Congratulations to Li Li who has passed his Ph.D. viva today!
2017.05 Our paper "Analysis of Positive Selection at Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms Associated with Body Mass Index Does Not Support the 'Thrifty Gene' Hypothesis has been recommended in F1000Prime as being of special significance in its field.
2017.05 Congratulations to Mohsen!!!
Mohsen ’s paper " Higher densities of fast food and full service restaurants are not associated with obesity prevalence." is currently in press in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition!
2017.04.28 Congratulations to our postdoc Lukasz!!!
Lukasz is awarded a Postdoctoral Researchers under CAS President's International Fellowship Initiative (PIFI）for 2017
2017.04.17 New paper "No seasonal variation in physical activity of Han Chinese living in Beijing" has been published in International Journal of Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity.
2016.12 Congratulations to John and Guanlin!!!
John won the Yihaijiali Outstanding Supervisor Award! Guanlin won the Yihaijiali Outstanding Ph.D. student Award!
2016.11.24 Congratulations to John!!!
John was elected as a fellow of AAAS which is an honor bestowed upon members by their peers. Fellows are recognized for meritorious efforts to advance science or its applications.
2016.10 Guanlin went to University of Aberdeen to start her dual degree program.
2016.10 We are runners!
2016.10.15 Baoguo finished 42.195 KM Chengde Marathon!!! Congratulations!!!
2016.10.12 Celebration party for Guanlin' CM paper
2016.10 Guanlin won the National Ph.D. Student Scholarship Award!
2016 We are runners!
2016.9.12 Baoguo attended 2016 China World Summit Wing Hotel Vertical Run
2016.8.24 Guanlin's paper "Analysis of positive selection at single nucleotide polymorphisms associated with body mass index does not support the 'Thrifty gene' hypothesis" is currently in press inCell Metabolism.
2016.8.20Welcome our new Postdoc :Lukasz!
2016.8.1 Xueying Zhang went to Japan for her collaborated projects for 3 months
2016.07.20Feature article in BCAS on "From Scotland to China: Understanding Energy Balance for Three Decades and On " -an interview of Professor of John Speakman
From Scotland to China: Understanding Energy Balance for Three Decades and On .pdf
2016.06.20 New paper "Type 2 diabetes, but not obesity, prevalence is positively associated with ambient temperature" has been published in Scientific Report.
2016.5.1-2016.5.4 Attending the International Congress on Obesity in Vancouver, Canada
Lu Wang won the New Investigator Award of the 13th International Congress on Obesity ( ICO, 2016 )
Guanlin Wang and Xueying Zhang were certified as finalists (five finalists were chosen worldwide) for the New Investigator Award of 13th International Congress on Obesity ( ICO, 2016 )
John, Chaoqun, Li Li, Baoguo and Wuyingga orally presented their work in different tracks.
2016.3.20 Professor Steve Simpson visited our lab and gave a presentation in B210
Title: "Getting the balace right: using nutritional geometry to optimise diet"
2016.02-2016-03 Paola Sassi from Argentina visited our lab to learn DLW technique
John WON the Award For International Scientific Cooperation of Chinese Academy of Sciences!
2015.8-2015.10 Kristina had a wonderful intern in Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province
2015.8.25 Congratulations to Guanlin 's paper on physical attractiveness on Peer J
Wang G, Djafarian K, Egedigwe CA, El Hamdouchi A, Ojiambo R, Ramuth H, Wallner-Liebmann SJ, Lackner S, Diouf A, Sauciuvenaite J, Hambly C, Vaanholt LM, Faries MD, Speakman JR. (2015) The relationship of female physical attractiveness to body fatness. PeerJ3:e1155 https://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.1155
2015.8.19 Lab Treasure Hunting Adventure and Roof Party
John and his Mary prepared a very joyful treasure hunting adventure.
It was such a memorable day!
2015.8 Lu Wang went to Aberdeen to start her 3 month trip as part of dual degree program
Ela Krol from Aberdeen visited our lab from July to August, 2015
2015.6.22-2015.6.28 Guanlin Wang went to Berlin for GWAS course
2015.4-2015.5 Baoguo Li went to Copenhagen University as an intern student
2015.5.12 Xueying's Graduation Party
2015.05.12 Xueying's Thesis Defence
Thesis name :Environmental and genetic factors influencing human Physical Activity Supervisor: Professor John R. Speakman
Time: May 12th, 2015. 15:00pm Institute of genetics (building 2) B109 meeting room
2015.4.17-4.22 Li-Li went to US for Keystone Meeting: "Beige and Brown Fat:Basic Biology and Novel Therapeutics"
2015.04 Congratulations to Xueying Zhang!!
Xueying has passed the Ph.D entrance examination! Well done!
2015.01 Happy New Year! Happy dinner wtih guests from Japan
2014.10.28 Mengqin's graduation dinner
2014.9.10 Happy Teacher's Day
2014. 05. 12 Molecular System Center Spring Recreation Games-
2014.3.17-2014.3.20 12th International Congress on Obesity Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Mengqin Cai won the Finalist for the World Obsesity New Investigator Award 2014
Yanchao Xu and Li-Li gave talks in the congress
Dengbao Yang, Xinyu Liu and Guanlin Wang presented posters in the congress
2014.1.6 Guanlin Wang won the Second Prize in academic annual conference of Center for Molecular Systems Biology
2013.11 John's birthday party
2013.11 Darts competition Mengqin was throwing. Everyone enjoyed and went for hotpot after the competition
Lab tour to Mutianyu Great Wall
Seminar with Science editor: Dr. Sacha Vignieri
Dr. Sacha gave a presentation on "How publish in Science" in Building 1 B210 in Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology
Everyone gave a presentation to Sacha and she gave us kind and useful suggestions.