4/2019: Arturo selected as a UROC SOAR scholar for summer 2019.
3/2019: John's first paper published.
2/2019: John awarded Physics fellowship for Summer 2019.
10/2018: Arturo joins us as a NSF CREST: CCBM undergrad scholar.
9/2018: Michael joins Apple, Inc. as a Data Scientist. Congrats Michael!
7/2018: John serves as a graduate student mentor for high school student Maciel through CCBM STEP.
5/2018: Michael defended his PhD thesis. Maria presented her senior thesis.
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.
3/2017: Michael awarded a NSF-CREST summer fellowship.
8/2016: Xu awarded NIH R15 grant.
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.