2019

09/19 - Our first preprint on a novel MCM8-9 interactor required for homologous recombination is now online in bioRxiv!

 

06/19 - Raquel is awarded the EMBO Long-Term Fellowship!

05/19 - Tarun's paper on the stimulation of CRISPR-mediated homology-directed repair by RAD18 has been accepted in Nature Communications!

2018

09/18 - Raquel joins our laboratory!

05/18 - The Pershing Square Sohn Prize awardees are announced in The New York Times!

05/18 - The Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance celebrates Alberto's award with a video of the Ciccia lab!

05/18 - Alberto is awarded the Pershing Square Sohn Prize to study how genome instability activates the innate immune signaling in breast cancer!

05/18 - Alberto receives the Irma T. Hirschl Award!

 

04/18 - Alberto receives the Schaefer Research Scholar Award to study cancer-relevant gene variants using CRISPR-mediated base editing!

01/18 - Giuseppe is awarded a fellowship from the Italian Association for Cancer Research (AIRC)!

2017

09/17 - Our second paper on the role of SNF2-family fork remodelers in BRCA1/2-deficient cells has been accepted in Molecular Cell!

 

08/17 - Our first paper on iSTOP has been accepted in Molecular Cell!

07/17 - Sam joins our laboratory!

06/17 - Giuseppe is awarded an American-Italian Cancer Foundation fellowship!

 

01/17 - Giuseppe joins our laboratory!

2016

11/16 - Jen-Wei is awarded a Cancer Biology Training Grant position!

08/16 - Tarun joins our laboratory!

04/16 - Alberto is awarded his second R01 grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to study how transcription is regulated in response to DNA damage!

 

04/16 - Alberto is awarded a Career Catalyst Research Grant from the Susan G. Komen Foundation to study the impact of replication fork damage on breast cancer predisposition!

2015

12/15 - Alberto receives a Liz Tilberis Award from the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund to study the mechanisms of BRCA1-dependent tumor suppression in ovarian cells!

 

11/15 - Alberto is awarded his first R01 grant from the National Cancer Institute to study the role of replication fork remodeling in maintaining genome stability!

 

09/15 - Pierre joins our laboratory!

 

08/15 - Sarah is the first graduate student to join our laboratory!

 

07/15 - Silvia joins our laboratory!

06/15 - Max is the first undergraduate student to join our laboratory!

 

05/15 - Jen-Wei is awarded an Ines Mandl Fellowship to find novel genes mutated in Schimke immuno-osseous dysplasia!

 

04/15 - Sarah is awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to characterize novel components of the DNA damage response!

 

2014

12/14 - Alberto receives a Young Investigator Grant from the Breast Cancer Alliance to study DNA replication defects exhibited by breast cancer cells!

 

05/14 - Angelo joins our laboratory!

 

02/14 - Jen-Wei is the first postdoc to join our laboratory!

 

01/14 - Opening of the Ciccia laboratory in the Irving Cancer Research Center at Columbia University Medical Center!