Congratulations to CSB faculty Dr. Joanna Wysocka Appointment to an Endowed Professorship!Read More »
Congratulations to Dr. Joanna Wysocka for her election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences!Read More »
Dr. Joanna Wysocka and Dr. Tomasz Swigut, Senior Research Scientist of the Wysocka Lab, are part of a team of researchers from KU Leuven (Belgium) and the universities of Pittsburgh and Penn State (US) who have identified fifteen genes that determine our facial features. The findings were published in Nature Genetics.Read More »
Chemical and Systems Biology Professor Dr. Joanna Wysocka and graduate student Bo Gu was featured in a Stanford Medicine News article titled “Dynamic DNA dance identified with new CRISPR/Cas9-based labeling.”Read More »
An accelerated article preview of “Selective silencing of euchromatic L1s revealed by genome-wide screens for L1 regulators” by Nian Liu, Cameron H. Lee, Tomek Swigut, Edward Grow, Bo Gu, Michael Bassik, and Joanna Wysocka is available online in Nature.
Liu N, Lee CH, Swigut T, Grow E, Gu B, Bassik M, Wysocka J. (2017) Nature. 2017 Dec 6. doi: 10.1038/nature25179.
The Wysocka Lab has a new lab website! To check out the newly designed website, please head over to https://wysocka.stanford.edu.Read More »
Vivek Bajpai is a recipient of the Department of Defense Peer-Reviewed Cancer Research Program Horizon Award, which supports postdoctoral fellows pursuing careers in cancer research. Vivek is a postdoc in the Wysocka lab. Congratulations!Read More »
Jaaved Mohammed is a recipient of a 2017 National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship. He is a postdoc in the Wysocka Lab. Congratulations!Read More »
Researchers have detected viral proteins — and something that looks suspiciously like infectious viral particles — in early human embryos. Is that good, bad or both?
Ed Grow and Joanna Wysocka have found that these viral proteins are well-placed to manipulate some of the earliest steps in our development by affecting gene expression and even possibly protecting the embryo’s cells from further viral infection.Read More »
Read Carl Zimmer’s review in the New York Times: Ancient Viruses, Once Foes, May Now Serve as Friends on CSB professor Joanna Wysocka, senior author and graduate student Edward Grow, lead author’s paper “Intrinsic retroviral reactivation in human preimplantation embryos and pluripotent cells” published online in Nature on April 20, 2015.Read More »