YONG TENG

Assistant Professor

YONG TENG

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Biology

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Bio

Dr. Teng earned his PhD from Sun yat-sen University in 2007. He is an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Oral Bio at AU. He has authored more than 70 articles in reputed journals and serve as a grant reviewer for NYUAD and NFSC. He has demonstrated an excellent commitment to serve the scientific community through numerous editorial and reviewing activities.

Education

  • Ph.D., Biology/Biological Sciences, G Sun Yat-sen University, 2007

  • BS, Bio/Bio Sci , General Yangzhou University, 2001

Awards & Honors

  • Prostate Cancer FY13 Idea Development Award Department of Defense, 2014

  • Basic Science Pilot Award Cancer Center, Georgia Regents University, 2014

  • International Award JALAS, 2006

  • The 2nd Class Academic Award Sun Yat-sen University, 2006

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • DBIO 5001

    Biochemical Basis of Oral Heal
  • OBMP 5001

    Bioclinical Seminar I
  • OBMP 5002

    Bioclinical Seminar II
  • OBMP 9100

    Journal Club in Oral Biology
  • OBPR 9100

    Journal Club in Oral Biology
  • OBMP 9300

    Research
  • BIOL 4990

    Undergrad Research
  • CURS 4990

    Undergrad Research III
  • OBMP 9210

    Invest of Problem

Teaching Interests

1. Cancer Biology and Genetics; 2. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; 3. Animal disease models

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Augmentation of the Anticancer Activity of CYT997 in Human Prostate Cancer by Inhibiting Src Activity. , 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The complexity of DEK signaling in cancer progression. , 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Zebrafish as A Model to Evaluate Peptide-Related Cancer Therapies. , 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Combined Targeting of Arf1 and Ras Potentiates Anticancer Activity for Prostate Cancer Therapeutics. , 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Suppression of breast cancer metastasis using stapled peptides targeting the WASF regulatory complex. , 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

1. To elucidate novel molecular mechanisms (metabolism, autophagy, epigenetics, etc.) of cancer metastasis; 2. To target the central regulators (gene, miRNA, LncRNA, etc.) of metastasis; 3. To define novel mechanisms underlying tumor microenvironment and metastasis using a zebrafish-based platform

University Service

  • Thesis and Dissertation Committee for PHD student (Linah Shahoumi ) 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, Augusta University, USA 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Thesis and Dissertation Committee for MS student (Nicole Widjaja ) 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • AJP: Heart and Circulatory Physiology 2017 - Present

  • Cellular Oncology 2017 - Present

  • Current Cancer Drug Targets 2017 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Future Medicinal Chemistry 2017 - Present

  • Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 2017 - Present