August 2017 – Prof. Hong presents dual biofilm research at UKC 2017 at Washington, D.C.

July 2017 -Prof. Hong teaches 7-9th-grade students at the Hanul Summer Science Camp.
Shweta and Alex present their Summer research progress at Armour R&D Expo.

June 2017 – Prof. Hong presents at ASM Microbe 2017 at New Orleans, LA.

May 2017 – Shweta and Alex join the lab through Armour R&D Summer Research Immersion Program.

April 2017 –  Kuili passes the preliminary exam. Congratulations!
Sung Min presents his research at Armour R&D Expo and at CAURS 2017.

March 2017 – Prof. Hong presents at ASM MICC 2017 at Washington, DC.

February 2017 – Kuili, Xing, Mengya, Inwha, and Sung Min present at AIChE Midwest Regional Conference 2017 at UIC.

January 2017 – Sung Min continues his persister cell research through the Spring 2017 PURE R&D program.

November 2016 – Vesna presents her research at Armour R&D Expo.

September 2016 – Vesna continues her research through the Fall 2016 PURE R&D program.

August 2016 – Undergraduates Brian, Nathan, and Sung Min join the lab.
Vesna presents her research at Armour R&D Expo.

May 2016 – Kuili joins the lab as a graduate student.
Vesna joins the lab as a researcher of the Summer 2016 PURE R&D program.

April 2016 – Xing passes the preliminary exam. Congratulations!

January 2016 – Inwha, Mengya, and Xing join the lab as graduate students.
Olga, Bader, and Pujan join the lab as undergraduate researchers.

August 2015 – Hong lab is open. Our research includes biofilm engineering, cell-free protein synthesis, and their applications.