Jifan Feng

CSA 144, HSC 9062
Phone: (323) 442-1524
Fax: (323) 442-2981
jifanfen@usc.edu

Jifan Feng, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

  • Nanchang University, Nanchang, China
    M.B.
    2006
    Stomatology

  • University of Bath, Bath, UK
    MRes
    2007
    Regenerative Medicine

  • King's College London, London, UK
    Ph.D.
    2012
    Pre-clinical Dentistry (Cell Biology)

  • 2012 - present - Postdoctoral Research Associate - Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  1. Zhang T, Wu J, Ungvijanpunya N, Jackson-Weaver O, Gou Y, Feng J, Ho TV, Shen Y, Liu J, Richard S, Jin J, Hajishengallis G, Chai Y, Xu J. (2018) Smad6 Methylation Represses NFκB Activation and Periodontal Inflammation. J Dent Res. 2018 Feb 1:22034518755688. doi: 10.1177/0022034518755688. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29420098.

  2. Li J, Yuan Y, He J, Feng J, Han X, Jing J, Ho TV, Xu J, Chai Y. (2018) Constitutive activation of hedgehog signaling adversely affects epithelial cell fate during palatal fusion. Dev Biol. 2018 Jul 4. pii: S0012-1606(18)30306-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2018.07.003. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29981310.

  3. Tian H, Feng J, Li J, Ho TV, Yuan Y, Liu Y, Brindopke F, Figueiredo JC, Magee W 3rd, Sanchez-Lara PA, Chai Y. (2017) Intraflagellar transport 88 (IFT88) is crucial for craniofacial development in mice and is a candidate gene for human cleft lip and palate. Hum Mol Genet. 2017 Jan 9. pii: ddx002. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddx002. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28069795.

  4. Feng J, Jing J, Li J, Zhao H, Punj V, Zhang T, Xu J, Chai Y. (2017) BMP signaling orchestrates a transcriptional network to control the fate of mesenchymal stem cells in mice. Development. 2017 Jul 15;144(14):2560-2569. doi:10.1242/dev.150136. Epub 2017 Jun 2. PubMed PMID: 28576771; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC5536932.

  5. Sugii H, Grimaldi A, Li J, Parada C, Vu-Ho T, Feng J, Jing J, Yuan Y, Guo Y, Maeda H, Chai Y. (2017) Dlx5-FGF10 signaling cascade controls cranial neural crest and myoblast interaction during oropharyngeal patterning and development. Development. 2017 Nov 1;144(21):4037-4045. doi: 10.1242/dev.155176. Epub 2017 Oct 5. PubMed PMID: 28982687; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5702075.

  6. Feng J, Jing J, Sanchez-Lara PA, Bootwalla MS, Buckley J, Wu N, Yan Y, Chai Y. (2016) Generation and characterization of tamoxifen-inducible Pax9-CreER Knock-In Mice using CrispR/Cas9. Genesis. 2016 Sep;54(9):490-6. doi: 10.1002/dvg.22956. Epub 2016 Jul 26. PubMed PMID: 27381449; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5021577.

  7. Liu Y, Feng JF, Li JY, Zhao Hu, Ho TV, Chai Y. (2015) An Nfic-Hedgehog Signaling Cascade Regulates Tooth Root Development. Development. 2015 Oct 1;142(19):3374-82. doi:10.1242/dev.127068. Epub 2015 Aug 20. PubMed PMID: 26293299; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4631759.

  8. Pang YW, Feng J, Daltoe F, Fatscher R, Gentleman E, Gentleman MM, Sharpe PT. (2015) Perivascular Stem Cells at the Tip of Mouse Incisors Regulate Tissue Regeneration. J Bone Miner Res. 2016 Mar;31(3):514-23. doi: 10.1002/jbmr.2717. Epub 2015 Oct 21. PubMed PMID: 26391094.

  9. Zhao H, Feng J, Ho TV, Grimes W, Urata M, Chai Y. (2015) The suture provides a niche for mesenchymal stem cells of craniofacial bones. Nat Cell Biol. 2015 Apr;17(4):386-96. doi: 10.1038/ncb3139. Epub 2015 Mar 23. PubMed PMID: 25799059; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4380556.

  10. Li J, Feng J, Liu Y, Ho TV, Grimes W, Ho HA, Park S, Wang SL, Chai Y. (2015) BMP-SHH Signaling Network Controls Epithelial Stem Cell Fate via Regulation of Its Niche in the Developing Tooth. Dev Cell. 2015 Apr 20;33(2):125-35. doi:10.1016/j.devcel.2015.02.021. Epub 2015 Apr 9. PubMed PMID: 25865348; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4406846.

  11. Zhao H, Feng J, Seidel K, Shi S, Klein O, Sharpe P, Chai Y. (2014) Secretion of shh by a neurovascular bundle niche supports mesenchymal stem cell homeostasis in the adult mouse incisor. Cell Stem Cell. 2014 Feb 6;14(2):160-73. doi:10.1016/j.stem.2013.12.013. PubMed PMID: 24506883; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC3951379.

  12. Lapthanasupkul P, Feng J, Mantesso A, Takada-Horisawa Y, Vidal M, Koseki H, Wang L, An Z, Miletich I, Sharpe PT. (2012) Ring1a/b polycomb proteins regulate the mesenchymal stem cell niche in continuously growing incisors. Dev Biol. 2012 Jul 15;367(2):140-53. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2012.04.029. Epub 2012 May 4. PubMed PMID: 22562112.

  13. Feng J, Mantesso A, De Bari C, Nishiyama A, Sharpe PT. (2011) Dual origin of mesenchymal stem cells contributing to organ growth and repair. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Apr 19;108(16):6503-8. Epub 2011 Apr 4. PubMed PMID: 21464310; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3081015.

  14. Rothová M, Feng J, Sharpe PT, Peterková R, Tucker AS. (2011) Contribution of mesoderm to the developing dental papilla. Int J Dev Biol. 2011;55(1):59-64. PubMed PMID: 21425080.

  15. Feng J, Mantesso A, Sharpe PT. (2010) Perivascular cells as mesenchymal stem cells. Expert Opin Biol Ther. 2010 Oct;10(10):1441-51. Review. PubMed PMID: 20836622.