Anthony K. L. Leung, PhD
Affiliate Member, Institute of McKusick-Nathans Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
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PhD , 2003
Honors and Awards
2011-2013 Idea Award, Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program
2007-2010 Special Fellowship, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
2004-2007 Long-term Fellowship, Human Frontier Science Program
Jul-Aug 2003 Travelling Fellowship, Journal of Cell Science, Company of Biologist Limited
Jun-Jul 2002 European Advanced Light Microscopy Facility Fellowship, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
1999-2002 Scholarship, Croucher Foundation, Hong Kong
1999-2002 Overseas Research Scheme Award, UK
1995-1999 Waugh Scholarship, University of Oxford, UK
1995-1999 Fitzgerald Prize, University of Oxford, UK
Poly(ADP-ribose), microRNAs, Cancers, RNA regulation, RNA granules, stress responses, therapeutic siRNAs, high-resolution imaging, quantitative proteomics, bioinformatics
1. Leung, A.K., Vyas, S., Rood, J.E., Bhutkar, A.J., Sharp, P.A. and Chang, P. Poly(ADP-ribose) Regulates microRNA activity and stress responses in the Cytoplasm. Mol Cell. 42:489-99.
* Cover story, May 20, 2011 issue.
* Selected by Faculty of 1000 as Must Read, Factor 8.0
2. Leung, A.K., Young, G.A., Bhutkar, A.J. Zheng, G.X. and Sharp, P.A. 2011. Genomewide Identification of Endogenous Argonaute Binding sites in Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells with and without Mature microRNAs. Nature Struct. Mol. Biol. 18:237-44.