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Shihuan Kuang

Animal Sciences 

  • Associate Professor of Animal Sciences
765.494.8283
765.494.6816
SMTH Room 174B
901 W. State St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2089

Area of Expertise: Developmental Biology

Education: Ph.D., University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Research Program

Teaching

ANSC 55600 - Stem Cell Biology

News Releases

Low oxygen boosts stem cell survival in muscular dystrophy therapy - Purdue News, August 2012

Awards & Honors

(2013) Featured Faculty Presentation. China Heart Congress.

(2013) Invited Guest Speaker. Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences.

(2013) Invited Seminar Speaker. Institute of Molecular Medicine, Peking University.

(2013) Invited Speaker. State Key Laboratory of Cardiovascular Diseases, National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases, China.

(2013) Invited Speaker, Purdue-NWAFU Symposium. Northwest A&F University, China.

(2013) Speaker, Innovations in Animal Growth and Health: The Next Generation of Cell Biology. American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) and the American Society of Nutrition (ASN).

(2012) Invited Platform Presentation. FASEB Summer Research Conference (SRC), Italy.

(2012) Invited Seminar. Institute of Medicinal Plant Development (IMPLAD), Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (CAMS).

(2012) Invited Seminar. Peking Union Medical College, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences.

(2012) Invited Seminar. Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China.

Selected Publications

Shan, T., Liu, W., & Kuang, S. (2013). Fatty acid binding protein 4 expression marks a population of adipocyte progenitors in white and brown adipose tissues. FASEB J, 27(1), 277-287.

Kuang, S. (2013). Myostatin knockout drives browning of white adipose through activating the AMPK-PGC1a-Fndc5 pathway in muscle. FASEB J, 27(5), 1981-1989.

Zhu, H., Scheffler, J. M., Grant, A. L., Gerrard, D. E., & Kuang, S. (2013). Porcine satellite cells are restricted to a phenotype resembling their muscle origin. J Anim Sci, 91(10), 4684-91.

Ogura, Y., Mishra, V., Hindi, S. M., Kuang, S., & Kumar, A. (2013). Proinflammatory cytokine TWEAK suppresses satellite cell self-renewal through inversely modulating Notch and NF-kappa B signaling pathways. J Biol Chem, 288(49), 35159-69.

Kuang, S. (2013). miR-133 links to energy balance through Prdm16. J Cell Mol Biol, 5(6), 432-434.

Kuang, S. (2013). A heterogeneous lineage origin underlies phenotypic and molecular differences of white and beige adipocytes.. J Cell Sci, 126(16), 3527-3532.

Kuang, S. (2013). Distinct populations of adipogenic and myogenic Myf5-lineage progenitors in white adipose tissues. J Lipid Res, 54(8), 2214-24.

Song, B., Liu, X. S., Rice, S., Kuang, S., Elzey, B., Konieczny, S. F., . . . Liu, X. (2013). Plk1 phosphorylation of Orc2 and Hbo1 contributes to gemcitabine resistance in pancreatic cancer. Mol Cancer Ther, 12(1), 58-68.

Kuang, S. (2013). miR-133a regulates adipocyte browning in vivo. PLoS Genetics, 9(7), e1003626.

Kuroda, K., Kuang, S., Makoto, T. M., & Rudnicki, M. A. (2013). Canonical Wnt signaling induces BMP-4 to specify slow myofibrogenesis of embryonic myoblasts. Skelet Muscle, 3(1), 5.