Shengli Ding


Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Appointments and Affiliations

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    • Ph.D. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2007

    Research Interests

    Characterizing of micro-organospheres technology as in-vitro patient cancer models to perform chemo drug and immuno-oncology drug testing; genomic sequencing to identify epigenetic signature from PBMC samples of infectious disease cohort patients.

    Representative Publications

    • Shanahan, MT; Kanke, M; Oyesola, OO; Hung, Y-H; Koch-Laskowski, K; Singh, AP; Peck, BCE; Biraud, M; Sheahan, B; Cortes, JE; Gong, H; Sahoo, DK; Cubitt, R; Kurpios, NA; Mochel, JP; Allenspach, K; McElroy, SJ; Ding, S; von Moltke, J; Dekaney, CM; Tait-Wojno, ED; Sethupathy, P, Multiomic analysis defines the first microRNA atlas across all small intestinal epithelial lineages and reveals novel markers of almost all major cell types., American Journal of Physiology Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology, vol 321 no. 6 (2021), pp. G668-G681 [10.1152/ajpgi.00222.2021] [abs].
    • Arnold, JW; Roach, J; Fabela, S; Moorfield, E; Ding, S; Blue, E; Dagher, S; Magness, S; Tamayo, R; Bruno-Barcena, JM; Azcarate-Peril, MA, Correction to: The pleiotropic effects of prebiotic galacto-oligosaccharides on the aging gut., Microbiome, vol 9 no. 1 (2021) [10.1186/s40168-021-01030-z] [abs].