May 2, 2019
Pranavi’s CPRIT Graduate Student Award is renewed. Congratulations!
April 15, 2019
Our manuscript “DUBbing Ferroptosis in Cancer Cells” is published in Cancer Research.
April 5, 2019
Yilei received The Harold C. and Mary L. Daily Endowment Fellowship from MD Anderson Cancer Center. Congratulations!
March 24, 2019
Our manuscript “Regulation of H2A ubiquitination and SLC7A11 expression by BAP1 and PRC” is published in Cell Cycle.
Dec. 12, 2018
Pranavi received Steve Lasher and Janiece Longoria Graduate Student Research Award in Cancer Biology from GSBS. Congratulations!
Nov. 13, 2018
Our Author’s Views article “BAP1 suppresses tumor development by inducing ferroptosis upon SLC7A11 repression” is published in Molecular & Cellular Oncology.
Oct. 18, 2018
Our manuscript "STIM2 interacts with AMPK and regulates calcium-induced AMPK activation" is published in the FASEB Journal.
Sept. 22, 2018
Pranavi received 2nd place Poster Award at G&E Retreat. Congratulations!
Sept. 10, 2018
Our manuscript "BAP1 links metabolic regulation of ferroptosis to tumour suppression" is published in Nature Cell Biology.
Our research is highlighted in media release:
Aug. 31, 2018
Pranavi received Dr. John J. Kopchick Research Award from GSBS. Congratulations!
Aug. 9, 2018
Boyi received Faculty Scholar Award at MD Anderson Cancer Center.
July 26, 2018
Our manuscript "BAP1 links metabolic regulation of ferroptosis to tumor suppression" is accepted in Nature Cell Biology.
April 25, 2018
Our review article “Amino acid transporter SLC7A11/xCT at the crossroads of regulating redox homeostasis and nutrient dependency of cancer” is published in Cancer Communications.
April 6, 2018
Pranavi received CPRIT Graduate Student Award. Congratulations!
Jan. 8, 2018
Our review article “FoxO transcription factors in cancer metabolism” is published in Seminars in Cancer Biology.
Oct. 4, 2017
Our study “Energy stress-induced lncRNA FILNC1 represses c-Myc-mediated energy metabolism and inhibits renal tumor development” is published in Nature Communications.
Sept. 21, 2017
Boyi talked about his research to fight cancer in the Research Spotlight of the Center for Energy Balance at MD Anderson newsletter.
Sept. 18, 2017
Pranavi Koppula, a 2nd year graduate student from GSBS, was selected as the Center of Cancer Epigenetics (CCE) Scholar at MD Anderson. Congratulation! Pravani recently published a first-author paper from our lab which discovered that glutamate/cystine antiporter SLC7A11/xCT regulates nutrient dependency in cancer cells.
June 19, 2017
Our publication “The glutamate/cystine antiporter SLC7A11/xCT enhances cancer cell dependency on glucose by exporting glutamate” is published in J. Biol. Chem.
June 1, 2017
Boyi is promoted to Associate Professor at MD Anderson.
May 8, 2017
Boyi was selected as the Andrew Sabin Family Fellow at MD Anderson Cancer Center.
March 8, 2017
Our study “BAP1 inhibits the ER stress gene regulatory network and modulates metabolic stress response” is published in Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A.
Dec. 16, 2016
Our study “lncRNA NBR2 modulates cancer cell sensitivity to phenformin through GLUT1” is published in Cell Cycle.
Nov. 29, 2016
Boyi received Anna Fuller Award to support our research in long non-coding RNA in cancer metabolism.
Aug. 1, 2016
Read our reviews to discuss long non-coding RNAs in cancer metabolism.
May 2, 2016
Yilei Zhang, a postdoctoral fellow from our lab, was selected as the Center of Cancer Epigenetics (CCE) Scholar at MD Anderson. Congratulation!
April 13, 2016
Our research is highlighted in Cancer Frontline.
April 12, 2016
Our study “BAF180 regulates cellular senescence and hematopoietic stem cell homeostasis through p21” was published in Oncotarget.
March 31, 2016
Our research is highlighted by Department of Defense-Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs.
March 21, 2016
Our manuscript “lncRNA NBR2 engages a metabolic checkpoint by regulating AMPK under energy stress” is published in Nature Cell Biology.