April 19th, 2021

Sool Lee and Brandon Pratt join the lab as graduate students! Welcome both! 

February 15th, 2021

The lab is building up the "team Jessica" to study variant effects on gene regulation. We welcome our new research technician Jessica Bell! 

February 1st, 2021

Marielle Bond has finished her successful rotation and joins the lab as a graduate student. She will be co-supervised by Dr. Phanstiel. Welcome Marielle!

January 19th, 2021

Hyejung receives Junior Faculty Development Award. Congratulations!

September 28th, 2020

Nancy and Hyejung's response with Danielle and Christiaan to Yurko et al. is now available on bioRxiv.

September 17th, 2020

Nana's work was introduced in Spectrum and SPARK website.  

September 3rd, 2020

Benxia and Hyejung's work featured as Hot Topics in Neuropsychopharmacology. Congratulations!

August 17th, 2020

Nancy was selected as Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity in Action (IDEA) Committee Speaker at the 2020 World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics (WCPG)!

August 3rd, 2020

Nana's paper published in Translational Psychiatry. Congratulations Nana!

July 8th, 2020

Nancy and Hyejung serve on UNC Neuroscience Center Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee. The Won lab is committed to foster diversity and inclusion.


July 6th, 2020

Zipporiah Bush joins the lab as a PREP scholar. Welcome Zipporiah!

June 19th, 2020

Keeley and Hyejung's review publishes in Current Opinion in Genetics & Development. Congratulations!

May 5th, 2020

H-MAGMA was introduced in Nature Methods.

May 1st, 2020

Yanqiong Zhang joins the lab as a postdoctoral scholar. Welcome Yanqiong!

April 3rd, 2020

H-MAGMA was featured as a cover article in Nature Neuroscience. Won lab virtually celebrates the cover page and Nancy's NSF fellowship with our furry friends.


March 31st, 2020

Congratulations Nancy for awarding a prestigious NSF graduate research fellowship!


March 9th, 2020

Nancy's work is now available in Nature Neuroscience. Congratulations!


February 7th, 2020

Won Lab celebrates Nancy's new paper on H-MAGMA, Nana's new paper on Biobank Japan, and Keeley's first paper submission!

March 17th, 2019

Nana and Hyejung's work published in JoVE. Congratulations! 

December 20th, 2019

Won Lab wins NeuroSPARK award with Drs. Stein and Thorne! The secret is to wear a wig.


November 1st, 2019

JoVE shoot with the Phanstiel Lab & our super star Nana!

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October 31st, 2019

Pumpkin carving for Halloween!

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October 1st, 2019

Won Lab celebrates Nancy's nomination for Gilliam Fellowship Award and Nana's new paper!


August 20th, 2019

Nancy passes her Qual exam! Congratulations Nancy!

July 23rd, 2019

Won Lab celebrates the New Innovator Award


​June 9th, 2019

Hyejung publishes in Nature Communications. Congratulations!


April 30th, 2019

Nancy Sey has successfully finished her rotation and joins the lab as a graduate student. Welcome Nancy!

April 1st, 2019

Benxia Hu joins the lab as a postdoctoral scholar. Welcome Benxia!


March 18th, 2019

Won Lab moves to the newly renovated Mary Ellen Jones building! 


March 17th, 2019

Hyejung and Won publish in Schizophrenia Research. Congratulations! 

January 9th, 2019

Nana Matoba joins the lab as a postdoctoral scholar. She will be co-supervised by Drs. Won & Stein. Welcome Nana!


January 1st, 2019

Jessica McAfee joins the lab as a lab manager & research technician. She will be co-supervised by Drs. Won & Stein. Welcome Jessica!

December 14th, 2018

Hyejung publishes in Science. Congratulations!

August 1st, 2018

Hyejung Won and Won Ma officially launch the Won Lab!