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Chunru Lin

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Oncology, Division of Basic Science Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Dual/Joint/Adjunct Appointment

Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS), The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd
Department of Molecular & Cellular Oncology
Unit Number: 108
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: Unit 108 Y8.6089

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

2006 Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, PHD, Biological Science
1999 Hunan Medical University, Changsha, Hunan, China, MD, General Medicine

Postgraduate Training

9/2006-3/2013 Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, Michael Rosenfeld

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Yang L, Lin C, Liu W, Zhang J, Ohgi KA, Grinstein JD, Dorrestein PC, Rosenfeld MG. ncRNA- and Pc2 methylation-dependent gene relocation between nuclear structures mediates gene activation programs. Cell 147(4):773-88, 11/2011. PMCID: PMC3297197.
2. Lin C, Yang L, Tanasa B, Hutt K, Ju BG, Ohgi K, Zhang J, Rose DW, Fu XD, Glass CK, Rosenfeld MG. Nuclear receptor-induced chromosomal proximity and DNA breaks underlie specific translocations in cancer. Cell 139(6):1069-83, 2009. PMCID: PMC2812435.
3. Yang L, Lin C, Liu ZR. P68 RNA helicase mediates PDGF-induced epithelial mesenchymal transition by displacing Axin from beta-catenin. Cell 127(1):139-55, 10/2006. PMID: 17018282.

Grant & Contract Support

Title: Nuclear Architecture, NcRNAs and Epigenetics in Transcriptional Regulation by ER
Funding Source: NIH/NIDDK
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 4/29/2013 - 3/31/2016

Last updated: 6/11/2014