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2022

  • Dr. Fan speaks to the current cohort of NCI F99/K00 awardees as a panelist at the annual fellows meeting. on September 23, 2022
  • JEFworks Lab members present their research at the DOM/WSE Research Retreat! Congrats to Brendan for winning the WSE Trainee Award! on September 20, 2022
  • JEFworks Lab joins the HuBMAP consortium!. Dr. Fan meet other consortia members at the annual Kickoff Meeting! on September 13, 2022
  • JEFworks Lab members paint their science at a summer lab retreat. on August 2, 2022
  • Dr. Fan teaches highschool summer students about spatial transcriptomics and data analysis as part of the ISPEED program. on July 27, 2022
  • Dr. Fan gives an invited talk at the Workshop in Computational Biology at ICML. on July 22, 2022
  • JEFworks Lab members give invited talks and poster presentations at Bioengineering Solutions for Biology and Medicine in Munich Germany. on July 6, 2022
  • Kalen presents her work at the JHU Genomics Floor Meeting. on June 29, 2022
  • JEFworks Lab members make tie dye shirts! on June 28, 2022
  • We welcome Mayling Chen to the lab! Welcome Mayling! on June 21, 2022
  • Manju Anant successfully completes her rotations and will join the lab for her PhD! Glad to have you on the team Manju! on June 20, 2022
  • Lyla gives an invited talk for the virtual forum on Understanding Cells in Context - Spatial Transcriptomics organized by The Jackson Laboratory. on May 23, 2022
  • Arpan Sahoo graduates from Hopkins! Thanks for being a part of the team and best of luck in your future pursuits! on May 20, 2022
  • Dr. Fan co-chairs the Single Cell and Developmental Biology session at the Biology of Genomes conference at Cold Spring Harbor. on May 12, 2022
  • Irika successfully completes her rotations and has joined a lab for her PhD work focusing on neurodegeneration and glia. Best of luck in your future pursuits Irika! on May 4, 2022
  • Dr. Fan gives an invited talk at the Biomedical Engineering Seminar at AUB. on April 25, 2022
  • Dr. Fan speaks with the Boston-area Women in Bioinformatics group as part of their Fireside Chat series. on April 7, 2022
  • We welcome Vikram Shivakumar to the lab! Welcome Vikram! on April 4, 2022
  • Dr. Fan gives a talk at ENAR as part of the session on Recent Advances in Statistical Methods for Spatially Resolved Transcriptomics Data Analysis. on March 30, 2022
  • We welcome Kalen Clifton to the lab! Welcome Kalen! on March 21, 2022
  • Brendan gives an invited talk as part of the CNS Research Showcase at Indiana University. on March 21, 2022
  • Prospective BME PhD students Jodi and Nikita visit the JEFworks Lab! on March 18, 2022
  • Brendan and Lyla give guest lectures for Prof. Fan's course on Genomic Data Visualization. on March 9, 2022
  • Lyla passes her PhD qualifying exam with flying colors! Congratulations Lyla! on February 24, 2022
  • Arpan presents his work at the JHU Genomics Collective meeting. on February 23, 2022
  • Brendan gives an update to his work at the JHU Genomics Collective meeting. on February 9, 2022
  • Dr. Fan joins the BICCN as an affiliate member and gives a talk on common coordinate frameworks for aligning spatially resolved transcriptomics data. on February 7, 2022
  • Prof. Fan teaches a new course on Genomic Data Visualization this semester! on January 24, 2022
  • Dr. Fan gives an invited talk at the Maths in Life Sciences Seminar Series jointly run by the Applied Maths and Biostats/Data Science departments here at the University of Manchester in the UK. on January 17, 2022
  • 2021

  • Happy holidays from the JEFworks Lab! on December 20, 2021
  • Lyla gives an invited talk at the Learning Meaningful Representations of Life conference at NeurIPS 2021. on December 14, 2021
  • Dr. Fan gives a grand rounds presentation at Weill Cornell Medicine's department of Pathology. on December 13, 2021
  • We welcome Irika Sinha to the lab! Welcome Irika! on December 7, 2021
  • Jose Delgado successfully completes his ICR Internship with the lab. Best of luck in your future pursuits Jose! on December 6, 2021
  • Congrats to the 2021 Rising Stars in Engineering in Health! on November 21, 2021
  • Dr. Fan gives an invited talk at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute Bioinformatics and Comp Bio Seminar series. on November 18, 2021
  • Dr. Fan hosts Dr. Elham Azizi for the Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering Seminar series. on November 15, 2021
  • Dr. Fan kicks off day 3 of the CSHL Single Cell Analysis meeting with her invited talk on Computational Approaches for Spatial Transcriptomic Data Analysis. on November 12, 2021
  • Lyla gives a lightning talk on VeloViz at the CSHL Single Cell Analysis meeting. on November 10, 2021
  • Have a fun and spooky Halloween from the JEFworks Lab! on October 29, 2021
  • The JEFworks lab goes on a lab hike! on October 24, 2021
  • Dr. Fan gives an invited talk at the MIT Bioinformatics Seminar series. on October 20, 2021
  • Lyla presents VeloViz at the JHU Symposium on Genomics and Bioinformatics 2021. on October 14, 2021
  • Dr. Fan gives an invited talk at The SBP Medical Discovery Institute for the C3 Single Cell Space Force seminar series. on October 4, 2021
  • Dr. Fan gives an invited talk at Next Generation Genomics 2021. on September 27, 2021
  • We welcome Jose Delgado to the lab as part of the Introduction to Computing Research (ICR) program. Welcome Jose! on September 21, 2021
  • We welcome Manjari (Manju) Anant to the lab! Welcome Manju! on September 14, 2021
  • Brendan presents his work at the University of Sydney Statistical Bioinformatics Seminar series. on September 13, 2021
  • Dr. Fan talks with JHU graduate students and post-docs about Research Intensive [STEM] Positions at the PHutures Academic Job Search Series. on September 2, 2021
  • The JEFworks lab receives support from the NIH/NIGMS Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (R35 MIRA). on September 1, 2021
  • Dr. Fan gives an invited talk with Daniel Tward and Michael Miller on Multi-scale representations of the molecular and tissue continuum at the BICCN morphology working group meeting. on September 1, 2021
  • The JEFworks Lab is slowly transitioning to in-person. Welcome back! on August 30, 2021
  • Dr. Fan gives the Keynote address at the Harvard Graduate Women in Science and Engineering (HGWISE) + Learn with Leaders Summer Research Workshop to a group of highschool girls. on August 23, 2021
  • Leela successfully completes her summer internship with the JEFworks Lab under the mentorship and guidance of Lyla. Best of luck Leela! on August 22, 2021
  • Local JEFworks Lab members meet for the first time in person for Lab Lunch! on July 15, 2021
  • We welcome Leela Mehta-Harwitz to the lab! Welcome Leela! on June 22, 2021
  • Dr. Fan gives an invited seminar at the Spatial Omics Seminar series. on June 11, 2021
  • Dr. Fan participates in the Break Through Cancer panel on Spatial Profiling. on June 9, 2021
  • The JEFworks lab receives support from the NSF CAREER awards. on June 8, 2021
  • Lab alumni Catherine graduates from highschool! Congrats Catherine! on June 2, 2021
  • Dr. Fan gives an invited seminar at the USC Biostatistics Division. on May 20, 2021
  • Brendan presents his work at the JHU Genomics Collective meeting. on May 19, 2021
  • Dr. Fan gives an invited talk to the Pfizer Single Cell working group. on April 26, 2021
  • Lyla presents her work at the Broad Single Cell Working Group. on April 20, 2021
  • Dr. Fan teaches undergraduate students about analyzing single cell spatially resolved transcriptomics data in a hands-on coding workshop. on April 10, 2021
  • Lyla presents her work at the Women of Whiting Symposium Women in STEM Symposium on April 9, 2021
  • Congratulations to Tobi Adelaja on the new position in his home city of Chicago. Best of luck Tobi! on March 26, 2021
  • Dr. Fan gives an invited talk at the Single Cell Biology Keystone eSymposium. on March 18, 2021
  • Dr. Fan hosts Dr. David Van Valen for the Johns Hopkins Biomedical Engineering Seminar series. on March 15, 2021
  • Dr. Fan gives an invited seminar at the Brigham and Women's Hospital Channing Division of Network Medicine. on March 9, 2021
  • Dr. Fan gives an invited seminar at the UCLA Brain Mapping Center. on March 4, 2021
  • Dr. Fan gives an invited seminar and spends the day virtually with the SKCCC Research Program in Quantitative Sciences at JHMI on February 18, 2021
  • Lyla presents her work on VeloViz at the JHU Genomics Collective meeting on February 10, 2021
  • 2020

  • Happy holidays from the JEFworks Lab! on December 18, 2020
  • Dr. Fan gives an invited seminar and spends the day virtually with the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department at JHSPH on December 7, 2020
  • We welcome Feiyang Huang to the lab. Welcome Feiyang! on November 13, 2020
  • Catherine Lo successfully completes her lab internship and will be writing up her research results for the Regeneron Science Talent Search competition. Best of luck Catherine! on November 9, 2020
  • Dr. Fan gives a virtual invited talks as part of the Cold Spring Harbor Asia conference, the JHU Symposium on Genomics and Bioinformatics, and the Kavli NDI Breakfast Club on October 27, 2020
  • Dr. Fan gives a virtual invited talk as part of the Keck Seminar Series. on October 2, 2020
  • Lyla Atta successfully completes her rotations and will join the lab for her PhD! Glad to have you on the team Lyla! on September 19, 2020
  • We welcome Tobi Adelaja to the lab as a visiting post-doctoral fellow. Welcome Tobi! on September 8, 2020
  • We welcome Lyla Atta to the lab! Welcome Lyla! on August 10, 2020
  • We welcome Brendan Miller to the lab! Welcome Brendan! on July 15, 2020
  • The JEFworks Lab officially launches at Johns Hopkins University! on July 1, 2020
  • We welcome Catherine Lo to the lab! Welcome Catherine! on June 19, 2020
  • We welcome Arpan Sahoo to the lab! Welcome Arpan! on June 1, 2020
  • 2019

  • Congrats to Dr. Fan for being in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Healthcare List! on December 3, 2019
  • Dr. Fan wins the 2019 Nature Research Award for Inspiring Science. on October 15, 2019
  • Dr. Fan gives invited talks at KOGO and SGI. on September 5, 2019
  • Dr. Fan gives invited talks at Bio-IT World and the MCTB Symposium at ASU. on April 21, 2019
  • 2018

  • NCI approves Dr. Fan's K00 grant to continue her work in developing statistical methods for characterizing tumor heterogeneity at the single cell level on April 20, 2018
  • Dr. Fan starts her post-doctoral fellowship in Dr. Xiaowei Zhuang's lab at Harvard University on March 1, 2018