Xia Yang, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Integrative Biology & Physiology, UCLA
Xia Yang is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Integrative Biology and Physiology and a member of the Institute of Quantitative and Computational Biology at UCLA. Her lab focuses on developing and applying multi-tissue multi-omics systems biology methodologies and approaches to understand the gene networks perturbed by genetic and environmental risks of complex human diseases including cardiometabolic and brain disorders
Relevant Recent Publications
- Arneson D, Bhattacharya A, Shu L, Makinen VP, Yang X. Mergeomics: A Web Server for Identifying Pathological Pathways, Networks, and Key Regulators via Multidimensional Data Integration. BMC Genomics 17:722, 2016.
- Shu L, Chan KHK, Zhang G, et al. Yang X. Shared Genetic Regulatory Networks for Cardiovascular Disease and Type 2 Diabetes in Multiple Populations of Diverse Ethnicities in the United States. PLOS Genetics 13(9): e1007040, 2017.
- Krishnan KC, Kurt Z, Barrere-Cain R, et al., Lusis AJ, Yang X. Integration of Multi-omics Data from Mouse Diversity Panel Highlights Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Cell Systems 6:1-13. 2018.
- Arneson D, Zhuang Y, Byun HR, et al., Yang X. Single Cell Molecular Alterations Reveal Target Cells and Pathways of Concussive Brain Injury. Nature Communications 9: 3894, 2018.
- Shu L, Meng Q, Tsai B, et al., Yang X. Prenatal Bisphenol A Exposure in Mice Induces Multi-tissue Multi-omics Disruptions Linking to Cardiometabolic Disorders. Endocrinology 160: 409-429, 2019. PMC6349005.