2700 Stockton Blvd., Suite 1136
Sacramento, CA 95817
Ph.D., University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1994
B.S., Xi'an Medical College, Xi'an, 1979
University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, 1990
American Radiation Research Society (RRS)
Association of Free Radical Biology and Medicine (SFRBM)
Association of International Union against Cancer Fellows (UICC)
Select Honors and Awards:
Seed for Success Award of Purdue University Provost Office, 2004
NIH Cancer Research Fellow Award (NIH-CRFA), National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 1998
NIH Fellows Award for Research Excellence (NIH-FARE), National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 1996
NIH Intramural Research Training Award (NIH-IRTA), National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 1995
Recipient of E. Roosevelt International Cancer Research Award by International Union Against Cancer, 1988
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Candas, D., Lu, C.L., Fan, M., Chuang, F.Y.S., Sweeney, C., Borowsky, A. D., and Li, J. J. Mitochondrial MKP1 is a target for therapy-resistant HER2-positive breast cancer cells. Cancer Research, revised, June, 2014
Zou, J.X., Duan, Z., Wang, J., Sokolov, A., Xu, J., Chen, C.Z., Li, J.J., and Chen, H.W., Kinesin family overexpression coordinated by bromodomain protein ANCCA and histone methylase MLL for breast cancer cell growth, survival and tamoxifen resistance. Molecular Cancer Research, DOI: 10.1158/1541-7786, 1, 2014.
Geng, S.Q, Alexandrou, A. T., and Li, J. J. Breast Cancer Stem Cells: Multiple Capacities in Tumor Metastasis. Cancer Letters, 349: 1-7, 2014.
Alexandrou, A. T., and Li, J. J. Cell cycle regulators guide mitochondrial activity in radiation-induced adaptive response. Antioxidants & Redox Signaling, 20, 1463–1480, 2014.
Duru, N., Candas, D., Jiang, G., and Li, J.J. Breast cancer adaptive resistance:HER2 and cancer stem cell repopulation in a heterogeneous tumor society. J. Cancer Res. Clin. Oncol. 140: 1-14, 2014.
Gao, D., Li, C., Xie, X., Zhao, P., Wei, X., Sun, W., Liu, H.C., Jones, J., Zhao, R., and Li, J. J. Autologous tumor lysate-pulsed dendritic cell immunotherapy combined with cytokine-induced killer cells improves survival in gastric and colorectal cancer patients. PLoS ONE, 9 (4) e93886; doi:10.1371; 2014.
Guo L, Xiao Y, Fan M, Li JJ, Wang Y. Profiling Global Kinome Signatures of the Radioresistant MCF-7/C6 Breast Cancer Cells Using MRM-based Targeted Proteomics. J Proteome Res. 2014 Nov 4. [Epub ahead of print]
Nantajit D, Lin D, Li JJ. The network of epithelial-mesenchymal transition: potential new targets for tumor resistance. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 2014 Oct 1. [Epub ahead of print]
Bourguignon LY, Shiina M, Li JJ. Hyaluronan-CD44 interaction promotes oncogenic signaling, microRNA functions, chemoresistance, and radiation resistance in cancer stem cells leading to tumor progression. Adv Cancer Res. 2014;123:255-75.
Zou JX, Duan Z, Wang J, Sokolov A, Xu J, Chen CZ, Li JJ, Chen HW. Kinesin family deregulation coordinated by bromodomain protein ANCCA and histone methyltransferase MLL for breast cancer cell growth, survival, and tamoxifen resistance. Mol Cancer Res. 2014 Apr;12(4):539-49. doi: 10.1158/1541-7786.MCR-13-0459. Epub 2014 Jan 3.
Wang, Z., Fan, M., Candas, D., Zhang, T., Qin, L.L., Eldridge, A., Wachsmann-Hogiu, S., Ahmed, K. M., Chromy, B.A., Nantajit, D., Duru, D., He, F., Chen, M., Finkel, T., Weinstein, L.S., and Li, J. J. CyclinB1/Cdk1 Coordinates Mitochondrial Respiration for Cell Cycle G2/M Progression. Dev. Cell, 29, 217-232, 2014. Highlighted in Nature Cell Biology (16:511, 2014); Science Signaling (7, ec120, 2014)