Cole Lab News

August 2022

  • The lab celebrated Phil's birthday with a small party at our group meeting. Happy Birthday Phil!

Phil Birthday​​​​​​​

Spring/Summer 2022

  • We congratulate Hanjie Jiang and Hwan Bae for completing and receiving their PhDs at Johns Hopkins and Harvard, respectively, and are pleased to have them to stay on as post-docs.
  • We welcome new post-docs Maheeshi Yapa Abeywardana and Eunju Nam who have recently completed their PhDs from Wayne State and KAIST, respectively.
  • We have been delighted to host summer undergraduates Carolay Suarez (Bunker Hill Community College, SPARC Program), Kat Neal (Curry College, SHURP Program) and Bryant Miller (Sattler College)
  • We welcome Ph.D. student Sarah Dubois-Coyne of the Harvard Chemical Biology Program to pursue her thesis research in our lab.

December 2021

  • Congratulations to Antonieta Salguero on completing her PhD and accepting a position at Eli Lilly.

September 2021

  • Congratulations to Dan Dempsey on his appointment as assistant professor and starting his lab at Boston University School of Medicine.

April 2021

  • Congrats to Jon Lee and his wife on the birth of their son, Elan!
  • We congratulate Jon Lee on receiving an American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship.

March 2021

  • Congrats to Nam Chu and his wife on the birth of their son, Benjamin! 

January 2021

  • We congratulate Dr. Brad Palanski on being awarded an NIH NRSA postdoctoral fellowship from the NCI.
  • We congratulate Dr. Nam Chu for accepting an assistant professorship at The Ohio State University in the Department of Cancer Biology and Genetics. 

August 2020

  • We welcome Ph.D. student Maggie Chen to the group.
  • Congrats to Dr. Sam Whedon on receiving an American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowship.

May 2020

  • Congrats to Dr. Sam Whedon for winning a TMT Award Grant from Thermo Fisher Scientific. See the press release here

March 2020

  • Congrats to Dr. Nam Chu on receiving an NIH K22 award from NCI.

October 2019

August 2019

  • We bid farewell and wish best of luck to postdocs Jay Kalin, who is starting a position at Johnson & Johnson, and Mingxuan Wu, who is beginning his independent career at Westlake University. 
  • The lab welcomes new graduate student Reina Iwase. Reina will be pursuing her PhD in the Harvard Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program. 

July 2019

  • The group had fun at the Cole Lab summer outing
  • Photo of 2019 Cole Lab Summer Outing

June 2018

  • Cole Lab alumni meet at the 2018 Bioorganic Chemistry GRC


Left to right: Rong Huang, Phil Cole, Paul Thompson, Young-Hoon Ahn, and Zhihong Wang