MIPS Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford

Postdoctoral Fellows

Ning Sun,, PhD


Ph.D., Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Iowa State University, 2008
M.D., School of Medicine, Fudan University, 2000

Contact Information:

S114 Grant Building
300 Pasteur Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305

Phone: 650-736-2863
Fax: 650-736-0234
E-mail: sunning@stanford.edu

Research Interests:

Human embryonic stem cells, induced pluripotent stem cells, cardiovascular disease, breast cancer and molecular imaging

Recent Publications:

  1. Jia F, Wilson KD, Sun N, Gupta DM, Huang M, Li Z, Panetta NJ, Chen ZY, Robbins RC, Kay MA, Longaker MT, Wu JC. A nonviral minicircle vector for deriving iPS cells. Nature Methods. 2010;epub ahead of print.
  2. Sun N, Longaker MT, Wu JC. Human iPS cell-based therapy: Considerations before clinical applications. Cell Cycle. 2010;9(5):1-6.
  3. Chen MQ, Xie X, Wilson KD, Sun N, Wu JC, Giovangrandi L, Kovacs GT. Current-controlled electrical point-source stimulation of embryonic stem cells. Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering. 2009;2(4):625-635.
  4. Sun N, Huaitt WT, Li Z, Paulin D, Robson RM. Synemin interacts with the LIM domain protein zyxin and is essential for cell adhesion and migration. Exp Cell Res. 2009;316(3):491-505.
  5. Sun N, Lee A, Wu JC. Long term non-invasive imaging of embryonic stem cells using reporter genes. Nature Protocols. 2009;4(8):1192-1201.
  6. Sun N, Panetta NJ, Gupta DM, Wilson KD, Lee A, Jia F, Hu S, Cherry AM, Robbins RC, Longaker MT, Wu JC. Feeder-free derivation of induced pluripotent stem cells from adult human adipose stem cells . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2009;106(37):15720-15725.
  7. Wilson KD, Venkatasubrahmanyam S, Jia F, Sun N, Butte AJ, Wu JC. MicroRNA profiling of human-induced pluripotent stem cells. Stem Cells and Development. 2009;18(5):749-58.
  8. Sun N, Critchley DR, Li Z, Paulin D, Robson RM. Human Alpha-Synemin Interacts Directly with Vinculin and Metavinculin. Biochem J.. 2008;409:657-667.
  9. Sun N, Critchley DR, Li Z, Paulin D, Robson RM. Identification of a Repeated Domain within Mammalian Alpha-Synemin that Interacts Directly with Talin. Exp Cell Res. 2008;314:1839-1849.
  10. Qian RZ, Sun N, Jin HM. Effects of Ganoderma lucidum (Ling Zhi) on the Proliferation and Apoptosis of Microvascular Endothelial Cells In Vitro. J of Chinese Microvasculation. 2002;6:72-74.

Footer Links: