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    Benjamin Yu

    TitleAssociate Clinical Professor -
    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    Address9500 Gilman Drive #0869
    CA La Jolla 92093
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      RAS Signaling in Skin Stem Cell Proliferation and Fate
      NIH/NIAMS R01AR056667Jul 1, 2009 - Apr 30, 2014
      Role: Principal Investigator
      Functional Analysis of Sprouty Genes in Limb Development
      NIH/NICHD K08HD047674Aug 1, 2004 - Jul 31, 2009
      Role: Principal Investigator

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      1. Krishnaswami SR, Kumar S, Ordoukhanian P, Yu B. Fate and plasticity of the epidermis in response to congenital activation of BRAF. J Invest Dermatol. 2015 Feb; 135(2):481-9. PMID: 25202828; PMCID: PMC4289449.
      2. Borkowski AW, Kuo IH, Bernard JJ, Yoshida T, Williams MR, Hung NJ, Yu B, Beck LA, Gallo RL. Toll-like receptor 3 activation is required for normal skin barrier repair following UV damage. J Invest Dermatol. 2015 Feb; 135(2):569-578. PMID: 25118157; PMCID: PMC4289479.
      3. Yoshioka N, Gros E, Li HR, Kumar S, Deacon DC, Maron C, Muotri AR, Chi NC, Fu XD, Yu B, Dowdy SF. Efficient generation of human iPSCs by a synthetic self-replicative RNA. Cell Stem Cell. 2013 Aug 01; 13(2):246-54. PMID: 23910086; PMCID: PMC3845961.
      4. Mukhopadhyay A, Krishnaswami SR, Cowing-Zitron C, Hung NJ, Reilly-Rhoten H, Burns J, Yu B. Negative regulation of Shh levels by Kras and Fgfr2 during hair follicle development. Dev Biol. 2013 Jan 15; 373(2):373-82. PMID: 23123965; PMCID: PMC3536821.
      5. Bernard JJ, Cowing-Zitron C, Nakatsuji T, Muehleisen B, Muto J, Borkowski AW, Martinez L, Greidinger EL, Yu B, Gallo RL. Ultraviolet radiation damages self noncoding RNA and is detected by TLR3. Nat Med. 2012 Aug; 18(8):1286-90. PMID: 22772463; PMCID: PMC3812946.
      6. Hamilton BA, Yu B. Modifier genes and the plasticity of genetic networks in mice. PLoS Genet. 2012; 8(4):e1002644. PMID: 22511884; PMCID: PMC3325199.
      7. Lefkowitz GK, Mukhopadhyay A, Cowing-Zitron C, Yu B. The post-apoptotic fate of RNAs identified through high-throughput sequencing of human hair. PLoS One. 2011; 6(11):e27603. PMID: 22110684; PMCID: PMC3218001.
      8. Mukhopadhyay A, Krishnaswami SR, Yu B. Activated Kras alters epidermal homeostasis of mouse skin, resulting in redundant skin and defective hair cycling. J Invest Dermatol. 2011 Feb; 131(2):311-9. PMID: 20944652; PMCID: PMC3335744.
      9. Yu B, Mukhopadhyay A, Wong C. Skin and hair: models for exploring organ regeneration. Hum Mol Genet. 2008 Apr 15; 17(R1):R54-9. PMID: 18632698.
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      10. Yu B, Becker-Hapak M, Snyder EL, Vooijs M, Denicourt C, Dowdy SF. Distinct and nonoverlapping roles for pRB and cyclin D:cyclin-dependent kinases 4/6 activity in melanocyte survival. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Dec 09; 100(25):14881-6. PMID: 14630948; PMCID: PMC299840.
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