News - Garcia Lab

July 2021

The Garcia Lab has relocated to the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis!

The Garcia Lab welcomes Faith Robison as the new Mass Spectrometry Manager/Scientist. Faith previously worked at ThermoFisher Scientific as a Field Service Engineer and Supervisor.

The Garcia Lab welcomes Xingyu Liu as a new postdoc to the group. Xingyu earned her PhD at the Stowers Institute co-advised by Jerry Workman and Michael Washburn.

Ben has been elected as an Alternate Councilor for the ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry.

June 2021

Congratulations to Yekaterina who successfully defended her PhD thesis! Next up a postdoc at Abbvie, best of luck.

Congratulations to Lindsay, who will be moving onto a position at Talus Bio, a company she helped establish!

Congrats to Josue as he starts his next position at UPenn, as a Johnson Foundation Fellow (an independent position)!

May 2021

The Garcia Lab says goodbye to Joe, who will move onto the MD/PhD program at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, best of luck!

Julia has passed her prelim exam, congrats!!

Hung has finished his research for the semester, and will next move onto graduate school at the Washington University School of Medicine, good luck!

April 2021

Lindsay has been selected for a talk in the AC DC Rising Stars in Analytical Chemistry Seminar Series, congratulations!

Amber has successfully defended her PhD, congrats and will move on to a postdoc at CHOP, congrats!

The lab says farewell to Kevin and Stephanie, who are off to a postdoc at CHOP and new position at GSK, respectively.

Neha has been awarded an American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Analytical Chemistry Graduate Fellowship, congrats!!

Congcong’s work describing the characterization of histone H3 combinatorial modifications during the cell cycle is published in JASMS.

Michael has been awarded an NIH NRSA Predoctoral Fellowship, great job!

March 2021

Lindsay’s study to develop a new SILAC-DIA-MS workflow is published in the Journal of Proteome Research, and also has been highlighted here.

February 2021

Mariana Lopes Lund joins us as a postdoctoral researcher, welcome back!

December 2020

Collaboration with the Bhoj lab (CHOP) on new discoveries of histone H3.3 mutations in unidentified neurodevelopmental disorders is published in Science Advances.

Kevin Janssen has successfully defended his thesis! Congrats! He will next be a postdoc at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

Khadija has been selected to participate in the 2021 St. Jude National Graduate Student Symposium (NGSS), congrats!

The lab says goodbye to Congcong who will be going back to China for her next career move as an Assistant Professor at Nankai University, congrats!

Collaborations with the Skoultchi lab (Albert Einstein) and Eckenhoff Lab (UPenn) to understand how histone H1 controls chromatin compaction, and to characterize volatile anesthetic drug binding sites in the TREK1 K2P channel are published in Nature and Elife, respectively.

Mariel Coradin successfully defends her thesis! Congratulations and best of luck in your new postdoctoral position in Colorado!

The Garcia Lab welcomes Axe Xie to the lab as our newest postdoc!

November 2020

Congcong’s review on proteomic approaches for epigenetics research is published in MCP, congrats!

Collaborations with the Jabado lab on the K27M induced methylation changes in gliomas, and with the Bonasio lab to understand how TET2 regulates tRNA fragments are published in Cell Reports and NSMB, respectively.

Peder is selected for the ASMS Emerging Talent program, congrats!

October 2020

Ben is elected to the HUPO Executive Committee for a 2-year term as a Member-at-Large.

A manuscript with the Lewis lab (Univ. of Wisconsin) to study H3.3G34W oncohistone mechanisms that drive mesenchymal tumors is published in PNAS.

New publications with the Berger lab (UPenn) to understand the connection of SIRT1 with senescence/aging and to identify epigenetic changes that occur during Alzheimer’s Disease are published in Nature Chemical Biology and Nature Genetics, respectively.

September 2020

Ben has been awarded the Human Proteome Organization (HUPO) Discovery in Proteomic Sciences Award.

Collaborations with the Jabado lab (McGill Univ.) and the Van Eyk lab (Cedar Sinai) on the role of the oncohistone mutation G34W in giant cell bone tumors, and to identify protein methylation in a mouse model of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) disease are published in Cancer Discovery and Journal of Proteome Research, respectively.