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Apr. 21, 2017 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a seminar at Department of Biomedical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology at Newark, NJ.
Apr. 19, 2017 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to serve in American Heart Association Brain-Stroke Basic Sci 3 Peer Review Committee.
Apr. 14, 2017 Dr. Long-Jun Wu hosted the visit of Dr. Mark Mattson from National Institute on Aging. Dr. Mattson gave a seminar on "Enhancement of brain function and resilience by intermittent bioenergetic challenges".
Apr. 7, 2017 Undergraduate students, Sruchika Sabu and Xenophon Speros, successfully defended their honor thesis completed in Wu lab. Congrats, Chika and Stephen!
Apr. 6, 2017 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure at Rutgers University. Thanks all Wu lab members for the wonderful team work!
Mar. 28, 2017 Dr. Long-Jun Wu hosted the visit of Dr. Feng Wei from University of Maryland. Dr. Wei gave a seminar on "Secondary hyperalgesia and overlapping pain: A research window for exploring central mechanisms of chronic pain".
Mar. 23, 2017 Wu lab pilot grant on "The role of microglia in chronic pain in neuromyelitis optica" was funded for one year by Center for Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Neurology at Mayo Clinic. 
Mar. 6, 2017 Dr. Xiaoliang Zhao from HHMI Janelia Farm Campus joined Wu Lab at Mayo as a senior research fellow. Welcome, Xiaoliang!
Mar. 4, 2017 Dr. Ukpong Eyo was invited to give a talk Gordon Research Seminar on Glial Biology at Ventura, CA.
Feb. 20, 2017 Undergraduate Student Janice Yalong was awarded Aresty Undergraduate Research Fellowship. Congrats, Janice!
Feb. 16, 2017 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a seminar at Cell Signaling Technology at Danvers, MA.
Feb. 1, 2017 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to be an ad hoc reviewer for NIH Neurotransporters, Receptors, Channels and Calcium Signaling study section (NTRC). 
Jan. 25, 2017 Yong and Lijun's research article entitled "TNF-a differentially regulates synaptic plasticity in the hippocampus and spinal cord by microglia-dependent mechanisms after peripheral nerve injury" was published in Journal of Neuroscience. Congats, Yong and Lijun!
Jan. 24, 2017 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a seminar at National Institute for Physiological Sciences at Okazaki, Japan.
Jan. 16, 2017 Eyo's research article entitled "Regulation of physical microglia-neuron interactions by fractalkine signaling after status epilepticus" was published in eNeuro. Congats, Eyo!
Jan. 4, 2017 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a seminar at Department of Biomedical Sciences, Florida State University at Tallahassee, FL.
Dec. 17, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu hosted Wu Lab Christmas Party. Happy holidays and wish all a wonderful 2017!
Dec. 15, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu hosted the visit of Dr. Junichi Nabekura from National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan. Dr. Nabekura gave a seminar on "Remodeling of neuronal circuits in development and chronic pain: glia-neuron interaction"
Dec. 9, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a seminar at School of Basic Medicine, Fudan University at Shanghai, China.
Dec. 7, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk and chair a session at Cold Spring Harbor Asia meeing on glia at Suzhou, China.
Dec. 4, 2016 Dr. Ukpong Eyo was invited to give a talk at a workshop on "Glial mechanism of epilepsy" in 2016 American Epilepsy Society annual meeting at Houston, TX. Dr. Long-Jun Wu chaired the workshop.
Dec. 1, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu accepted an offer from Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic as Associate Professor. Wu lab will move to Mayo by the end of next year!
Nov. 29, 2016 Dr. Ruiping Pang from Sun Yat-Sen University joined Wu lab as a Visiting Scholar. Welcome, Ruiping!
Nov. 28, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk at Department of Biological Sciences, Hunter College at New York City, NY.
Nov. 16, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu gave a talk at nanosymposium on microglia in 2016 Society for Neurorscience meeting at San Diego, CA.
Nov. 7, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a speech at the 10th anniversary of Van Tol Fellowship hosted by The Brain Canada Foundation at Toronto, ON.
Oct. 25, 2016 Undergraduate Student Rochelle Mogilevski was awarded Aresty Undergraduate Research Fellowship. Congrats, Rochelle!
Oct. 21, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu invited and hosted the visit of Dr. Greg Lemke from Salk Institute. Dr. Lemke gave a seminar on "TAM receptors and immune homeostasis in microglia".
Oct. 14, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu invited and hosted the visit of Dr. Vadim Bolshakov from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Bolshakov gave a seminar on "Neuropeptide-mediated gating of innate fear circuits".
Sep. 15, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to serve in American Heart Association IRG1 Peer Review Committee.
Sep. 6, 2016 Graduate student, Ayeshia Morris, joined Wu lab for a rotation. Welcome, Ayeshia!
Sep. 1, 2016 Fiona Zheng from Rutgers University joined Wu lab as a Master student. Welcome, Fiona!
Aug. 15, 2016 Dr. Justin Liu from Xidian University at Xi'an joined Wu lab as a Postdoctoral Associate. Welcome, Justin!
Aug. 8, 2016 Jiyun and Nan's research on microglia and pain is in the Top Stories at Rutgers Today, ScienceDaily, National Pain Report. Congrats, Jiyun and Nan!
Aug. 4, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu invited and hosted the visit of Dr. Yuxian Shen from Anhui Medical Univeristy. Dr. Shen gave a seminar on "The role of mesencephalic astrocyte-derived neurotrophic factor in stroke".
Aug. 2, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk at Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital at Boston, MA.
Jul. 27, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to chair a session and give a talk in the 9th Symposium for Chinese Neuroscientist Worldwide at Hefei, China.
Jul. 23, 2016 Dr.Ukpong Eyo was invited to give a talk in the Cold Spring Harbor Glia Meeting 2016 at Long Island, NY.
Jul. 16, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk in the 11th International Conference for Neurons and Brain Disease at Vancouver, Canada.
Jul. 9, 2016 Wu lab farewell party for Lijun. We appreciate her tremendous contribution and look forward to long-term colaborations between two labs. Thank you, Lijun!
Jul. 2, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk in 2016 International Basic and Clinical Research Forum of Anesthesia at Xi'an, China.
Jun. 29, 2016 Nan and Jiyun's research report entitled "Spinal microgliosis due to resident microglial proliferation is required for pain hypersensitivity after peripheral nerve injury" was published in Cell Reports. Congats, Nan and Jiyun!
Jun. 28, 2016 Jiyun and Nan's research article entitled "Microglia and monocytes synergistically promote the transition from acute to chronic pain after nerve injury" was published in Nature Communications. Congats, Jiyun and Nan!
Jun. 23, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to be an ad hoc reviewer and attended NIH Cellular and Molecular Biology of Glia study section (CMBG) at San Diego, CA. 
Jun. 15, 2016 Dr. Wei Wang from Anhui Provincial Hospital joined Wu Lab as a Visiting Scholar. Welcome, Wei!
Jun. 14, 2016 Dr. Ukpong Eyo was invited to give a talk in Keystone Symposium on Microglia in the Brain at Keystone, CO.
May 31, 2016 Undergraduate students, Stephan Speros from Rutgers DLS SURF program, Likhitha Musku from Douglass STEM Research Program, Vivian Hu from Rutger Pharmacology SURP program, and Kenneth Lee from from RWJMS SURP program joined Wu Lab for the summer research. Welcome, Stephan, Likhitha, Vivan and Kenneth!
May 18, 2016 Eyo's review article entitled "Microglia-neuron communication in epilepsy" was published in Glia. Congats, Eyo!
May 5, 2016 Undergraduate student Sanjana Matta won Henry Rutgers Scholar Award for her outstanding thesis completed in the Wu Lab. Congrats, Sanjana!
May 3, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk in Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center at Durham, NC.
Apr. 29, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu invited and hosted the visit of Dr. Xinzhong Dong from Johns Hopkins University and HHMI. Dr. Dong gave a seminar on "Mechanisms of itch and inflammation".
Apr. 25, 2016 Dr. Lijie Feng from Anhui Medical University joined Wu lab as a Visiting Scholar. Welcome, Lijie!
Apr. 22, 2016 Undergraduate student Sanjana Matta won "The Best Poster Award" in CBN Honors Colloquium. Congrats, Sanjana!
Apr. 22, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk in Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Biomedical Sciences, University of New Hampshire at Durham, NH.
Apr. 5, 2016 Undergraduate students, Sanjana Matta and Tayyaba Mohammad, successfully defended their honor thesis completed in Wu lab. Congrats, Sanjana and Tayyaba!
Mar. 22, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk and chair a session in American Society for Neurochemistry 2016 annual meeting at Denver, CO.
Mar. 14, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk in Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School at Newark, NJ.
Mar. 12, 2016 Wu lab party celebrating a R21 grant on "Studying microglial function using cell ablation approaches" from NIDCR, National Instiutes of Health. Special thanks to Jiyun for spearheading the project!
Mar. 1, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk in Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic at Rochester, MN.
Feb. 22, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to serve on the Editorial Board of Translational Perioperative and Pain Medicine.
Feb. 16, 2016 Dr. Yong Liu from National Institute on Aging joined Wu lab as a Visiting Researcher. Welcome, Yong!
Feb. 3, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk in Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Graduate Program, Academia Sinica at Taipei, Taiwan.
Feb. 2, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk in Department of Life Sciences, National Taiwan University at Taipei, Taiwan.
Jan. 27, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu hosted the visit of Dr. Duan Bo from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Duan gave a seminar on "Genetic dissection of neural circuits processing pain and itch".
Jan. 21, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk in Rutgers RWJMS Basic Science Seminar Series at Piscataway, NJ.
Jan. 15, 2016 Peter and Madhu's research article entitled "Activation of microglial P2Y12 receptor is required for outward potassium currents in response to neuronal injury" was published in Neuroscience. Congats, Peter and Madhu!
Jan. 13, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give Grand Round seminar in Department of Neurology, Rutgers University at New Brunswick, NJ.
Jan. 11, 2016 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk in Department of Pharmacology, University of Maryland at Baltimore, MD.
Dec. 14, 2015 Dr. Long-Jun Wu hosted Wu Lab Christmas Party. Happy holidays and wish all a productive 2016!
Dec. 8, 2015 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk in Laboratory of Neurosciences, National Institute on Againg at Baltimore, MD.
Nov. 19, 2015 Nan and Eyo's research article entitled "Microglial P2Y12 receptors regulate microglial activation and surveillance during neuropathic pain" was published in Brain, Behavior and Immunity. Congats, Nan and Eyo!
Nov. 12, 2015 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk in Department of Bilogical Sciences, Seton Hall University at South Orange, NJ.
Nov. 5, 2015 Undergraduate Students, Sruchika Sabu and Sanjana Matta, were awarded Aresty Undergraduate Research Fellowship. Congrats, Chika and Sanjana!
Oct. 31, 2015 Dr. Madhuvika Murugan hosted a celebration party at her house. Many congratulations to Madhu and Bala!

Oct. 1, 2015
Dr. Madhuvika Murugan was promoted to Research Associate and Lab Manager. She will supervise all research activities in Wu lab. Congratulations and thanks, Madhu!
Sep. 25, 2015 Dr. Long-Jun Wu invited and hosted the visit of Dr. Orrin Devinsky from New York University. Dr. Devinsky gave a seminar on "Microglia and neuroinflammation in epilepsy: a clinical perspective".
Sep. 21, 2015 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk and chair a session in International Conference on Epilepsy & Treatment at Baltimore, MD.
Sep. 15, 2015 Undergraduate student, Rochelle Mogilevsky, joined Wu lab for undergraduate research. Welcome, Rochelle!
Sep. 10, 2015 Graduate student, Talia Planas, joined Wu lab for a rotation. Welcome, Talia!
Sep. 8, 2015 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk in Department of Phamacology and Toxicology, University of Utah at Salt Lake City, UT.
Aug. 27, 2015 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk in Department of Neurobiology, Nanjing Medical University at Nanjing, China.
Aug. 4, 2015 Dr. Long-Jun Wu invited and hosted the visit of Dr. Tian-Le Xu from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Dr. Xu gave a seminar on "Targeting acid-sensing ion channels for the treatment of neurological disorders".
Aug. 1, 2015 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to serve on the Editorial Board of Channels.
Jul. 15, 2015 Mingshu Mo from Sun Yat-Sen University joined Wu lab as a Visiting Graduate Student. Welcome, Mingshu!
Jul. 14, 2015 Junli's research article entitled "Microglial Hv1 proton channel promotes cuprizone-induced demyelination through oxidative damage" was published in Journal of Neurochemistry. Congrats, Junli!
Jul. 1, 2015 The Wu lab at Rutgers was awarded an exploratory research grant on "Microglial Hv1 channel in spinal cord injury" from New Jersey Commision on Spinal Cord Research.
Jun. 24, 2015 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk in Cold Spring Harbor Asia Conference on Glia at Suzhou, China.
Jun. 22, 2015 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk in 10th International Conference for Neurons and Brain Diseases at Xi'an, China.
Jun. 12, 2015 Dr. Long-Jun Wu invited and hosted the visit of Dr. Beth Stevens from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Stevens gave a seminar on "Immune mechanism of synaptic loss in health and disease".
Jun. 10, 2015 Wu lab farewell party for Daishi, Junli, Ashley and Ronen. Congratulation on the new post and thank you all!
Jun. 1, 2015 Kelly Guzman and Michael Avellan from Rutgers joined Wu lab as Research Assistant. Welcome, Kelly and Mike!
May 27, 2015 Undergraduate student, Shawn Nirody, from UC Berkeley joined Wu lab for summer research. Shawn was supported by Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) at RWJMS. Welcome, Shawn!
May 12, 2015 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk in Department of Pharmacological Sciences, Stony Brook University School of Medicine at Long Island, NY.
May 6, 2015 Dr. Long-Jun Wu invited and hosted the visit of Dr. Robert Skoff from Wayne State University. Dr. Skoff gave a seminar on "Oligodendrocyte proteolipid protein in myelin and mitochondira: where is it essential for brain health".
May 1, 2015 Undergraduate student, Sruchika Sabu, was awarded Summer Research Fellowship sponsored by Douglass STEM Project Program. Congrats, Chika!
Apr. 15, 2015 Dr. Long-Jun Wu invited and hosted the visit of Dr. Helmut Kettenmann from Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine, Germany. Dr. Kettenmann gave a seminar on "Properties of microglia".
Apr. 6, 2015 Undergraduate Students, Ashley Bispo and Ronen Shor, successfully defended their honor thesis completed in Wu lab. Congrats, Ashley and Ronen!
Apr. 3, 2015 Dr. Long-Jun Wu invited and hosted the visit of Dr. Xianping Dong from Dalhousie University, Canada. Dr. Dong gave a seminar on "Lysosomal Ca channel in lysosomal membrane trafficking".
Mar. 30, 2015 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk in Center for Translational Neuroscience, University of Missouri at Columbia, Missouri.
Mar. 27, 2015 Julie Hwang from UCLA joined Wu lab as a Research Assistant. Welcome, Julie!
Mar. 4, 2015 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk in Gordon Research Conference on Glial Biology at Ventura, CA.
Mar. 2, 2015 Undergraduate Student, Sanjana Matta, was awarded Aresty Undergraduate Research Fellowship. Congrats, Sanjana!
Feb. 28, 2015 Dr. Ukpong Eyo was selected to chair a discussion section in Gordon Research Seminar on Glial Biology at Ventura, CA.
Feb. 20, 2015 Dr. Long-Jun Wu invited and hosted the visit of Dr. Chaoshe Guo, senior R&D director fom Biocytogen LLC. Dr. Guo gave a seminar on "Generation of animal models with CRISPR/Cas9 based extreme genome editing system".
Feb. 11, 2015 Eyo's research article entitled "Modulation of microglial process convergence toward neuronal dendrites by extracellular calcium" was published in Journal of Neuroscience. Congrats, Eyo!
Feb. 1, 2015 The Wu lab at Rutgers was secured a seed fund on "Microglial mechanism of chronic pain" from Lundbeck USA.
Jan. 30, 2015 Dr. Long-Jun Wu invited and hosted the visit of Dr. Dandan Sun from University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Sun gave a seminar on "Ion transporter proteins in neuroinflammation".
Jan. 12, 2015 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to serve as the Executive Editor-in-Chief for International Journal of Physiology, Pathophysiology and Pharmacology.
Jan. 7, 2015 Graduate student, Tatiana Popovitchenko, joined Wu lab for a rotation. Welcome, Tatiana!
Dec. 21, 2014 Wu lab Christmas party at Dr. Long-Jun Wu's apartment. Merry Christmas and wish everyone a productive and happy 2015!
Dec. 5, 2014 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to serve on the Advisory Board for F1000Research  that offers full trasparency for publications by Faculty of 1000. 
Dec. 1, 2014 Undergraduate student Ashley Bispo is in the CNB news. Congrats, Ashley!
Nov. 24, 2014 Dr. Ukpong Eyo was awarded the postdoctoral fellowship from Epilepsy Foundation. Many congrats, Eyo!
Nov. 21, 2014 Undergraduate Students, Ronen Shor and Ashley Bispo, was awarded Aresty Undergraduate Research Fellowship. Congrats, Ronen and Ashley!
Nov. 15, 2014 Wu lab members Long-Jun, Jiyun, Eyo, Nan, Daishi, Junli, Li-Jun, and Madhu attended Society for Neuroscience 2014 Annual Meeting in Washington DC. Jiyun and Eyo presented two posters on microglial Hv1 in pain and microglial process extension in epilepsy, respectively.
Oct. 24, 2014 Dr. Long-Jun Wu gave a reappointment talk at Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Rutgers University.
Oct. 1, 2014 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk at Department of Biological Sciences, St John University in New York City.
Sep. 29, 2014 Dr. Madhuvika Murugan from Rutgers University at Newark joined Wu lab as a Postdoctoral Associate. Welcome, Madhu!
Sep. 23, 2014 Dr. Long-Jun Wu invited and hosted the visit of Dr. Xian-Guo Liu from Sun Yat-Sen University. Dr. Liu gave a seminar on "The cytokine microenvironment hypothesis of chronic pain".
Sep. 22, 2014 Graduate student, Kyle Saitta, joined Wu lab for a rotation. Welcome, Kyle!
Sep. 3, 2014 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk at Institute of Neuroscience, Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China.
Sep. 1, 2014 Undergraduate students, Indira Malladi and Tayyaba Mohammad, were selected by Arsesty Researh Assistant Program and joined Wu Lab. Congrats and welcome, Indira and Tayyaba!
Aug. 30, 2014 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk at 3rd International Conference of PD and Movement Disorders in Shanghai, China.
Aug. 6, 2014 Eyo's research article entitled "Neuronal hyperactivity recruits microglial processes via neuronal NMDA receptors and microglial P2Y12 receptors after status epilepticus" was published in Journal of Neuroscience. Congrats, Eyo!
Jul. 14, 2014 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk and chair a session at 9th International Conference for Neurons and Brain Diseases in Madrid, Spain.
Jul. 9, 2014 Sara Paul from Washington College joined Wu lab as a Research Assistant. Welcome, Sara!
Jul. 1, 2014 Dr. Mihailo Radojicic from University of Chicago joined Wu lab as a Postdoctoral Associate. Welcome, Mihailo!
Jun. 29, 2014 Dr. Lijun Zhou from Sun Yat-Sen University joined Wu lab as a Visiting Scholar. Welcome, Lijun!
Jun. 18, 2014 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk at Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York University
Jun. 4, 2014 Undergraduate student, Sanjana Matta from Pennsylvania State University , joined Wu Lab for the summer research. Welcome, Sanjana!
Jun. 3, 2014 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk at Lundbeck USA.
May 21, 2014 Wu Lab postdoctoral candidate, Dr. Tatiana Schnieder from Columbia University, was interviewed and gave a seminar in the lab.
May 20, 2014 Undergraduate student, Sruchika Sabu, joined Wu Lab. She is sponsored by Douglass STEM Project Program. Welcome, Chika!
May 14, 2014 Wu Lab postdoctoral candidate, Dr. Sebastian Rodriguez from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, was interviewed and gave a seminar in the lab.
May 1, 2014 The Wu lab at Rutgers was awarded a RO1 grant on "The role of microglia in epilepsy" from NINDS, National Institutes of Health. Special thanks to Eyo for initiating the project!
Apr. 18, 2014 Undergraduate Student, Ashley Bispo, was awarded Rutgers Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF). Congrats, Ashley!
Apr. 9, 2014 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give a talk at Center for Brain Immunology and Glia, University of Virginia.
Apr. 7, 2014 Dr. Daishi Tian and Dr. Junli Liu from Huazhong University of Science and Technology joined Wu lab as Visiting Scholars. Welcome, Daishi and Junli!
Mar. 11, 2014 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was sponsored and invited to give a talk at International Frontier Symposium for Neuroscience, Xi'An, China.
Mar. 3, 2014 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to give talks at Anhui Medical University, Jiangnan University Medical School, Fourth Military University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology (from Feb 2014 to Mar 2014).
Feb. 21, 2014 Dr. Long-Jun Wu invited and hosted the visit of Dr. Ru-Rong Ji from Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Ji gave a seminar on "Glial control of synaptic transmission and pain".
Feb. 17, 2014 Bo Tao from Johns Hopkins University joined Wu lab as a Research Assistant. Welcome, Bo!
Jan. 31, 2014 Dr. Long-Jun Wu invited and hosted the visit of Dr. Jonathan Kipnis from University of Virginia. Dr. Kipnis gave a seminar on "MeCP2, a critical regulator of microglia survival and function: immune angle of the Rett syndrome".
Jan. 25, 2014 Dr. Long-Jun Wu's review article entitled "Voltage-gated proton channel Hv1 in microglia" was published in The Neuroscientist.
Jan. 22, 2014 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to serve on the Editorial Board of Neural Plasticity.
Jan. 21, 2014 Dr. Long-Jun Wu invited and hosted the visit of Dr. Seog Bae OH from Seoul National University. Dr. Oh gave a seminar on "Chronic pain as an intractable neuroinflammatory disease".
Jan. 7, 2014 Undergraduate students, Ronen Shor and Ashley Bispo, joined Wu Lab. Welcome Ronen and Ashley!
Dec. 22, 2013 Dr. Long-Jun Wu's editorial "Microglia in Neuronal Circuits" was published and the Special Issue edited by Long-Jun Wu, Beth Stevens, Shumin Duan, and Brian MacVicar in Neural Plasticity was finalized.
Dec. 12, 2013 Dr. Long-Jun Wu hosted Wu lab Christmas luncheon at Teppayaki Grill Supreme Buffet. Happy holidays and wish everyone has a great 2014!
Nov. 15, 2013 Together with Dr. Jason Richardson at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Dr. Long-Jun Wu was awarded Target Validation Grants from The Michael J. Fox Foundation.
Nov. 4, 2013 Undergraduate Student, Srijisnu De, was awarded Aresty Undergraduate Research Fellowship. Congrats Sri!
Oct. 31, 2013 Dr. Long-Jun Wu invited and hosted the visit of Dr. Yuanxiang Tao from New Jersey Medical School, Rutgers University. Dr. Tao gave a seminar on "Identification of Long Non-coding RNAs and Their Involvement in Neurological Diseases".
Oct. 25, 2013 Dr. Long-Jun Wu invited and hosted the visit of Dr. Stella Tsirka from Stony Brook University. Dr. Tsirka gave a seminar on "Microglia Regulate Synaptic Numbers and Stability".
Oct. 7, 2013 Dr. Long-Jun Wu's review article entitled "Microglial Voltage-Gated Proton Channel Hv1 in Ischemic Stroke" was published in Translational Stroke Research.
Sep. 30, 2013 Dr. Nan Gu from the Fourth Military Medical University joined Wu Lab as a Visiting Scholar. Welcome Nan!
Sep. 11, 2013 Undergraduate student, Kathryn Lebidine from Aresty Research Assistant Program, joined Wu Lab. Welcome Kathryn!
Sep. 2, 2013 Eyo's review article entitled "Bi-directional Microglia-Neuron Communication in the Healthy Brain" is published in Neural Plasticity. Congrats, Eyo!
Aug. 26, 2013 Research Assistant, Harsh Bhavsar, was admitted in Ross Medical School. Best wishes for Harsh!
Aug. 19, 2013 The Special Issue of "Microglia in Neuronal Circuits" edited by Long-Jun Wu, Beth Stevens, Shumin Duan, and Brian MacVicar in Neural Plasticity was launched. 
Jul. 29, 2013 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to join the Editorial Board and serve as a Section Editor for Molecular Brain.
Jul. 15, 2013 Graduate student, Aparna Mukherjee, officially joined Wu Lab as a Master student after rotation. Welcome again, Aparna!
Jun. 18, 2013 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was sponsored and invited to give a talk in IUPS 2013 Congress at Birmingham, UK.
Jun. 12, 2013 Dr. Ukpong Eyo's research article entitled "P2X7 Receptor Activation Regulates Microglial Cell Death During Oxygen-Glucose Deprivation" is published in Neuropharmacology. Congrats, Eyo!
May 24, 2013 Dr. Long-Jun Wu invited and hosted the visit of Dr. David Clapham from Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Clapham gave a seminar on "Cilia as Organelles".
May 17, 2013 Wu Lab postdoctoral candidate, Dr. Madhuvika Murugan from National University of Singapore, was interviewed and gave a seminar in the lab.
May 8, 2013 Graduate student, Aparna Mukherjee, joined Wu lab for a rotation. Welcome Aparna!
May 1, 2013 Graduate student, Peter Swiatkowski, officially joined Wu Lab as a PhD student after rotations. Welcome again, Peter!
Apr. 24, 2013 Dr. Ukpong Eyo was accepted as an Associate Faculty Member in the section of Neuronal & Glial Cell Biology, Faculty of 1000.
Apr. 22, 2013 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was accepted as a Faculty Member in the section of Neuronal & Glial Cell Biology, Faculty of 1000. He will recommend the scientific literature in his field for Faculty of 1000.
Apr. 12, 2013 Dr. Long-Jun Wu invited and hosted the visit of Dr. Wenbiao Gan from New York University. Dr. Gan gave a seminar on "In Vivo Studies of Synaptic Plasticity and Pathology".
Apr. 11, 2013 Undergraduate student, Esha Shah, joined Wu Lab. Welcome Esha!
Mar. 19, 2013 Dr. Long-Jun Wu invited and hosted the visit of Dr. Seog Bae OH from Seoul National University. Dr. Oh gave a seminar on "Targeting Pain with TRPV1: From Mechanisms to Therapeutics".
Mar. 14, 2013 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to serve on the Editorial Board of Journal of Syndromes.
Feb. 25, 2013 Graduate student, Peter Swiatkowski, joined Wu Lab for a rotation. Welcome Peter!
Feb. 20, 2013 Undergraduate Student, Srijisnu De, was awarded Aresty Undergraduate Research Fellowship under the supervision of Dr. Long-Jun Wu. Congrats Sri!
Feb. 18, 2013 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was selected to give a talk in Gordon Research Conference on Glial Biology at Ventura, CA.
Feb. 4, 2013 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited as a Visiting Professor for three years at Anhui Medical University, Hefei, China.
Jan. 28, 2013 Dr. Ukpong Eyo from the University of Iowa joined Wu Lab as a Postdoctoral Associate. Welcome Eyo!
Jan. 2, 2013 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited as Lead Guest Editor for a Special Issue on "Microglia in Neuronal Circuits" in Neural Plasticity. Drs. Beth Stevens, Shumin Duan, and Brian MacVicar have joined the guest editorial team. 
Dec. 21, 2012 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited as a Guest Professor for two years at Jiangnan University School of Medicine, Wuxi, China.
Dec. 14, 2012 Dr. Long-Jun Wu invited and hosted the visit of Dr. Richard Ransohoff from the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Ransohoff gave a seminar on "Monocytes and Microglia: Kith or Kin?"
Dec. 5, 2012 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to join the American Heart Association BRAIN-1 Peer Review Comittee.
Dec. 1, 2012 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was selected to the "Visiting-China Delegation 2012" organized by Harvard Medical School, and will give invited talks at seven institutes in China (from Dec. 2012 to Jan. 2013).
Nov. 27, 2012 Dr. Long-Jun Wu gave an invited talk at the Department of Biological Sciences, Rutgers University at Newark.
Nov. 22, 2012 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was invited to serve on the Editorial Board of Molecular Pain.
Nov. 18, 2012 Dr. Long-Jun Wu was selected to attend the Training in Neurotherapeutics Discovery and Development for Academic Scientists course, which is supported by the NINDS and the NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research.
Nov. 16, 2012 Dr. Long-Jun Wu gave an invited talk at the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Manitoba, Canada.
Nov. 1, 2012 Wu Lab postdoctoral candidate, Dr. Ukpong Eyo from the University of Iowa, was interviewed and gave a seminar in the department.
Oct. 15, 2012 Two undergraduates, Kaitlin Kohut and Srijisnu De, joined Wu Lab. Welcome Kaitlin and Sri!
Oct. 1, 2012 Dr. Jiyun Peng from Duke University joined Wu Lab as a Postdoctoral Associate. Welcome Jiyun!
Sept. 4, 2012 Harsh Bhavsar from Rutgers University joined Wu Lab as a Research Assistant. Welcome Harsh!
Sept. 4, 2012 Dr. Long-Jun Wu officially started his tenure as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Rutgers University.