Jing Yang

InstitutionUniversity of California San Diego
Address9500 Gilman Drive #0819
La Jolla CA 92093
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    Duke UniversityPh.D.
    Whitehead InstitutePostdoctoral Fellow

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    2017 international EMT society meeting
    NIH/NCI R13CA221310Jul 1, 2017 - Jun 30, 2018
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Biomaterial Mimicry of Dynamic Matrix Stiffening During Tumor Progression
    NIH/NCI R01CA206880Jul 1, 2016 - Jun 30, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Regulation of Tumor Invasion and Metastasis by Matrix Stiffness
    NIH/NCI R01CA174869Aug 1, 2015 - Jul 31, 2020
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Dissecting molecular determinants of carcinoma dormancy in vivo
    NIH/NCI R21CA191442Dec 1, 2014 - Nov 30, 2016
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Regulation of Tumor Invasion by Twist1
    NIH/NCI 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; PMCID: PMC4452027.
    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; PMCID: PMC4378193.
    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; PMCID: PMC3566985.
    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; PMCID: PMC3522773.
    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 08; 19(3):372-86. PMID: 21397860; PMCID: PMC3072410.
    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 01; 71(1):245-54. PMID: 21199805; PMCID: PMC3025803.