Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Jindan Yu Lab

News

03/20/2017: New paper published in Oncogene: FOXA1 inhibits prostate cancer neuroendocrine differentiation.

03/07/2017: New paper published in Cell Reports:  CD95/Fas Increases Stemness in Cancer Cells by Inducing a STAT1-Dependent Type I Interferon Response.

02/01/2017: Nathan Damaschke joined the lab as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome Nate!

11/04/2016: New paper published in Cancer Research: Polycomb-mediated disruption of an androgen receptor feedback loop drives castration-resistant prostate cancer.

09/01/2016: New postdoc Dr. Yongik Lee started in the lab. Welcome Yongik!

08/31/2016: Dr. Jung Kim has graduated and moved back to Maryland to join NCI as a CRTA fellow at DCEG. Congratulations, Jung.

08/26/2016: DGP graduate student Kevin Park joined the lab. Welcome, Kevin!

07/26/2016: Will is awarded Katten Muchin Rosenman award. Congratulations!

07/12/2016: Will is selected to receive the Heme/Onc division Rizvi travel award. Congratulations!

06/07/2016: New paper published in Mol Endocrinol: KAT8 regulates androgen signaling in prostate cancer cells.

06/01/2016: New paper published in Nucleic Acids Research: FOXA1 potentiates lineage-specific enhancer activation through modulating TET1 expression and function.

05/04/2016: New paper published in BMC Genomics: The common stress responsive transcription factor ATF3 binds genomic sites enriched with p300 and H3K27ac for transcriptional regulation.

01/11/2016: New paper published in Oncogene: FOXA1 acts upstream of GATA2 and AR in hormonal regulation of gene expression.

12/18/2015: Harsha has successfully graduated from the Northwestern MBP program. Congratulations!

12/13/2015: Xiaodong Lu joined the lab as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome Xiaodong!

10/20/2015: New paper published in Oncotarget: miR-573 inhibits prostate cancer metastasis by regulating epithelial-mesenchymal transition.

09/24/2015: New paper published in Cell Reports: LncRNA HOTAIR Enhances the Androgen-Receptor-Mediated Transcriptional Program and Drives Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer.

09/18/2015: New paper published in Oncogene: LncRNA HOTAIR enhances ER signaling and confers tamoxifen resistance in breast cancer.

09/01/2015: Jung graduated and joined the lab as a postdoctoral fellow. Congratulations and Welcome again!

08/14/2015: New paper published in Cell Research: A miR-130a-YAP positive feedback loop promotes organ size and tumorigenesis.

07/29/2015: Angela is awarded Katten Muchin Rosenman Travel Scholarship. Congratulations, Angela!

07/10/2015: Angela is awraded a $500 DGP Travel Award. Congratulations, Angela!

06/19/2015: New paper published in Genes Dis: Current perspectives on FOXA1 regulation of androgen receptor signaling and prostate cancer.

05/21/2015: Tao Tao joined the lab as a visiting scholar. Welcome Tao!

12/15/2014: New paper published in Oncogene: The role of TXNDC5 in castration-resistant prostate cancer-involvement of androgen receptor signaling pathway.

12/01/2014: Shangze Li joined the lab as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome Shangze!

08/20/2014: Jung received the third annual Driskill Scholars Award. Congratulations, Jung!

05/30/2014: New paper published in Nature Communications: Cooperativity and equilibrium with FOXA1 define the androgen receptor transcriptional program.

05/12/2014: Review article published in The Application of Clinical Genetics: Influence of oncogenic transcription factors on chromatin conformation and implications in prostate cancer.

05/01/2014: Bing Song joined the lab as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome Bing!

01/15/2014: Dr. Xingyang Xue joined the lab as a visiting scholar. Welcome Xingyang!

12/26/2013: Our paper, ERG is a critical regulator of Wnt/LEF1 signaling in prostate cancer is selected as 2013 hot topics in prostate cancer by AACR.

11/26/2013: Hongjian is awarded the Katten Muchin Rosenman Travel Scholarship. Congratulations, Hongjian!

11/04/2013: New paper published in Oncogene: TMPRSS2-ERG gene fusions induce prostate tumorigenesis by modulating microRNA miR-200c.

10/17/2013: Review article published in Translational Andrology and Urology: Androgen receptor genomic regulation.

09/02/2013: Will Fong joined the lab as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome Will!

08/02/2013: New paper published in Cancer Research: ERG is a critical regulator of Wnt/LEF1 signaling in prostate cancer.

07/12/2013: Jung was selected for a CBCC fellowship. Congratulations!!!

07/10/2013: Angela is awarded a T32 training grant. Congratulations, Angela!

06/04/2013: Angela successfully passed DGP Qualifying Exam. Congratulations, Angela!

05/08/2013: Jindan won the 2013 Agilent Early Career Professor Award. Congratulations, Jindan!

05/03/2013: Review article published in Protein Cell: EZH2, an epigenetic driver of prostate cancer.

04/27/2013: New paper published in EMBO J: BRCA1 is a negative modulator of the PRC2 complex.

04/01/2013: Jung was selected to give an oral presentation at ENDO 2013 and won the Endocrine Society outstanding abstract awards. Congratulations, Jung!

03/29/2013: New paper published in Cancer Research: Androgen-receptor independent function of FoxA1 in prostate cancer metastasis.

03/20/2013: Jung got a Katten Muchin Rosenman Travel Scholarship grant. Congratulations, Jung!

02/22/2013: The Yu lab was awarded an R01 grant from NIH/NCI. Congratulatons!!!

01/14/2013: New paper published in Oncogene: CCN3/NOV gene expression in human prostate cancer is directly suppressed by the androgen receptor.

12/04/2012: Hongjian won an Endocrine Society Travel Award for GLNRC. Congratulations, Hongjian!

10/13/2012: Jung was selected to give an oral presentation at the GLNRC and won a presentation award for travel and/or ENDO registration. Congratulations, Jung!

08/10/2012: Jung got a T32 Training Grant award. Congratulations, Jung!

07/16/2012: New paper published in Oncogene: The histone methyltransferase MMSET/WHSC1 activates TWIST1 to promote an epithelial-mesenchymal transition and invasive properties of prostate cancer.

06/19/2012: DGP graduate student Angela Yang has joined the lab for her dissertation work. Welcome, Angela!

06/08/2012: Cheng graduated from Northwestern University and joined Genzyme. Congratulations, Cheng!

06/07/2012: Jung passed DGP Preliminary Exam. Congratulations, Jung!

06/01/2012: Postdoctoral fellow Ali Zhang started in the lab. Welcome, Ali!

05/20/2012: Jindan gave a talk at the 2012 AUA Research Forum: "Showcasing Young Investigators" and won the second place.

04/01/2012: Fujun left to start a new postdoctoral position at the University of Virginia.

03/20/2012: Jindan gave a talk at Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University.

03/19/2012: Jindan gave a talk at the 8th Annual National Symposium on Prostate Cancer at Clark Atlanta University.

02/20/2012: Jindan was selected to be featured at the AUA Research Forum: "Showcasing Young Investigators". Jindan was initially nominated by Dr. Zhou Wang, current President of the Society of Basic Urological Research (SBUR).

02/08/2012: Jindan gave a talk at Advances in Prostate Cancer Research Conference at Orlando.

01/15/2012: Graduate student Cheng Cheng has joined the lab for her bioinformatics projects. Welcome, Cheng!

01/13/2012: Review article published in BBA-Reviews on Cancer: Interrogating genomic and epigenomic data to understand prostate cancer. Featured on the cover.

01/05/2012: New paper published in Genes Dev: Cell detachment activates the Hippo pathway via cytoskeleton reorganization to induce anoikis.

12/22/2011: New paper published in Genome Res: Cooperation between Polycomb and androgen receptor during oncogenic transformation.

11/12/2011: Jindan gave a talk at the Society of Basic Urologic Research (SBUR) Fall Symposium at Las Vegas.

09/21/2011: Jindan received an American Cancer Society Research Scholar Grant.

09/12/2011: New paper published in Cancer Res: Definition of a FoxA1 Cistrome that is Crucial for G1-S Phase Cell- Cycle Transit in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer.

08/16/2011: New paper published in Cancer Cell: Coordinated Regulation of Polycomb Group Complexes through microRNAs in Cancer.

08/01/2011: Jindan gave a talk at the Gordon Research Conference: Hormone Action in Development & Cancer.

07/07/2011: New paper published in Genome Res: Deep sequencing reveals distinct patterns of DNA methylation in prostate cancer.

06/20/2011: Jindan gave a talk at the STIP (the Solid Tumor Investigation Program) meeting.

06/19/2011: IGP graduate student Jung Kim has joined the lab for her thesis work. Welcome, Jung!

05/25/2011: Jindan gave a talk at the H Foundation Basic Science Symposium: Genomics, Epigenomics, and Signaling in Cancer.

05/17/2011: New paper published in Cancer Cell: Mechanistic Rationale for Inhibition of Poly(ADP-Ribose) Polymerase in ETS Gene Fusion-Positive Prostate Cancer.

04/01/2011: New paper published in Genes Dev: The DEK oncoprotein is a Su(var) that is essential to heterochromatin integrity.

03/09/2011: Longtao Wu was awarded a travel grant to attend the Department of Defense IMPaCT meeting during March 9-12 in Orlando, FL. Congratulations, Longtao.

02/25/2011: Jindan Yu was invited to give a seminar at Vancouver Prostate Centre, Canada

02/14/2011: Jindan Yu was invited to give a talk at the University of California, San Diego, CA

01/17/2011: New review article published in Asian J Androl: Cancer cell migration: when red light switched to green.

12/12/2010: New paper published in Neoplasia: ERG Cooperates with Androgen Receptor in Regulating Trefoil Factor 3 in Prostate Cancer Disease Progression.

11/22/2010: Postdoc Fujun Qin starts in the lab

08/23/2010: Dr. Ferdinand Kappes visited the lab for 2 weeks

07/19/2010: Postdoc Hongjian Jin starts in the lab

07/12/2010: New paper published in Oncogene: The neuronal repellent SLIT2 is a target for repression by EZH2 in prostate cancer.

07/02/2010: New paper published in BMC Bioinformatics: HPeak: an HMM-based algorithm for defining read-enriched regions in ChIP-Seq data.

05/18/2010: New paper published in Cancer Cell: An integrated network of androgen receptor, polycomb, and TMPRSS2-ERG gene fusions in prostate cancer progression.

01/06/2010: New paper accepted in Nucleic Acids Research: On the detection and refinement of transcription factor binding sites using ChIP-Seq data.