NIGMS/NIH has made an R35 MIRA award to Kathy to support our quests in RNA epitranscriptomics. This is our lab’s first major federal funding! (July 2019)
Kathy has received invitation for a short talk in the 2019 Eukaryotic mRNA Processing meeting organized by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (July 2019)
Amber Yanas and Michael Owens officially join the lab as graduate research assistants. Welcome both of you! (June 2019)
Kathy delivered a short talk at Gordon Research Conference (GRC): Nucleic Acids, Newry, ME (June 6, 2019) (Kathy’s 2nd oral presentation at a GRC and the first as an independent faculty member)
Alex Maldonado-Lopez completed her rotation with us. We will miss you, Alex! (June 2019)
Congratulations to Jordan Ontiveros for successfully renewing the Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics Fellowship (June 2019)
Congratulations to Julian Stoute for being selected as a Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics Fellow in Johnson Research Foundation (June 2019)
Nicholas Schell joins us as an undergraduate research assistant. Welcome, Nick! (May 2019)
Kathy delivered an invited seminar in the Department of Biochemistry at Emory University (April 11, 2019) (Kathy’s first out-state seminar as an independent faculty member)
Jordan and Julian successfully passed their prelim exams without conditions! Congratulations!!
Jordan and Julian published their first paper entitled The chemical diversity of RNA modifications! Big congrats!!
Michael Owens and Alex Maldonado-Lopez start their rotations with us. Welcome! (April 2019)
Yuyu Zhang joins our lab as an undergraduate research assistant. She is from Earlham College, in Richmond, Indiana. She will spend 9+ months with us through the partial support from the Off-Campus Experience Program of The Philadelphia Center. Welcome, Yuyu! (Jan. 2019)
Amber Yanas starts her rotations with us. Welcome, Amber :) (Jan. 2019). Welcome!
Kathy delivered an invited seminar in the Center for Neurobiology and Behavior at Penn (Oct. 15, 2018)
Kathy delivered an invited seminar in the Epigenetics Institute at Penn (Oct. 11, 2018)
Kathy delivered an invited seminar in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Department at Drexel University (Oct. 8, 2018)
Julian Stoute and Jordan Ontiveros formally joined the lab as graduate research assistants (June 2018). Welcome!
Kathy delivered an invited seminar in the Department of Genetics at Penn (May 2018)
Kathy delivered an invited seminar as part of the “The Raymond G. Perelman Center for Cellular and Molecular Therapeutics Lectures” at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, May 2018
Kathy chaired the first session of The 11th Frontiers in Chemistry and Biology Interface Symposium (FCBIS2018), Philadelphia, PA, May 5, 2018
Pallavi Menon (Vagelos MLS program), Celian Zhang (Vagelos MLS program), and Chris Kai Liao join the lab as undergraduate research assistants (April 2018). Welcome!
Dr. Hui (Henry) Shen join the lab as a postdoctoral fellow on Feb 1, 2018. Welcome, Henry!
Kathy delivered an invited seminar in the Institute for Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism at Penn on Jan. 10, 2018
Liu lab officially started @ Penn on Jan. 1, 2018 (New Year), The new lab, New start!
Kathy delivered a research talk in the Friday Research Discussions event at Penn on Dec. 8, 2017 (a faculty appointment warmup seminar!)
Kathy arrived at Penn to build her independent lab (Oct. 2017)