News 2007-2019

2019.11:  Xiaoli, Wei, and Ping’s eLife paper is accepted—Congrats!

2019.11:  Xu lab’s TRPML1 research in pharmaceutical industry:

2019.10) Welcome Julian to join the lab!

2019.10) Congrats to Dan for her paper being accepted in Autophagy!

2019.10) Congrats to Lulu for her paper being accepted in Science Advances!

2019.10) Congrats to Wei and Archie for receiving Rackham Granduate Student Research Grant.

2019.9) Welcome Whitney and Keantae to joint the lab.

2019.8) Welcome Jack to start his rotation in the lab. Jack graduated from Peking University.

2019.8) Welcome Jie Liu, summer student from Tsinghua University, and Jiaxian, Summer student from Zhongshan University.

2019.6) Welcome Shadae — a new student from the incoming Ph.D class. Shade graduated from the University of Michgan (MS) and Kalamazoo College.

2019.05) UM news: a new pathway for an anti-aging drug

2019.05) Tim Graduated with Higest Honors in Neurosicence. Congrats !

2019.05) Congrats to Michael for receving an high honor in his undergraduate thesis in neuroscience!

2019.04) Welcome Qi and Wei to officially join the lab as Ph.D. Candidate students! Wei graduated from Zhejiang University and Qi graduated from Peking University.

2019.04) Threes undergraduate students in the lab, Spring, Sherwin, and Fred have Won the Program in Biology Awards: UnderwoodAlger scholarship fund in the College if LSA, and MCDB Summer Research Fellowship. Congrats!

2019.04) Xiaoli, Wei, and Qiong’s paper is accepted in PloS Biology. Congrats!

2019.02) Welcome Wenlong, a Visting Professor from Northeast Aricultural School in China.

2019.01) Welcome Meimei, a Visting Professor from Harbin Medical School.

2019.01) Welcome Yuchen to start her rotation–Yuchen graduated from Tsinghua University.

2018.12) Welcome Qi to start his rotation–Qi graduated from Peking University.

2018.10) Welcome our newest lab member Prateek!

2018.10) Ping and Mingxue’s comprehensive review paper on lysosomal ion channes is accepted in Trends In Biochemical Sciences. Congrats!

2018.9) Xiaoli and Meiqin’s comprehensive review paper on TRP channels is in press in Nature Structure and Molecular Biology. Congrats!

2018.8) Xu lab welcome new rotation student Wei. Wei was a top performing student from the prestigious Zhejiang University, China. Welcome!

2018.8) Nirakar has started his inpendent faculty position—good luck!.

2018.7) Welcome Summer visiting students Kaili, Yihan, and Nan from ZJUT, China. Also welcome high school student Robert Xu, from Irvine High school.

2018.6) Ce passed her Checkpoint#2 Prelim exam, and advanced to candidacy— Congrats!

2018.5) Congrats to Nirakar for receiving a Tenure-Track Asistant Professor Job offer!

2018.4) The Xu is getting ready to move into new lab space in June—new Biological Sciences Building—check out

2018.4) Tim and Michale received Summer Undergraduate Research Feollowship—Congrats!

2018.4) Welcome our newest lab member, Spring ( the second Spring in the xu lab)!

2018.4) Kathy will graduate will high honor! She will be starting her Ph.D study in our progam in the fall! Congrats!

2018.4) Ahmad was picked as a prestigious Fulbright Scholar! Congrats!

2018.3) Welcome our new lab member, Tim!

2018.2) Junsheng’s Protein & Cell review paper is accepted. Congrats!

2017.12) Welcome Zhuangzhuang and Dan, visiting students from ZJUT.

2017.11) Welcome Dan li, visting Associate professor.

2017.11) The Xu lab is planning a full-day lab retreat on Dec. 15.

2017.11) The Xu lab has received a new RO1 grant from NIDDK to work on ion channels in the tubulovesicles!

2017.11) Hot topic: Cryo-EM structures of Mucolipin TRP Channels in the Lysosome: Five Together at Once

2017.11) Congrats Xiaoli for being nominated and selected as the Chair of the 2019 Gordon Research Seminar (GRS meeting) on Oragenllar Channels and Transporters!

2017.10) Welcome Emily, UM undergraduate student, and Wen, visiting professor from China!

2017.08) Nirakar is a co-author in a paper that is accepted in the journal of Gastroenterilogy. Congrats!

2017.08) Welcome Lotte to start her rotation in the lab.  Lotte did her undergraduate research in microbiology in Loyola University in Chicago!

2017.08) Haoxing, Ping, Nirakar, Mingxue, Xiaoli, Meiqin attended the second organellar channels and transporters GRC. Xiaoli Won the best poster award—congrats!

2017.07) Welcome Shiyi, a senior undergraduate student from zhejiang Univeristy, China.

2017.07) Welcome Zifan, a senior undergraduate student from Fudan Univeristy, China.

2017.07) Welcome Fred to join the Xu lab for his undergraduate research.

2017.07) Ce joined the Xu lab for her Ph.D studies. Ce did her undergraduate studies from Nangjin Agriculture University in China—Welcome Ce!

2017.07) The Xu lab new NIH RO1 grant received a good score. Congrats!

2017.06) Pilar Joined the lab as a visting Ph.D student from Spain. Welcome!

2017.06) Xu lab publsihed a cover story in the journal of Cell Biology. Congrats!

2017.06) Ce started her rotation in the Xu lab—welcome!

2017.05) Xu lab publsihed a cover story in the journal of Developmental Cell. Congrats!

2017.05) News release—U-M researchers identify new heartburn target!

2017.04) Xiaoli won the Best Poster Award at the Endolysosome Conference –Congrats!

2017.03) Kathy received the Neuroscience Summer research fellowship–Congrats!

2017.03) Wuyang has a paper being accepted in Journal of Cell Biology–Congrats!

2017.03) Ahmad is selected to be a student speaker at Spring Graduation Commencement. Congrats!

2017.03) Neel is accepted into Washinton University Medical School, and Ahmad is accepted to Harvard School of Public Health Program. Congrats!

2017.03) Nirakar’s paper is being accepted in Developmental Cell. Congrats!

2017.03) Xu lab celebrates 10th anniversary. T-shirt and Sweater designed by Kathy.

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2017.03) Meiqin joined the lab. Meiqin graduated from Peking University ( Zhuan Zhous’a lab working on TRP channels and Dense-core Vesicle Excotyosis. Welcome!

2017.02) Haoxing hosted a party for Ph.D. recruits and student hosts in the interview weekend. A good pool of students!

2017.01) Welcome Jessica joining the lab.

2017.01) Ying has started her rotation in the lab. Ying graduated from Fudan University in China. Welcome Ying.

2016.11) Welcome Michael joining the lab.

2016.10) Peach has started his rotation in the lab –welcome! Peach graduated from University of Philippinbes-Diliman.

2016.09) Welcome Nam joining the lab.

2016.08) Welcome WanLu and Amberline joining the lab.

2016.07) WWJ Radio News on free radicals-sensing and aging.

2016.07) CM Radio News on aging. .

2016.06) Congrats to Xiaoli and Lulu for the acceptance of a paper in the Journal Autophagy!

2016.06) News Release:Researchers discover powerful defense against free radicals that cause aging, disease

2016.06) News Release:研究发现能延缓衰老的蛋白质

2016.05) Rachel joined the lab-welcome!

2016.05) Congrats to Abbie and Wuyang for the acceptance of an eLife paper on lysosome Ca2+ refilling!

2016.05) Congrats to Haoxing—his promotion to full professor is now official!

2016.05) Congrats to Xiaoli for her paper on autophagy is being accepted in Nature Communciations!

2016.04) Sarah and Joel gradauted and will go to Medical school–congrats and good luck!

2016.04) Ahmad received the MCDB summer Research Fellowship—Congrats!

2016.04) Ahmad is selected as “Student of the Year” out of 40,000 students at the University—Congrats !

2016.03) Kathy joined the lab-welcome!

2016.03) Mingxue passed her prelim exam and became a Ph.D candidate—Congrats !

2016.02) College of LS&A has approved Department’s recommendation to promote Haoxing to full Professor with tenure—Congrats!

2016.02) The Xu lab receives a 5-year RO1 grant to work on lysosomal physiology and calcium signlaing.

2016.01) Roy’s Nature Cell Biology paper is being accepted–Congrats!

2016.01) Vanessa joined the lab–welcome!

2015.12) Roy passed his dissertation defense—Congrats!

2015.12) Sasmita joined the lab—welcome!

2015.10) Spring has a reviewer paper accepted in the Seminars in Developmental and Cell biology. Congrats!

2015.10) The Xu lab major NIH grant received a good score for competetive renewal.

2015.10) Welcome Ping Li, a visting postdoc fellow.

2015.10) Haoxing received 2015 Faculty Recognition Award!

2015.9) Zhangyuan has started his rotation in the lab –welcome! Zhangyuan graduated from Peking University in China.

2015.8) Spring has started her new postion @ Regeneron—Congrats and good luck!

2015.8) Welcome Junsheng, a visiting scholar from China!

2015.6) Haoxing co-chaired the 2015 GRC meeting on Organellar Channels and Transporters–Mingxue, Nirkar, Spring, Rasheed, Xiaoli, Wuyang, and Qiong attended the meeting. See photo.

2015.5) Mingxue officially joins the lab–Welcome!

2015.4) Haoxing is invited to serve on the Editorial Board in the journal of Scientific Reports.

2015.4) Crystral has accepted an offer to join the MD-Ph.D program at Columbia University in the fall—Congrats!

2015.3) Congrats to Xiaoli for a her collaboration paper accepted in the jouranl Cell!!

2015.3) Congrats to Haoxing for a review paper in press in Cell Calcium.

2015.2) Congrats to Wuyang and Qiong for a PNAS plus paper being accepted!

2015.1) Wuynag and Qiong are Co-authors in a Nature Cell Biology paper in press.

2015.1) Welcome three new lab members (Greyson, Rasheed, Sarah). Greyson is our new lab manager; Rasheed is a rotation student from the Neuroscience program.

2014.11) Neel joined the lab—welcome!

2014.10) Joseph and Ahmad joined the lab—welcome!

2014.10) The Xu lab will have the inaugural Lab Retreat on Oct. 14!

2014.10) Haoxing has acccepted an invitation from President Mark S. Schlissel to the President’s Advisory Panel On Biosciences (PAPBiosciences)!

2014.9) Haoxing is a co-organizer and co-chair of a new Gordon Research Conference Meeting on Organellar Channels and Transporters  (Waltham, MA; June 14-19, 2015)

2014.9) News Release in Chinese: 治疗肌肉萎缩症有新方法

2014.9) News Release: Muscular dystrophy: Repair the muscles, not the genetic defect

2014.9) WorldJournal News.

2014.9) Welcome Stephen to start his rotation in the lab. Stephen graduated from Michigan State University.

2014.8) Welcome MingXue to start her rotation in the lab. MingXue graduated from Peking University.

2014.8) Haoxing’s comprehensive review on lysosomal ion channels is in press in Annual Review in Physiology (2015 Edition). Congrats!

2014.8) Crystal presented her reearch in the 2014 Beckman Scholar Symposium.

2014.7) Several undergraduate students in the lab will go to medical school. Marlene, Dimitry, Brennan, and Hamzah (Wayne State), and Cyrus to Pittsburgh (MD-PhD) ! Congrats and good luck to all of them!

2014.5) Congrats to Kathy Dong for receiving 2014 Summer Research Fellowship!

2014.4) Congrats to Spring for her Nature Medicine paper being accepted!

2014.4) Welcome Lulu to officially join the lab. Lulu graduated from Peking University China.

2014.3) Congrats to Ali for a comprehensive review paper on lysosomal exocytosis being accepted in the Journal of Lipid Research.!

2014.3) Congrats to Roy for receiving the prestigous Rackam Predoctoral Fellowsip!

2014.3) Congrats to Xiaoli and her collaborators at UM Engineering school for a paper in press in Nature Materials!

2014.3) Ali has started his postdoc position at Yale! good luck!

2014.2) Congrats to Ali for receiving the Outstanding Manuscript Award!

2014.2) Congrats to Ali for passing his dissertation defense! Ali finished his Ph.D within four and half years after he entered MCDB Ph.D program.

2013.12) Congrats to Ali for receiving Rackham one-term Dissertation Fellowship. And Roy being nominated for Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship.

2013.12) Haoxing and Crystal were featured in the Annual Cell Biology Meeting. Watch Youtube Video.

2013.12) Welcome Meimei. Meimei is a visiting student from China.

2013.11) Roy’s PNAS paper is accepted. Congrats!

2013.9) Welcome Nirakar! Nirakar received his Ph.D training with Dr. Stefan Heinemann.

2013.9) Welcome Lulu to start her rotation in the lab. Lulu graduated from Peking University.

2013.8) News Release :Learning how the brain takes out its trash may help decode neurological diseases

(2013.8) Ali’s Developmental Cell paper is accepted. Congrats!

(2013.7) Roy and Abbie’s Journal of Physiology Topical Review paper is accepted. Congrats!

(2013.6) Wecome Maria! Maria graduated from University of Kansas, and will conduct her Master-thesis in the Xu lab for the next two years.

(2013.6) Congrats to Wuyang for her TRPML1 review paper being accepted in the Handbook of experimental pharmacology.

(2013.6) Wecome Crystral! Crystral a Beckman Scholar, and will conduct her Honor Thesis in the Xu lab for the next two years.

(2013.5) Nick for receivied high honor ( in Neuroscience; Program in Biology) for his undergraduate thesis! Congrats! Nick will start his medical school in Northwestern in the fall.

(2013.5) Welcome Weidong, a visiting scholar from Zhejiang Medical Schhool.

(2013.4) Congrats to Qiong for passing her prelim and advance to candidacy!

(2013.4) Congrats to Xiaoli for her new baby!

(2013.4) Congrats to Sara and Crystal!!  Sara is selected as a 2013 UM Beckman Scholar finalist and 2013 MCDB Summer Research Scholar. Crystal is selected as a  2013 UM Beckman Scholar!!

(2013.4) Congrats to Qiong for passing her prelim, and advancing to candidacy!

(2013.4) Welcome Megan!

(2013.4) Welcome Wuyang! Prior to joining us, Wuyang was a postdoc fellow in Dr. Linsdell’s lab @ Dalhousie University in Canada.

(2013.3) Congrats to Roy for passing his prelim!

(2013.1) Brennan joined the lab—Welcome!

(2013.1) Zhiyuan Yao has started his rotation in the lab. Zhiyuan graduated from Peking University. Welcome!

(2012.12) Xiang has two good news: a new baby and also won an outstanding manuscript award from MCDB—Congrats!

(2012.10) Dmitry, Sara, and Adam have joined the lab—Welcome!

(2012.9) Ali received a Best Poster Award at the international TRP meeting (Sept. 12-14, Valencia, Spain). Congrats!

(2012.9) Ali has received a Rackam Travel Award to attend the TRP meeting in Spain. Congrats!

(2012.9) Welcome Cole to the lab—Cole is a visiting MSTP student ( neuroscience/neurology).

(2012.8) Abbie joined the lab—Welcome!

(2012.8) The Xu lab has received a 5-year NIH grant to study TRP channels in the skin. Congrats!!!

(2012.7) Xiang and Xiaoli’s Cell paper is accepted— Congrats!!!

(2012.7) Kathy has joined the lab—Welcome!

(2012.7) Hamzah was selected to receive the Underwood-Alger Scholarship –Congrats to Hamzah!

(2012.6) Chen and Yitong started their summer research. Both of them are Junior students from Tsinghua University. Welcome!

(2012.6) Dongbiao passed his dessertation defense. Congrats!

(2012.5) Xiaoli’s PNAS paper is accepted. Congrats!

(2012.5) Nick is selected to receive the Underwood-Alger Scholarship–Congrats to Nick!!

(2012.5) Haoxing is officially promoted to Associated Professor with Tenure. Congrats!

(2012.5) Cyrus and Hamzah joined the lab. Welcome!

(2012.4) Qiong joined the Xu lab to start her Ph.D studies. Welcome!

(2012.3) News Release : Is Calcium Channel Major Player in Lysosome Diseases?

(2012.3) News Release : U-M biologists find potential drug that speeds cellular recycling.

(2012.3) News Release : Biologists find potential drug that speeds cellular recycling.

(2012.3) Press release: Channel problems in Niemann-Pick disease

(2012.3) News release: New drug may result in healthier cells

(2012.3) 新药物能加速溶酶体垃圾清除

(2011-2012) Xu lab research highlighted in MCDB newsletter-2011.

(2012.3) Yan and Leibin start their rotations in the lab. Leibin graduated from Shanghai JiaoTong University, and Yan graduated from Hongkong Chinese University. Welcome!

(2012.2) Xiang was selected to receive a Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship. Congrats!

(2012.2) Dongbiao’s NPC and Ca2+ paper is in press in Nature Communications. Congrats!

(2012.1) Ling and Qiong start their rotations in the lab. Ling graduated from Shanghai JiaoTong University, and Qiong graduated from Peking University. Welcome!

(2011.10) Jinzhe joined the lab. Welcome!

(2011.9) The Xu lab has received a one-year pilot grant from the Elsa Pardee foundation to investigate the roles of TRP channels in epithelial cancers. Congrats!

(2011.9) Haoxing has been selected for the 2012 Henry Russel Award, which is one of the highest honors the university bestows upon junior faculty to recognize early career faculty for exceptional scholarship and teaching. Congrats!

(2011.9) Yiqin and Bing start their rotations in the lab. Yiqin graduated from Wuhan University, and Bing graduated from Peking University. Welcome!

(2011.8) Junyi and Jack presented their summer research on TRPML channels at Notre Dame. See pictures.

(2011.7) Xiang, Roy, and Dongbiao attended the 3rd ion channel Symposium at Shanghai. Xiang was invited to give a talk about her work. Dongbiao won a Best Poster Award. Congrats! See pictures.

(2011.7) Haoxing is accepted into the Editorial Board of the Journal Pflugers (Euro. Journal

of Physiology). Congrats!

(2011.6) Junyi and Jack from the PKU-UMICH Summer Exchange Program have started

in the lab. Welcome!

(2011.5) Asad has started his summer research. Welcome!

(2011.4) Tony has joined the lab. Welcome!

(2011.3) Dongbiao’s Phosphoinositide and Calcium review paper accepted in the journal BioEssays. Congrats!

(2011.3) Francesca has joined the lab. Welcome!

(2011.3) Haoxing was featured in the recent issue of GSU Magazine.

(2011.2) Roy is accepted into the MCDB Ph.D program and will join the Xu lab in the Fall. Congrats and welcome!

(2011.2) Xiaoli has received a Postdoc Fellowship from ML4 Foundation. Congrats!

(2011.1) Evan and Puja have joined the lab. Welcome!

(2010.12) Haoxing talked about Xu lab’s ML4 research in the ML4 2011 News Letter.

(2010.12) Haoxing, his son Richard, sutdents Xiang and Thomas, attended White House and NIH PECASE award ceremonies on Dec. 13th and Dec 14th. See Pictures.

(2010.11) Dongbiao has received a Rackham Travel Award. Congrats!

(2010.11) Angelina has joined the lab. Welcome!

(2010.11.5) Haoxing has been selected for a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE )! Congrats!!!

Read White House Press Release (Nov. 5, 2010).

Read UM Record News Article (Nov. 8, 2010)

Read NIH News Release (Nov. 8, 2010)

Read 中新社新闻

(2010.9) Xianping has accepted a tenure-track faculty position in the Physiology Department at the Medical School of Dalhousie University! Congrats!

(2010.9) Zepeng starts to do rotatation in the lab. Zepeng graduated from Tsinghua University in China. Welcome!

(2010.9) Rahil Joined the lab. Welcome!

(2010.8) Haoxing is invited and has agreed to serve on the Review Editorial Board of Frontiers in Pharmacology ( Ion Channel and Channelopathies).

(2010.8) Jayne, Taylor, and Brian are going to Graduate Schools ( University of Michigan, University of Toledo, University of Wisconsin). Shannon is going to Medical School (Loyola University Chicago). Congrats and good luck!

(2010.7) Membrane trafficking: PIP2 calcium let-out cause.

(2010.7) News release: How our cells get rid of junk and recycle.

(2010.7) News release: Opening the gate to the cell’s recycling center!

(2010.7) Angela Sun joined the lab. Welcome!

(2010.7) Mingkun joined the lab. Welcome!

(2010.7) Rob joined the lab. Welcome!

(2010.6) Xianping, Dongbiao, and Xiang’s paper accepted by Nature Communications.. Congrats!

(2010.5) Xiaoli joined the lab. Welcome!

(2010.4) News Release: Temperature-sensing protein linked to skin cancer, hirsutism

(2010.4) Channeling Hair Morphogenesis

(2010.4) News Release: Cellular Channel May Open Doors to Skin Conditions, Hair Growth

(2010.2) Xiang has received a Rackham Travel Award. Congrats!

(2010.1) Spring’s Cell paper accepted. Congrats!

(2010.1) Chen starts to rotate in the lab. Chen graduated from Peking University in China. Welcome!

(2010.1) Thomas Harley joined the lab. Welcome!

(2010.1) Katie Adamsjoined the lab. Welcome!

(2010.1) Andy Goschka joined the lab. Welcome!

(2010.1) Xianping’s intracellualr TRP review paper accepted in Journal of Neurochemistry. Congrats!

(2009.12) Spring’s TRPML review paper accepted in FEBS letters. Congrats!

(2009.10) Eric’s iron review paper accepted in Future Medicinal Chemistry. Congrats!

(2009.10) Haoxing Nominated by NINDS for PECASE award.

9/7/2009 Qi Zhang started his rotation in the lab. Qi graduated from Huazhong University of Science and Technology. Welcome!

8/15/2009 Roy Li Joined the lab. Roy graduated from Hongkong University. Welcome!

8/2009 Huan and Jayne were awarded Underwood-Alger Scholarship. Congratulations!

8/7/2009 Mohammad (Ali) joined the lab. Welcome! Ali has been workign on TRPMLs with Dr. Math Cuajunco (CSU). Welcome!

7/24/2009 Xianping/Xiang/Dongbiao’s JBC paper accepted. Congratulations!

7/2009 Shannon Dibble joined the lab. Welcome!

(2009.4) Eric Highlighted in UM News.

(2009.2) Haoxing Named Sloan Fellow in Neuroscience

1/15/2009 TRPML research funded by NIH (RO1)

(2008.9) News Release : Iron-moving malfunction may underlie

neurodegenerative diseases, aging

(2008.9) UM News Services article

8/05/08 Celebration party for the first publication

3/16/07 New Lab Party

3/02/07 Lab Move in

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