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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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

  12. 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.