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  • Feb 8, 2022: Congratulations to Mingxiang Teng and Xiang Liu for getting their super-enhancer detecting method accepted in Nucleic Acids Research!

  • Feb 4, 2022: Congratulations to Tim Shaw and Alyssa for getting their innovative DRPPM-EASY paper accepted in Biology!

  • Feb 1, 2022: Happy Lunar New Year! Our collaborative paper with Dr. Flores lab on ΔNp63 regulates a common landscape of enhancer associated genes in non-small cell lung cancer has now been published in the Nature Communications, check it out!

  • Jan 25, 2022: Our paper describing the melanoma of unknown primary has improved prognosis and enhanced immunogenicity has now been published in the Journal of ImmunoTherapy for Cancer, check it here!

  • Jan 18, 2022: Welcome Sam Coleman to our lab as a Research Data Analyst!

  • Jan 11, 2022: Congrats to Marco and Elsa for getting the ΔNp63 regulating a common set of genes in non-small cell lung cancer paper accepted in Nature Communications! Yeah! Kyu and AC are co-authors in this collaborative project with the Flores lab.

  • Jan 1, 2022: Happy New Year!






  • Dec 31, 2021: Our collaborative paper with Dr. Ahmad Tarhini on identifying unknown primary in melanoma patients improved prognosis has been accepted by Journal of ImmunoTherapy for Cancer. Yeah!

  • Dec 14, 2021: Our collaborative paper with Drs. Annie Chai and Sok Ching Cheong at the Cancer Research Malaysia on uncovering drug repurposing candidates for head and neck cancers has been published in Scientific Reports. Yeah!

  • Dec 2, 2021: Our collaborative paper on identifying neoadjuvant endocrine therapy expands stromal populations in estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer has been published online in Molecular Carcinogenesis. This is a collaboration with Dr. Heather Selby and Dr. Peter Kabos at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. Yeah!

  • Nov 13, 2021: We bid farewell to Kyubum and wish him all the best as he transition into his new position as the Principal Data Scientist at Amgen! Good luck and all the best!

  • Nov 1, 2021: Congratulations to Mengyu for being promoted to Research Scientist I! We look forward to your contributions to our mission!

  • Sept 16, 2021: Our T32 Supplements of "Cancer Research Workforce Development in FAIR Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning" has been officially funded by the NIH/NCI! AC is a co-investigator with Dr. Issam El Naqa to develop the curriculum for this project.

  • Sept 10, 2021: The Deep Learning of Histopathology Images at the Single Cell Level paper is published today in Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence. Check it out!

  • Sept 1, 2021: Our R01 entitled "Decoding tobacco-related oral cancer ecosystem by integrative approach" has been officially funded by the NIH/NIDCR today! This is a MPI project with Dr. Christine H. Chung and her team! Yeah!

  • Aug 27, 2021: Our latest review paper "Deep Learning of Histopathology Images at the Single Cell Level" is accepted today at Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence! Congratulations to Kyubum and Jay! Check it out here.

  • Aug 10, 2021: Our latest paper in overcoming BRAF/MEK inhibitor resistant melanoma is published online today at Molecular Cancer Therapeutics! Congratulations to Kelsey! Check it out here.

  • July 23, 2021: Finally, the Multi-Targeting Drug DREAM Challenge manuscript has been accepted in PLOS Computational Biology! AC is part of the winning team with Prof. Kang's team! Chek out the preprint here.

  • June 1, 2021: Congratulations to the Doebele Lab in publishing the novel human-derived RET-fusion non-small cell lung cancer lines in Molecular Pharmacology!

  • May 21, 2021: We are proud to be part of the ORIEN NOVA Team Science Award! This is a collaborative grant to identify predictive biomarkers and toxicities in cancer patients treated with immune checkpoint inhibitors!

  • May 20, 2021: Yeah, we received the Florida Biomedical Research Program (FBRP) James & Esther King Biomedical Research Grant to study the effects of hypoxia in tobacco-related tumor immune microenvironment of head and neck cancer patients! This is a collaborative grant with Dr. Christine H. Chung (PI) and our lab (Co-PI: AC)!

  • May 17, 2021: Congratulations to the Heasley Lab and Doebele Lab in publishing TKI-induced interferon response program in EGFR-mut lung cancer in npj Precision Oncology!

  • May 14, 2021: Moffitt Molecular Data Warehouse manuscript is published in JCO Clinical Cancer Informatics! Check it out here!

  • Apr 26, 2021: TIMEx, our new deconvolution method using pan-cancer scRNA-seq signatures is published online today at Bioinformatics! Congratuations to Mengyu and Kyubum! Check it out here or try out TIMEx!

  • Apr 22, 2021: Congratulations to Kelsey in passing her Ph.D. defense! Now we can call her Dr. Nassar!

  • March 4, 2021: Congratulations to the Marusyk Lab in publishing the results of parasexual recombination in cancer cells in Nature Ecology & Evolution! This research is featured as the COVER of March issue!

  • Feb 1, 2021: Congratulations to the Chung Lab in publishing the effects of prexasertib on the tumor immune microenvironment of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in Molecular Carcinogenesis! This research is featured as the COVER of the Feb issue!

  • Jan 1, 2021: Happy New Year!!