News

December 2021 – As the first MD/PhD student in the Mo Lab, Yifan successfully defends his PhD thesis and is continuing his MD track at Rutgers. Congrats Yifan! Great to have you in the Mo Lab.

December 2021 – Brielle passes the Molecular Biology PhD General Exams. Congrats Brielle!

August 2021 – Jack receives the prestigious Simons Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship. Congrats Jack! We are looking forward to your arrival.

July 2021 – Sydney and Brian join the Mo Lab as undergraduate researchers – welcome to the team!

July 2021 – Anran successfully defends her thesis and is officially Dr. Li with a PhD degree in Molecular Biology. Congratulations Anran and good luck at Octagon Capital!

June 2021 –Ryan is heading to Hamilton College to start his independent career as assistant professor of chemistry. Great to have you in the Mo Lab. Good luck, Prof. Martinie!

June 2021 – Alessio successfully defends his PhD thesis and is heading to Cambridge for postdoctoral research in the Kahne lab at Harvard. Super to have you in the lab, Dr. Caruso! Tanti auguri!

June 2021 – Brielle joins the Mo Lab from the Mol Bio Department – welcome Brielle!

May 2021 – Zheng receives the prestigious LSRF Postdoctoral Fellowship. Congrats Zheng! We are looking forward to your arrival.

May 2021 – Congratulations to Chase for receiving the Badin Prize and the Pickering Teaching Award – well done Chase!

March 2021 – John wins the Malcom S. Forbes Fellowship. Congrats John!

February 2021 – Kenzie wins the Eli Lilly-Edward C. Taylor Fellowship in Chemistry – congratulations Kenzie!

December 2020 – Leah receives her PhD degree in Chemistry and is off to the Moore lab at SIO/UCSD for postdoctoral studies. You’ll be missed, Leah – good luck!

September 2020 – Mo wins the MacArthur Fellowship! Many, many thanks to the MacArthur Foundation!

September 2020 – We have another arrival to celebrate. Calvin joins the Mo Lab as a first-year graduate student. Welcome sir!

September 2020 – With a PhD from Prof. Brian Murphy’s group at the University of Chicago, Maryam joins the Mo Lab as a postdoc. Welcome Maryam!

August 2020 – Elly and John join the Mo Lab as first-year graduate students. Welcome aboard!

August 2020 – Dr. Seungrak Lee joins the Mo Lab as a postdoc with a PhD from Prof. Ki Hyun Kim’s lab at Sungkyunkwan University in South Korea – welcome Seungrak!

August 2020 – After a PhD with Prof. Carreira at the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH), Dr. Nicole Hauser joins the Mo Lab as a postdoc – herzlich willkommen, Nicole!

May 2020 – Congrats to Brooke and Jong-Duk for passing the General Exams. The fun begins now!

April 2020 – Yifan receives the prestigious NIH F30 Award for MD/PhD students – congrats Yifan!

March 2020 – Mo receives the Protein Science Young Investigator Award. Many thanks to the Protein Society!

March 2020 – Fei leaves the Mo lab to start as an assistant professor at Zhejiang University. It was a pleasure to work with you Fei – good luck in Hangzhou!

February 2020 – Dr. Yoshimura is heading to Hokkaido University to start as an assistant professor of chemistry. It was great to have you in the Mo Lab. Good luck Prof. Aya!

February 2020 – Dr. Moon is off to Chonnam National University to start his independent career as assistant professor. We will miss you, Prof. Moon!

February 2020 – Alessio wins the Eli Lilly-Edward C. Taylor Fellowship in Chemistry. Congratulations!

January 2020 – Congrats to Vaso and Yuchen for passing the General Exams with flying colors.

August 2019 – Esther and Chase join the Mo Lab as first-year graduate student – welcome welcome!

July 2019 – Clarissa emphatically defends her PhD thesis. She is off to the Piel lab for postdoctoral research. Great to have you in the Mo Lab and good luck in Zürich!

Juni 2019 – Yifan passes the Molecular Biology PhD General Exam – congratulations!

April 2019 – Andy passes his General Exams – congrats!

March 2019 – Shotaro receives a JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship. Congratulations!

March 2019 – After a PhD with Prof. Ikuro Abe at the University of Tokyo, Dr. Shotaro Hoshino joins the Mo Lab as a postdoc. Welcome Shotaro!

January 2019 – Two for two: Chen passes his General Exams – congratulations!

January 2019 – Kenzie passes her General Exams with distinction – congratulations!

October 2018 – Dr. Brett Covington joins the Mo Lab after PhD studies with Prof. Brian Bachmann at Vanderbilt University. Welcome Brett!

October 2018 – Bethany graduates with a PhD from the Mo Lab and is moving on to Sirenas. Nice to work with you Dr. Okada!

September 2018 – Wabathi joins the lab as an undergraduate researcher – welcome!

September 2018 – Clarissa wins the Chemistry Retreat’s Best Talk Award!

September 2018 – Clarissa wins the Princeton ACS Graduate Student Speaker Award. Congratulations Clarissa!

September 2018 – Yifan, Vaso, Jong-Duk, Yuchen, and Brooke join the group as first-year graduate students. The more, the merrier – welcome to the Mo Lab!

August 2018 – Dr. Ryan J. Martinie joins the Mo Lab after PhD studies in the Bollinger-Krebs group at Penn State University. Welcome Ryan!

August 2018 – Clarissa receives the Merck Research Award and presents at the ACS National meeting.

July 2018 – Paul is off to MIT Biology for graduate studies. Good luck Paul! Pleasure to have you in the Mo Lab.

June 2018 – Chen wins the George B. Rathmann ’51 Graduate Fellowship in Chemistry. Congrats Chen!

June 2018 – ET wins the Hubert Alyea ’24 Teaching Award – congrats ET!

May 2018 – Yihan graduates with a PhD from the Mo Lab. He is moving on to WuXi AppTech in Shanghai. Great to have you in the Mo Lab Yihan. Good luck!

March 2018 – Anran joins the lab as a graduate student – welcome!

February 2018 – Dainan graduates with a PhD from the Mo Lab. Good luck at Merck, Dainan!

February 2018 – After 2 fruitful years in the Mo Lab, Marcus is successfully recruited by Omega Therapeutics – good luck Marcus!

January 2018 – ET and Alessio pass their General Exams – congratulations!

October 2017 – Dr. Aya Yoshimura joins the Mo Lab after PhD studies in Prof. Hideaki Kakeya’s group at Kyoto University – welcome Aya!

September 2018 – Congrats to Bethany for winning the Chemistry Retreat’s Best Talk Award.

September 2017 – Dainan wins the Princeton ACS Graduate Student Speaker Award – congratulations Dainan!

September 2017 – Andy, Kenzie, and Chen join the group as first-year graduate students – welcome to the Mo Lab!

July 2017 – Rurun graduates with a PhD from the Mo Lab. Good luck at Merck, Rurun! Super to have you in the Mo Lab.

June 2017 – ET and Leslie win the ReMatch Award for summer research. Congrats, and welcome Leslie!

June 2017 – Alessio wins the David V. Milligan ’62 Graduate Fellowship in Chemistry. Congrats Alessio!

June 2017 – ET wins the Stanley A. Lefkowitz ’70 Graduate Research Fellowship in Chemistry. Congrats ET!

June 2017 – Paul graduates with an A.B. degree in Chemistry. He also receives the ACS Organic Chemistry Award and the Phi Beta Kappa distinction – congratulations Paul!

June 2017 – Leah wins the Hubert Alyea ’24 Teaching Award – congrats Leah!

May 2017 – Kelsey is the first graduate student to receive a PhD from the Mo Lab – Good luck at Encodia, Kelsey! It was a pleasure to have you in the Mo Lab.

May 2017 – Leah passes her Generals Exams with distinction!

March 2017 – Leah wins the coveted NSF Graduate Research Fellowship – congrats Leah!

February 2017 – Three in a row! Clarissa wins the Eli Lilly-Edward C. Taylor Fellowship in Chemistry. Congratulations!

September 2016 – ET and Alessio join the lab as graduate students. Welcome back ET! Welcome Alessio!

June 2016 – Logan graduates with an A.B. degree in Chemistry. He is moving on to medical school. Good luck Logan!

June 2016 – Dr. Kyuho Moon joins the Mo Lab after his PhD with Prof. Dong-Chan Oh at Seoul National University. Welcome Kyuho!

May 2016 – Congrats to Bethany for winning the Hubbel Prize for Best 3rd Year Talk.

April 2016 – Clarissa passes her Generals Exams – congratulations!

March 2016 – After two successful years in the Mo Lab, Behnam accepts a job at Symbiotic Research, LLC. Good luck Behnam, it was a pleasure to work with you!

February 2016 – Two in a row: Bethany wins the Eli Lilly-Edward C. Taylor Fellowship in Chemistry – congratulations!

January 2016 – Paul joins the lab as an undergraduate researcher – welcome Paul!

October 2015 – After obtaining a PhD with Prof. Cathy Drennan at MIT, Dr. Marcus Gibson joins the group as a postdoc. Welcome Marcus!

September 2015 – Leah joins as a first-year graduate student – thanks for staying on Leah!

June 2015 – Congratulations to Bethany for winning the Pickering award for exceptional teaching.

May 2015 – Kelsey wins the Hubbel Prize for Best 3rd Year Talk. Congrats Kelsey!

April 2015 – Our paper on the discovery and biosynthesis of streptide is published in Nature Chemistry. Nice work Kelsey & Leah!

February 2015 – Kelsey wins the Eli Lilly-Edward C. Taylor Fellowship in Chemistry – congratulations!

January 2015 – Logan joins the lab as an undergraduate researcher – welcome!

January 2015 – Yihan and Bethany pass their Generals with distinction – congratulations!

November 2014 – After an undergraduate degree at MIT, Clarissa joins the lab – welcome!

October 2014 – Our paper on algal-bacterial symbioses in collaboration with Jon Clardy & Roberto Kolter is published in JACS.

June 2014 – Dainan passes her Generals Exams – congratulations!

June 2014 – Kelsey wins the Pickering award for exceptional teaching – congrats Kelsey!

June 2014 – Leah and ET graduate with A.B. degrees in Chemistry from Princeton. Leah received the ACS Organic Chemistry Award.

May 2014 – Our first paper is published in PNAS!

March 2014 – We welcome our second postdoc, Dr. Behnam Nazari, who trained with Prof. Michihiko Kobayashi & Prof. Takeshi Fujii at the University of Tsukuba in Japan.

January 2014 – Rurun passes her Generals – congratulations!

November 2013 – Kelsey passes her Generals – congratulations!

September 2013 – We welcome our first postdoc, Dr. Fei Xu, who trained with Prof. Zixin Deng & Prof. Shuangjun Lin at SJTU.

September 2013 – Bethany joins the lab – welcome!

August 2013 – Yihan joins the lab – welcome!

June 2013 – Dainan joins the lab from the Mol Bio Department – welcome!

May 2013 – ET receives the PEI Senior Thesis Award.

May 2013 – Leah receives the Grand Health Challenges Award and the Provost Fund for Senior Thesis.

January 2013 – Leah and ET join the lab as the first two undergraduates – welcome!

January 2013 – Kelsey and Rurun join the lab as the first two graduate students – welcome!

January 2013 – The Mo Lab opens.