Dianqing (Dan) Wu PhD

Professor of Pharmacology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development | Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology

Office of Student ResearchStem Cell Center, Yale: Stem Cell Niche and Homing; Signal Transduction and Cell GrowthSignal TransductionVascular Biology and Therapeutics ProgramPharmacologyFellowship Training

Research Interests

Wnt; signal transduction; G protein, Chemotaxis;Cell migration; Cancer biology and therapeutics; Stem cell biology; Chemoattractant signaling; Inflammation more...


  • BS, Nanjing University, 1985
  • Ph.D., Clarkson University, 1991

Selected Publications

  • Zhang, Y., Tang, W., Zhang H., Niu, X., X, Y., Zhang, J., Gao, K., Pan, W., Boggon, T.J., Toomre, D., Min, W., Wu, D. (2013) A network of interactions enables CCM3 and STK24 to coordinate UNC13D-driven vesicle exocytosis in neutrophils. Developmental Cell, 2013. 27: 215-26.
  • Kim, I., Pan, W., Jones, S.A., Zhang, Y., Zhuang, X., and Wu, D. (2013). Clathrin and AP2 are required for PtdIns(4,5)P2-mediated formation of LRP6 signalosomes. J Cell Biol 200, 419-428
  • Gan, X., Wang, J., Wang, C., Sommer, E., Kozasa, T., Srinivasula, S., Alessi, D., Offermanns, S., Simon, M.I., and Wu, D. (2012). PRR5L degradation promotes mTORC2-mediated PKC-d phosphorylation and cell migration downstream of Ga12. Nat Cell Biol. 10.1038/ncb2507



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