Bei Liu

Hua Y, Yang Y, Sun S, Iwanowycz S, Westwater C, Reizis B, Li Z, Liu B.Gut homeostasis and regulatory T cell induction depend on molecular chaperone gp96 in CD11c(+) cells. Sci Rep. 2017 May 19;7(1):2171. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-02415-7. ¬†PubMed PMID: 28526855; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5438351. 

Yang Y, Torchinsky MB, Gobert M, Xiong H, Xu M, Linehan JL, Alonzo F, Ng C, Chen A, Lin X, Sczesnak A, Liao JJ, Torres VJ, Jenkins MK, Lafaille JJ, Littman DR. Focused specificity of intestinal TH17 cells towards commensal bacterial antigens. Nature. 2014 Jun 5;510(7503):152-6. doi: 10.1038/nature13279. Epub 2014 Apr 13. PubMed PMID: 24739972; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4128479.

Morales C, Rachidi S, Hong F, Sun S, Ouyang X, Wallace C, Zhang Y, Garret-Mayer E, Wu J, Liu B, Li Z. Immune chaperone gp96 drives the contributions of macrophages to inflammatory colon tumorigenesis. Cancer Res. 2014 Jan 15;74(2):446-59. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-13-1677. Epub 2013 Dec 9. PubMed PMID: 24322981; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4002507.

Photo: Immunofluorescence photomicrograph demonstrating the intestinal niche of Nippostrongylus brasiliensis, a hookworm that colonizes the mouse gut and is used to model gastrointestinal nematode infections in humans. Photo Credit: Herbert laboratory, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.