Extending a warm welcome to Chuankai Cheng, our newest Ph.D. student, who has just started as an MBBO student this semester. Chuankai did a Masters with Bernhard Palsson at USCD, and has published a stimulating paper modeling overflow metabolism in E. coli from that work. He also has participated in developing an algorithm to cluster Hi-C data. Most recently he worked in Terry Hwa‘s lab, and is now part of our team. We’re thrilled to have you Chuankai and looking forward to some great science!