Faculty

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Ping Wu, PhD
Assistant Professor of Research Pathology
Pathology
HMR 313 Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 1982

Publications

Wu P, Ng CS, Yan J, Lai YC, Chen CK, Lai YT, Wu SM, Chen JJ, Luo W, Widelitz RB, Li WH, Chuong CM. Topographical mapping of a- and ß-keratins on developing chicken skin integuments: Functional interaction and evolutionary perspectives. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Dec 8; 112(49):E6770-9. View in: PubMed

Tsai MS, Suksaweang S, Jiang TX, Wu P, Kao YH, Lee PH, Widelitz R, Chuong CM. Proper BMP Signaling Levels Are Essential for 3D Assembly of Hepatic Cords from Hepatoblasts and Mesenchymal Cells. Dig Dis Sci. 2015 Dec; 60(12):3669-80. View in: PubMed

Ng CS, Wu P, Fan WL, Yan J, Chen CK, Lai YT, Wu SM, Mao CT, Chen JJ, Lu MY, Ho MR, Widelitz RB, Chen CF, Chuong CM, Li WH. Genomic Organization, Transcriptomic Analysis, and Functional Characterization of Avian a- and ß-Keratins in Diverse Feather Forms. Genome Biol Evol. 2014; 6(9):2258-73. View in: PubMed

Wu P, Wu X, Jiang TX, Elsey RM, Temple BL, Divers SJ, Glenn TC, Yuan K, Chen MH, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM. Specialized stem cell niche enables repetitive renewal of alligator teeth. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 May 28; 110(22):E2009-18. View in: PubMed

Li A, Chen M, Jiang TX, Wu P, Nie Q, Widelitz R, Chuong CM. Shaping organs by a wingless-int/Notch/nonmuscle myosin module which orients feather bud elongation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Apr 16; 110(16):E1452-61. View in: PubMed

Yue Z, Jiang TX, Wu P, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM. Sprouty/FGF signaling regulates the proximal-distal feather morphology and the size of dermal papillae. Dev Biol. 2012 Dec 1; 372(1):45-54. View in: PubMed

Li J, Jiang TX, Hughes MW, Wu P, Yu J, Widelitz RB, Fan G, Chuong CM. Progressive alopecia reveals decreasing stem cell activation probability during aging of mice with epidermal deletion of DNA methyltransferase 1. J Invest Dermatol. 2012 Dec; 132(12):2681-90. View in: PubMed

Chuong CM, Randall VA, Widelitz RB, Wu P, Jiang TX. Physiological regeneration of skin appendages and implications for regenerative medicine. Physiology (Bethesda). 2012 Apr; 27(2):61-72. View in: PubMed

Jiang TX, Tuan TL, Wu P, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM. From buds to follicles: matrix metalloproteinases in developmental tissue remodeling during feather morphogenesis. Differentiation. 2011 Jun; 81(5):307-14. View in: PubMed

Hughes MW, Wu P, Jiang TX, Lin SJ, Dong CY, Li A, Hsieh FJ, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM. In search of the Golden Fleece: unraveling principles of morphogenesis by studying the integrative biology of skin appendages. Integr Biol (Camb). 2011 Apr; 3(4):388-407. View in: PubMed

Chang C, Wu P, Baker RE, Maini PK, Alibardi L, Chuong CM. Reptile scale paradigm: Evo-Devo, pattern formation and regeneration. Int J Dev Biol. 2009; 53(5-6):813-26. View in: PubMed

Wu P, Jiang TX, Shen JY, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM. Morphoregulation of avian beaks: comparative mapping of growth zone activities and morphological evolution. Dev Dyn. 2006 May; 235(5):1400-12. View in: PubMed

Chuong CM, Wu P, Plikus M, Jiang TX, Bruce Widelitz R. Engineering stem cells into organs: topobiological transformations demonstrated by beak, feather, and other ectodermal organ morphogenesis. Curr Top Dev Biol. 2006; 72:237-74. View in: PubMed

Wu P, Jiang TX, Suksaweang S, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM. Molecular shaping of the beak. Science. 2004 Sep 3; 305(5689):1465-6. View in: PubMed

Chang CH, Yu M, Wu P, Jiang TX, Yu HS, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM. Sculpting skin appendages out of epidermal layers via temporally and spatially regulated apoptotic events. J Invest Dermatol. 2004 Jun; 122(6):1348-55. View in: PubMed

Yu M, Yue Z, Wu P, Wu DY, Mayer JA, Medina M, Widelitz RB, Jiang TX, Chuong CM. The biology of feather follicles. Int J Dev Biol. 2004; 48(2-3):181-91. View in: PubMed

Wu P, Hou L, Plikus M, Hughes M, Scehnet J, Suksaweang S, Widelitz R, Jiang TX, Chuong CM. Evo-Devo of amniote integuments and appendages. Int J Dev Biol. 2004; 48(2-3):249-70. View in: PubMed

Chuong CM, Wu P, Zhang FC, Xu X, Yu M, Widelitz RB, Jiang TX, Hou L. Adaptation to the sky: Defining the feather with integument fossils from mesozoic China and experimental evidence from molecular laboratories. J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2003 Aug 15; 298(1):42-56. View in: PubMed

Widelitz RB, Jiang TX, Yu M, Shen T, Shen JY, Wu P, Yu Z, Chuong CM. Molecular biology of feather morphogenesis: a testable model for evo-devo research. J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2003 Aug 15; 298(1):109-22. View in: PubMed

Yu M, Wu P, Widelitz RB, Chuong CM. The morphogenesis of feathers. Nature. 2002 Nov 21; 420(6913):308-12. View in: PubMed

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