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Yan Xu, PhD


Pediatrics | College of Medicine

  • Doctoral Degree: University of South Alabama (Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology)
  • Master's Degree: Shanghai Medical University (Pathology)
  • Bachelor's Degree: Shanghai Medical University (Pharmacology)
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Peer Reviewed Publications

Du Y, Guo M, Whitsett JA, and Xu Y. 2015. 'LungGENS': a web-based tool for mapping single-cell gene expression in the developing lung. Thorax., 70 11, 1092

Guo M, Wang H, Potter SS, Whitsett JA, and Xu Y. 2015. SINCERA: A Pipeline for Single-Cell RNA-Seq Profiling Analysis. PLoS Comput Biol., 11 11, e1004575

Kamath-Rayne BD, Du Y, Hughes M, Wagner EA, Muglia LJ, DeFranco EA, Whitsett JA, Salomonis N, and Xu Y. 2015. Systems biology evaluation of cell-free amniotic fluid transcriptome of term and preterm infants to detect fetal maturity. BMC Med Genomics., 8 1, 67

Xu Y, Wang Y, Besnard V, Ikegami M, Wert SE, Heffner C, Murray SA, Donahue LR, and Whitsett JA. 2012. Transcriptional programs controlling perinatal lung maturation. PLoS One., 7 8, e37046

Xu Y, Zhang M, Wang Y, Kadambi P, Dave V, Lu LJ, and Whitsett JA. 2010. A systems approach to mapping transcriptional networks controlling surfactant homeostasis. BMC Genomics., 11 , 451