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Chengkai Dai

  • PhD
  • NIH Stadtman Investigator
  • National Cancer Institute
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  • 2744CitationsNumber of citations received by Chengkai's publications. Updated daily.

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Research interests

Novel anti-cancer therapiesProteostasisProteomic instability of cancer

Co-authors (60)

Publications (5)

  • HSF1 critically attunes proteotoxic stress sensing by mTORC1 to combat stress and promote growth

    • Su K
    • Cao J
    • Tang Z
    • et al.
    N/AReaders
    14Citations
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  • MEK guards proteome stability and inhibits tumor-suppressive amyloidogenesis via HSF1

    • Tang Z
    • Dai S
    • He Y
    • et al.
    N/AReaders
    43Citations
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  • Loss of tumor suppressor NF1 activates HSF1 to promote carcinogenesis

    • Dai C
    • Santagata S
    • Tang Z
    • et al.
    N/AReaders
    59Citations
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  • p190RhoGAP can act to inhibit PDGF-induced gliomas in mice: A putative tumor suppressor encoded on human Chromosome 19q13.3

    • Wolf R
    • Draghi N
    • Liang X
    • et al.
    N/AReaders
    75Citations
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  • PDGF autocrine stimulation dedifferentiates cultured astrocytes and induces oligodendrogliomas from and oligoastrocytomas neural progenitors and astrocytes in vivo

    • Dai C
    • Celestino J
    • Okada Y
    • et al.
    N/AReaders
    486Citations
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Professional experience

NIH Stadtman Investigator

National Cancer Institute

October 2016 - Present

Associate Professor

The Jackson Laboratory

May 2016 - October 2016(5 months)

Assistant Professor

The Jackson Laboratory

January 2009 - May 2016(7 years)

Education

Postdoctoral Fellow

Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research

September 2003 - December 2008(5 years)

Ph.D.

Health Science Center - Houston - University of Texas Health Science Center Houston

September 1998 - May 2003(5 years)

M.S.

Tianjin Medical University

September 1995 - May 1998(3 years)

B.Med.

Tianjin Medical University

September 1990 - July 1995(5 years)