Current News in the Lab
Zhong’s paper entitled “Agonist and antagonist switch DNA motifs recognized by human androgen receptor in prostate cancer” was accepted by EMBO J.
Qianben received an OSU Pelotonia Idea Grant with our Co-PI, Dr. Steven Clinton.
Ben was awarded a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA, F31) from the NIH/NCI.
Ben received an award for "Outstanding Poster Presentation" at the annual Life Sciences Interdisciplinary Graduate Programs (IGP) Symposium.
Ben was selected for the 2014 cohort of the Pelotonia Graduate Student Fellowship program.
Dayong and Ben’s paper entitled “Three-tiered role of the pioneer factor GATA2 in promoting androgen-dependent gene expression in prostate cancer” was accepted by Nucleic Acids Res. The article has been selected by the
Editors of Nucleic Acids Research as a Breakthrough Article. []
Zhenqing and Zhong’s paper entitled “Computational analysis reveals a correlation of exon-skipping events with splicing, transcription and epigenetic factors” was accepted by Nucleic Acids Res.
Qianben was promoted to an Associate Professor with Tenure.
Qianben was invited to serve on the Editorial Board of Mol Cancer Res (AACR journal).
Xiangtao Liu from Yale University joined the Wang lab as a postdoctoral fellow. He is co-mentored by Dr. Shili Lin at the Department of Statistics. Welcome, Xiangtao!
Cassandra has been awarded a NIH T32 Oncology Training Grant. Congratulations, Cassandra!
Cassandra Grenade joined the Wang lab as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome, Cassandra!
Qianben received a 2012 Endocrine Society Early Investigators Award. []
Ben Sunkel was accepted into the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) MED into GRAD Scholars Program at The Ohio State University. Congratulations, Ben!
Ben Sunkel from the Ohio State Biochemistry Graduate Program (OSBP) joined the Wang lab as a graduate student. Welcome!
Qianben’s proposal was recommended for funding by Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program (Idea Development Award - Established Investigators).
Chunpeng published an article entitled "Definition of a FoxA1 Cistrome That Is Crucial for G1 to S-Phase Cell-Cycle Transit in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer" in Cancer Res Full Article and Supplemental
Qianben was awarded the 2011 V Scholar grant []
Qianben obtained his OSU pelotonia idea grant
Ying Ying Lee from Chinese University of Hong Kong joined us as a Visiting Scholar. Welcome!
Our invited review article entitled “Androgen receptor-driven chromatin looping in prostate cancer" was published in Trends Endocrinol Metab Full Article and Supplemental
Qianben obtained a NCI R01 grant
Hongyan published an article entitled "CCI-779 Inhibits Cell-Cycle G2/M Progression and Invasion of Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer via Attenuation of UBE2C Transcription and mRNA Stability" in Cancer Res Full Article and Supplemental
Zhong published an article entitled "Phospho-MED1-enhanced UBE2C locus looping drives castration-resistant prostate cancer growth" in EMBO J Full Article and Supplemental
Qianben received a “2010 Young Investigator Award” from Society for Basic Urologic Research []
Zhong published a review article entitled "Histone modifications and chromatin organization in prostate cancer" in Epigenomics Full Article
The Ohio State-Indiana University Center for Cancer Systems Biology, lead by Dr. Tim Huang, was funded by the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Wang becomes the prostate cancer project leader.
Our paper entitled "Androgen receptor regulates a distinct transcription program in androgen-independent prostate cancer" was published by Cell as the Featured Article. Full Article and Supplemental, []