The Lee Lab ramps down to minimal maintenance operations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Stay safe!
John is selected for the American Society for Clinical Investigation 2020 Young Physician-Scientist Award.
The Lee Lab is awarded a grant from Swim Across America and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance to investigate chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapy for Ewing sarcoma.
Diana and Shan are selected to present their work at the AACR Special Conference on Advances in Prostate Cancer Research in Denver, CO on March 12-15, 2020. Congratulations!
Nik Kamat joins the lab as a Medical Oncology fellow. Welcome!
The Lee Lab receives the 2019 Society for Basic Urologic Research Eula and Donald S. Coffey Innovative Research Award!
Shan receives a Human Biology Division Conference Travel Award to present her work at the AACR Advances in Prostate Cancer Research Conference in Denver, CO from March 12-15, 2020. Congratulations!
Shan and Diana both receive word that their Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program Early Investigator Research Award applications are recommended for funding! Congratulations!
An abstract summarizing Alicia's work on multiplex bladder urothelial organoid transformation and single-cell deconvolution is selected as a top three finalist for consideration of the 2019 Society for Basic Urologic Research Eula and Donald S. Coffey Innovative Research Award!
The Lee Lab and Strong Lab (Basic Sciences Division) are selected to receive a collaborative Human Biology Pilot Project Award to fund the identification of HLA-restricted epitopes for the development of T cell receptor gene therapies for African-American men with prostate cancer.
We bid farewell to Tanushri who finished the summer off strong by winning a Lee Hartwell Award! We look forward to following your growth and success in science.
The Lee Lab and a team of investigators from Fred Hutch (Nelson Lab and Vicky Wu) and Seattle Children's Hospital (Jensen Lab, Julie Park, and Navin Pinto) are awarded a Movember Foundation-PCF Challenge Award to pursue preclinical and clinical studies related to therapeutic targeting of L1CAM in neuroendocrine prostate cancer with chimeric antigen receptor T cell immunotherapy.
John is notified that his NIH Loan Repayment Program renewal application is funded through the National Cancer Institute.
Tanushri joins the lab as a Summer Undergraduate Research Program intern from Oregon State University. Welcome!
The Lee Lab is awarded a New Investigator Idea Development Award from the Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program to optimize chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapy using autologous human prostate cancer tissue slice co-cultures with collaborators at the City of Hope and the University of Washington.
Alicia receives a Human Biology Division Conference Travel Award to present her work at the AACR Special Conference on Bladder Cancer: Transforming the Field in Denver, CO from May 18-21, 2019. Congratulations!
The lab is awarded a Safeway Early Career Award in Cancer Research from the Fred Hutch/University of Washington Cancer Consortium to target prostate cancer with chimeric antigen receptor T cell therapy.
John is awarded a Career Enhancement Program Award from the Pacific Northwest Prostate Cancer SPORE to investigate a novel regulator of AR in prostate cancer.
John is awarded a Career Development Award from the Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program for multiplex functional interrogation of oncogenic networks in bladder cancer.
Diana and Shan are selected to present posters at the 12th Annual Multi-Institutional Prostate Cancer Retreat in Ft. Lauderdale, FL on March 4, 2019. Congratulations!
John gives a presentation detailing the transformation of human prostate epithelial cells to variant prostate cancer differentiation states at the National Cancer Institute Workshop on Lineage Plasticity and AR-independent Prostate Cancer held at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.
Diana joins the lab as a post-doctoral fellow. Welcome!
Huiyun joins the lab as a permanent graduate student enrolled in the UW Molecular Engineering Ph.D. program. Welcome!
Shan joins the lab as a post-doctoral fellow. Welcome!
Alicia joins the lab as a research technician and lab manager. Welcome!
The Lee Lab moves to the Eastlake Building to join the shared Prostate Cancer Laboratory with the Nelson and Vasioukhin Labs.
Ailin joins the lab as a research scientist. Welcome!
John is awarded a Career Enhancement Program Award from the Pacific Northwest Prostate Cancer SPORE to investigate a novel PI3K/HDAC inhibitor in prostate cancer.
The Lee Lab is granted a Sponsored Research Agreement with Immunomedics, Inc. to study Trop2 and CEACAM5 antibody-drug conjugates in advanced prostate cancer.
Our manuscript describing the surfaceome profiling of advanced prostate cancer is published in PNAS.
Tiffany and Nathan join the lab as research technicians. Welcome!
The Lee Lab opens!