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    Jing Yang

    TitleProfessor
    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    DepartmentPharmacology
    Address9500 Gilman Drive #0819
    CA La Jolla 92093
    Phone858-534-1994
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      Duke UniversityPh.D.
      Whitehead InstitutePostdoctoral Fellow

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      Biomaterial Mimicry of Dynamic Matrix Stiffening During Tumor Progression
      NIH R01CA206880Jul 1, 2016 - Jun 30, 2021
      Role: Principal Investigator
      Regulation of Tumor Invasion and Metastasis by Matrix Stiffness
      NIH R01CA174869Aug 1, 2015 - Jul 31, 2020
      Role: Principal Investigator
      Dissecting molecular determinants of carcinoma dormancy in vivo
      NIH R21CA191442Dec 1, 2014 - Nov 30, 2016
      Role: Principal Investigator
      Regulation of Tumor Invasion by Twist1
      NIH R01CA168689Sep 1, 2012 - Jun 30, 2017
      Role: Principal Investigator
      Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition in Tumor Metastasis
      NIH DP2OD002420Sep 30, 2007 - Aug 31, 2012
      Role: Principal Investigator

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      1. Wei SC, Fattet L, Tsai JH, Guo Y, Pai VH, Majeski HE, Chen AC, Sah RL, Taylor SS, Engler AJ, Yang J. Matrix stiffness drives epithelial-mesenchymal transition and tumour metastasis through a TWIST1-G3BP2 mechanotransduction pathway. Nat Cell Biol. 2015 May; 17(5):678-88. PMID: 25893917.
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      2. Chang AT, Liu Y, Ayyanathan K, Benner C, Jiang Y, Prokop JW, Paz H, Wang D, Li HR, Fu XD, Rauscher FJ, Yang J. An evolutionarily conserved DNA architecture determines target specificity of the TWIST family bHLH transcription factors. Genes Dev. 2015 Mar 15; 29(6):603-16. PMID: 25762439.
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      3. Tsai JH, Yang J. Epithelial-mesenchymal plasticity in carcinoma metastasis. Genes Dev. 2013 Oct 15; 27(20):2192-206. PMID: 24142872; PMCID: PMC3814640.
      4. Low-Marchelli JM, Ardi VC, Vizcarra EA, van Rooijen N, Quigley JP, Yang J. Twist1 induces CCL2 and recruits macrophages to promote angiogenesis. Cancer Res. 2013 Jan 15; 73(2):662-71. PMID: 23329645.
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      5. Tsai JH, Donaher JL, Murphy DA, Chau S, Yang J. Spatiotemporal regulation of epithelial-mesenchymal transition is essential for squamous cell carcinoma metastasis. Cancer Cell. 2012 Dec 11; 22(6):725-36. PMID: 23201165; NIHMSID: NIHMS412445.
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      6. Eckert MA, Lwin TM, Chang AT, Kim J, Danis E, Ohno-Machado L, Yang J. Twist1-induced invadopodia formation promotes tumor metastasis. Cancer Cell. 2011 Mar 8; 19(3):372-86. PMID: 21397860.
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      7. Casas E, Kim J, Bendesky A, Ohno-Machado L, Wolfe CJ, Yang J. Snail2 is an essential mediator of Twist1-induced epithelial mesenchymal transition and metastasis. Cancer Res. 2011 Jan 1; 71(1):245-54. PMID: 21199805.
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