALS Research!