Xin Duan, PhD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Harvard University, Cambridge, MAPostdoc12/2016Neuroscience
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MDPh.D.12/2008Neuroscience
    Tsinghua University, BeijingB.S.07/2002Biological Sciences
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    UCSF Weill Institute of Neuroscience2017  - 2018Trailblazer Award in Neuroscience
    Research to Prevent Blindness2017  - 2020Career Development Award
    Life Science Research Foundation2010  - 2013HHMI-LSRF Fellowship
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine2008Young Investigator Award
    Tsinghua University2002Graduation with Highest Honor

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    1. Laboulaye MA, Duan X, Qiao M, Whitney IE, Sanes JR. Mapping Transgene Insertion Sites Reveals Complex Interactions Between Mouse Transgenes and Neighboring Endogenous Genes. Front Mol Neurosci. 2018; 11:385. PMID: 30405348.
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    2. Duan X, Krishnaswamy A, Laboulaye MA, Liu J, Peng YR, Yamagata M, Toma K, Sanes JR. Cadherin Combinations Recruit Dendrites of Distinct Retinal Neurons to a Shared Interneuronal Scaffold. Neuron. 2018 09 19; 99(6):1145-1154.e6. PMID: 30197236.
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    3. Yamagata M, Duan X, Sanes JR. Cadherins Interact With Synaptic Organizers to Promote Synaptic Differentiation. Front Mol Neurosci. 2018; 11:142. PMID: 29760652.
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    4. Basu R, Duan X, Taylor MR, Martin EA, Muralidhar S, Wang Y, Gangi-Wellman L, Das SC, Yamagata M, West PJ, Sanes JR, Williams ME. Heterophilic Type II Cadherins Are Required for High-Magnitude Synaptic Potentiation in the Hippocampus. Neuron. 2017 Sep 27; 96(1):160-176.e8. PMID: 28957665.
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    5. Martersteck EM, Hirokawa KE, Evarts M, Bernard A, Duan X, Li Y, Ng L, Oh SW, Ouellette B, Royall JJ, Stoecklin M, Wang Q, Zeng H, Sanes JR, Harris JA. Diverse Central Projection Patterns of Retinal Ganglion Cells. Cell Rep. 2017 02 21; 18(8):2058-2072. PMID: 28228269.
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    6. Krishnaswamy A, Yamagata M, Duan X, Hong YK, Sanes JR. Sidekick 2 directs formation of a retinal circuit that detects differential motion. Nature. 2015 Aug 27; 524(7566):466-470. PMID: 26287463.
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    7. Duan X, Qiao M, Bei F, Kim IJ, He Z, Sanes JR. Subtype-specific regeneration of retinal ganglion cells following axotomy: effects of osteopontin and mTOR signaling. Neuron. 2015 Mar 18; 85(6):1244-56. PMID: 25754821.
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    8. Duan X, Krishnaswamy A, De la Huerta I, Sanes JR. Type II cadherins guide assembly of a direction-selective retinal circuit. Cell. 2014 Aug 14; 158(4):793-807. PMID: 25126785.
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    9. Kim JY, Liu CY, Zhang F, Duan X, Wen Z, Song J, Feighery E, Lu B, Rujescu D, St Clair D, Christian K, Callicott JH, Weinberger DR, Song H, Ming GL. Interplay between DISC1 and GABA signaling regulates neurogenesis in mice and risk for schizophrenia. Cell. 2012 Mar 02; 148(5):1051-64. PMID: 22385968.
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    10. Kang E, Burdick KE, Kim JY, Duan X, Guo JU, Sailor KA, Jung DE, Ganesan S, Choi S, Pradhan D, Lu B, Avramopoulos D, Christian K, Malhotra AK, Song H, Ming GL. Interaction between FEZ1 and DISC1 in regulation of neuronal development and risk for schizophrenia. Neuron. 2011 Nov 17; 72(4):559-71. PMID: 22099459.
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    11. Kim PM, Duan X, Huang AS, Liu CY, Ming GL, Song H, Snyder SH. Aspartate racemase, generating neuronal D-aspartate, regulates adult neurogenesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Feb 16; 107(7):3175-9. PMID: 20133766.
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    12. Kim JY, Duan X, Liu CY, Jang MH, Guo JU, Pow-anpongkul N, Kang E, Song H, Ming GL. DISC1 regulates new neuron development in the adult brain via modulation of AKT-mTOR signaling through KIAA1212. Neuron. 2009 Sep 24; 63(6):761-73. PMID: 19778506.
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    13. Faulkner RL, Jang MH, Liu XB, Duan X, Sailor KA, Kim JY, Ge S, Jones EG, Ming GL, Song H, Cheng HJ. Development of hippocampal mossy fiber synaptic outputs by new neurons in the adult brain. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Sep 16; 105(37):14157-62. PMID: 18780780.
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    14. Duan X, Kang E, Liu CY, Ming GL, Song H. Development of neural stem cell in the adult brain. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2008 Feb; 18(1):108-15. PMID: 18514504.
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    15. Duan X, Chang JH, Ge S, Faulkner RL, Kim JY, Kitabatake Y, Liu XB, Yang CH, Jordan JD, Ma DK, Liu CY, Ganesan S, Cheng HJ, Ming GL, Lu B, Song H. Disrupted-In-Schizophrenia 1 regulates integration of newly generated neurons in the adult brain. Cell. 2007 Sep 21; 130(6):1146-58. PMID: 17825401.
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