Derek Tai, a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Talkowski Lab since 2013 comments on the lab's most recent Nature Neuroscience paper of which he is first author: "Recently, we developed a new CRISPR approach which can directly target perfectly homologous sequences in the segmental duplications and model the reciprocal dosage imbalances that occur via NAHR mechanisms. [...]
Ryan has accepted an offer to join the Bioinformatics and Integrative Genomics (BIG) PhD program at Harvard Medical School. He will be starting his PhD at HMS in fall 2016 and intends to continue his research on structural variation and genome architecture in human diseases into this next career stage as a PhD student.
Joseph Glessner has been awarded the Executive Committee On Research (ECOR) Tosteson & Fund for Medical Discovery (FMD) Postdoctoral Fellowship Award (15-2) for 9/1/2015-8/31/2016.