Gene regulation; translation; RNA modification; stress response; nutrient signaling
Current Research Interest
Translational control in stress response; ribosome dynamics and start codon recognition; mRNA methylation; protein quality and quantity control; mTOR signaling and regulation
James Jamison Professor of Molecular Nutrition
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Scholar
National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Award
Ellison Medical Foundation New Scholar Award
Zhou, Jun, Ji Wan, Xiangwei Gao, Xingqian Zhang, Samie R. Jaffrey, and Shu-Bing Qian. “Dynamic m6A mRNA Methylation Directs Translational Control of Heat Shock Response.” Nature 526 (2015): 591-594.
Gao, Xiangwei, Ji Wan, Botao Liu, Ming Ma, Ben Shen, and Shu-Bing Qian. “Quantitative Profiling of Initiating Ribosomes in Vivo.” Nature Methods 12, no. 2 (2015): 147-153.