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Event • April 2023
Stem Cell Research Day, May 9, 2023, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. featuring our keynote speaker, David R. Liu, and our three abstract competition winners, Chloé Baron, Brandon Gheller, and Aaron Moye. More details surrounding the event can be found here..

Award • April 2023
Len Zon gets inducted to the National Academy of Sciences

Publication • April 21, 2023
Leonard Zon and Megan Insco publish “Oncogenic CDK13 mutations impede nuclear RNA surveillance” in Science

Award • March 2023
Brandon Gheller, 2023 Recipient of the Research Grant and Fellowship Awards by the Prevent Cancer Foundation

Event • February 7, 2023
Esteban Orellana Vinueza of the Gregory Lab awarded the Damon Runyon-Dale F. Frey Award for Breakthrough Scientists!

Event • February 2023
Camp Zon applications are now open!

Announcement • February 2023
Save the Date: Stem Cell Research Day May 9, 2023

Event • January 19, 2023
Ryan A. Flynn, MD, PhD received 2023 Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award

Event • January 5, 2023
Richard White, MD, PhD presents at the 4th annual Barry Paw Lectureship


Announcement • December, 2022
Carla Kim, PhD appointed Regenerative Medicine Chair at Harvard Medical School

Announcement • December, 2022
Trista E. North, PhD promoted to Professor

Event • December 15, 2022
The Stem Cell Program celebrated holiday parties with Yankee Swaps and the Zon Lab enjoyed a holiday dinner at Bisuteki Tokyo

Event • December 10, 2022
Len Zon visits New Orleans for the American Society of Hematology

Award • November 21, 2022
Vijay Sankaran named the first incumbent and George Daley named the future namesake of the Jan Ellen Paradise, MD Professorship of Pediatrics

Announcement • November 17, 2022
Sam Wattrus from the Zon Lab completed his successful thesis defense "On the role of the stem cell niche in hematopoietic development"

Event • October 31, 2022
The Stem Cell Program celebrates Halloween with their annual Halloween Party with Hematology/Oncology!

Publication • October 14, 2022
Drs. Leonard Zon, Vijay Sankaran, and Jonathan Weissman Publish “Cellular barcoding to decipher clonal dynamics in disease” in Science

Publication • October 13, 2022
Drs. Leonard Zon and Julien Ablain Publish “Loss of NECTIN1 triggers melanoma dissemination upon local IGF1 depletion” in Nature Genetics

Event • September 29, 2022
The Stem Cell Program visits Larz Anderson Park in Brookline for their annual Stem Cell Day – Science in the Park mentoring event!

Event • September 28, 2022
Dr. Carla Kim celebrates the 16th anniversary of her lab by enjoying the beautiful weather, while apple picking with her lab members and their families!

Award • September 23, 2022
Dr. Fernando Camargo was honored at the HSCRB retreat in honor of him becoming appointed the first Regenerative Biology Endowed Chair through the Department of Pediatrics!

Award • September 23, 2022
Dr. Leonard Zon honored at the HSCRB retreat in honor of his election into the National Academy of Sciences

Publication • September 22, 2022
Sam Wattrus and Leonard Zon, et al publish “Quality assurance of hematopoietic stem cells by macrophages determines stem cell clonality” in Science

Video • August 24, 2022
Camp Zon 2022

Award • August 19, 2022
Dr. Leonard Zon Awarded 2022 William Silen Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring

Event • August 18-29, 2022
Camp Zon 2022

Announcement • August 9, 2022
Dr. Leonard Zon Throws First Pitch at Red Sox vs Braves Game!

Publication • August 8, 2022
Drs. Leonard Zon and Sara Rubin Publish “Single-cell analyses reveal early thymic progenitors and pre-B cells in zebrafish”

Publication • August 4, 2022
Dr. George Daley Publishes “EZH1 repression generates mature iPSC-derived CAR T cells with enhanced antitumor activity”

Article • August 4, 2022
Boston Children’s Hospital and ElevateBio plan to spin out a company based on newly published research

Event • July 20, 2022
Stem Cell Program Ice Cream Social

Podcast • July 9, 2022
Dr. Leonard Zon joins Martin Pera on to discuss his laboratory, scientific career, and research

Award • June 29, 2022
Dr. Ryan Flynn Named 2022 Rita Allen Foundation Scholar

Lecture • June 25, 2022
Dr. Leonard Zon Gives Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard Award Lecture

Award • June 22, 2022
Fred Hutch, Cancer Care Alliance, Names Dr. Aaron Moye Recipient of 4th Annual Dr. Eddie Méndez Award

Publication • June 5, 2022
Dr. Fernando Camargo Publishes “Lifelong multilineage contribution by embryonic-born blood progenitors”

Award • May 24, 2022
Dr. Leonard Zon 2022 Recipient of Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard Award

Award • May 3, 2022
Dr. Leonard Zon Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Award • April 29, 2022
Susanna Dang from Dr. Carla Kim’s Lab Awarded Landry Cancer Biology Research Fellowship

Event • April 14, 2022
Stem Cell Day 2022

Article • April 12, 2022
Dr. Carla Kim Talks about Exciting Future Research

Announcement • April 4, 2022
Legal Sea Foods Donates $100,000 to Boston Children’s Hospital

Publication • March 22, 2022
Dr. Carla Kim Publishes “Air-liquid interface culture promotes maturation and allows environmental exposure of pluripotent stem cell–derived alveolar epithelium”

Announcement • March 15, 2022
Dr. Fernando Camargo Appointed First Regenerative Biology Endowed Chair

Publication • March 7, 2022
Dr. George Daley and Arianna Markel Publish “Dipping a toe in the fountain of youth”

Award • February 25, 2022
Dr. Aaron Moye Featured in Research Science Network’s Minority Collection

Award • January 7, 2022
Liz Patton, PhD Awarded Barry Paw Lectureship


Event • September 23, 2021
Ice Cream Social at Kevin Fitzgerald Park

Publication • September 2, 2021
Drs. Leonard Zon and Alicia McConnell publish “Dissecting melanocytes to predict melanoma” in Nature Cell Biology

Event • August 12, 2021
Camp Zon 2021

Publication • August 4, 2021
Dr. Richard Gregory publishes “METTL1-mediated m7G modification of Arg-TCT tRNA drives oncogenic transformation” in Molecular Cell

Publication • July 1, 2021
Dr. Richard Gregory publishes “Genetic drivers of m6A methylation in human brain, lung, heart and muscle” in Nature Genetics

Publication • June 25, 2021
Dr. Leonard Zon publishes “Single-cell ATAC-seq reveals GATA2-dependent priming defect in myeloid and a maturation bottleneck in lymphoid lineages”

Publication • June 17, 2021
Trista North publishes “Sequential regulation of hemogenic fate and hematopoietic stem and progenitor cell formation from arterial endothelium by Ezh1/2”

Publication • June 4, 2021
Richard Gregory publishes “An Informatics Pipeline for Profiling and Annotating RNA”

Publication • May 17, 2021
Dr. Ryan Flynn publishes “Discovery and functional interrogation of SARS-CoV-2 RNA-host protein interactions” in Cell

Publication • May 14, 2021
Dr. Leonard Zon publishes “Cell-specific transcriptional control of mitochondrial metabolism by TIF1γ drives erythropoiesis” in Science

Publication • May 5, 2021
Dr. Richard Gregory publishes “Global miRNA dosage control of embryonic germ layer specification” in Nature

Publication • April 1, 2021
Dr. Leonard Zon and his lab members publish “A uniform format for manuscript submission” in Cell

Publication • March 18, 2021
Dr. Richard Gregory publishes “Nucleotide resolution profiling of m3C RNA modification by HAC-seq”

Award • March 16, 2021
Dr. Serine Avagyan from the Zon Lab awarded 2021 RRP-ALSF Early Career Investigator Grant

Award • March 16, 2021
Leonard Zon, MD receives Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation Crazy 8 grant

Publication • February 2, 2021
Dr. Leonard Zon publishes “SATB2 induction of a neural crest mesenchyme-like program drives melanoma invasion and drug resistance

Award • January 21, 2021
David M. Langenau, PhD Awarded Barry Paw Lectureship