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College of Veterinary Medicine

Lei Wang, PhD


Manager, Education Programs

PhD, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of California, Los Angeles
Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University

209 Coles Hall
Phone (785) 532-7778
e-mail: leiwang@vet.k-state.edu


Selected Publications
  1. Wang, L. (Chief Editor), Wang, M. (Associate Editor) and Shi, J. (Associate Editor) (Eds.), 2017. Towards One Health – The U.S.-China Joint DVM Program. Beijing: China Agricultural Press. (This book has been collected by the National Library of China)
  2. Li, Y., L. Wang*, L. Pappan, A. Beckly, and J. Shi*. 2012. IL-1β promotes stemness and invasiveness of colon cancer cells through Zeb1 activation§.  Molecular Cancer 11:87. (*Co-corresponding authors; §Highly Accessed).
  3. Wang, L., Z. Liu, Y., Li, L. Pappan, A. Beckly, and J. Shi. 2012. IL-1β promotes the development of intestinal epithelial stem cells. Inflammation Research. 61:1085-1092.
  4. Wang, L.,* Z. Liu, S. Balivada, T. Shrestha, S. Bossmann, M. Pyle, L. Pappan, J. Shi*, and D. Troyer (2012) IL-1β and TGF-β cooperate to induce neurosphere formation and increase tumorigenicity of adherent LN-229 glioma cells .  Stem Cell Research & Therapy. 3(1):5. (*Co-corresponding authors)
  5. Wang, L.,* J. Shi, F.W. van Ginkel, L. Lan, G. Niemeyer, D.R. Martin, E.Y. Snyder, and N.R. Cox*.  (2009) Neural Stem/Progenitor Cells Modulate Immune Responses by Suppressing T Lymphocytes with Nitric Oxide and Prostaglandin E2. Experimental Neurology 216:177-183. (*Co-corresponding authors)
  6. Wang, L.,  D.R. Martin, H.J. Baker, K.R. Zinn, J.C. Kappes, H. Ding, A. S. Gentry, S. Harper, E.Y. Snyder, and N.R. Cox(2007)Neural progenitor cell transplantation and imaging in a large animal model. Neuroscience Research 59:327-340.
  7. Shi, J., S. Aono, W. Lu, A.J. Ouellette, X. Hu, Y. Ji, L. Wang, S. Lenz, F.W. van Ginkel, M. Liles, C. Dykstra, E.E. Morrison, and C.O. Elson. (2007) A novel role for defensins in intestinal homeostasis: regulation of IL-1beta secretion. The Journal of Immunology179:1245-1253.
  8. Wang, L., S.S. Watowich, and B.G. Forget (2005) Cytokine signals through Stat3 promote expression of secondary granule proteins in 32D Cells.  Experimental Hematology 33:308-317.
  9. Wang, L., and J.D. Gralla. (2001) Roles for the C-terminal region of 54 in transcriptional silencing and DNA-binding.  Journal of Biological Chemistry 276:8979-8986.
  10. Wang, L., Y. Guo, and J.D. Gralla. (1999). Regulation of 54-dependent transcription by core promoter sequences: role of -12-region nucleotides.  Journal of Bacteriology 181: 7558-7565.
  11. Guo, Y., L. Wang, and J.D. Gralla. (1999). A fork junction DNA-protein switch that controls promoter melting by the bacterial enhancer-dependent sigma factor.  EMBOJournal 18:3736-3745.
  12. Wang, L., and Jay D. Gralla. (1998). Multiple in vivo roles of the -12-region elements of 54 promoters.  Journal of Bacteriology 180:5626-5631.