Lab member, Rafael, got his lovely daughter, and becomes a father now. (06.30.2020)

Lab member, Rafael, just got his very lovely girl, in June 2020. This a wonderful time for Rafael's life and family. Bless he becomes a farther now!

Lab member, Elif, got her PhD degree. (01.31.2019)

Lab member, Elif Karaca, just passed her defense and got her PhD in January, 2019. Congratulations!

Our work on WASP as a tumor suppressor was published by Nature Medicine!(12.03.2018)

Our work that Wiskott–Aldrich syndrome protein (WASP) is a tumor suppressor in T cell lymphoma was published online by Nature Medicine today. The article can be found here

Lab member, Tao Chen, had his cute doughter. (11.20.2018)

Lab member, Tao, had his lovely daughter in November 2018. That was a really wonderful gift for Tao's life and his family. Bless them at this moment!

Lab member, Rafael Blasco-Patiño, got married. (06.28.2017)

Lab member, Rafael , just got married in June,2017. Congratulations on the start of something beautifulCongratulations on their union as life partners!

Lab member, Dr. Pighi, gave a presentation on FBXO11 mutation in Lymphoma on AACR (05.08.2017)

The work on FBXO11 in lymphoma selected as an oral presentation at the plenary session of the meeting Hematologic Malignancies: Translating Discoveries to Novel Therapies organazied by the AACR, May 6-9, 2017; Boston, MA.

Our work on PI3K δ blockade was published by Nature. Congratulations!(02.15.2017)

Our work that PI3K δ blockade increases genomic instability in B cells was published by Nature today. The article can be found here. A Nature News and Views, Cancer: A targeted treatment with off-target risks, written by Prof. Fruman and O'Brien from University of California can be found here.

Dr. Chiarle won a grant for a phase I clinical trial using an ALK vaccine for ALK-rearranged lung cancers (03.01.2016)

Dr. Chiarle has been awarded a Bridge Project Extension grant to test the efficacy of a therapeutic ALK vaccine in ALK-rearranged non-small cell lung cancer patients in collaboration with Dr. Darrell Irvine (MIT-Koch Institute) and Dr. Mark Awad (DFCI). The vaccine is currently seeking IND approval from FDA (03/01/2016)

Congratulations to Dr. Chiarle for receiving a NIH R01 grant (10.01.2015)

Our lab PI, Roberto Chiarle, received a NIH R01 grant from NHLBI to investigate molecular resistance mechanism of ALK inhibitor and develop innovative therapies of ALK-rearranged cancer. Congratulations!

Dr. Chiarle has been elected as Member of the AACR and of the ASH. (02.13.2014)

Lab PI, Roberto Chiarle, has been elected as Member of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and of the American Association of Hematology (ASH) in Feb, 2014. Congratulations!

Lab member, Mara, just got her PhD. (01.31.2014)

Lab member, Mara, just passed her defense and got her PhD in Jan, 2014. Congratulations!

Lab member, Taek-Chin, got his lovely baby. (01.27.2014)

Lab member, Taek-Chin, had his baby in January, 2014. The baby, a quite lovely girl, was born on Saturday in BIDMC. She is a definitely wonderful gift for Taek's life and his family. Bless Taek becomes a farther now!

Lab member, Nada, had her cute baby. (12.12.2013)

Lab member, Nada, had her lovely baby, Matilda, in December 2013. Matilda was born just before this Christmas Day and was a really wonderful gift for Nada's life and her family. Let's bless them at this moment!

Lab member, Chiara Pighi, got her PhD degree. (05.31.2013)

Lab member, Chiara Pighi, just passed her defense and got her PhD in May, 2013. Congratulations!

Lab member, Elif, got married. (05.30.2013)

Lab member, Elif, just got married in May,2013. They went to Europe for their wedding and honeymoon. Bless the couple!

Dr. Chiarle was just awarded the Translational Research Program Pilot grant from Children's Hospital (05.26.2013)

We were just awarded a one-year research grant from Translational Research Program of Children's hospital Boston. This grant will support our research project on ALK tumor vaccine in Neuroblastoma. The funding will begin on July 1, 2013 and will continue through June 30, 2014.

Roberto Chiarle received the “Francesco De Luca” International Prize 2013 for cancer research from the prestigious Academia dei Lincei in Rome, Italy. Congratulations! (05.22.2013)

Lab PI, Roberto, was just notified that he has been selected to receive the “Francesco De Luca” International Prize 2013 for cancer research from the prestigious Academia dei Lincei in Rome, Italy ( The academy is one of the world’s oldest scientific academies; Galileo Galilei was among the first scientists inducted as a member of the academy. The prize will be presented to Dr. Chiarle by the President of the Italian Republic, Giorgio Napolitano, on June 21, 2013.

A novel technique on genome-wide mapping of DNA double-strand breaks was recently published on Nature Methods. (03.17.2013)

This work was finished by collaboration of several groups respectively from Europe, MIT, UTMB and our lab. The published paper brightly presented a novel genome-wide approach to map DNA double-strand breaks (DSBs) at nucleotide resolution by a method termed BLESS (direct in situ Breaks Labeling, Enrichment on Streptavidin and next-generation Sequencing). Click here to see the detail.

Dr. Chiarle as a member of Immunology Ph.D. Program of Harvard Medical school (9.5.2012)

The purpose of the Immunology Ph.D. Program at Harvard Medical school is to provide education leading to a Ph.D. in Immunology. This Program is under the responsibility of the Committee on Immunology at Harvard (click here to see the detail about this). Roberto Chiarle was promoted as a member of this program, click here to see more.

Dr. Chiarle as a member of BBS Ph.D. Program of Harvar Medical School (6/28/2012)

Roberto Chiarle was promoted as a member of the BBS (Biological and Biomedical Science) Ph.D Program of Harvar medical on June 28, 2012. To see more, click here. To see the detail about BBS Program, click here.