Jen-Tsan Ashley Chi

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Associate Professor in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Associate Professor in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
  • Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
  • Assistant Professor in Radiation Oncology
  • Member of the Duke Cancer Institute

Contact Information:

  • Office Location: 101 Science Dr, Dumc3382, Room 2177A, CIEMAS Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
  • Office Phone: (919) 668-4759
  • Email Address: jentsan.chi@duke.edu

Education:

  • Stanford University, 2004
  • Ph.D. Stanford University, 2000
  • M.D. National Taiwan University, 1991

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions:

  • Member of American Society of Clinical Investigation. American Society of Clinical Investigation. 2011
  • Investigators in Pathogenesis of Infectious Diseases. Burroughs Wellcome Fund. 2009

Courses Taught:

  • MGM 293: Research Independent Study I
  • MGM 593: Research Independent Study

Representative Publications:

    • Rinehart, MT; Park, HS; Walzer, KA; Chi, J-TA; Wax, A, Hemoglobin consumption by P. falciparum in individual erythrocytes imaged via quantitative phase spectroscopy., Scientific Reports, vol 6 (2016) [10.1038/srep24461] [abs].
    • Tang, X; Wu, J; Ding, C-K; Lu, M; Keenan, MM; Lin, C-C; Lin, C-A; Wang, CC; George, D; Hsu, DS; Chi, J-T, Cystine Deprivation Triggers Programmed Necrosis in VHL-Deficient Renal Cell Carcinomas., Cancer Research, vol 76 no. 7 (2016), pp. 1892-1903 [10.1158/0008-5472.can-15-2328] [abs].
    • Kephart, JJG; Tiller, RGJ; Crose, LES; Slemmons, KK; Chen, P-H; Hinson, AR; Bentley, RC; Chi, J-TA; Linardic, CM, Secreted Frizzled-Related Protein 3 (SFRP3) Is Required for Tumorigenesis of PAX3-FOXO1-Positive Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma., Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, vol 21 no. 21 (2015), pp. 4868-4880 [10.1158/1078-0432.ccr-14-1797] [abs].
    • Horton, JK; Siamakpour-Reihani, S; Lee, C-T; Zhou, Y; Chen, W; Geradts, J; Fels, DR; Hoang, P; Ashcraft, KA; Groth, J; Kung, H-N; Dewhirst, MW; Chi, J-TA, FAS Death Receptor: A Breast Cancer Subtype-Specific Radiation Response Biomarker and Potential Therapeutic Target., Radiation Research, vol 184 no. 5 (2015), pp. 456-469 [10.1667/rr14089.1] [abs].
    • Keenan, MM; Liu, B; Tang, X; Wu, J; Cyr, D; Stevens, RD; Ilkayeva, O; Huang, Z; Tollini, LA; Murphy, SK; Lucas, J; Muoio, DM; Kim, SY; Chi, J-T, ACLY and ACC1 Regulate Hypoxia-Induced Apoptosis by Modulating ETV4 via α-ketoglutarate., PLoS genetics, vol 11 no. 10 (2015) [10.1371/journal.pgen.1005599] [abs].