Katie was featured in a UCSF short documentary for International Women’s Day.
We were honored by a gift from the L.K. Whittier Foundation that awards Katie with a named directorship of the Gladstone Institute of Data Science and Biotechnology.
Graduate student Maureen Pittman was chosen as a finalist for the Epstein Award for excellence in human genetics research and gave a great talk at ASHG 2022!
Our lab was honored by Katie being elected into the National Academy of Medicine! Read the Gladstone story and UCSF announcement.
We are so happy to welcome Catherine Tchendjieu to Gladstone as a new investigator!
Our collaborative culture was featured on the American Productivity & Quality Center Blog.
Grad student Maureen Pittman published her work on using AP-MS protein networks to identify new congenital heart disorder genes. This was a great collaboration. Read the story.
Our Biohub team, led by postdoc Jason Shi, published a method for fast, accurate genotyping of microbiomes. Read the press release about this paper and our single-cell genomics approach for tracking how microbiome strains evolve within a person’s gut.
The Pollard Lab welcomes Vijay Ramani and his lab to Gladstone!
Our lab is excited that the lab of Barbara Engelhardt is joining us at Gladstone!
In response to wildfires, lab members led by Alex Pico donated 500 KN95 and 400 N95 masks to HelpSierraBreathe.org for distribution to unhoused and evacuated people in the Carson City and Reno areas. Read the story.
Katie was quoted in a New York Times article about re-wilding the human microbiome.
We published two papers in Nature this week! Pawel Przytycki was the computational lead on a study about epigenetic regulation of heart fibrosis. Svetlana Lyalina led statistical analyses for an investigation of effects of caloric restriction on the human microbiome.
Read about our advocacy for open access in this story about publishing during the pandemic.
Katie is quoted about large-scale isolate sequencing from diverse human microbiomes in The Scientist.
CZI interview with Katie about 3D genome folding and more.
Katie Pollard is elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). Read the story.
Kathleen Keough talks about her PNAS paper using comparative genomics to predict animal susceptibility to COVID-19 on ABC7 News.
Congratulations to Alex Pico on receiving the Distinguished Achievement in Scientific Leadership award from Gladstone!