The lab is now part of UofT’s Precision Medicine (PRiME) initiative. Looking forward to being part of the community
Construction for our new lab space has finally started after >6 months of planning (>1 yr on the admin side). Can’t wait for the grand opening next year!
Leo’s paper on nucleic-acid programmable in vitro synthetic gene circuits is now published on ACS Synthetic Biology
Stuti is a recipient of this year’s Milligan Graduate Scholarship in IBBME, congrats Stuti!
Welcome Stuti, Travis, Abdulmateen, and Ryan (aka team S.T.A.R.) to the lab!
The beta version of the lab website is now live!
The lab has been awarded an Xseed grant for collaborative work with the Treanor lab to study B cell response to 3D antigen arrays!
Leo visits McMaster University to give a BIMR symposium lecture. Thanks to the Soleymani lab for hosting
Leo visits Aalto University to attend the Nantech 2019 conference
The lab has been awarded the 2019 MbD New Ideas award (1 of 9 labs). We will be working with the Treanor lab to build DNA devices to elucidate B cell signaling for vaccine and regenerative medicine applications
Welcome Matthew Cao and Janice Da Silva to the lab!
The lab has been awarded the inaugural New Frontiers Research Fund - Exploration grant from the Tri-Council (1 of 10 labs at the University of Toronto, and 1 of 158 in Canada) . We will be using the fund to build molecular computers for portable diagnostics. Thanks Canada!
Leo discusses the integration of DNA nanotech with synthetic biology at the MbD synbio discussion group