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Rui Yi

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionUniversity of Colorado Boulder
DepartmentBiology-MCD Instruction

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    K99AR054704     (YI, RUI)Aug 15, 2007 - Jul 31, 2009
    Elucidating the functions of microRNA in skin development and skin stem cells
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R00AR054704     (YI, RUI)Jan 20, 2009 - Dec 31, 2011
    Elucidating the Functions of MicroRNA in Skin Development and Skin Stem Cells
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01AR059697     (YI, RUI)Jul 1, 2010 - Mar 31, 2021
    MicroRNA-mediated regulation in mammalian skin
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01AR066703     (YI, RUI)Jul 1, 2014 - Jun 30, 2019
    Genetic Analysis of MicroRNA Functions in Skin Stem Cells in Vivo
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01AR071435     (YI, RUI)Jul 28, 2017 - Jun 30, 2022
    Transcriptional regulation of skin stem cells and their niche
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Shukla S, Bjerke GA, Muhlrad D, Yi R, Parker R. The RNase PARN Controls the Levels of Specific miRNAs that Contribute to p53 Regulation. Mol Cell. 2019 Mar 21; 73(6):1204-1216.e4. PMID: 30770239.
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    2. Wang D, Yi R. Is it time to take R(epressive) out of PRC1? Genes Dev. 2019 01 01; 33(1-2):4-5. PMID: 30602437.
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    3. Fan X, Wang D, Burgmaier JE, Teng Y, Romano RA, Sinha S, Yi R. Single Cell and Open Chromatin Analysis Reveals Molecular Origin of Epidermal Cells of the Skin. Dev Cell. 2018 10 08; 47(1):21-37.e5. PMID: 30220568.
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    4. Hoefert JE, Bjerke GA, Wang D, Yi R. The microRNA-200 family coordinately regulates cell adhesion and proliferation in hair morphogenesis. J Cell Biol. 2018 Jun 04; 217(6):2185-2204. PMID: 29602800.
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    5. Yi R. The Skin(ny) on Regenerating the Largest Organ to Save a Patient's Life. Cell Stem Cell. 2018 01 04; 22(1):14-15. PMID: 29304338.
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    6. Yi R. Concise Review: Mechanisms of Quiescent Hair Follicle Stem Cell Regulation. Stem Cells. 2017 12; 35(12):2323-2330. PMID: 28856849.
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    7. Bennett CG, Riemondy K, Chapnick DA, Bunker E, Liu X, Kuersten S, Yi R. Genome-wide analysis of Musashi-2 targets reveals novel functions in governing epithelial cell migration. Nucleic Acids Res. 2016 05 05; 44(8):3788-800. PMID: 27034466.
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    8. Wang L, Siegenthaler JA, Dowell RD, Yi R. Foxc1 reinforces quiescence in self-renewing hair follicle stem cells. Science. 2016 Feb 05; 351(6273):613-7. PMID: 26912704; PMCID: PMC4828140.
    9. Riemondy K, Wang XJ, Torchia EC, Roop DR, Yi R. MicroRNA-203 represses selection and expansion of oncogenic Hras transformed tumor initiating cells. Elife. 2015 Jul 23; 4. PMID: 26203562; PMCID: PMC4536367.
    10. Lee JE, Yi R. Highly efficient ligation of small RNA molecules for microRNA quantitation by high-throughput sequencing. J Vis Exp. 2014 Nov 18; (93):e52095. PMID: 25490151; PMCID: PMC4354015.
    11. Riemondy K, Hoefert JE, Yi R. Not miR-ly micromanagers: the functions and regulatory networks of microRNAs in mammalian skin. Wiley Interdiscip Rev RNA. 2014 Nov-Dec; 5(6):849-65. PMID: 25044412; PMCID: PMC4206595.
    12. Wang L, Yi R. 3'UTRs take a long shot in the brain. Bioessays. 2014 Jan; 36(1):39-45. PMID: 24115048; PMCID: PMC4067256.
    13. Wang D, Zhang Z, O'Loughlin E, Wang L, Fan X, Lai EC, Yi R. MicroRNA-205 controls neonatal expansion of skin stem cells by modulating the PI(3)K pathway. Nat Cell Biol. 2013 Oct; 15(10):1153-63. PMID: 23974039; PMCID: PMC3789848.
    14. Jackson SJ, Zhang Z, Feng D, Flagg M, O'Loughlin E, Wang D, Stokes N, Fuchs E, Yi R. Rapid and widespread suppression of self-renewal by microRNA-203 during epidermal differentiation. Development. 2013 May; 140(9):1882-91. PMID: 23571213; PMCID: PMC3631964.
    15. Wang L, Dowell RD, Yi R. Genome-wide maps of polyadenylation reveal dynamic mRNA 3'-end formation in mammalian cell lineages. RNA. 2013 Mar; 19(3):413-25. PMID: 23325109; PMCID: PMC3677251.
    16. Wang D, Zhang Z, O'Loughlin E, Lee T, Houel S, O'Carroll D, Tarakhovsky A, Ahn NG, Yi R. Quantitative functions of Argonaute proteins in mammalian development. Genes Dev. 2012 Apr 01; 26(7):693-704. PMID: 22474261; PMCID: PMC3323880.
    17. Yi R, Fuchs E. A miR image of stem cells and their lineages. Curr Top Dev Biol. 2012; 99:175-99. PMID: 22365739; PMCID: PMC3635813.
    18. Yi R, Fuchs E. MicroRNAs and their roles in mammalian stem cells. J Cell Sci. 2011 Jun 01; 124(Pt 11):1775-83. PMID: 21576351; PMCID: PMC3096054.
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