Chunhong Yan

Associate Professor

Chunhong Yan

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The Graduate School

  • (706) 721-0099
  • CN 2134

Education

  • Ph.D., Pharmacology Peking Union Medical College, 1997

  • MS, Biology/Biological Sciences, G Wuhan University, 1994

  • BS, Biology/Biological Sciences, G Wuhan University, 1991

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • BCMB 8201

    Cur Topics & Tech in MB
  • BIOM 8215

    Fundamentals of Oncology I

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • ATF3 promotes erastin-induced ferroptosis by suppressing system Xc-, 2020
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Competitive ubiquitination activates the tumor suppressor p53, 2020
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Atf3 deficiency promotes genome instability and spontaneous tumorigenesis in mice, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Loss of ATF3 promotes hormone-induced prostate carcinogenesis and the emergence of CK5+CK8+ epithelial cells, 2016
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • The common stress responsive transcription factor ATF3 binds genomic sites enriched with p300 and H3K27ac for transcriptional regulation, 2016
    Journal Article, Professional Journal

Research Interests

Main Area (e.g. research focus) of interest:
Role of the transcription factor ATF3 in the maintenance of genome stability;Role of ATF3 in the suppression of prostate cancer;Repurpose of mitochondrial uncouplers for treatment of cancer (e.g., prostate cancer and lung cancer)