8/2018: John's first paper live on BioRxiv and submitted.
7/2018: John serves as a graduate student mentor for high school student Maciel through CCBM STEP.
5/2018: Michael defended his PhD thesis.
5/2018: Maria presented her senior thesis, graduates and starts a summer internship at the Jacak Lab, UC Berkeley.
1/2018: Michael's 4th paper published.
11/2017: Winnie and Michael's paper selected for BiophysJ Collection on Microtubules and Motors.
11/2017: John selected as a NSF-CREST Fellow for Spring 2018.
9/2017: Maria selected as a NSF-CREST Scholar for Fall 2017.
7/2017: Michael's 3rd paper published.
3/2017: Michael awarded a NSF-CREST summer fellowship.
3/2017: Winnie's paper with the Ross lab published.
8/2016: Xu won R15 award from NIH.
11/2013: Our first paper published, with Brian and Maryse as coauthors.
11/2011: Xu lab starts at UC Merced.
What we study: nature's nano-engine called molecular motors.
What we use: optical trapping, fluorescence, and simulation.