• [May 20, 2019] Seminar at ICB Helmholtz Zentrum München: I presented my research work at the weekly seminar of the Institute of Computational Biology (ICB) in Munich. Had a great time meeting students and faculty and learning about the exciting ongoing projects at the ICB. Thank you Carsten Marr for the invitation! Link here. 


  • [December 27, 2018] Opinion/perspective article out in EMBO Reports: A fun collaboration with Lian Zhu on thinking about the evolution and the potential future of relationships between Art and Science through time and space. Link here.
  • [July 18, 2018] Review paper out in DB: Our mini review on terminal patterning in fly embryo as a quantitative model for developmental Erk signaling is now out in Developmental Biology! Link here.
  • [May 29, 2018] Jane Coffin Childs Fellow: I am selected to be a Jane Coffin Childs Fellow  (July 2019 onward) for my postdoctoral research work with Arjun Raj at the University of Pennsylvania. This was covered by the University of Pennsylvania BE department.
  • [April 23, 2018] Schmidt Science Fellow: I am selected to be one of the 14, Class of 2018 Schmidt Science Fellows, in partnership with Rhodes Trust. Here are the links to the press coverage (ForbesPrinceton UniversityPR Newswire).
  • [April 20, 2018] Artwork featured in the Princeton Alumni Weekly: Our Science Art is featured in the April 25th edition of PAW. Here’s the link to the article.
  • [March 15, 2018] Science communication video: I mentored a group of students who prepared a wonderful video explaining animal development using fruit fly as an example. Here’s the link to the video. 
  • [March 14, 2018] Cell modeling hackathon: I recently attended a 3-day cell modeling NSF organized hackathon in San Francisco where I worked with brilliant Nat Hendel to build a Conway’s game of life style neuronal network (based on Noelle L’Etoile’s data in C. elegans).
  • [March 11, 2018] Science artwork covered: Our science artwork was covered by The Wall Street Journal and Princeton University Homepage.
  • [January 29, 2018] Seminar at EPFL Lausanne: I presented my research work at the Bioengineering seminar at EPFL Lausanne! Thank you Vassily for being a great host! Link here.


  • [October 10, 2017] New paper out in JBC: Our work on biochemical characterization of RASopathy mutants is now out in JBC! Link here.
  • [September 9, 2017] Intern work published: A study on antiviral response in cancer cells I was involved in as an intern at Genentech is now out in JCB! Link here.
  • [July 9, 2017] New paper in DMM: Our new work on developing a large-scale platform for parallel imaging of fly embryos is out in Disease Models and Mechanisms! Link here.
  • [April 27, 2017] New paper out in Genes and Development: We use genome-editing methods for uncoupling regulatory inputs controlling developmental patterning. Link here.
  • [February 7, 2017] Covered on the Princeton homepage: Our recently published work on RASopathies is covered on the Princeton homepage!
  • [February 6, 2017] New paper out in Nature Genetics: Our new work on quantitative characterization of RASopathy mutations is out today in Nature Genetics. Link here.
  • [January 23, 2017] Cover of Developmental Cell: Our artwork made it to the January issue of Developmental Cell. Link here.
  • [January 23, 2017] Paper accepted in Developmental Cell: Our paper on using optogenetic techniques to manipulate Erk signaling in the Drosophila embryo reveals its differential sensitivity to the dose, duration, and spatial range of Erk activity. Link here.
  • [January 3, 2017] Paper accepted in PNAS: Our paper on ranking of RASopathy mutations in Drosophila and Zebrafish is out in PNAS today. Link here.

2016 (and before)

  • [November 15, 2016] Talk @ AIChE 2016: I presented our work on effects of disease-causing mutations on development at the annual meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Details can be found here.
  • [July 1, 2016] Summer 2016 @ Genentech: I will start working as a summer intern at Genentech with Ben Haley and Trinna Cuellar in the Molecular Biology Department.
  • [January 5, 2016] Interviewed on the Princeton University homepage: My story on what got me interested in developmental biology is covered on Princeton University website. Link here.
  • [October 2, 2015] Poster Award, Bioengineering Day: Work by Yogesh Goyal, Granton Jindal, Kei Yamaya, Stas Shvartsman and Trudi Schupbach was awarded a poster prize at the Bioengineering Day at Princeton.
  • [July 26, 2014]  Science artwork covered by NBC and others: Work by Yogesh Goyal, Bomyi Lim, Miriam Osterfield and Stas Shvartsman wins “People’s Choice Award” at 2014 Art of Science Competition. Story covered in: NBC NewsDiscoverySmithsonianPhysOrgEurekaAlertBusiness InsiderDailyMailNew Scientist