Publications

2021

Peng, X., Lai, K.S., Yu, G., She, P., Kang, J., Wang, T., Li, G., Zhou, Y., Sun, J., Jin, D., Xu, X., Liao, L., Liu, J., Lee, E., Poss, K.D., Zhong, T.P., Induction of Wnt signaling inhibitors and P21-activated kinase enhances cardiomyocyte proliferation during zebrafish heart regeneration. Journal of Molecular Cell Biology, Apr 10;13(1):41-58, (2021).

2020

Ian Begeman, Kwangdeok Shin, Daniel Osorio-Mendez, Andrew Kurth, Nutishia Lee, Trevor Chamberlain, Francisco Pelegri, and Junsu Kang. Decoding an Organ Regeneration Switch by Dissecting Cardiac Regeneration Enhancers. In press (2020)

Thompson, J.D., Ou, J., Lee, N., Shin, K., Cigliola, V., Song, L., Crawford, G.E., Kang, J., Poss, K.D. Identification and requirements of enhancers that direct gene expression during zebrafish fin regeneration. Development; (2020), http//doi: 10.1242/dev.191262.

Golenberg, N., Squirrell, JM., Bennin, DA., Rindy, J., Pistono, PE., Eliceiri, KW., Shelef, MA., Kang, J., Huttenlocher, A. Citrullination regulates wound responses and tissue regeneration in zebrafish. Journal of Cell Biology, 219(4), e201908164, (2020). https://doi.org/10.1083/jcb.201908164

2019

Rodriguez, A., Kang, J. Regeneration enhancers: Starting a journey to unravel regulatory events in tissue regeneration. Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology. In Press (2019) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.semcdb.2019.04.003

Begeman, I., Kang, J. Transcriptional Programs and Regeneration Enhancers Underlying Heart Regeneration. J. Cardiovasc. Dev. Dis. 6(1): 2 (2019) https://doi.org/10.3390/jcdd6010002

Lee., H., Kang, J., Ahn, S., Lee, J., The Hippo Pathway Is Essential for Maintenance of Apicobasal Polarity in the Growing Intestine of Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics, 213(2):  501-515 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1534/genetics.119.302477

2018

Lee, H., Kang, J., & Lee, J. Involvement of YAP-1, the Homolog of Yes-Associated Protein, in the Wnt-Mediated Neuronal Polarization in Caenorhabditis elegans. G3 (Bethesda). 8(8): 2595–2602, (2018) http://doi.org/10.1534/g3.118.200325

Yang, K., Kang, J. Tissue regeneration enhancer elements: A way to unlock endogenous healing power. Developmental Dynamics. http://doi.org/10.1002/dvdy.24676

2016

Kang, J., Hu, J., Karra, R., Dickson, A.L, Tornini, V.A., Nachtrab, G., Gemberling, M., Goldman, J.A., Black, B.L., Poss, K.D. Modulation of tissue repair by regeneration enhancer elements. Nature. 523(7598):201-206, (2016)


2015

Kang, J., Karra, R., and Poss, K.D. Back in Black. Developmental Cell. 33(6):623-624, (2015)


2013

Kang, J., Nachtrab, G., Poss, K.D., Local Dkk1 Crosstalk from Breeding Ornaments Impedes Regeneration of Injured Male Zebrafish Fins. Developmental  Cell.  27(1):19-31,  (2013)  (This paper is chosen by cover story.)


2011

Kang, J.*, Bai, Z.*, Zegarek, M.H., Grant, B.D., Lee, J. Essential roles of snap-29 in C. elegansDevelopmental Biology. 355(1):77-88, (2011). (* These two equally contributed to this work)

Choi, B., Kang, J., Park, YS., Lee, J., Cho, NJ. A possible role for FRM-1, a C. elegans FERM family protein, in embryonic development. Molecules and Cells. 31(5):455-459, (2011).


2010

Min, K.*, Kang, J.*, and Lee, J., A modified feeding RNAi method for simultaneous knock-down of more than one gene in Caenorhabditis elegans. Biotechniques. 48(3):229-32, (2010). (* These two equally contributed to this work)


2009

Kang, J., Shin, D., Yu, JR., Lee, J., Lats kinase is involved in the intestinal apical membrane integrity in the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans., Development. 136(16):2705-15, (2009)


2008

Kim, YH., Song, HO., Ko, KM., Singaravelu, G., Jee, C., Kang, J., and Ahnn, J., A novel calcineurin-interacting protein, CNP-3, modulates calcineurin deficient phenotypes in Caenorhabditis elegans., Mol Cells. 30;25(4):566-71, (2008)