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.