News Archive

November 2019 – Erik Ammermann joined the lab as a PhD student. Welcome!September 2019 – Our group received a new grant from the Alzheimer’s Association. Thank you very much for your support!

September 2019 – Shiyao’s paper on yeast surface display of human tau was accepted for publication in Biotechnology Progress.

July 2019 – Our group received a Research Excellence Program grant from UConn.

July 2019 – Dan’s paper on phospho-tau antibody specificity measurement was accepted for publication in the Journal of Neurochemistry.

July 2019 – Dan Li successfully defended her PhD thesis. Congrats Dr. Li!

April 2019 – Dr. Cho gave an invited talk at the PEGS Boston meeting.

March 2019 – Dr. Cho gave a talk at the American Chemical Society annual meeting.

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December 2018 – Dan Li received the Alexion/UConn Dissertation award. Congratulations!

October 2018 – Shiyao Wang gave a talk at the American Institute of Chemical Engineering annual meeting.

October 2018 – Dr. Cho gave an invited talk at the North Eastern Structure Symposium.

October 2018 – Dan Li received the UConn Munson award from the Institute for Systems Genomics. Congratulations!

June 2018 – Monika passed the qualifying exam. Congratulations!

March 2018 – Dan Li gave a talk at the American Chemical Society annual meeting.

October 2017 – Monika Arbaciauskaite (CBE) joined the group as a PhD student.

August 2017 – Our collaboration with Dr. Yu Lei was funded by the National Science Foundation.

April 2017 – Dr. Cho gave a talk on high affinity phospho-tau specific antibodies at the 2017 American Chemical Society national meeting.

January 2017 – Undergraduate student Nicholas Wolslegel joined group for independent research.

September 2016 – Undergraduate students Tori Danis, Jerry Dinan, Jennifer Skoog, Kayla Sagan, Jacob Chicano joined group for independent research.

September 2016 – Azady Pirhanov (BME) joined the group as a PhD student.

August 2016 – Our project on anti-acetyl tau antibodies was funded by the National Institues of Health.

July 2016 – Our group participated in UConn’s daVinci project for the third year. We regularly host the ‘Genetic Engineering and Synthetic Biology’ workshop during this weeklong event.

June 2016 – Dr. Cho received a ‘Best of BIOT’ award from the American Chemical Society.

March 2016 – Dr. Cho gave a talk on our antibody specificity engineering method at the American Chemical Society national meeting.

March 2016 – Our protocol entitled ‘An Optimized Calcium-Phosphate Transfection Method for Characterizing Genetically Encoded Tools in Primary Neurons’ was published in Methods in Molecular Biology.

March 2016 – Our review on optogenetics entitled ‘Optogenetics: Basic Concepts and Their Development’ was published in Methods in Molecular Biology.

January 2016 – Undergraduate students Daniel Wackelin and Moe Uddin joined group for independent research.

shopify analytics ecommerceSeptember 2015 – Undergraduate student Kathryn Francis joined the group for independent research.
September 2015 – Dr. Cho gave a talk at the 2015 World Molecular Imaging Congress.August 2015 – Our collaboration with Drs. Shor (PI), Gage, and Chau was funded by the US Department of Energy.
July 2015 – Dr. Cho gave a talk at the 2015 US-Korea Conference (UKC).April 2015 – Dr. Cho gave a talk at the UConn Health Center Neuroscience department.

January 2015 – Dr. Cho published a viewpoint article entitled ‘Genetically Encoded Tools: Bridging the Gap between Neuronal Identity and Function’ in ACS Chemical Neuroscience.

January 2015 – Shiyao Wang passed her qualifying exam in the CBE department. Congratulations!

December 2014 – Dr. Cho published a review paper entitled ‘Natural photoreceptors and their application to synthetic biology’ in Trends in Biotechnology.

September 2014 – Undergraduate students Hamze Mah and Caroline Chyc-Olesiak joined the group for independent research.

September 2014 – Dan Li (BME) and Shiyao Wang (CBE) joined the group as PhD students.

August 2014 – Dr. Cho received a Young Investigator Grant from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation.


January 2014 – Undergraduate students Samik Das, Zhaowei Ding, Steven Rodriguez, Moe Uddin, Thomas Kinard, Krystyna Kapalczynski joined the group for independent research.

January 2014 – Cho research group opens door at UConn.