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DepartmentDepartment of Medicine
DivisionMedicine-Hematology & Oncology
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    InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
    DepartmentDuncan Cancer Center
    DivisionCancer Center

    InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
    DepartmentDepartment of Molecular & Cellular Biology
    DivisionMolecular & Cellular Biology

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    2010Dan Duncan Professorship of Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
    2006 - 2011Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Scholar, University of Alabama at Birmingham
    2002 - 2005General Motors Cancer Research Scholar, University of Alabama at Birmingham
    2001 - 2004Breast SPORE Career Development Award, UAB, University of Alabama at Birmingham
    2001 - 2004Howard Hughes Medical Institute Junior Faculty Development Award, University of Alabama at Birmingham
    1998 - 2001Physician Scientist Award, Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Foundation , Duke University
    1993the Martin and Carol Macht Research Prize, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    2007 - 2014America’s Top Doctors (Hematology), Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
    2007 - 2011America’s Top Doctors for Cancer, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.
    1998American Society of Hematology Fellow Scholar Award
    1979 - 1986Book Coupon Awards, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, National Taiwan University
    2012Breast SPORE Translational Research Award, Baylor College of Medicine
    2013Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center pilot project award, Baylor College of Medicine
    2014 - 2019BCM Oncology Scholars Training Program (T32), NIH/NCI

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    R01CA100857     (LIN, WEEI-CHIN)Apr 1, 2003 - Feb 29, 2020
    The ATM/E2F1 Pathway in DNA Damage and Growth Control
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01CA138641     (LIN, WEEI-CHIN)Apr 1, 2010 - Jan 31, 2015
    Therapeutic Targeting of Oncogenic Stress in Cancer Treatment
    Role: Principal Investigator

    T32CA174647     (LIN, WEEI-CHIN)Aug 5, 2014 - Jul 31, 2019
    BCM Oncology Scholars Training Program
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R21CA198041     (LIN, WEEI-CHIN)Jun 1, 2016 - May 31, 2018
    New mechanisms of breast cancer metastasis and loss of estrogen receptor driven by 14-3-3
    Role: Principal Investigator

    R01CA203824     (LIN, WEEI-CHIN)Dec 15, 2016 - Nov 30, 2021
    Novel therapeutics for targeting checkpoint dysfunction in cancer
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Ho SR, Lin WC. RNF144A sustains EGFR signaling to promote EGF-dependent cell proliferation. J Biol Chem. 2018 10 19; 293(42):16307-16323. PMID: 30171075.
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    2. Lin WK, Bolton EL, Cortopassi WA, Wang Y, O'Brien F, Maciejewska M, Jacobson MP, Garnham C, Ruas M, Parrington J, Lei M, Sitsapesan R, Galione A, Terrar DA. Synthesis of the Ca2+-mobilizing messengers NAADP and cADPR by intracellular CD38 enzyme in the mouse heart: Role in ß-adrenoceptor signaling. J Biol Chem. 2017 08 11; 292(32):13243-13257. PMID: 28539361.
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    3. Liu K, Lin FT, Graves JD, Lee YJ, Lin WC. Mutant p53 perturbs DNA replication checkpoint control through TopBP1 and Treslin. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 05 09; 114(19):E3766-E3775. PMID: 28439015.
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    4. Wang Y, Lin WK, Crawford W, Ni H, Bolton EL, Khan H, Shanks J, Bub G, Wang X, Paterson DJ, Zhang H, Galione A, Ebert SN, Terrar DA, Lei M. Optogenetic Control of Heart Rhythm by Selective Stimulation of Cardiomyocytes Derived from Pnmt+ Cells in Murine Heart. Sci Rep. 2017 01 13; 7:40687. PMID: 28084430.
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    5. Lin FT, Lin VY, Lin VT, Lin WC. TRIP6 antagonizes the recruitment of A20 and CYLD to TRAF6 to promote the LPA2 receptor-mediated TRAF6 activation. Cell Discov. 2016; 2. PMID: 27134758.
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    6. Capel RA, Bolton EL, Lin WK, Aston D, Wang Y, Liu W, Wang X, Burton RA, Bloor-Young D, Shade KT, Ruas M, Parrington J, Churchill GC, Lei M, Galione A, Terrar DA. Two-pore Channels (TPC2s) and Nicotinic Acid Adenine Dinucleotide Phosphate (NAADP) at Lysosomal-Sarcoplasmic Reticular Junctions Contribute to Acute and Chronic ß-Adrenoceptor Signaling in the Heart. J Biol Chem. 2015 Dec 11; 290(50):30087-98. PMID: 26438825.
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    7. Mahanic CS, Budhavarapu V, Graves JD, Li G, Lin WC. Regulation of E2 promoter binding factor 1 (E2F1) transcriptional activity through a deubiquitinating enzyme, UCH37. J Biol Chem. 2015 Oct 30; 290(44):26508-22. PMID: 26396186.
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    8. Ho SR, Lee YJ, Lin WC. Regulation of RNF144A E3 Ubiquitin Ligase Activity by Self-association through Its Transmembrane Domain. J Biol Chem. 2015 Sep 18; 290(38):23026-38. PMID: 26216882.
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    9. Chowdhury P, Lin GE, Liu K, Song Y, Lin FT, Lin WC. Targeting TopBP1 at a convergent point of multiple oncogenic pathways for cancer therapy. Nat Commun. 2014 Nov 17; 5:5476. PMID: 25400145; PMCID: PMC4254804.
    10. Wang R, Wang Y, Lin WK, Zhang Y, Liu W, Huang K, Terrar DA, Solaro RJ, Wang X, Ke Y, Lei M. Inhibition of angiotensin II-induced cardiac hypertrophy and associated ventricular arrhythmias by a p21 activated kinase 1 bioactive peptide. PLoS One. 2014; 9(7):e101974. PMID: 25014109; PMCID: PMC4094434.
    11. Xiao Y, Lin VY, Ke S, Lin GE, Lin FT, Lin WC. 14-3-3t promotes breast cancer invasion and metastasis by inhibiting RhoGDIa. Mol Cell Biol. 2014 Jul; 34(14):2635-49. PMID: 24820414; PMCID: PMC4097670.
    12. Ho SR, Mahanic CS, Lee YJ, Lin WC. RNF144A, an E3 ubiquitin ligase for DNA-PKcs, promotes apoptosis during DNA damage. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Jul 01; 111(26):E2646-55. PMID: 24979766; PMCID: PMC4084471.
    13. Liu K, Graves JD, Scott JD, Li R, Lin WC. Akt switches TopBP1 function from checkpoint activation to transcriptional regulation through phosphoserine binding-mediated oligomerization. Mol Cell Biol. 2013 Dec; 33(23):4685-700. PMID: 24081328; PMCID: PMC3838014.
    14. Lin VT, Lin VY, Lai YJ, Chen CS, Liu K, Lin WC, Lin FT. TRIP6 regulates p27 KIP1 to promote tumorigenesis. Mol Cell Biol. 2013 Apr; 33(7):1394-409. PMID: 23339869; PMCID: PMC3624266.
    15. Budhavarapu VN, White ED, Mahanic CS, Chen L, Lin FT, Lin WC. Regulation of E2F1 by APC/C Cdh1 via K11 linkage-specific ubiquitin chain formation. Cell Cycle. 2012 May 15; 11(10):2030-8. PMID: 22580462; PMCID: PMC3359126.
    16. Klionsky DJ, Abdalla FC, Abeliovich H, Abraham RT, Acevedo-Arozena A, Adeli K, Agholme L, Agnello M, Agostinis P, Aguirre-Ghiso JA, Ahn HJ, Ait-Mohamed O, Ait-Si-Ali S, Akematsu T, Akira S, Al-Younes HM, Al-Zeer MA, Albert ML, Albin RL, Alegre-Abarrategui J, Aleo MF, Alirezaei M, Almasan A, Almonte-Becerril M, Amano A, Amaravadi R, Amarnath S, Amer AO, Andrieu-Abadie N, Anantharam V, Ann DK, Anoopkumar-Dukie S, Aoki H, Apostolova N, Arancia G, Aris JP, Asanuma K, Asare NY, Ashida H, Askanas V, Askew DS, Auberger P, Baba M, Backues SK, Baehrecke EH, Bahr BA, Bai XY, Bailly Y, Baiocchi R, Baldini G, Balduini W, Ballabio A, Bamber BA, Bampton ET, Bánhegyi G, Bartholomew CR, Bassham DC, Bast RC, Batoko H, Bay BH, Beau I, Béchet DM, Begley TJ, Behl C, Behrends C, Bekri S, Bellaire B, Bendall LJ, Benetti L, Berliocchi L, Bernardi H, Bernassola F, Besteiro S, Bhatia-Kissova I, Bi X, Biard-Piechaczyk M, Blum JS, Boise LH, Bonaldo P, Boone DL, Bornhauser BC, Bortoluci KR, Bossis I, Bost F, Bourquin JP, Boya P, Boyer-Guittaut M, Bozhkov PV, Brady NR, Brancolini C, Brech A, Brenman JE, Brennand A, Bresnick EH, Brest P, Bridges D, Bristol ML, Brookes PS, Brown EJ, Brumell JH, Brunetti-Pierri N, Brunk UT, Bulman DE, Bultman SJ, Bultynck G, Burbulla LF, Bursch W, Butchar JP, Buzgariu W, Bydlowski SP, Cadwell K, Cahová M, Cai D, Cai J, Cai Q, Calabretta B, Calvo-Garrido J, Camougrand N, Campanella M, Campos-Salinas J, Candi E, Cao L, Caplan AB, Carding SR, Cardoso SM, Carew JS, Carlin CR, Carmignac V, Carneiro LA, Carra S, Caruso RA, Casari G, Casas C, Castino R, Cebollero E, Cecconi F, Celli J, Chaachouay H, Chae HJ, Chai CY, Chan DC, Chan EY, Chang RC, Che CM, Chen CC, Chen GC, Chen GQ, Chen M, Chen Q, Chen SS, Chen W, Chen X, Chen X, Chen X, Chen YG, Chen Y, Chen Y, Chen YJ, Chen Z, Cheng A, Cheng CH, Cheng Y, Cheong H, Cheong JH, Cherry S, Chess-Williams R, Cheung ZH, Chevet E, Chiang HL, Chiarelli R, Chiba T, Chin LS, Chiou SH, Chisari FV, Cho CH, Cho DH, Choi AM, Choi D, Choi KS, Choi ME, Chouaib S, Choubey D, Choubey V, Chu CT, Chuang TH, Chueh SH, Chun T, Chwae YJ, Chye ML, Ciarcia R, Ciriolo MR, Clague MJ, Clark RS, Clarke PG, Clarke R, Codogno P, Coller HA, Colombo MI, Comincini S, Condello M, Condorelli F, Cookson MR, Coombs GH, Coppens I, Corbalan R, Cossart P, Costelli P, Costes S, Coto-Montes A, Couve E, Coxon FP, Cregg JM, Crespo JL, Cronjé MJ, Cuervo AM, Cullen JJ, Czaja MJ, D'Amelio M, Darfeuille-Michaud A, Davids LM, Davies FE, De Felici M, de Groot JF, de Haan CA, De Martino L, De Milito A, De Tata V, Debnath J, Degterev A, Dehay B, Delbridge LM, Demarchi F, Deng YZ, Dengjel J, Dent P, Denton D, Deretic V, Desai SD, Devenish RJ, Di Gioacchino M, Di Paolo G, Di Pietro C, Díaz-Araya G, Díaz-Laviada I, Diaz-Meco MT, Diaz-Nido J, Dikic I, Dinesh-Kumar SP, Ding WX, Distelhorst CW, Diwan A, Djavaheri-Mergny M, Dokudovskaya S, Dong Z, Dorsey FC, Dosenko V, Dowling JJ, Doxsey S, Dreux M, Drew ME, Duan Q, Duchosal MA, Duff K, Dugail I, Durbeej M, Duszenko M, Edelstein CL, Edinger AL, Egea G, Eichinger L, Eissa NT, Ekmekcioglu S, El-Deiry WS, Elazar Z, Elgendy M, Ellerby LM, Eng KE, Engelbrecht AM, Engelender S, Erenpreisa J, Escalante R, Esclatine A, Eskelinen EL, Espert L, Espina V, Fan H, Fan J, Fan QW, Fan Z, Fang S, Fang Y, Fanto M, Fanzani A, Farkas T, Farré JC, Faure M, Fechheimer M, Feng CG, Feng J, Feng Q, Feng Y, Fésüs L, Feuer R, Figueiredo-Pereira ME, Fimia GM, Fingar DC, Finkbeiner S, Finkel T, Finley KD, Fiorito F, Fisher EA, Fisher PB, Flajolet M, Florez-McClure ML, Florio S, Fon EA, Fornai F, Fortunato F, Fotedar R, Fowler DH, Fox HS, Franco R, Frankel LB, Fransen M, Fuentes JM, Fueyo J, Fujii J, Fujisaki K, Fujita E, Fukuda M, Furukawa RH, Gaestel M, Gailly P, Gajewska M, Galliot B, Galy V, Ganesh S, Ganetzky B, Ganley IG, Gao FB, Gao GF, Gao J, Garcia L, Garcia-Manero G, Garcia-Marcos M, Garmyn M, Gartel AL, Gatti E, Gautel M, Gawriluk TR, Gegg ME, Geng J, Germain M, Gestwicki JE, Gewirtz DA, Ghavami S, et al. Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy. Autophagy. 2012 Apr; 8(4):445-544. PMID: 22966490.
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    17. Liu K, Ling S, Lin WC. TopBP1 mediates mutant p53 gain of function through NF-Y and p63/p73. Mol Cell Biol. 2011 Nov; 31(22):4464-81. PMID: 21930790; PMCID: PMC3209258.
    18. Ling S, Lin WC. EDD inhibits ATM-mediated phosphorylation of p53. J Biol Chem. 2011 Apr 29; 286(17):14972-82. PMID: 21383020; PMCID: PMC3083215.
    19. Bhonde MR, Hanski ML, Stehr J, Jebautzke B, Peiró-Jordán R, Fechner H, Yokoyama KK, Lin WC, Zeitz M, Hanski C. Mismatch repair system decreases cell survival by stabilizing the tetraploid G1 arrest in response to SN-38. Int J Cancer. 2010 Jun 15; 126(12):2813-25. PMID: 19739070; PMCID: PMC4205106.
    20. Wang B, Ling S, Lin WC. 14-3-3Tau regulates Beclin 1 and is required for autophagy. PLoS One. 2010 Apr 29; 5(4):e10409. PMID: 20454448.
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    21. Wang B, Liu K, Lin HY, Bellam N, Ling S, Lin WC. 14-3-3Tau regulates ubiquitin-independent proteasomal degradation of p21, a novel mechanism of p21 downregulation in breast cancer. Mol Cell Biol. 2010 Mar; 30(6):1508-27. PMID: 20086099; PMCID: PMC2832502.
    22. Paik JC, Wang B, Liu K, Lue JK, Lin WC. Regulation of E2F1-induced apoptosis by the nucleolar protein RRP1B. J Biol Chem. 2010 Feb 26; 285(9):6348-63. PMID: 20040599; PMCID: PMC2825430.
    23. Liu K, Bellam N, Lin HY, Wang B, Stockard CR, Grizzle WE, Lin WC. Regulation of p53 by TopBP1: a potential mechanism for p53 inactivation in cancer. Mol Cell Biol. 2009 May; 29(10):2673-93. PMID: 19289498; PMCID: PMC2682038.
    24. Yang SZ, Lin FT, Lin WC. MCPH1/BRIT1 cooperates with E2F1 in the activation of checkpoint, DNA repair and apoptosis. EMBO Rep. 2008 Sep; 9(9):907-15. PMID: 18660752; PMCID: PMC2529348.
    25. Lin FT, Lai YJ, Makarova N, Tigyi G, Lin WC. The lysophosphatidic acid 2 receptor mediates down-regulation of Siva-1 to promote cell survival. J Biol Chem. 2007 Dec 28; 282(52):37759-69. PMID: 17965021; PMCID: PMC3496872.
    26. Lai YJ, Lin WC, Lin FT. PTPL1/FAP-1 negatively regulates TRIP6 function in lysophosphatidic acid-induced cell migration. J Biol Chem. 2007 Aug 17; 282(33):24381-7. PMID: 17591779; PMCID: PMC3923842.
    27. Liu K, Paik JC, Wang B, Lin FT, Lin WC. Regulation of TopBP1 oligomerization by Akt/PKB for cell survival. EMBO J. 2006 Oct 18; 25(20):4795-807. PMID: 17006541; PMCID: PMC1618094.
    28. Lai YJ, Chen CS, Lin WC, Lin FT. c-Src-mediated phosphorylation of TRIP6 regulates its function in lysophosphatidic acid-induced cell migration. Mol Cell Biol. 2005 Jul; 25(14):5859-68. PMID: 15988003; PMCID: PMC1168818.
    29. Wang B, Liu K, Lin FT, Lin WC. A role for 14-3-3 tau in E2F1 stabilization and DNA damage-induced apoptosis. J Biol Chem. 2004 Dec 24; 279(52):54140-52. PMID: 15494392; PMCID: PMC3904440.
    30. Luo Y, Lin FT, Lin WC. ATM-mediated stabilization of hMutL DNA mismatch repair proteins augments p53 activation during DNA damage. Mol Cell Biol. 2004 Jul; 24(14):6430-44. PMID: 15226443; PMCID: PMC434232.
    31. Liu K, Luo Y, Lin FT, Lin WC. TopBP1 recruits Brg1/Brm to repress E2F1-induced apoptosis, a novel pRb-independent and E2F1-specific control for cell survival. Genes Dev. 2004 Mar 15; 18(6):673-86. PMID: 15075294; PMCID: PMC387242.
    32. Xu J, Lai YJ, Lin WC, Lin FT. TRIP6 enhances lysophosphatidic acid-induced cell migration by interacting with the lysophosphatidic acid 2 receptor. J Biol Chem. 2004 Mar 12; 279(11):10459-68. PMID: 14688263; PMCID: PMC3904432.
    33. Liu K, Lin FT, Ruppert JM, Lin WC. Regulation of E2F1 by BRCT domain-containing protein TopBP1. Mol Cell Biol. 2003 May; 23(9):3287-304. PMID: 12697828; PMCID: PMC153207.
    34. Lin WC, Lin FT, Nevins JR. Selective induction of E2F1 in response to DNA damage, mediated by ATM-dependent phosphorylation. Genes Dev. 2001 Jul 15; 15(14):1833-44. PMID: 11459832; PMCID: PMC312742.
    35. Lin WC, Telen MJ. Cardiac metastasis from a transitional cell carcinoma: a case report. Med Oncol. 2000 May; 17(2):147-50. PMID: 10871822.
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    36. Lin WC, Moore JO, Mann KP, Traweek ST, Smith C. Post transplant CD8+ gammadelta T-cell lymphoma associated with human herpes virus-6 infection. Leuk Lymphoma. 1999 Apr; 33(3-4):377-84. PMID: 10221519.
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    37. Desiderio S, Lin WC, Li Z. The cell cycle and V(D)J recombination. Curr Top Microbiol Immunol. 1996; 217:45-59. PMID: 8787617.
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    38. Lin WC, Desiderio S. V(D)J recombination and the cell cycle. Immunol Today. 1995 Jun; 16(6):279-89. PMID: 7662097.
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    39. Lin WC, Desiderio S. Cell cycle regulation of V(D)J recombination-activating protein RAG-2. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1994 Mar 29; 91(7):2733-7. PMID: 8146183; PMCID: PMC43444.
    40. Oltz EM, Alt FW, Lin WC, Chen J, Taccioli G, Desiderio S, Rathbun G. A V(D)J recombinase-inducible B-cell line: role of transcriptional enhancer elements in directing V(D)J recombination. Mol Cell Biol. 1993 Oct; 13(10):6223-30. PMID: 8413222; PMCID: PMC364681.
    41. Lin WC, Desiderio S. Regulation of V(D)J recombination activator protein RAG-2 by phosphorylation. Science. 1993 May 14; 260(5110):953-9. PMID: 8493533.
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    42. Lin LY, Lin WC, Huang PC. Pigeon metallothionein consists of two species. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1990 Feb 09; 1037(2):248-55. PMID: 2407296.
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