Summer '18 Matt and Eta join the lab! Yea!

Nov '17 Our collaborative paper on the mechanical stiffness of islets in Type 1 Diabetes was accepted for publication to JBC, in close collaboration with Paul Bollyky's lab at Stanford.

Sep '17 Welcome Matt Miller and Emily Yang, rotation students from the IMMP program.

April '17 Congrats to Jeff for publishing his work on using CyTOF in primary immunodeficiency diseases in JACI

March '17 Congrats to Tim for publishing his major work on the cytoskeletal regulation of the immune synapse in Science Signaling. The paper was chosen for the cover image!

Jan '17 Welcome Ian Perrone, rotation student from the IMMP program.

Dec '16 The lab move to UCLA is finished. Hooray!

June '16 Congrats to Ken for publishing his work on mechanical force generation and sensation in T cells.

Oct '15 We received a grant from the Stanford Cardiovascular Research Institute to study T cells in adults with congenital heart disease

Sep '15 Welcome James Hardin, PhD student in Immunology, as a rotation student. He's working on a rare immune disease.

Aug '15 We received a grant from the Stanford Child Health Research Institute to study T cells in children with congenital heart disease

June '15 Welcome to our newest postdoctoral fellow Irina Gurevich, PhD, who trained at the Weizmann Institute under Prof. Guy Shakhar

May '15 In a show of force, the Butte lab shows four posters at AAI, three from the lab and one with Joleen Sweere in the Bollyky Lab:

  • The Actin Capping Protein Alpha-Adducin is Required for CD28 Costimulation.
  • Role of microtubule acetylation in T cell activation and downstream function.
  • Rho kinase activity dampens the activation of CD4+ T cells.
  • Orienting incoming PhD students through hands-on training in immunology research methods.

Sep '14 We were awarded a 5-year R01 award by the NIGMS to study the influences of nanomechanical forces on T cells

Aug '13 The lab is awarded an NSF grant for 3 years for mechanobiology

July '13 Andrew's collaborative work with Vahid Serpooshan in Pilar Ruiz-Lozano's lab is accepted for publichation in Biomaterials

June '13 Manish is awarded the Tashia and John Morgridge Faculty Scholar award by the Stanford Child Health Research Institute

April '13 Welcome Ken Hu and Adi de la Zerda to the lab. Ken is a PhD student in Biophysics and Adi is a PhD student in Materials Science and Engineering.

5/26/13 Our collaborative paper is published in Acta Biomaterialia developing microneedles for diagnosting food allergies, perfomed with the Stanford BioADD team i

2/19/13 Marc's paper on GPU-accelerated 3D deconvolution was published in Optics Express.

1/7/13 Welcome to PhD rotation students Kenneth Hu (Biophysics) and Nick Bayless (Immunology)

10/9/12 Jianwei's technique for labeling a single molecule on the AFM tip is accepted for publication in Applied Physics Letters

10/1/12 Welcome to our two new PhD rotation students, Adi de la Zerda (MatSci & Eng) and Thomas Keller (Immunology)

5/18/12 Jianwei publishes a string of papers in using AFM to measure cardiomyocytes, in Science Translational Medicine, in PLoS ONE, in Stem Cells and Development, and again in PLoS ONE.

4/24/12 Tim wins a slot on the T32 -- Training Grant in Adult and Pediatric Immunology. Congrats!

3/7/12 Our second paper, on the use of our planar waveguides for counting cells, is published in Biomicrofluidics. Press release here. Manish was interviewed this morning on KGO/ABC news radio!

3/5/12 Welcome Tim Thauland, our newest postdoc, who completed his PhD in the Parker Lab at OHSU.

1/23/12 Our first paper is published on waveguide-diagnostics technology in Applied Physics Letters.

1/16/12 Welcome Dara Strauss-Albee and Sarah Denny, PhD rotation students

12/2011 Manish wins Stanford Immunology Outstanding Faculty Mentor award

8/2011 Congratulations to Dan for finishing his postdoc and starting med school at Columbia Univ.

5/2011 Manish gives LPCH Grand Rouds.

3/2011 Andrew Wang joins lab as postdoctoral fellow

2010-2012 Manish and Brian Feldman win SPARK/C-IDEA grant to develop ultra-low cost diagnotics for Type I diabetes

10/1/10 We received a Bio-X Interdisciplinary Award in a new project collaboratin with Prof. Nicholas Melosh in Materials Engineering

10/1/10 Dan Garcia, PhD joined our lab as a postdoctoral fellow.

9/1/10 Jianwei Liu, PhD joined our lab as a postdoctoral fellow, after a postdoc in the W.E. Moerner lab.

6/7/2010 Our lab was awarded an R21 grant from the NIH/NIAID to develop microfluidic devices for immune diagnostics.

6/3/2010 Congratulations to Marc Bruce for winning a Stanford Graduate Fellowship.

5/12/2010 We received a Professor Partnership award from NVIDIA Inc. for Marc's work in 3D deconvolution.

4/21/2010 Manish received a 2010 Baxter Faculty Scholar award for our work in nanotechnology.