Yuan Yuan

CSA 144, HSC 9062
Phone: (323) 442-1524
Fax: (323) 442-2981
yuan164@usc.edu

Yuan Yuan, Ph.D.

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

  • Nanjing University of Technology, Nanjing, China
    B.S.
    2007
    Bioengineering

  • Mississippi College, Jackson, MS
    M.S.
    2010
    General Biology

  • University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
    Ph.D.
    2016
    Biomedical Engineering

  • 2016 - present - Postdoctoral Scholar - Research Associate - Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  1. 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 Sep 1;441(1):191-203. doi:10.1016/j.ydbio.2018.07.003. Epub 2018 Jul 5. PubMed PMID: 29981310; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6152919.

  2. Guo Y, Yuan Y, Wu L, Ho TV, Jing J, Sugii H, Li J, Han X, Feng J, Guo C, Chai Y. (2018) BMP-IHH-mediated interplay between mesenchymal stem cells and osteoclasts supports calvarial bone homeostasis and repair. Bone Res. 2018 Oct 17;6:30. doi: 10.1038/s41413-018-0031-x. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 30345151; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6193039.

  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 Mar 1;26(5):860-872. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddx002. PubMed PMID: 28069795; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6075526.

  4. 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.

  5. McCarthy B, Yuan Y, Koria P. (2016) Elastin-like-Polypeptide Based Fusion Proteins for Osteogenic Factor Delivery in Bone Healing. Biotechnol Prog. 2016 Jul 8;32(4):1029-37. doi: 10.1002/btpr.2269. Epub 2016 Apr 23. PubMed PMID: 27038196.

  6. Yuan Y, Koria P. (2015) Proliferative activity of Elastin-like-Peptides Depends on Charge and Phase transition. J Biomed Mater Res A. 2015 Oct 31. doi:10.1002/jbm.a.35609. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26519668.