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Lab photos & news


May 3rd, 2024

The lab spends time with Pepe while sipping on bubble tea


April 30th, 2024

Keith Oshima presents his first poster at the Penn Genetics Scientific Symposium! Great job, Keith!!


April 14th, 2024

Glennis advocates for more funding for long-read sequencing efforts at the NIH/NHGRI Strategic Planning Workshop on Identifying Research Priorities to Accelerate Genetic Diagnosis in Bethesda, MD.

Photo credit: Erik Garrison (UTHSC)


April 8th, 2024

Shu-Cheng publishes a first-author paper in Frontiers in Microbiology entitled "Three new species, Xanthomonas hawaiiensis sp. nov., Stenotrophomonas aracearum sp. nov., and Stenotrophomonas oahuensis sp. nov., isolated from the Araceae family". Congratulations, Shu-Cheng!


April 4th, 2024

Glennis publishes a first-author paper in Nature entitled "The variation and evolution of complete human centromeres". This work provides the foundation for future research on centromere variation and evolution in the Logsdon lab!


March 27th, 2024

The lab celebrates Shu-Cheng's birthday with a mango and coconut cake from Paris Baguette! Happy birthday, Shu-Cheng!!


March 27th, 2024

The lab generates our first ultra-long ONT reads on the PromethION 24 during an on-site training with Nick Scales and Manuel Buscarlet from ONT. Honorary ONT lab member, Dani Portillo-Raudales, joined us from the Penn Genomic and Sequencing Core, and Mark Lucas from ONT joined us too. See Mark's LinkedIn post about this day!


March 21st, 2024

Our first ONT run on the MinION! Only about an hour into the run, and we already had reads several hundreds of kilobases long.


March 18th, 2024

Glennis is named a Rising Star in the Penn Epigenetics Universe and gives a talk at the Penn Epigenetics Institute Annual Symposium.


March 13th, 2024

Glennis gives a talk at the Penn Center for Genome Integrity mini-symposium.


February 27th, 2024

A historic day in the Logsdon Lab! We finally have the PromethION 24 up and running!


February 8th, 2024

Shu-Cheng and Keith hang out with Pepe, our lab mascot!


January 13th, 2024

The lab gets bubble tea together and meets Pepe, our lab mascot, for the first time!

January 3rd, 2024

The Logsdon Lab opens its doors at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine! Keith Oshima (bioinformatician) and Shu-Cheng Chuang (ONT specialist) join the team!

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