Jun Lu PhD

Associate Professor of Genetics

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development: Genetics and Genomics | Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology

Office of Student ResearchStem Cell Center, Yale: Transcriptional Regulation of Stem and Progenitor Cells; Stem Cell Self-Renewal and Cell SymmetryCancer Genetics & GenomicsCenter for RNA Science and Medicine, YaleGenetics

Research Interests

Non-coding RNAs in blood stem cell differentiation and malignancies; MicroRNA-mediated control of embryonic stem cell fates; MicroRNA mechanisms more...


  • Ph.D., Boston University, 2003

Selected Publications

  • Jijun Cheng, Shangqin Guo, Suning Chen, Stephen Mastriano, Chaochun Liu, Ana D’Alessio, Eriona Hysolli, Yanwen Guo, Hong Yao, Cynthia Megyola, Dan Li, Jun Liu, Wen Pan, Christine Roden, Kartoosh Heydari, Jianjun Chen, In-Hyun Park, Ye Ding, Yi Zhang, and Jun Lu. An Extensive Network of TET2-Targeting microRNAs Regulates Malignant Hematopoiesis. Cell Reports, 5:1-11, 2013
  • Brian D. Adams, Shangqin Guo, Haitao Bai, Yanwen Guo, Cynthia Megyola, Jijun Cheng, Kartoosh Heydari, Changchun Xiao, E. Premkumar Reddy, and Jun Lu. An In Vivo Functional Screen Uncovers miR-150-Mediated Regulation of Hematopoietic Injury Response. Cell Reports, 2(4):1048-1060, 2012
  • Shangqin Guo*, Xiaoyuan Zi, Vince Schultz, Mei Zhong, Jijun Cheng, Sebastian Koochaki, Cynthia M. Megyola, Xinghua Pan, Kartoosh Heydari, Sherman M. Weissman, Patrick G. Gallagher, Diane S. Krause, Rong Fan, and Jun Lu. Non-stochastic reprogramming from a privileged somatic cell state. Cell, 156(4): 649-62, 2014.



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