Jian Wu

CSA 113, HSC 9062
Phone: (323) 442-3403
Fax: (323) 442-2981

Jian Wu, Ph.D.

Specialized Laboratory Technician, Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

  • Anhui Medical University, Hefei, China
    Preventative Medicine

  • Anhui Medical University, Hefei, China

  • The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio
    Biomedical Science

  • 2019 - present - Specialized Laboratory Technician - Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2014 - 2018 - Postdoctoral Scholar - Research Associate - Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2008 - 2013 - Graduate Student Research Assistant - The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
  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 Jul;97(7):810-819. doi: 10.1177/0022034518755688. Epub 2018 Feb 8. PubMed PMID:29420098.

  2. Gou Y, Li J, Wu J, Gupta R, Cho I, Ho TV, Chai Y, Merrill A, Wang J, Xu J. (2018) Prmt1 regulates craniofacial bone formation upstream of Msx1. Mech Dev. 2018 Aug;152:13-20. doi: 10.1016/j.mod.2018.05.001. Epub 2018 May 1. PubMed PMID: 29727702.

  3. Wu J, Jackson-Weaver O, Xu J. (2018) The TGFβ superfamily in cardiac dysfunction. Acta Biochim Biophys Sin (Shanghai). 2018 Apr 1;50(4):323-335. doi:10.1093/abbs/gmy007. PubMed PMID: 29462261.

  4. Gou Y, Li J, Jackson-Weaver O, Wu J, Zhang T, Gupta R, Cho I, Ho TV, Chen Y, Li M, Richard S, Wang J, Chai Y, Xu J. (2018) Protein Arginine Methyltransferase PRMT1 Is Essential for Palatogenesis. J Dent Res. 2018 Jul 1:22034518785164. doi:10.1177/0022034518785164. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29986157.

  5. Zhou L, Dai H, Wu J, Zhou M, Yuan H, Du J, Yang L, Wu X, Xu H, Hua Y, Xu J, Zheng L, Shen B. (2017) Role of FEN1 S187 phosphorylation in counteracting oxygen-induced stress and regulating postnatal heart development. FASEB J. 2017 Jan;31(1):132-147. doi: 10.1096/fj.201600631R. PubMed PMID: 27694478; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5161519.

  6. Wu J, Li D, Du L, Baldawi M, Gable ME, Askari A, Liu L. (2015) Ouabain prevents pathological cardiac hypertrophy and heart failure through activation of phosphoinositide 3-kinase α in mouse. Cell Biosci. 2015 Nov 18;5:64. doi:10.1186/s13578-015-0053-7. PubMed PMID: 26587223; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4652409.

  7. Duan Q, Madan ND, Wu J, Kalisz J, Doshi KY, Haldar SM, Liu L, Pierre SV. (2015) Role of phosphoinositide 3-kinase IA (PI3K-IA) activation in cardioprotection induced by ouabain preconditioning. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2015 Mar;80:114-25. doi: 10.1016/j.yjmcc.2014.12.021. PubMed PMID: 25575882; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC4827870.

  8. Mehta G, Kumarasamy S, Wu J, Walsh A, Liu L, Williams K, Joe B, de la Serna IL. (2015) MITF interacts with the SWI/SNF subunit, BRG1, to promote GATA4 expression in cardiac hypertrophy. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2015 Nov;88:101-10. doi:10.1016/j.yjmcc.2015.09.010. PubMed PMID: 26388265; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC4640968.

  9. Li D, Wu J, Bai Y, Zhao X, Liu L. (2014) Isolation and culture of adult mouse cardiomyocytes for cell signaling and in vitro cardiac hypertrophy. J. Vis. Exp. (87), e51357, doi:10.3791/51357 (2014)

  10. Wu J, Akkuratov EE, Bai Y, Gaskill CM, Askari A, Liu L. (2013) Cell signaling associated with Na(+)/K(+)-ATPase: activation of phosphatidylinositide 3-kinase IA/Akt by ouabain is independent of Src. Biochemistry. 2013 Dec 17;52(50):9059-67. doi: 10.1021/bi4011804. Epub 2013 Nov 23. PubMed PMID: 24266852; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3868411.

  11. Gopalakrishnan K, Morgan EE, Yerga-Woolwine S, Farms P, Kumarasamy S, Kalinoski A, Liu X, Wu J, Liu L, Joe B. (2011) Augmented rififylin is a risk factor linked to aberrant cardiomyocyte function, short-QT interval and hypertension. Hypertension. 2011 Apr;57(4):764-71. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.110.165803. Epub 2011 Feb 28. PubMed PMID: 21357277; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3060303.

  12. Wu J, Chen Z. (2007) Neuroprotective effects of acetylcholine-medicated EDHF on primarily cultured hippocampal neurons insulted by hypoxia-reoxygenation. Chinese Pharmacological Bulletin. 2007 Dec; 23 (12): 1624-9. (Chinese)

  13. Wu J, Chen Z. (2007) Research progress in endothelium-derived hyperpolarizing factor. Anhui Medical and Pharmaceutical Journal. 2007 Aug; 11 (8): 676-679. (Chinese)

  14. Wang J, Xu Y, Wu J. (2006) Determining the concentration of sustained release 5-fluorouracil implants in tissue by HPLC. Anhui Medical and Pharmaceutical Journal 2006 Nov; 10 (11): 836-837. (Chinese)