Education

Undergraduate Fudan University - China (2001), Chemistry
Graduate School University of California-Berkeley (2006), Chemistry

Research Interest

  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Proteomics
  • Signal Transduction/Cancer Biology

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Quantitative phosphoproteomic analysis reveals system-wide signaling pathways downstream of SDF-1/CXCR4 in breast cancer stem cells.
Yi T, Zhai B, Yu Y, Kiyotsugu Y, Raschle T, Etzkorn M, Seo HC, Nagiec M, Luna RE, Reinherz EL, Blenis J, Gygi SP, Wagner G Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2014 Apr
Grb10 Promotes Lipolysis and Thermogenesis by Phosphorylation-Dependent Feedback Inhibition of mTORC1.
Liu M, Bai J, He S, Villarreal R, Hu D, Zhang C, Yang X, Liang H, Slaga TJ, Yu Y, Zhou Z, Blenis J, Scherer PE, Dong LQ, Liu F Cell Metab. 2014 Apr
Sin1 phosphorylation impairs mTORC2 complex integrity and inhibits downstream Akt signalling to suppress tumorigenesis.
Liu P, Gan W, Inuzuka H, Lazorchak AS, Gao D, Arojo O, Liu D, Wan L, Zhai B, Yu Y, Yuan M, Kim BM, Shaik S, Menon S, Gygi SP, Lee TH, Asara JM, Manning BD, Blenis J, Su B, Wei W Nat. Cell Biol. 2013 Oct

Honors & Awards

  • CPRIT Scholar in Cancer Research
    Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (2011)
  • University of Texas STARS award
    University of Texas System (2011)
  • Virginia Murchison Linthicum Scholar in Medical Research
    UT Southwestern Medical Center (2011)
  • Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance (2008)
  • Chun-Tsung Scholar
    Chun-Tsung Endowment (1999)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association for Cancer Research (2013)
  • American Society for Mass Spectrometry (2001)