Zhilong Yang, Assistant Professor
317 Ackert Hall
Lab website: http://www.k-state.edu/yanglab
Ph.D. 2007, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Microbiology and Molecular Biology.
Area(s) of Specialization
Molecular virology; Virus-host Interactions; Poxvirus replication; Gene expression; Transcriptomics; Genetic engineering; Virus and host innate immune-related genes.
- Selective protein translation during viral infection.
- Viral and cellular gene expression dynamics during poxvirus infection.
- Pervasive gene expression of poxvirus.
Cao S, Dhungel P, Yang Z. 2017. Going against the Tide: Selective Cellular Protein Synthesis during Virally Induced Host Shutoff. J Virol 10;91(17). pii: e00071-17.
Dai A, Cao S, Dhungel P, Luan Y, Liu Y, Xie Z, Yang Z. 2017. Ribosome Profiling Reveals Translational Upregulation of Cellular Oxidative Phosphorylation mRNAs during Vaccinia Virus-Induced Host Shutoff. J Virol 14;91(5). pii: e01858-16.
Dhungel P, Cao S, Yang Z. 2017. The 5'-poly(A) leader of poxvirus mRNA confers a translational advantage that can be achieved in cells with impaired cap-dependent translation. PLoS Pathog 13(8):e1006602.
Mendez-Rios JD, Yang Z, Erlandson KJ, Cohen JI, Martens CA, Bruno DP, Porcella SF, Moss B. 2016. Molluscum Contagiosum Virus Transcriptome in Abortively Infected Cultured Cells and a Human Skin Lesion. J Virol 90(9):4469-80.
Yang Z, Moss B. 2015. Decoding poxvirus genome. Oncotarget 6(30):28513-4.
Yang Z, Cao S, Martens CA, Porcella SF, Xie Z, Ma M, Shen M and Moss B. 2015. Deciphering poxvirus gene expression by RNA sequencing and ribosome profiling. J Virol 89(13): 6874-86.
Yang Z, Martens CA, Bruno DP, Porcella SF, Moss B. 2012. Pervasive Initiation and 3' End Formation of Poxvirus Post-Replicative RNAs. J Biol Chem 287 (37): 31050-31060.
Yang Z, Bruno DP, Martens CA, Porcella SF, Moss B.2010. Simultaneous high-resolution analysis of vaccinia virus and host cell transcriptomes by deep RNA sequencing. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 107(25):11513-8.
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