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    Hong Ji- BS, PhD
    Assistant Professor and Assistant Professor in Residence
    Anatomy, Physiology & Cell Biology


    hgji@ucdavis.edu

       

    Education

    2002 BS The Correlations between SNPs in Human Cytochrome P-450 (CYP) genes and Hypertension, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China
    2007 PhD Negative Regulation of telomere length by an N-terminal Region of Yeast TERT, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
    2011 PostDoctoral Fellow Molecular Immunology and epigenetics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

    Active Research Grants

    Co-Investigator, Role of microbiome in neonatal lung maturation and immune susceptibility, Miller (Principal Investigator), NIH/NIAID

    Co-Investigator, Role and Regulation of TSLP in Childhood Allergic Disease, Hershey (Principal Investigator), NIH/NAID

    Principal Investigator, DNA methylation, genetic variation, and difficult-to-treat asthma, (Principal Investigator), American Lung Association/The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

    Co-Investigator, Epigenetic programming of innate immunity in pediatric airway epithelium, Miller (Principal Investigator), NIH/NIAID

    Other, Asthma and Allergic Diseases Cooperative Research Center: “Epithelial Genes in Allergic Inflammation”, Hershey (Principal Investigator), NIH/NIAID

    Principal Investigator, DNA methylation, genetic variation, and difficult-to-treat asthma, (Principal Investigator), American Lung Association/The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

    Most Recent 10 Publications

    • Hong Ji: Genomic/Epigenomic Abnormality in Pediatric Cancer 2018 Ji H, Lin P, Oh S Genomic/Epigenomic Abnormality in Pediatric Cancer Infect Diseases Diagnosis & Treatment,
    • Hong Ji: Nasal DNA methylation is associated with childhood asthma. 2018 Zhang X, Biagini Myers JM, Burleson JD, Ulm A, Bryan KS, Chen X, Weirauch MT, Baker TA, Butsch Kovacic MS, Ji H Nasal DNA methylation is associated with childhood asthma. Epigenomics,
    • Hong Ji: DNA methylation at the mu-1 opioid receptor gene (OPRM1) promoter predicts preoperative, acute, and chronic postsurgical pain after spine fusion. 2017 Chidambaran V, Zhang X, Martin LJ, Ding L, Weirauch MT, Geisler K, Stubbeman BL, Sadhasivam S, Ji H DNA methylation at the mu-1 opioid receptor gene (OPRM1) promoter predicts preoperative, acute, and chronic postsurgical pain after spine fusion. Pharmacogenomics and personalized medicine,
    • Hong Ji: Nasal DNA methylation differentiates corticosteroid treatment response in pediatric asthma: A pilot study. 2017 Zhang X, Biagini Myers JM, Yadagiri VK, Ulm A, Chen X, Weirauch MT, Khurana Hershey GK, Ji H Nasal DNA methylation differentiates corticosteroid treatment response in pediatric asthma: A pilot study. PloS one,
    • Hong Ji: HIV-Induced Epigenetic Alterations in Host Cells. 2016 Abdel-Hameed EA, Ji H, Shata MT HIV-Induced Epigenetic Alterations in Host Cells. Advances in experimental medicine and biology,
    • Hong Ji: Evaluating the Role of Cellular Immune Responses in the Emergence of HCV NS3 Resistance Mutations During Protease Inhibitor Therapy. 2016 Abdel-Hameed EA, Rouster SD, Ji H, Ulm A, Hetta HF, Anwar N, Sherman KE, Shata MT Evaluating the Role of Cellular Immune Responses in the Emergence of HCV NS3 Resistance Mutations During Protease Inhibitor Therapy. Viral immunology,
    • Hong Ji: Air pollution, epigenetics, and asthma. 2016 Ji H, Biagini Myers JM, Brandt EB, Brokamp C, Ryan PH, Khurana Hershey GK Air pollution, epigenetics, and asthma. Allergy, asthma, and clinical immunology : official journal of the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology,
    • Hong Ji: Ten-eleven translocation 1 (TET1) methylation is associated with childhood asthma and traffic-related air pollution. 2016 Somineni HK, Zhang X, Biagini Myers JM, Kovacic MB, Ulm A, Jurcak N, Ryan PH, Khurana Hershey GK, Ji H Ten-eleven translocation 1 (TET1) methylation is associated with childhood asthma and traffic-related air pollution. The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology,
    • Hong Ji: Cultivate Primary Nasal Epithelial Cells from Children and Reprogram into Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells. 2016 Ulm A, Mayhew CN, Debley J, Khurana Hershey GK, Ji H Cultivate Primary Nasal Epithelial Cells from Children and Reprogram into Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE,
    • Hong Ji: Dynamic transcriptional and epigenomic reprogramming from pediatric nasal epithelial cells to induced pluripotent stem cells. 2015 Ji H, Zhang X, Oh S, Mayhew CN, Ulm A, Somineni HK, Ericksen M, Wells JM, Khurana Hershey GK Dynamic transcriptional and epigenomic reprogramming from pediatric nasal epithelial cells to induced pluripotent stem cells. The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology,

    Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

    2016 Oh S, Lin PI, Barzman D, Ji H, Hutton J: Post-genomic Era in Autistic Spectrum Disorder, , . .

    2015 Abdel-Hameed EA, Ji H, Shata MT: HIV-Induced Epigenetic Alterations in Host Cells. Chapter: Patho-Epigenetics of Infectious Disease, , Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 27-38.