Contact Information 
Address(Office)E12-3029Qiang CHEN
Phone(Office)8822 4965
(Lab)8822 4254
Fax8822 2314
Ph.D.State Key Laboratory of Cellular Stress Biology, Xiamen University (2009)
M.Sc.School of Fishery, Ocean University of China (2006)
B.Sc.School of Fishery, Jimei University (2003)
2015-presentSenior Instructor, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Macau
2012-2015Visiting Fellow, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health
2009-2012Postdoctoral Fellow, The First Affiliated Hospital of Xiamen University
Research Interests
  • Breast cancer
  • Metabolic diseases
Representative Publications
  1. Zhang B, Lyu J, Liu Y, Wu C, Yang EJ, Pardeshi L, Tan K, Wong KH, Chen Q, Xu X, Deng CX, Shim JS. BRCA1 deficiency sensitizes breast cancer cells to bromodomain and extra-terminal domain (BET) inhibition. Oncogene. 2018, 37(49): 6341-6356.
  2. Xu X, Chen E, Mo L, Zhang L, Shao F, Miao K, Liu J, Su SM, Valecha M, In Chan U, Zheng H, Chen M, Chen W, Chen Q, Fu H, Aladjem MI, He Y, Deng CX. BRCA1 represses DNA replication initiation through antagonizing estrogen signaling and maintains genome stability in parallel with WEE1-MCM2 signaling during pregnancy. Hum Mol Genet. 2018 Nov 15.
  3. Chen Z, Liu J, Chu D, Shan Y, Ma G, Zhang H, Zhang XD, Wang P, Chen Q, Deng CX, Chen W, Dimitrov DS, Zhao Q. A dual-specific IGFI/II human engineered antibody domain inhibits IGF signaling in breast cancercells. Int J Biol Sci. 2018, 14(7): 799-806.
  4. Chen Q, Hao WH, Xiao CY, Wang RH, Xu XL, Lu HY, Chen WP, Deng CX. SIRT6 is Essential for Adipocyte Differentiation by Regulating Mitotic Clonal Expansion. Cell Reports. 2017, 18: 3155–3166.
  5. Wang RH, Zhao T, Cui K, Hu G, Chen Q, Chen W, Wang XW, Soto-Gutierrez A, Zhao K, Deng CX. Negative reciprocal regulation between Sirt1 and Per2 modulates the circadian clock and aging. Sci Rep. 2016, 6: 28633.
  6. Li WJ, Li M, Su XH, Qin LP, Miao MM, Yu CD, Shen YM, Luo Q, Chen Q*. Mycoepoxydiene induces apoptosis and inhibits TPA-induced invasion in human cholangiocarcinoma cells via blocking NF-κB pathway. Biochimie. 2014, 101: 183-191. (* Corresponding author)
  7. Su XH*, Chen Q*, Chen TH, Li WJ, Li Y, Dou XF, Zhang YF, Shen YM, Wu H, Yu CD. Mycoepoxydiene inhibits activation of BV2 microglia stimulated by lipopolysaccharide through suppressing NF-κB, ERK 1/2 and toll-like receptor pathways. Int Immunopharmacol. 2014, 3: 88-93. (*They contributed equally to this work)
  8. Wang RH, Lahusen TJ, Chen Q, Xu X, Jenkins LM, Leo E, Fu H, Aladjem M, Pommier Y, Appella E, Deng CX. SIRT1 Deacetylates TopBP1 and Modulates Intra-S-Phase Checkpoint and DNA Replication Origin Firing. Int J Biol Sci. 2014, 10: 1193-1202.
  9. Xia XC, Wan W, Chen Q, Liu K, Majaz S, Mo PL, Xu JM, Yu CD. Deficiency in steroid receptor coactivator 3 enhances cytokine production in IgE-stimulated mast cells and passive systemic anaphylaxis in mice. Cell Biosci. 2014, 4:21.
  10. Xia XC, Chen Q, Liu K, Mo PL, Zhu JW, Zhuang MQ, Shen YM, Yu CD. Mycoepoxydiene inhibits antigen-stimulated activation of mast cells and suppresses IgE-mediated anaphylaxis in mice. Int Immunopharmacol. 2013, 17: 336-341.
  11. Zhu JW, Chen Q, Xia XC, Mo PL, Shen YM, Yu CD. Mycoepoxydiene suppresses RANKL-induced osteoclast differentiation and reduces ovariectomy-induced bone loss in mice. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2013, 97:  767-774.
  12. Chen Q, Li WJ, Wan YY, Xia XC, Wu Q, Chen YL, Lai ZD, Yu CD, Li WG. Amplified in Breast Cancer 1 Enhances Human Cholangiocarcinoma Growth and Chemoresistance by Simultaneous Activation of Akt and Nrf2 Pathways. Hepatology. 2012, 55: 1820-1829.
  13. Chen Q, Chen TH, Li WJ, Zhang W, Zhu JW, Li Y, Huang YJ, Shen YM, Yu CD.Mycoepoxydiene inhibits lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammatory responses through suppression of TRAF6 polyubiquitination. PLoS ONE. 2012, 7: e44890.
  14. Chen Q, Li WJ, Wan YY, Yu CD, Li WG. Fibroblast growth factor receptor 4 Gly388Arg polymorphism associated with severity of gallstone disease in a Chinese population. Genet Mol Res. 2012, 11: 548-555.
  15. Chen TH, Chen Q, Xu XY, Zhu JW, Zhang H, Wu Q, Xu JM, Yu CD. SRC-3 is required for CAR-regulated hepatocyte proliferation and drug metabolism. J Hepatol. 2012, 56: 210-217.
  16. Liu Y, Tong ZW, Li T, Chen Q, Zhuo LT, Li WG, Wu RC, Yu C. Hepatitis B virus X protein stabilizes amplified in breast cancer 1 protein and cooperates with it to promote human hepatocellular carcinoma cell invasiveness. Hepatology. 2012, 56: 1015-1024.
  17. Xiao CY, Wang RH, Lahusen TJ, Park O, Bertola A, Maruyama T, Reynolds D, Chen Q,Xu XL, Young HA, Chen WJ, Gao B, Deng CX. Progression of chronic liver inflammation and fibrosis driven by activation of c-JUN signaling in Sirt6 mutant mice. J Biol Chem. 2012, 287: 41903-41913.
  18. Chen Q, Jiang Y, An Y, Zhao N, Zhao Y, Yu CD. Soluble FGFR4 extracellular domain inhibits FGF19-induced activation of FGFR4 signaling and prevents nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Biochem Bioph Res Co. 2011, 409: 651-656.
  19. Chen Q, Chen TH, Xu YX, Zhu JW, Jiang Y, Zhao Y, Xu JM, Yu CD. SRC-3 is required for clearing bacteria and repressing inflammatory response in Escherichia coli-induced septic peritonitis.J Immunol. 2010, 185: 5444-5452.
  20. Xu XY*, Chen Q*, Li WG, Su XH, Chen TH, Liu YH, Zhao Y, Yu CD. Overexpression of transcriptional coactivator AIB1 promotes hepatocellular carcinoma progression by enhancing cell proliferation and invasiveness. Oncogene. 2010, 29: 3386-3397. (*They contributed equally to this work)
  21. Su XH, Chen Q, Sun H, Wu H, Pan WM, Chen GB, Wang W. Location of sentinel lymph node in gastric cancer: a modified, painless and noninvasive approach. Chin J Cancer Res. 2010, 22: 55-61.
  22. Chen Q, Zhao Y, Cheng Z, Xu YX, Yu CD. Establishment of a cell-based assay for examining the expression of tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) gene. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2008, 80: 357-363.
  23. Chen Q, Yan QP, Wang KJ, Zhuang ZX, Wang XR. Portal of entry for pathogenic Vibrio alginolyticusinto large yellow croaker Pseudosciaena crocea, and characteristics of bacterial adhesion to mucus. Dis Aquat Organ. 2008, 80: 181-188.
  24. Yi JB, Chen Q, Zou WZ, Zhuang ZX, Wang XR, Yan QP. Starvation effects on pathogenic Vibrio alginolyticusin natural seawater. ACTA Oceanol Sin. 2008, 27: 120-129.
  25. Chen Q, Yan QP, Ma S, Zhuang ZX, Wang XR. Adhesion of pathogenic Vibrio alginolyticusto the gill mucus of Pseudosciaena croceaACTA Oceanol Sin. 2007, 26: 101-109.
  26. Yan QP, Chen Q, Ma S, Zhuang ZX, Wang XR. Characteristics of adherence of pathogenic Vibrio alginolyticusto the intestinal mucus of large yellow croaker (Pseudosciaena crocea). Aquaculture. 2007, 269: 21-30.
Research Grants
2016National Natural Science Foundation of China (81672603), PI
2014National Natural Science Foundation of China (81401978), PI
2010China Postdoctoral Science Foundation (20100480713), PI
2010Natural Science Foundation of Fujian Province of China (2010D015), PI
2010Youth Foundation of Health Department of Fujian Province (2010-2-84), PI
Yu CD, Zhu JW, Chen Q, Zhao Y, Mo PL, Shen YM. Mycoepoxydiene is applied as osteoclast differentiation inhibitor. (ZL 2012 1 0020829.9)
Yu CD, Huang YJ, Zhao Y, Chen Q, Chen TH, Shen YM. Mycoepoxydiene is applied as anti-inflammatory chemical compound. (ZL 2009 1 0112087.0)
Professional Activities
Membership for Professional Societies
American Association for Cancer Research
American Society of Microbiology
Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America
Journal Reviewer:
Cell Research, Molecular Cell, Science Translational Medicine, Diabetes, EBioMedicine, International Journal of Biological Sciences, Oncotarget, Oncology Letters, Molecular medicine reports