We develop new biophysical methods to understand how molecular machines edit and repair our genomes. Current lab interests include CRISPR-cas adaptive immunity and eukaryotic DNA repair.

June 1, 2020: Our collaborative manuscript on DNA-based information encoding is accepted in PNAS. This has been a phenomenal collaboration with Dr. Bill Press.

June 1, 2020: Our NucleaSeq manuscript is accepted at Nature Biotechnology. Congrats to Stephen, John, and the entire collaborative team.

May 11, 2020: Chia-Wei (Alvin) joins the Finkelstein Lab as a graduate student!

May 4, 2020: Cynthia was awarded the Darrell Royal Endowed Presidential Scholarship!

April 3, 2020: Congratulations to Hongshan on the birth of his baby, Luna!