Lab News

Nov 2019: lab game night!


Lab party time


Fall 2019: welcome to Julia, our newest PhD student!

Summer 2019: recent WPI grads Sam and Tien get exciting jobs as research technicians.

July 2019: Scarlet is elected to chair the Gordon Research Conference on Mechanisms of Microbial Transcription in 2023.

July 2019: Diego is elected to chair the Gordon Research Seminar on Tuberculosis Drug Development in 2021.

June 2019: Lunch to celebrate Diego’s mBio paper.

Celebrating Diego's paper

June 2019: Sam gives a lightening talk at the Boston Bacterial Meeting and wins the prize for best undergraduate poster.

Sam BBM lightening talk


May 2019: Three fantastic students – Oscar, Tien, and Sam – receive their Bachelor’s degrees.

Sam, Tien, and Oscar


May 2019: Sam, Tien, and Oscar present their senior projects.

Tien at PPD

Sam at PPD

Oscar at PPD


May 2019: Celebrating Scarlet’s WPI Board of Trustees Award for Outstanding Academic Advising.

Advising award dinner

April 2019: Diego wins best life sciences poster the the WPI Graduate Research and Innovation Exchange, and Sam wins the Salisbury prize for excellence in Biology and Biotechnology (with WPI president Laurie Leshin and WPI provost Wole Soboyejo).

GRIE and Salisbury Sam Salisbury award


April 2019: WPI undergrads contribute to the Shell lab’s research mission in a course-based research experience (with Associate Teaching Professor Lou Roberts).

BB3527 poster session BB3527 poster session announcement




April 2019: lab game night!


Lab party


March 8, 2019: Carla’s paper is accepted for publication by Frontiers in Microbiology. Time for a celebration lunch!

2019 Carla paper celebration lunch

March 7, 2019: Diego presents his work at the Boston TB Meeting

February 6, 2019: Diego and Huaming present their work at WPI’s Graduate Research and Innovation Exchange

Diego GRIE 2019 Huaming GRIE 2019


January 2019: Ying gives a talk at the Pioneer Valley Microbiology Symposium











January 2019: Scarlet gives a talk and Carla presents a poster at Keystone Tuberculosis in Banff, Alberta


Banff 2019 Carla Keystone 2019Scarlet Keystone 2019 program