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Luojing Chen, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 273-2186

Fax: (585) 442-3214

Research Labs

Dr. Chen's research interests involve B cell signaling pathways. Dr. Chen's laboratory is currentlyf ocusing on the role of PKK (a protein kinase) in lymphoma and lupus.

Lab: (585) 275-0520

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Faculty Appointments

Biography

Dr. Chen's research interests involve B cell signaling pathways. Dr. Chen's laboratory is currently focusing on the role of PKK (a protein kinase) in lymphoma and lupus.

Credentials

Education

1982
BS | China-Wuhan University
Biology

1985
MS | China-Wuhan University
Microbiology

1992
PhD | Iowa State University
Genetics

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

1996 - 2000
Postdoctoral Fellow Signaling Transduction Lab Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School Charlestown, MA

1995 - 1996
Postdoctoral Fellow Molecular Biology Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School Boston, MA

1992 - 1995
Postdoctoral Fellow Genetics Department Iowa State University Ames, IA.

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Awards

2003 - 2004
Award for Experimental Hemapoietic Program pilot project
Sponsor: University of Rochester
Location: Rochester, NY

1998 - 2000
NIH Training Grant

1998 - 1999
Massachusetts General Hospital Medical Discovery Award
Sponsor: Massachusetts General Hospital
Location: Boston, MA

1991
Fung Endowment Fellowship
Sponsor: Dept of Zoology and Genetics
Location: Iowa State Univeristy

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Publications

Journal Articles

3/8/2018
Chen L, Hayden MS, Gilmore ES, Alexander-Savino C, Oleksyn D, Gillespie K, Zhao J, Poligone B. "PKK deletion in basal keratinocytes promotes tumorigenesis after chemical carcinogenesis." Carcinogenesis.. 2018 Mar 8; 39(3):418-428.

5/2017
Oleksyn D, Zhao J, Vosoughi A, Zhao JC, Misra R, Pentland AP, Ryan D, Anolik J, Ritchlin C, Looney J, Anandarajah AP, Schwartz G, Calvi LM, Georger M, Mohan C, Sanz I, Chen L. "PKK deficiency in B cells prevents lupus development in Sle lupus mice." Immunology letters.. 2017 May 0; 185:1-11. Epub 2017 Mar 06.

4/2016
Chen L, Oleksyn D, Pulvino M, Sanz I, Ryan D, Ryan C, Lin CS, Poligone B, Pentland AP, Ritchlin C, Zhao J. "A critical role for the protein kinase PKK in the maintenance of recirculating mature B cells and the development of B1 cells." Immunology letters.. 2016 Apr 0; 172:67-78. Epub 2016 Feb 26.

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