Yonghao Yu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Endowed Title: Virginia Murchison Linthicum Scholar in Medical Research

Department: Biochemistry

Graduate Programs: Biological Chemistry

Education

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

Research Interests

  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Proteomics
  • Signal Transduction/Cancer Biology

Publications

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Featured 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

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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)