News


7/2016
Dongjoo Kim joined our group as a postdoc. Welcome!

6/4/2016
Jonathan Chen and his team won the first place at the New Haven Dragon Boat Regatta. Congrats!
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Photo by Arnold Gold/ New Haven Registar

4/6/2016
Jonathan Chen presented a talk on "Monitoring Cancer Cell Growth Dynamics and Drug Response using an Impedance Measurement Microdevice" at the Connecticut Microelectronics and Optoelectronics Consortium (CMOC). He won the "CMOC Best Oral Paper Prize". Congrats!

3/2016
Burak Dura joined our group as a postdoc. Welcome!

3/8/2016
Prof. Rong Fan was elected to be one of the 2016 Inspiring Yale speakers. On March 30, 2016, there would be a one-day event that showcases the work of various thought leaders from the 13 graduate and professional schools at Yale. Faculty members, chosen by the students, will share the latest in their work and respective fields for all of the Yale community to enjoy.
Read more: http://www.inspiringyale.com/

2/17/2015
A novel microdevice capable of detecting 42 unique immune effector proteins has been developed.
Proteomics News: Single-Cell, 42-plexed Protein Analysis Achieved with a New Microchip Technology

2/16/2015
Andrew Pan was awarded First Place in the category of Life Sciences for completed projects at the Southern Connecticut Science And Engineering Fair. Congrats!

2/9/2015
Our group invented a novel microdevice capable of detecting 42 unique immune effector proteins, a record number for a single-cell protein secretion assay.
Yale SEAS news: New Microchip Technology Achieves 42-plexed Single-Cell Protein Analysis

2/2/2015
Yao and Qiong's paper about the "single-cell, 42-plex immune effector protein profiling" technology is published in Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., USA, today. Congratulations! This is a multi-year collaboration project with Professor Kathryn Miller-Jensen. We are also grateful to Professor Dana Pe'er of Columbia Univ for teaching us the viSNE data analysis.

1/25/2015
Our lab starts a $1.85 million project intended to create a minimally invasive method for the detection and measurement of bone marrow fibrosis, funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK).
Yale SEAS News: Yale Engineer Leverages Cutting-Edge Technology for Fibrosis Detection

11/17/2014
Professor Fan was invited to attend the 2014 U.S. Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium (Kavli Fellow) organized by National Academy of Sciences.

1​1/​0​2/2014
Professor Fan gives a talk at Yale TEDx Resonance. The talk title is "A New Finding Nemo Story: Circulating Tumor Cells".

10/22/2014
Nayi Wang, Yang Xiao, and Iva Xhangolli attend 2014 BMES annual meeting in San Antonio.
The Reviewer Choice Award is given to Nayi's poster.

10/1/2014
Congratulations to Yao Lu's promotion to Associate Research Scientist!

9/30/2014
Fan lab receive a U01 grant from NIDDK to be part of the newly established Fibrosis Consortium. 



9/26/2014
Lin and Xiaoyuan’s work on co-detection and sequencing of genomic DNAs and mRNAs from the same single cells has been published on Scientific Reports. Congratulations. 

9/1/2014 
Ali Atta-Ul is joining us from University College London (UCL) as a visiting research graduate student. He will be working on single-cell analysis of multifocal prostate tumor. 

7/1/2014
Yale FAS has approved Dr. Fan’s promotion to Associate Professor on Term. Congrats.

6/1/2014 
Welcome, our summer research students: Undergraduate students Henry Huang and Yombe Fonkeu. High school students Andrew Pan and Yoo-Jin Yoon. 

3/30/2014 
Prof. Fan receives the NSF CAREER Award. The proposed research aims to develop a microchip platform to interrogate gene expression regulation at the genome scale and in single cells. 

3/1/2014 
Minsuk’s paper has been published in Nanoscale as the cover highlight. Congrats. 



12/01/2013
Congratulations to Yu, our first lab member, for his winning of the prestigious “one-thousand talented young scientist program” grant and the start of his professorship position at Zhejiang University.  

6/1/2013
Congratulations to Jonathan for receiving the NSF graduate research fellowship! 

10/15/2012
Prof. Fan wins the Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering. This fellowship is among the most prestigious awards given to the nation’s early-career scientists and engineers. 



10/15/2012
Prof. Fan is invited to give a talk at the Cold Spring Harbor Asia meeting - High Throughput Biology: genomics and epigenomics.  

8/30/2012
Iva and Nayi join the Fan lab to begin their first SI research. Welcome!

6/20/2012
Welcome! Jasper Han joins the Fan lab to conduct summer high school student research project. 

6/4/2012
Our work on the development of nanowire substrate - based laser imaging cytometry for rare tumor cell analysis has been published in Nano Letters.  
see Yale SEAS News
Gone Fishing: New System Captures Rare Cancer Cells from Blood Samples. 
http://seas.yale.edu/news-news-detail.php?id=393    



3/30/2012
Prof. Fan gave an invited talk at the 3rd Conference on Advances in Microfluidics and Nanofluidics in Dalian. 

3/30/2012
Prof. Fan gave invited talks in this year’s APS and ACS national meetings.

3/23/2012
Our nanowire hemocytometer work  "Quartz nanopillar hemocytometer for high-yield separation and counting of CD4+ T lymphocytes" has been published in Nanoscale as a cover highlight. Congratulations.



3/1/2012
Our work on in silico modeling of human glioblastoma microenvironment development and treatment has been published in PLoS Computational Biology. Congratulation! Yu. 

1/24/2012
Minsuk and Mary join the group to conduct special investigation this Spring, Welcome!

1/24/2012
Yasmin Zaher joins the group to conduct senior thesis research, welcome!

12/13/2011
Prof. Fan is selected to direct the Single Cell Analysis Core for the DFCI Physical Sciences-Oncology Cancer Center.
http://psoc.dfci.harvard.edu/index.php/people/psoc-investigators

11/18/2011
Prof. Fan and other group members (Yu Wu, Yao Lu, Sang-Kwon Lee, Andre Shomorony) gave presentations at the Biomedical Engineering Society annual meeting in Hartford, CT.

11/1/2011
Lin Mao joins the Fan group as a visiting student from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Welcome!

10/1/2011
Prof. Fan and Prof. Miller-Jensen receive a U01 grant from the NIH LINCS program to develop microtechnologies to study single cell signaling signatures

9/1/2011
Jonathan Chen joins the group to conduct special investigation. Welcome!

9/1/2011
Prof. Fan wins the stem cell research grant from the State of Connecticut. 

7/3/2011
Prof. Fan gave an invited talk at the 6th sino-US nano forum in Changchun, China. 

6/1/2011
Welcome! Our undergrad summer research students, Andre, Joanna and Patricia, and high school summer research student, Jasper. 

3/1/2011
Dr. Lin Han joins the Fan lab as postdoctoral associate from Princeton University. Welcome, Lin!

11/1/2010
Dr. Fan wins the Alzheimer’s Association New Investigator Award. See Yale SEAS news.