RUN JIN GIVES KEY NOTE PRESENTATION

The Biology Grad Student Extravaganza featured a host of lightening talks by first-year graduate students plus a keynote talk from this year’s Biology Retreat poster champion and Wagner Lab 5th-year graduate student, Run Jin. Her talk was titled: Identification of LEAFY, a plant transcription factor that determines floral cell fate, as pioneer transcription factor in Arabidopsis thaliana.

Speakers of the University of Pennsylvania Biology Grad Student Extravaganza

 

RUN JIN WINS POSTER COMPETITION AT UPENN BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT RETREAT

At the University of Pennsylvania Biology Department Retreat, Run Jin was awarded $300 for her spectacular poster titled “Identification of LEAFY, a plant transcription factor that determines floral cell fate, as pioneer transcription factor in Arabidopsis thaliana.” She used a portion of her prize winnings to buy the lab donuts which makes us very pleased.

DR. JUN XIAO GETS JOB AS INDEPENDENT PRINCIPLE INVESTIGATOR

Thankful for his hard work and positive energy inside and outside the lab, the members of the Wagner lab feel bitter sweet as Dr. Jun Xiao moves forward in his career. Dr. Jun Xiao is moving to Beijing to be an independent Principle Investigator in the Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, the Chinese Academy of Sciences where he will lead his own research on plant molecular biology. For more information on the Xiao lab, please visit http://sourcedb.genetics.cas.cn/zw/zjrck/201805/t20180522_5015314.html.