Yangsheng Yu, Ph.D.

Department Affiliations
Instructor

Interests
Immunology, Autoimmune diseases, Autoantibodies

Education and Training
B.Sc., Biological Sciences, Nankai University, China, 2003
Ph.D., Microbiology, Nankai University, China, 2008
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Pathology and Microbiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, US, 2009- 2011
Senior Research Associate, Department of Pathology and Microbiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, US, 2011- 2017

Notable Publications
Song Li*, Yangsheng Yu*, Yinshi Yue, Hongyan Liao, Wanqin Xie, Jessica Thai, Ted R. Mikuls, Geoffrey M. Thiele, Michael J. Duryee, Harlan Sayles, Jeffrey B. Payne, Lynell W. Klassen, James R. O'Dell, Zhixin Zhang, Kaihong Su. Autoantibodies From Single Circulating Plasmablasts React With Citrullinated Antigens and Porphyromonas gingivalis in Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2016, 68(3): 614-626. (* equal contribution)

Yangsheng Yu, Christopher D. Koehn, Yinshi Yue, Song Li, Geoffrey M Thiele, Michelene P Hearth-Holmes, Ted R Mikuls, James R O’Dell, Lynell W Klassen, Zhixin Zhang, and Kaihong Su. Celastrol inhibits inflammatory stimuli-induced neutrophil extracellular trap formation. Curr Mol Med. 2015, 15(4):401-410.

Heather Talbott, Abigail Delaney, Pan Zhang, Yangsheng Yu, Robert A. Cushman, Andrea Cupp, Xiaoying Hou, John S. Davis. Effects of IL8 and Immune Cells on the Regulation of Luteal Progesterone Secretion. Reproduction 2014, 148(1): 21-31.

Miles D. Lange, Lin Huang, Yangsheng Yu, Song Li, Hongyan Liao, Michael Zemlin, Kaihong Su, Zhixin Zhang. Accumulation of VH Replacement Products in IgH Genes Derived from Autoimmune Diseases and Anti-Viral Responses in Human. Front Immunol. 2014 5: 345.

Song Li, Yangsheng Yu, Yinshi Yue, Zhixin Zhang, Kaihong Su. Microbial Infection in Rheumatoid Arthritis. JSM Microbiology. 2013, 4(6): pii: 174.

Song Li, Yangsheng Yu, Christopher D. Koehn, Zhixin Zhang, Kaihong Su. Galectins in the Pathogenesis of Rheumatoid Arthritis. J Clin Cell Immunol. 2013, 4(5). pii: 1000164.

Yangsheng Yu, Kaihong Su. Neutrophil extracellular traps and systemic lupus erythematosus. J Clin Cell Immunol 2013, 4: pii: 139.

Jing Liu, Miles D. Lange, Sang Yong Hong, Wanqin Xie, Kerui Xu, Lin Huang, Yangsheng Yu, Götz R. A. Ehrhardt, Michael Zemlin, Peter D. Burrows, Kaihong Su, Robert H. Carter, Zhixin Zhang. Regulation of VH replacement by B cell receptor-mediated signaling in human immature B cells. J Immunol. 2013, 190 (11): 5559-5566.

Lin Huang, Miles D. Lange, Yangsheng Yu, Song Li, Kaihong Su, Zhixin Zhang. Contribution of VH replacement products in mouse antibody repertoire. PLoS One. 2013, 8(2): e57877.

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