June 2013: Valadkhan lab is featured in the journal Biotechniques in an article focusing on the long non-coding RNA field. See the article: Visiting “Noncodarnia”
May 2013: Andrew Curtright joins the lab as a research scientist.
April 2013: Valadkhan Lab is featured in the Nature magazine in an article about the scientists active in the field of long non-coding RNAs. See the article: RNA: The genome's rising stars
February 2013: Mengdi Liu joins the lab as a graduate student.
January 2013: Valadkhan Lab is awarded a grant by the ALS Therapy Alliance for analysis of the function of a long non-coding RNA in Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.