Jianfu Chen

Associate Professor

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  • A C9ORF72/SMCR8-containing complex regulates ULK1 and plays a dual role in autophagy Sci Adv. 2016 09; 2(9):e1601167. . View in PubMed
  • Zika virus infection disrupts neurovascular development and results in postnatal microcephaly with brain damage Development. 2016 11 15; 143(22):4127-4136. . View in PubMed
  • MiR-302/367 regulate neural progenitor proliferation, differentiation timing, and survival in neurulation Dev Biol. 2015 Dec 01; 408(1):140-50. . View in PubMed
  • Lin28 promotes the proliferative capacity of neural progenitor cells in brain development Development. 2015 May 01; 142(9):1616-27. . View in PubMed
  • Microcephaly disease gene Wdr62 regulates mitotic progression of embryonic neural stem cells and brain size Nat Commun. 2014 May 30; 5:3885. . View in PubMed
  • A unique missense allele of BAF155, a core BAF chromatin remodeling complex protein, causes neural tube closure defects in mice Dev Neurobiol. 2014 May; 74(5):483-97. . View in PubMed
  • The ubiquitin ligase mLin41 temporally promotes neural progenitor cell maintenance through FGF signaling Genes Dev. 2012 Apr 15; 26(8):803-15. . View in PubMed
  • CIP, a cardiac Isl1-interacting protein, represses cardiomyocyte hypertrophy Circ Res. 2012 Mar 16; 110(6):818-30. . View in PubMed
  • The histone methyltransferase Set7/9 promotes myoblast differentiation and myofibril assembly J Cell Biol. 2011 Aug 22; 194(4):551-65. . View in PubMed
  • Transgenic overexpression of miR-133a in skeletal muscle BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2011 May 26; 12:115. . View in PubMed
  • Loss of microRNAs in neural crest leads to cardiovascular syndromes resembling human congenital heart defects Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2010 Dec; 30(12):2575-86. . View in PubMed
  • microRNA-1 and microRNA-206 regulate skeletal muscle satellite cell proliferation and differentiation by repressing Pax7 J Cell Biol. 2010 Sep 06; 190(5):867-79. . View in PubMed
  • MicroRNA-208a is a regulator of cardiac hypertrophy and conduction in mice J Clin Invest. 2009 Sep; 119(9):2772-86. . View in PubMed
  • microRNAs and muscle disorders J Cell Sci. 2009 Jan 01; 122(Pt 1):13-20. . View in PubMed
  • Myocardin marks the earliest cardiac gene expression and plays an important role in heart development Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2008 Oct; 291(10):1200-11. . View in PubMed
  • Targeted deletion of Dicer in the heart leads to dilated cardiomyopathy and heart failure Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Feb 12; 105(6):2111-6. . View in PubMed
  • Muscling through the microRNA world Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2008 Feb; 233(2):131-8. . View in PubMed
  • Expression of microRNAs is dynamically regulated during cardiomyocyte hypertrophy J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2007 Jun; 42(6):1137-41. . View in PubMed
  • MicroRNAs in skeletal and cardiac muscle development DNA Cell Biol. 2007 Apr; 26(4):219-25. . View in PubMed
  • The role of microRNA-1 and microRNA-133 in skeletal muscle proliferation and differentiation Nat Genet. 2006 Feb; 38(2):228-33. . View in PubMed
  • The HopPtoF locus of Pseudomonas syringae pvtomato DC3000 encodes a type III chaperone and a cognate effector. Mol Plant Microbe Interact. 2004 May; 17(5):447-55. . View in PubMed