Ying Tan, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

MD, Tongji Medical University
PhD, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
BS, Tongji Medical University

Scientist with expertise in chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Toll-like receptor signaling, Parkinson’s disease and apoptosis.

Proficient in molecular/cell biology, cell culture, flow cytometry, and imaging techniques.

Experience working collaboratively, writing grants, protocols and research reports, training students and technicians.

Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

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  1. Pellerin A, Yasuda K, Cohen-Bucay A, Sandra V, Shukla P, Jr BKH, Nündel K, Viglianti GA, Xie Y, Klein U, Tan Y, Bonegio RG, Rifkin IR. Monoallelic IRF5 deficiency in B cells prevents murine lupus. JCI Insight. 2021 08 09; 6(15).View Related Profiles. PMID: 34197340; PMCID: PMC8410043; DOI: 10.1172/jci.insight.141395;
  2. Tan Y, Watkins AA, Freeman BB, Meyers JA, Rifkin IR, Lerner A. Inhibition of type 4 cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterase blocks intracellular TLR signaling in chronic lymphocytic leukemia and normal hematopoietic cells. J Immunol. 2015 Jan 1; 194(1):101-12.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25416804; PMCID: PMC4333002; DOI: 10.4049/jimmunol.1401854;
  3. Tan Y, Yu F, Pereira A, Morin P, Zhou J. Suppression of Nrdp1 toxicity by Parkin in Drosophila models. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2011 Dec 09; 416(1-2):18-23. PMID: 22086177; DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2011.10.104;
  4. Tan Y, Yamada-Mabuchi M, Arya R, St Pierre S, Tang W, Tosa M, Brachmann C, White K. Coordinated expression of cell death genes regulates neuroblast apoptosis. Development. 2011 Jun; 138(11):2197-206. PMID: 21558369; PMCID: PMC3091491; DOI: 10.1242/dev.058826;
  5. Wu JN, Nguyen N, Aghazarian M, Tan Y, Sevrioukov EA, Mabuchi M, Tang W, Monserrate JP, White K, Brachmann CB. grim promotes programmed cell death of Drosophila microchaete glial cells. Mech Dev. 2010 Sep-Dec; 127(9-12):407-17. PMID: 20558283; PMCID: PMC2956798; DOI: 10.1016/j.mod.2010.06.001;
  6. Zhong L, Tan Y, Zhou A, Yu Q, Zhou J. RING finger ubiquitin-protein isopeptide ligase Nrdp1/FLRF regulates parkin stability and activity. J Biol Chem. 2005 Mar 11; 280(10):9425-30. PMID: 15632191; DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M408955200;
  7. Tan Y, Merrow M, Roenneberg T. Photoperiodism in Neurospora crassa. J Biol Rhythms. 2004 Apr; 19(2):135-43. PMID: 15038853; DOI: 10.1177/0748730404263015;
  8. Tan Y, Dragovic Z, Roenneberg T, Merrow M. Entrainment dissociates transcription and translation of a circadian clock gene in neurospora. Curr Biol. 2004 Mar 09; 14(5):433-8. PMID: 15028220; DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2004.02.035;
  9. Merrow M, Dragovic Z, Tan Y, Meyer G, Sveric K, Mason M, Ricken J, Roenneberg T. Combining theoretical and experimental approaches to understand the circadian clock. Chronobiol Int. 2003 Jul; 20(4):559-75. PMID: 12916713
  10. Dragovic Z, Tan Y, Görl M, Roenneberg T, Merrow M. Light reception and circadian behavior in 'blind' and 'clock-less' mutants of Neurospora crassa. EMBO J. 2002 Jul 15; 21(14):3643-51. PMID: 12110577; PMCID: PMC126122; DOI: 10.1093/emboj/cdf377;

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Bar chart showing 10 publications over 8 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2004 and 2011


2015 Cyclic Nucleotide Phosphodiesterases, USA: “Best Poster Presentation” award and invited oral presentation at Gordon Research Conference Seminar
In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

chronic lymphocytic leukemia
Toll-like receptor signaling
Parkinson’s disease and apoptosis
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