October 2017 - "The transcription fidelity factor GreA impedes DNA break repair", which Leonardo and Ido contributed to, is published in Nature.
October 2017 - Seth, Tianyou and Thu attended the TexasPhage Conference 2017 at Texas A&M University. Tianyou also gave a short talk and presented his research poster (pictured left).
August 2017 - Ido lectured at the "Physical Biology of the Cell" course in Woods Hole, MA.
July 2017 - Jing, Mengyu and Ido taught at the CPLC Summer School at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
July 2017 - Ido present at the 11th Annual q-bio Conference in New Brunswick, NJ.
June 2017 - Ido traveled to Beijing to talk at the meeting "Quantitative Biology: Computational and Single-Molecule Biophysics".
June 2017 - The Golding lab welcomes two summer undergraduates, Gennady Gorin and Jack Terrel.
May 2017 - Ido presented at the Duke Quantitative Biology 2017 Symposium in Durham, NC.
April 2017 - Ido attended the 3rd "Scialog: Molecules Come to Life" meeting in Tucson, AZ.
April 2017 - Tianyou passed the Graduate School Qualifying Examination and advanced to Ph.D. candidacy. Congratulations!
April 2017 - Seth, Jing and Mengyu showcased their research posters at the Center for Theoretical Biological Physics of Rice University (Houston, TX).
April 2017 - Jing presented a talk for the Bacterial Interest Group (BIG) of the Texas Medical Center.
September 2016 - Tianyou attended the "Physical Biology of the Cell" course in Woods Hole, MA.
September 2016 - Heng’s paper, “Stochastic Kinetics of Nascent RNA”, is published in Physical Review Letters.
July 2016 - Jing, Mengyu, Heng and Ido all taught at the Physics of Living Cells Summer School.
July 2016 - Ido's review, "Single-Cell Studies of Phage λ: Hidden Treasures Under Occam's Rug", is published in Annual Review of Virology.
June 2016 - Ido presented seminars at Tsinghua University, Peking University, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences
June 2016 - Louis McLane, Ph.D., presented his work at the annual IRACDA conference in Tucson, AZ.
May 2016 - Mengyu Wang won "Best Oral Presentation" at the 2016 Baylor Structural and Computational Biology and Molecular Biophysics retreat.
May 2016 - "Membrane Supply and Demand Regulates F-Actin in a Cell Surface Reservoir", which Ido Golding, Ph.D., and Mengyu Wang contributed to, is published in Developmental Cell.
March 2016 - Heng Xu, Ph.D. won the combined Sokac Lab and Golding Lab Easter egg decoration contest. Check out his award-winning replica of Drosophila melanogaster in action. Louis McLane and Jing Zhang tied for the plastic egg water rodeo (not pictured).
March 2016 - Leonardo Sepulveda, Ph.D.'s paper, "Measurement of gene regulation in individual cells reveals rapid switching between promoter states", is published in Science.
January 2016 - Sam's paper, "Single-cell analysis of transcription kinetics across the cell cycle", is published in eLife. This work is also featured in an eLife Insight article written by Shani Ben-Moshe and Shalev Itzkovitz.
September 2015 - "The spliceosome is a therapeutic vulnerability in MYC-driven cancer", which Ido and Sam contributed to, is published in Nature
June 2015 - Louis is named a REACH IRACDA scholar at Baylor College of Medicine.
June 2015 - Heng’s paper, "Combining protein and mRNA quantification to decipher transcriptional regulation", is published in Nature Methods.
June 2015 - Ido, Jing, and Mengyu presented our work at the FASEB "Mechanism and Regulations of Prokaryotic Transcription" meeting in Saxtons River, VT.
June 2015 - Ido presented our work at the Gene Regulation By The Numbers meeting in Boston, MA. Read more about the meeting on Arjun Raj's blog.
May 2015 - Ido presented our work at a seminar at the Institute for Systems Biology in Seattle, WA.
March 2015 - ‘Determination of in vivo target search kinetics of regulatory noncoding RNA’, which Ido contributed to, is published in Science.
March 2015 - Ido discussed our work at the workshop “Cracking the Cis-regulatory code”, part of the Drosophila Research Conference in Chicago, IL.
March 2015 - Ido presented our work at the “Scialog: Molecules Come to Life” meeting at Biosphere 2.
February 2015 - Heng presented at the Winter q-Bio Meeting in Maui, HI.
January 2015 - Sam, Leonardo, and Heng presented at the Gordon Research Conference on Stochastic Physics in Biology in Ventura, CA.
October 2014 - ‘A Nutrient-Tunable Bistable Switch Controls Motility in Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium’ which Patrick and Ido contributed to, is published in mBio.
August 2014 - ‘Removal of 8-oxo-GTP by MutT hydrolase is not a major contributor to transcriptional fidelity’ which Mengyu and Ido contributed to, is published in Nucleic Acids Research.
July 2014 - Sam, Leonardo, Heng and Ido all taught at the Physics of Living Cells Summer School.
June 2014 - Sam and Leonardo successfully defended their PhD theses.
May 2014 - Our Nikon STORM system arrived .
May 2014 - Heng received the Burroughs Welcome Fund's Career Award at the Scientific Interface.
April 2014 - Heng presented his work at the Emerging Leaders in Systems-Level Biology Symposium in Cincinnati, OH.
March 2014 – Ido gave the Biophysics seminar at Johns Hopkins University.
February 2014 - Patrick's paper, 'Escherichia coli swimming is robust against variations in flagellar number', is published in eLife.
February 2014 - Ido co-chaired the symposium “Biophysics of genetic switches” at the Biophysical Society 58th Annual Meeting.
February 2014 - Ido gave seminars at Tel-Aviv University and at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
January 2014 - Ido spoke at Yale’s Systems Biology Institute.
December 2013 - Ido presented our work at the Zing conference, “Bacterial Cell Biology: Bacterial Cells in Space and Time”.
December 2013 - Ido gave a seminar at the Carnegie Mellon - University of Pittsburgh Ph.D. Program in Computational Biology.
December 2013 - 'The Plasma Membrane Flattens Out to Fuel Cell-Surface Growth during Drosophila Cellularization', which Heng and Ido contributed to, is published in Developmental Cell.
December 2013 - Ido's review, 'Genetic Determinants and Cellular Constraints in Noisy Gene Expression', is published in Science. [Listen to co-author, Alvaro Sanchez, discuss the review in the Science Podcast.]
November 2013 - The maternal-to-zygotic transition promotes robust morphogenesis via regulation of the actin cyotoskeleton, which Leonardo and Ido contributed to, makes the cover of PLoS Genetics.
October 2013 - Ido organized the Edward C. Cox Symposium at Princeton University, honoring his former postdoc advisor.
September 2013 - Watch Ido’s talk at the Workshop on Stochasticity in Biochemical Reaction Networks, Banff International Research Station.
July 2013 - Heng, Leonardo, and Sam taught at the 5th annual CPLC Summer School.
June 2013 - Ido spoke at the FASEB meeting, “Mechanisms and Regulation of Prokaryotic Transcription”.
June 2013 - Ido presented at the workshop “Cell Decision-Making”, organized by NSF.
May 2013 - Sam and Leonardo's paper, 'Measuring mRNA copy number in individual Escherichia coli cells using single-molecule fluorescent in situ hybridization' is published in Nature Protocols. [See also this research highlight.]
May 2013 - Ido taught at the “Single-cell microscopy workshop” at the ASM annual meeting.
May 2013 - Ido spoke at the meeting “Decision Making in Nature” at Imperial College London.
April 2013 - Wedding in the lab!