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Lab News

11-06-2023

New Postdoctoral researcher

The group welcomes Xinqi Guo to join us as the first postdoctoral researcher in the lab! Welcome to the group!

10-06-2023

New Funding

The lab is excited to have received pilot grants from the Purdue Institute for Integrative Neuroscience (PIIN) to develop hiPSC brain organoids for studying Alzheimer's disease and Traumatic brain injury by collaborating with Dr. Chris Rochet, Dr. Riyi Shi and Dr. Jean Chmielewski at Purdue University.

08-25-2023

New Underagrate Students

The group welcomes Raymond Pand and Hongxu Tao to join us as undergraduate researchers. Welcome to the group!

07-25-2023

Showalter Young Investigator 2023

Congratulations to Dr. Ranjie Xu for being awarded the Showalter Trust Research Grant. This grant will support the study to dissect human microglial function in Alzheimer's disease using human iPSC-based microglia models.

05-22-2023

SURF Fellowship 2023

Congratulations to Jenna McLean on being awarded the SURF Fellowship for 2023! Jenna will conduct research in the Xu laboratory during the summer, supported by the SURF program!

01-27-2023

New Underagrate Student

The group welcomes Connor Meek to join us as an undergraduate researcher. Welcome to the group!

01-04-2023

New Graduate Student

The group welcomes Yanru Ji joining us as the first graduate student in the lab! Welcome to the group!

12-16-2022

New Funding

The lab is excited to have received pilot funding from PIIN to develop peptide-induced 3D culture!

11-08-2022

Lab Space Available

Our Lab space in Lynn Hall is available now. The new lab setup will start soon!

10-24-2022

New Publication

A new paper from the Dr. Zhiping Pang lab that Dr.Xu collaborated on was recently published! Please check how we utilize the human-mouse chimeric brain model to study autism.

09-28-2022

New Undergraduate Students

The group welcomes Lauren Davern and Jenna McLean to join us as an undergraduate researchers. Welcome to the group!

08-15-2022

New Lab Open

Dr. Ranjie Xu joins the Department of Basic Medical Sciences at Purdue University as an assistant professor. The Xu Laboratory officially starts.

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