Mei Yang

CSC 121E, HSC 9062
Phone: (323) 442-0282
Fax: (323) 442-2981
meiyang@usc.edu

Mei Yang, Ph.D.

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

  • China Agricultural University, China
    B.S.
    2002
    Plant Genetics and Breeding

  • Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
    Ph.D.
    2009
    Cell Biology

  • 2017 - present - Research Associate - Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2014 - 2017 - Postdoctoral Fellow - Dept. of Genetics, Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Georgia
  • 2010 - 2013 - Postdoctoral Fellow - University of Georgia
  1. Yang M, Liang C, Swaminathan K, Herrlinger S, Lai F, Shiekhattar R, Chen JF. (2016) A C9ORF72/SMCR8-containing complex regulates ULK1 and plays a dual role in autophagy. Sci Adv. 2016 Sep 2;2(9):e1601167. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1601167.eCollection 2016 Sep. PubMed PMID: 27617292; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5010369.

  2. Yang M, Yang SL, Herrlinger S, Liang C, Dzieciatkowska M, Hansen KC, Desai R, Nagy A, Niswander L, Moss EG, Chen JF. (2015) Lin28 promotes the proliferative capacity of neural progenitor cells in brain development. Development. 2015 May 1;142(9):1616-27. doi: 10.1242/dev.120543. PubMed PMID: 25922525; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4419280.

  3. Yang SL, Yang M, Herrlinger S, Liang C, Lai F, Chen JF. (2015) MiR-302/367 regulate neural progenitor proliferation, differentiation timing, and survival in neurulation. Dev Biol. 2015 Dec 1;408(1):140-50. doi:10.1016/j.ydbio.2015.09.020. Epub 2015 Oct 9. PubMed PMID: 26441343; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4688151.

  4. Xu J, Sun X, Jing Y, Wang M, Liu K, Jian Y, Yang M, Cheng Z, Yang C. (2012) MRG-1 is required for genomic integrity in Caenorhabditis elegans germ cells. Cell Res. 2012 May;22(5):886-902. doi: 10.1038/cr.2012.2. Epub 2012 Jan 3. PubMed PMID:22212480; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3343660.

  5. Yang M, Sun J, Sun X, Shen Q, Gao Z, Yang C. (2009) Caenorhabditis elegans protein arginine methyltransferase PRMT-5 negatively regulates DNA damage-induced apoptosis. PLoS Genet. 2009 Jun;5(6):e1000514. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000514.Epub 2009 Jun 12. PubMed PMID: 19521535; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2691592.