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Chen Yonglong

Associate Professor

Department of Biology


Professional Experience:

2014 – , Associate Professor, Department of Biology, South University of Science and Technology of China
2007-2014, Principal Investigator, Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health, Chinese Academy of Sciences
1999-2007, Postdoctoral Fellow, Medical Center, University of Goettingen, Germany
1989-1995, Assistant Professor, Lecturer, Department of Biology, Northwest Normal University, Lanzhou, China 


Educational Background:

1999, Ph.D., Department of Zoophysiology, Essen University, Germany
1989, M.S., Department of Biology, Northwest Normal University
1986, B.S., Department of Biology, Northwest Normal University


Honors & Awards:

2009, “Hundred Talents Program” of Chinese Academy of Sciences

2014, “Leading Talent in Talents Program”, Guangdong

2016, Shenzhen Distinguished Overseas Talent (“Peacock Plan”), Level B


Selected Publication:

1.Shi, Z., Wang, F., Cui, Y., Liu, Z., Guo, X., Zhang, Y., Deng, Y., Zhao, H., and Chen, Y. 2015. Heritable CRISPR/Cas9-mediated targeted integration in Xenopus tropicalis. FASEB J.  29, 4914-4923.

2.Wang, F., Shi, Z., Cui, Y., Guo, X., Shi, Y.B., and Chen, Y. 2015. Targeted gene disruption in Xenopus laevis using CRISPR/Cas9. Cell Biosci. 5,15.

3.Guo, X., Zhang, T., Hu, Z., Zhang, Y., Shi, Z., Wang, Q., Cui, Y., Wang, F., Zhao, H., and Chen, Y. 2014. Efficient RNA/Cas9-mediated genome editing in Xenopus tropicalis. Development 141, 707-714.

4.Zhao, H., Han, D., Dawid, I.B., Pieler, T., and Chen, Y. 2012. Homeoprotein hhex-induced conversion of intestinal to ventral pancreatic precursors results in the formation of giant pancreata in Xenopus embryos. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A. 109,8594-8599.

5.Lei, Y., Guo, X., Liu, Y., Cao, Y., Deng, Y., Chen, X., Cheng, C.H., Dawid, I.B., Chen, Y., and Zhao, H. 2012. Efficient targeted gene disruption in Xenopus embryos using engineered transcription activator-like effector nucleases (TALENs). Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U S A. 109, 17484-17489.

6.Wen, L., Yang, Y., Wang, Y., Xu, A., Wu, D., and Chen, Y. 2010. Appl1 is essential for the survival of Xenopus pancreas, duodenum, and stomach progenitor cells. Dev. Dyn. 239, 2198-2207. 

7.Afelik, S., Chen, Y. and Pieler, T. 2006. Combined ectopic expression of Pdx1 and Ptf1a/p48 results in the stable conversion of posterior endoderm into endocrine and exocrine pancreatic tissue. Genes Dev. 20, 1441-1446. 

8.Chen, Y., Pan, F. C., Brandes, N., Afelik, S., Sölter, M. and Pieler, T. 2004. Retinoic acid signaling is essential for pancreas development and promotes endocrine at the expense of exocrine cell differentiation in Xenopus. Dev. Biol. 271, 144-160.

9.Hollemann, T., Chen, Y., Grunz, H. and Pieler, T. 1998. Regionalized metabolic activitiy establishes boundaries of retinoic acid signalling. EMBO J. 17, 7361-7372. 

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