University of Washington,
Cell Signaling & Cell/Environment Interactions
Developmental Biology, Stem Cells & Aging
Maintenance, remodeling, and deterioration of tissue pattern and physiology
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Developmental process shapes sophisticated adult tissue pattern. This pattern is maintained over time and also remodeled or deteriorated by intrinsic and extrinsic factors, which affects tissue physiology and organismal health. Our overarching goal is to understand the mechanisms underlying the maintenance, remodeling, and deterioration of tissue pattern and physiology. We are particularly interested in elucidating novel ’tissue non-autonomous’ mechanisms affecting tissue integrity, metabolism, and malignant transformation by utilizing Drosophila genetics, cell biology, and biochemistry.
2020: Inclusive teaching and mentoring
2020: Building Healthy Workplaces
2021: Lavender Rights Project: explored LGBTQ+ issues
The following publications were retrieved from PubMed:
Jang J, Song J, Sim I, Kwon YV, Yoon Y.
Int J Mol Sci. 2021 Jun 10; 12(22)
Lee J, Ng KG, Dombek KM, Eom DS, Kwon YV.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2021 Jun 8; 23(118)
Jang J, Song J, Lee H, Sim I, Kwon YV, Jho EH, Yoon Y.
Exp Mol Med. 2021 Mar; 3(53)407-421
Jang J, Lee H, Song J, Bae T, Park M, Kwon YV, Lee D, Yoon Y.
J Ethnopharmacol. 2021 Feb 10; (266)113403
Lee J, Cabrera AJH, Nguyen CMT, Kwon YV.
Nat Commun. 2020 Jul 16; 1(11)3568
Kwon YV, Zhao B, Xu C, Lee J, Chen CL, Vinayagam A, Edgar BA, Perrimon N.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Dec 16;
Kreipke RE, Kwon YV, Shcherbata HR, Ruohola-Baker H.
Curr Top Dev Biol. 2017; (121)83-109
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