Faculty Summaries
Biao Luo, PhD
Biao Luo, PhD
Assistant Research Professor
  • Director, Institute for Personalized Medicine
Office Phone: 215-728-5677
Lab: P2040


  • Zhang Q, Gu J, Liu J, Luo B, Cheung HW, Boehm JS, Root DE, Polyak K, Brown M, Richardson A, Hahn WC, Kaelin WG, Bommi-Reddy A. Control of cyclin D1 and breast tumorigenesis by the EglN2 prolyl hydroxylase. Cancer Cell. 2009;16:413-24.
  • Luo B, Cheung HW, Subramanian A, Sharifnia T, Okamoto M, Yang X, Hinkle G, Boehm JS, Beroukhim R, Weir BA, Mermel C, Barbie D, Awad T, Zhou XC, Nguyen T, Piqani B, Li C, Golub T, Meyerson M, Hacohen N, Hahn WC, Lander ES, Sabatini DM, Root DE. Highly parallel identification of essential genes in cancer cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008;105:20380-5.
  • Yeh TY, Sbodio JI, Tsun ZY, Luo B, Chi NW. Insulin-stimulated exocytosis of GLUT4 is enhanced by IRAP and its partner tankyrase. Biochem J. 2007;402:279-90.
  • Moffat J, Grueneberg DA, Yang X, Kim SY, Kloepfer AM, Hinkle G, Piqani B, Eisenhaure TM, Luo B, Grenier JK, Carpenter AE, Foo SY, Stewart SA, Stockwell BR, Hacohen N, Hahn WC, Lander ES, Sabatini DM, Root DE. A lentiviral RNAi library for human and mouse genes applied to an arrayed viral high-content screen. Cell. 2006;124:1283-98.
  • Ghaffari S, Kitidis C, Zhao W, Marinkovic D, Fleming MD, Luo B, Marszalek J, Lodish HF. AKT induces erythroid-cell maturation of JAK2-deficient fetal liver progenitor cells and is required for Epo regulation of erythroid-cell differentiation. Blood. 2006;107:1888-91.
  • Ge G, Wong GW, Luo B. Prediction of siRNA knockdown efficiency using artificial neural network models. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2005;336:723-8.
  • Choong ML, Yong YP, Tan ACL, Luo B, Lodish HF. LIX: a chemokine with a role in hematopoietic stem cells maintenance. Cytokine. 2004;25:239-45.
  • Choong ML, Luo B, Lodish HF. Microenvironment-driven changes in the expression profile of hematopoietic cobblestone area-forming cells. Ann Hematol. 2004;83:160-9.
  • Luo B, Heard AD, Lodish HF. Small interfering RNA production by enzymatic engineering of DNA (SPEED). Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004;101:5494-9.
  • Choong ML, Tan ACL, Luo B, Lodish HF. A novel role for proliferin-2 in the ex vivo expansion of hematopoietic stem cells. FEBS Letters. 2003;550:155-62.
  • Luo B, Aster JC, Hasserjian RP, Kuo F, Sklar J. Isolation and functional analysis of a cDNA for human Jagged2, a gene encoding a ligand for the Notch1 receptor. Mol Cell Biol. 1997;17:6057-67.
  • Aster J, Pear W, Hasserjian R, Erba H, Davi F, Luo B, Scott M, Baltimore D, Sklar J. Functional analysis of the TAN-1 gene, a human homologue of Drosophila notch. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 1994;59:125-36.