2014

Sep, 2014: Xingyan Kuang has succesfully defended her Ph.D.! She will be starting her postdoc in cancer bioinformatics at the Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ohio State University. Congratulations, Dr. Kuang!
Sep, 2014: Samantha Warren has succesfully completed her comprehensive exam. Congratulations!
Sep, 2014: Korkin Lab has moved to Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). Dr. Korkin is now an Associate Professor at Department of Computer Science with joint apointment at Depts. of Applied Mathematics and Biology & Biotechnology, and a core faculty at the interdiscplinary program of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB). Off to an exciting new start!
Jun, 2014: Samantha Warren is awarded an ISMB Travel Fellowship to present her poster at the oncoming ISMB conference in Boston. Congratulations, Samantha!
Apr, 2014: Jeff KIngs's poster in co-authorship with Samantha Warren receives an undergraduate award at MU Life Science Week Annual poster competition. Great job!
Mar, 2014: Samantha Warren's poster wins the 1st place at MU CS Annual poster competition. Well done!

2013

Dec, 2013: Andi Dhroso awarded Keystone Symposia Future of Science Fund scholarship to present at Big Data in Biology Keystone Symposium. Congratulations, Andi! Congratulations!
Oct, 2013: Samantha Warren's poster and oral presentation win the 3rd place at MU Informatics Symposium. Congratulations!
Oct, 2013: Nan Zhao, a postdoc at Korkin Lab, got a Research Assistant Professor position at Mississippi State University
Sep, 2013: Korkin Lab welcomes new member--Xongzhu Cui, a Ph.D. student at the MU Informatics Institute
Jul, 2013: Korkin Lab welcomes new member--Jeff King, an undergraduate research student at MU
Jul, 2013: Korkin Lab welcomes new member--John Price, an undergraduate research student at MU
May, 2013: Xiaomin Wang, an M.S. student at Korkin Lab, got a job at Microsoft
Jan, 2013: Anitha Subramani, an M.S. student at Korkin Lab, got a job at Cerner

2012

Oct, 2012: Our collaborative paper with the Mitchum and Meksem labs is published in Nature. Congratulations to Samantha who was the lead computational biology author on the paper. Here are some press highlights:
Bloomberg
Science Daily
Apr, 2012: Samantha Warren has won the 1st place in poster competition at the 2012 MU Life Science Week. Congratulations, Samantha!
Apr, 2012: Our paper on Longest Identical multispecies Elements (LIMEs) has been published in PNAS. Here are some press highlights:
Science Daily
Lenta.Ru (in Russian)
Le Scienze (in Italian)
Feb, 2012: Xingyan Kuang has won the 2nd place in poster competition at 2012 MCBIOS Conference. Congratulations, Xingyan!
Jan, 2012: Nan Zhao has been awarded NSF Educational Workshop Travel award for ABRF 2012 (only 17 were awarded nation-wide). Congratulations, Nan!

2011

Sep, 2011: Nan Zhao and Xingyan Kuang are awarded Shumaker fellowships. Congratulations!
Jul, 2011: Korkin Lab welcomes new member: Mandela Byam, an undergraduate research student at the Westminster College
Apr, 2011: Nan Zhao wins the second place in poster competition at the 2011 MU Life Science Week. Congratulations, Nan!

2010

Apr. 30, 2010: Samantha Warren wins the Best Undergraduate Poster Award at the University of Missouri Life Science Week for her project entitled "The Pearls of Swine Flu: The structural and sequence evolution of the H1N1 proteome". Congratulations, Samantha!
Sep. 1, 2009: Korkin Lab welcomes new member: Xiaomin Wang, Ph.D. student at the Dept. of Computer Science
Feb. 15, 2009: Dr. Korkin receives NSF CAREER Award.

2009

Oct. 5, 2009: Prof. Elizabeth Blackburn at UCSF, with whom Prof. korkin collaborated on a project to study interactions between the telomeric proteins, and co-authored a 2008 paper (see Publications) received a 2009 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for her discovery of telomerase, an enzyme that plays a key role in aging.
Sep. 1, 2009: Korkin Lab welcomes new member: Xiaomin Wang, Ph.D. student at the Dept. of Computer Science
Feb. 15, 2009: Dr. Korkin receives NSF CAREER Award.