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Jianing  Fu

Jianing Fu

Jianing Fu




Dr. Jianing Fu successfully defended her dissertation on March 12, 2015. Her committee from left to right: defense chair Pavan Reddy from the University of Michigan Cancer Center, her Major Professor Xue-Zhong Yu, her Co-Major Professor Claudio Anasetti, Amer Beg and Ken Wright. Dr. Fu has accepted a postdoctoral research scientist position in the lab of Dr. Meghan Sykes, Columbia University.

Dr. Fu is the second Cancer Biology graduate to receive the prestigious Outstanding Thesis and Dissertation Award from the University of South Florida. Her dissertation was one of only five selected for this honor in academic year 2014-15.

Dr. Fu's Publication Record while in the Program:

Fu J, Wang D, Yu Y, Heinrichs J, Wu Y, Schutt S, Kaosaard K, Liu C, Haarberg K, Bastian D, McDonald DG, Anasetti C, Yu XZ. T-bet is critical for the development of acute graft-versus-host disease through controlling T cell differentiation and function. J Immunol. 2015 Jan 1;194(1):388-97. PMID:25404360

Chatterjee S, Thyagarajan K, Kesarwani P, Song JH, Soloshchenko M, Fu J, Bailey SR, Vasu C, Kraft AS, Paulos CM, Yu XZ, Mehrotra S. Reducing CD73 expression by IL1ß-Programmed Th17 cells improves immunotherapeutic control of tumors. Cancer Res. 2014 Nov 1;74(21):6048-59. PMID:25205101

Fu J, Heinrichs J, Yu XZ. Helper T-cell differentiation in graft-versus-host disease after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Arch Immunol Ther Exp (Warsz). 2014 Aug;62(4):277-301. PMID:24699629

Yu Y, Wang D, Kaosaard K, Liu C, Fu J, Haarberg K, Anasetti C, Beg AA, Yu XZ. c-Rel is an essential transcription factor for the development of acute graft-versus-host disease in mice. Eur J Immunol. 2013 Sep;43(9):2327-37. PMID:23716202

Wang D, Yu Y, Haarberg K, Fu J, Kaosaard K, Nagaraj S, Anasetti C, Gabrilovich D, Yu XZ. Dynamic change and impact of myeloid-derived suppressor cells in allogeneic bone marrow transplantation in mice. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2013 May;19(5):692-702. PMID:23376089

Dr. Fu's Publication Record since graduation:

Nguyen HD, Chatterjee S, Haarberg KM, Wu Y, Bastian D, Heinrichs J, Fu J, Daenthanasanmak A, Schutt S, Shrestha S, Liu C, Wang H, Chi H, Mehrotra S, Yu XZ. Metabolic reprogramming of alloantigen-activated T cells after hematopoietic cell transplantation. J Clin Invest. 2016 Apr 1;126(4):1337-52. PMID: 26950421

Fu J, Wu Y, Nguyen H, Heinrichs J, Schutt S, Liu Y, Liu C, Jin J, Anasetti C, Yu XZ. T-bet Promotes Acute Graft-versus-Host Disease by Regulating Recipient Hematopoietic Cells in Mice. J Immunol. 2016 Apr 1;196(7):3168-79. PMID: 26903480

Schutt SD, Fu J, Nguyen H, Bastian D, Heinrichs J, Wu Y, Liu C, McDonald DG, Pidala J, Yu XZ. Inhibition of BTK and ITK with Ibrutinib Is Effective in the Prevention of Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease in Mice. PLoS One. 2015 Sep 8;10(9):e0137641. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0137641. eCollection 2015. PMID: 26348529

Wu Y, Heinrichs J, Bastian D, Fu J, Nguyen H, Schutt S, Liu Y, Jin J, Liu C, Li QJ, Xia C, Yu XZ. MicroRNA-17-92 controls T-cell responses in graft-versus-host disease and leukemia relapse in mice. Blood. 2015 Sep 10;126(11):1314-23. doi: 10.1182/blood-2015-02-627356. Epub 2015 Jul 2. PMID: 26138686