UCLA faculty members who have microbiome related funding (extra-or intramural)

Xia Yang, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Integrative Biology & Physiology, UCLA
Website: Lab of Xia Yang
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Biographical Info

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

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
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