New lab member: Qianying Zuo
Nov. 11, 2022

Qianying Zuo recently joined the Kang Lab as a Ludwig Postdoctoral Fellow.  Qianying received her Bachelor's degree from East China University of Science and Technology. She then completed her Ph.D. study on metabolic adaption of liver metastasis with Madak-Erdogan at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Qianying will…

Eunmi Lee and Ziqing Chen received NJCCR Postdoctoral Fellowship
Aug. 31, 2022

Eunmi Lee and Ziqing Chen, two postdoctoral fellows in the Kang lab, were awarded the NJCCR postdoctoral fellowships.

Eunmi joined the lab in 2019 after completing her BS and MS degrees at Kangwon National University in South Korea and her graduate study at Medical College of Georgina. She is currently studying immune…

New lab member: Salma Youssef
Aug. 31, 2022

Salma Youssef is a student in the Rutgers-Princeton joint MD/PhD student.  She recently joined the lab for her Ph.D. student in the Department of Molecular Biology at Princeton, and will be co-advised by professors Yibin Kang and Mohamed Donia.  Salma will work on the exciting new frontier of gut microbiome regulation of cancer metastasis…

Kang Lab News update resumes
Aug. 29, 2022

After 9 years of dormancy, the Kang Lab News will resume updating.  Stay tune for the latest that's happening in the lab.

Toni and Chase received NJCCR fellowships
Oct. 4, 2013

Antoni Celia-Terrassa, a postdoctoral fellow in the Kang laboratory, was awarded the NJCCR post-doctoral fellowships.  Dr. Celia-Terrassa plans to evaluate the role of secreted exosomal miRNAs in breast cancer progression and metastasis.  Recent studies have implicated secreted exosomes (microvesicles) as a new system of…

Brian defended his Ph.D. dissertation
Oct. 3, 2013

Brian Ell defended his Ph.D. thesis on September 30th, and became the seventh student to receive the Ph.D. degree in the Kang Lab.

Congratulations Brian.  Well done!

Dr. Heath Smith awarded the American Cancer Society Fellowship
Sept. 11, 2013

Dr. Heath Smith, a postdoctoral fellow in the Kang lab, was awarded the American Cancer Society fellowship for his proposal  to study the role of Metadherin (MTDH) in breast cancer progression. Metahderin was previously identified as a breast cancer metastasis gene, however, its mechanism of function in breast cancer…

Dr. Guangwen Ren awarded the DoD Breast Cancer Postdoctoral Fellowship
Sept. 11, 2013

Dr. Guangwen Ren (Gary), a postdoctoral fellow in the Kang lab, was awarded the DoD Breast Cancer Postdoctoral Fellowship for his proposal  “Metastasis-associated Mesenchymal Stromal Cells in Organ-tropic Metastasis of Breast Cancer”.  Breast cancer is still a major health threat worldwide because of its high incidence rate and the constant…

Yibin promoted to endowed chair professor
June 23, 2012

The Board of Trustees of Princeton recently approved the promotion of Yibin Kang to Warner-Lambert/Parke- Davis Professor of Molecular Biology, effective July 1st, 2012.  Yibin joined the department as Assistant Professor in the fall of 2004 and was promoted to tenured Associate Professor in 2010 and Professor in 2012.