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Professional Education


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Ruprecht Karl Universitat Heidelberg (2017)
  • Master of Science, Ruprecht Karl Universitat Heidelberg (2012)
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Peking University (2009)

Publications

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  • Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity Consortium (MoTrPAC): Mapping the Dynamic Responses to Exercise. Cell Sanford, J. A., Nogiec, C. D., Lindholm, M. E., Adkins, J. N., Amar, D., Dasari, S., Drugan, J. K., Fernandez, F. M., Radom-Aizik, S., Schenk, S., Snyder, M. P., Tracy, R. P., Vanderboom, P., Trappe, S., Walsh, M. J., Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity Consortium, Adkins, J. N., Amar, D., Dasari, S., Drugan, J. K., Evans, C. R., Fernandez, F. M., Li, Y., Lindholm, M. E., Nogiec, C. D., Radom-Aizik, S., Sanford, J. A., Schenk, S., Snyder, M. P., Tomlinson, L., Tracy, R. P., Trappe, S., Vanderboom, P., Walsh, M. J., Alekel, D. L., Bekirov, I., Boyce, A. T., Boyington, J., Fleg, J. L., Joseph, L. J., Laughlin, M. R., Maruvada, P., Morris, S. A., McGowan, J. A., Nierras, C., Pai, V., Peterson, C., Ramos, E., Roary, M. C., Williams, J. P., Xia, A., Cornell, E., Rooney, J., Miller, M. E., Ambrosius, W. T., Rushing, S., Stowe, C. L., Rejeski, W. J., Nicklas, B. J., Pahor, M., Lu, C., Trappe, T., Chambers, T., Raue, U., Lester, B., Bergman, B. C., Bessesen, D. H., Jankowski, C. M., Kohrt, W. M., Melanson, E. L., Moreau, K. L., Schauer, I. E., Schwartz, R. S., Kraus, W. E., Slentz, C. A., Huffman, K. M., Johnson, J. L., Willis, L. H., Kelly, L., Houmard, J. A., Dubis, G., Broskey, N., Goodpaster, B. H., Sparks, L. M., Coen, P. M., Cooper, D. M., Haddad, F., Rankinen, T., Ravussin, E., Johannsen, N., Harris, M., Jakicic, J. M., Newman, A. B., Forman, D. D., Kershaw, E., Rogers, R. J., Nindl, B. C., Page, L. C., Stefanovic-Racic, M., Barr, S. L., Rasmussen, B. B., Moro, T., Paddon-Jones, D., Volpi, E., Spratt, H., Musi, N., Espinoza, S., Patel, D., Serra, M., Gelfond, J., Burns, A., Bamman, M. M., Buford, T. W., Cutter, G. R., Bodine, S. C., Esser, K., Farrar, R. P., Goodyear, L. J., Hirshman, M. F., Albertson, B. G., Qian, W., Piehowski, P., Gritsenko, M. A., Monore, M. E., Petyuk, V. A., McDermott, J. E., Hansen, J. N., Hutchison, C., Moore, S., Gaul, D. A., Clish, C. B., Avila-Pacheco, J., Dennis, C., Kellis, M., Carr, S., Jean-Beltran, P. M., Keshishian, H., Mani, D. R., Clauser, K., Krug, K., Mundorff, C., Pearce, C., Ivanova, A. A., Ortlund, E. A., Maner-Smith, K., Uppal, K., Zhang, T., Sealfon, S. C., Zavlasky, E., Nair, V., Li, S., Jain, N., Ge, Y., Sun, Y., Nudelman, G., Ruf-Zamojski, F., Smith, G., Pincas, N., Rubenstein, A., Amper, M. A., Seenarine, N., Lappalainen, T., Lanza, I. R., Nair, K. S., Klaus, K., Montgomery, S. B., Smith, K. S., Gay, N. R., Zhao, B., Hung, C. J., Zebarjadi, N., Balliu, B., Fresard, L., Burant, C. F., Li, J. Z., Kachman, M., Soni, T., Raskind, A. B., Gerszten, R., Robbins, J., Ilkayeva, O., Muehlbauer, M. J., Newgard, C. B., Ashley, E. A., Wheeler, M. T., Jimenez-Morales, D., Raja, A., Dalton, K. P., Zhen, J., Kim, Y. S., Christle, J. W., Marwaha, S., Chin, E. T., Hershman, S. G., Hastie, T., Tibshirani, R., Rivas, M. A. 2020; 181 (7): 1464–74

    Abstract

    Exercise provides a robust physiological stimulus that evokes cross-talk among multiple tissues that when repeated regularly (i.e., training) improves physiological capacity, benefits numerous organ systems, and decreases the risk for premature mortality. However, a gap remains in identifying the detailed molecular signals induced by exercise that benefits health and prevents disease. The Molecular Transducers of Physical Activity Consortium (MoTrPAC) was established to address this gap and generate a molecular map of exercise. Preclinical and clinical studies will examine the systemic effects of endurance and resistance exercise across a range of ages and fitness levels by molecular probing of multiple tissues before and after acute and chronic exercise. From this multi-omic and bioinformatic analysis, a molecular map of exercise will be established. Altogether, MoTrPAC will provide a public database that is expected to enhance our understanding of the health benefits of exercise and to provide insight into how physical activity mitigates disease.

    View details for DOI 10.1016/j.cell.2020.06.004

    View details for PubMedID 32589957

  • Multi-Omics Profiling, Microscopic Cervical Remodeling, and Parturition: Insights from the Smart Diaphragm Study. Liang, L., Dunn, J. P., Chen, S., Tsai, M., Hornburg, D., Newmann, S., Avina, M., Leng, Y., Holman, R., Lee, T. H., Qureshi, S., Montelongo, E., Zhao, B., Jeliffe, L., Snyder, M., Rand, L. SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC. 2019: 216A
  • Smart Diaphragm Study: Multi-omics profiling and cervical device measurements during pregnancy Liang, L., Dunn, J. P., Chen, S., Tsai, M., Hornburg, D., Newmann, S., Chung, P., Avina, M., Leng, Y., Holman, R., Lee, T. H., Berrios, S., Qureshi, S. A., Baer, R., Etemadi, M., Montelongo, E., Paynter, R., Zhao, B., Roy, S., Jelliffe, L., Snyder, M., Rand, L. MOSBY-ELSEVIER. 2019: S649
  • The role of translationally controlled tumor protein in proliferation of Drosophila intestinal stem cells. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America Kwon, Y. V., Zhao, B., Xu, C., Lee, J., Chen, C. L., Vinayagam, A., Edgar, B. A., Perrimon, N. 2019

    Abstract

    Translationally controlled tumor protein (TCTP) is a highly conserved protein functioning in multiple cellular processes, ranging from growth to immune responses. To explore the role of TCTP in tissue maintenance and regeneration, we employed the adult Drosophila midgut, where multiple signaling pathways interact to precisely regulate stem cell division for tissue homeostasis. Tctp levels were significantly increased in stem cells and enteroblasts upon tissue damage or activation of the Hippo pathway that promotes regeneration of intestinal epithelium. Stem cells with reduced Tctp levels failed to proliferate during normal tissue homeostasis and regeneration. Mechanistically, Tctp forms a complex with multiple proteins involved in translation and genetically interacts with ribosomal subunits. In addition, Tctp increases both Akt1 protein abundance and phosphorylation in vivo. Altogether, Tctp regulates stem cell proliferation by interacting with key growth regulatory signaling pathways and the translation process in vivo.

    View details for DOI 10.1073/pnas.1910850116

    View details for PubMedID 31843907

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