December 2021- Cassandra Barone joins the lab as a Ph.D. student. Welcome!
December 2021- Dr. Trong Bao Nguyen joins the lab as a postdoc. Welcome!!
November 2021- Dr. Di Hu is promoted to Research Scientist, effective on Nov 1st. Congratulations, Di!!
October 2021- Di and Jack's review paper is accepted for publication! Congratulations!!!
October 2021- Dr. Shuai Wang joins the lab as a postdoc. Welcome!
September 2021- Congratulations to Di, Philip, and Jessica for winning the poster awards in the Department Annual Retreat!
September 2021- Both Jessica and Aya passed their Ph.D. qualifying exams! Congratulations!!!
August 2021- Di's paper, titled "Small-molecule suppression of calpastatin degradation reduces neuropathology in models of Huntington’s disease", is now accepted by Nature Communications. Congratulations!!!
June 2021- Yutong as a co-first author and Rihua as a co-author have the paper accepted by PNAS- A great collaborative outcome! Congratulations!
June 2021- Di and Jack's paper is accepted by BBRC, Congratulations!
Dec 2020- Aya Jishi wins the Best Academic Performance Award in the Department of Physiology & Biophysics, Congratulations!
Dec 2020- Jessica Dudman wins the Best Research Presentation Award (2nd place) in the 2020 Recknagel Symposium, Congratulations!
Oct 2020- Jessica's review paper has been accepted by Frontiers Cellular Neuroscience. Congratulations!
Oct 2020- Our paper "Oligodendroglial glycolytic stress triggers inflammasome activation and neuropathology in Alzheimer’s disease" has been accepted by Science Advances! Congratulations, lab members!
Oct 2020- Philip joins the lab as a postdoc. Welcome, Philip!
Sep 2020- Aya's review paper has been accepted by Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology!
Jun 2020- Xin has been promoted to full professor in the Department of Physiology & Biophysics, effective July 1, 2020.
May 2020- Qi lab is awarded an NIH R01 grant to study alpha-synucleinopathy.
March 2020- Qi lab is awarded an NIH R01 grant to study Alzheimer's disease.
Feb 2020- Tony joins the lab as a postdoc!
Nov 2019- Jessica and Aya join the lab as Ph.D. students!
July 2019- Di is awarded the Charles L. Hoppel Trainee Award for Excellence in Mitochondrial Research 2019.
Media report: Alpha-Synuclein Impairs ClpP Enzyme, Causing Mitochondrial Damage – Parkinson’s News Today
Feb 2019- Qi lab is awarded an NIH R21 grant to identify a mitochondrial biomarker for Huntington's disease.
Nov 2018- Kat joins the lab as a Ph.D. student!
Oct 2018- Di’s work is selected for oral presentation in the Nanosymposium of the World Neuroscience Conference 2018!
July 2018- Qi lab receives a research grant from Harrington Discovery Institute.
Mar 2018- Rihua joins the lab as a postdoc- Welcome!
Nov 2017- Qi lab receives a Catalyst Award from the Falk Foundation to develop small molecules for treating Huntington's disease.
Oct 2016- Qi lab receives a research grant from the Michael J Fox's Parkinson's Disease Foundation
Jan 2016- Yutong joins the lab as a Ph.D. student.
Aug 2014- Yuanyuan joins the lab as a postdoc!
June 2014- Qi lab is awarded an NIH R01 grant to study Huntington's disease!
Sep 2013- Qi lab receives a research grant from American Parkinson's Disease Association!
Commentary by Nature Review Neurology: Defective mitochondrial dynamics in the hot seat—
a therapeutic target common to many neurological disorders?’ 2013 Aug;9(8): 417. PMID: 23877644
June 2012- Qi lab receives a research grant from the American Heart Association!
Dec 2011- Qi lab receives a research grant from the Spize Brain Research Fund!
March 2011- Qi lab officially starts!