Welcome to the Long lab

studying RNA and chromatin

in stem cell and heart development

Research interests

RNA biology

epigenetics

stem cell

heart

CRISPR

Funding source

Lab news

Dec 5, 2022 Liming Chen joins the lab as the lab's first postdoctoral researcher. Welcome, Liming!

Sep 9, 2022 Tom Cech visits us! Tom is Yicheng's postdoc mentor and a Nobel Laureate in Chemistry.

July 18, 2022 Sandy joins our lab as the lab's first graduate student! Sandy is from the BCMB allied PhD program (joined between Weill Cornell and Sloan Kettering). Welcome, Sandy!

Jun 20, 2022 We welcome Kristin, a freshman from Cornell University, for summer research.

Jun 9, 2022 We welcome Rox and Cy, two 2nd year medical students from University of Montreal, for summer research. Their research is supported by the competitive Mitacs Globalink Research Award!

Apr 1, 2022 We welcome BCMB PhD student Sandy Rajkumar for a lab rotation! The lab went out for lunch with Dr. Michael Harrison's lab.

Mar 24, 2022 Yicheng received the AHA Career Development Award.

Oct 4, 2021 John Cohen joined our lab as a Research Technician. We are a group of three now!

Oct 1, 2021 Christian Much joined our lab as a Research Associate. Christian is the founding member of our lab!

Aug 19, 2021 Our -80 freezer (shared with Michael Harrison lab) and the AKTA FPLC chromatography system have arrived!

Aug 1, 2021 The Long lab officially opens for business!

We are located at the Cardiovascular Research Institute and the Department of Biochemistry, Weill Cornell Medical College.