Dr. Xiaofei Wang


X. Wang    Department of Biological Sciences
    College of Life & Physical Sciences

    Contact information:
    Office Location: 308 Harned Hall 
    Telephone: 615-963-2541
    Fax: 615-963-5747
    Email: xwang@tnstate.edu





B. Sc. Sichuan University
M. Sc. Sichuan University
Ph.D. University of Hong Kong

Research Areas:
Endocrinology, Genomics, Adipocytes Development, Circadian Rhythms

Refereed journal articles:  31
Book chapters: 2

1. Cogburn, LA., Smarsh, DN., Wang, X., Nares Trakooljul, N., Carre, W., and White, HB. 2018. Transcriptional Profiling of Liver in Riboflavin-deficient Chicken Embryos Explains Impaired Lipid Utilization, Energy Depletion, Massive Hemorrhaging, and Delayed Feathering. BMC Genomics 19: 177

2. Bhogoju, S., Wang, X., Darris C., Nahashon, S. 2018. A Comparative Analysis of Microbial Profile of Guinea Fowl and Chicken using Metagenomic Approach. PLOS One 13: e0191029

3. Resnyk, C. W., Carré, W., Wang, X., Porter, T. E., Simon, J., Le Bihan-Duval, E., Duclos, M. J., Aggrey, S. E. and Cogburn, L. A. 2017. Transcriptional analysis of abdominal fat in chickens divergently selected on bodyweight at two ages reveals novel mechanisms controlling adiposity: validating visceral adipose tissue as a dynamic endocrine and metabolic organ. BMC Genomics 18:626

4. Byers, M.S., Howard, C., Wang, X. 2017. Avian and Mammalian Facilitative Glucose Transporters. Microarrays, 6:

5. Payne, A., Wang, X., Ivy, M., Stewart-Bohannan, A., Nelson, K., Darris, C., Nahashon, SN. 2016. Lysine mediation of neuroendocrine food regulation in guinea fowl. Poultry Science 95(2):276-86, doi: 10.3382/ps/pev326.

6. Darris, CE., Tyus J. II, Kelley, G., Alexander J. Ropelewski, R. J.,  Nicholas, H., Wang, X., and Nahashon, SN.  2015. Molecular tools to support metabolic and immune function research in the Guinea Fowl (Numida meleagris). BMC Genomics 16 (1): 358

7. Wallace, T., Sekmen, A., Wang, X., 2015. Application of subspace clustering in DNA sequence analysis. Journal of Computational Biology 22(10): 940-952

8. Wang*, X., Byers, S., 2014. Copy number variation in chickens: a review and prospects. Microarrays 3(1) 24-38. http://www.mdpi.com/2076-3905/3/1/24  

9. Stewart, A., Kelley, G., Kimathi, B., Subramanya, SHKV., Donker, J., Darris, C., Tyus, J.,  Payne, A., Byers, S., Hui, D.,  Nahashon, S., Chen, FC., Ivy, M. and Wang*, X., 2014. Expression of potential regulatory genes in abdominal adipose tissue of broiler chickens during early development. Genetics Research International. 2014, Article ID 318304, http://www.hindawi.com/journals/gri/2014/318304/

10. Resnyk CW, Carré W, Wang X, Porter TE, Simon J, Le Bihan-Duval E, Duclos MJ, Aggrey SE, Cogburn LA., 2013. Transcriptional analysis of abdominal fat in genetically fat and lean chickens reveals adipokines, lipogenic genes and a link between hemostasis and leanness. BMC Genomics 16; 14:557. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-14-557

11. Dudimah F. D., Abraha A, Wang X, Whalen M. M., 2010. Activation of p44/42 in human natural killer cells decreases cell-surface protein expression: Relationship to tributyltin-induced alterations of protein expression. Toxicol Mech Methods 20:544-55.

12. Dudimah F. D., Griffey D., Wang X., and Whalen M. M., 2010. Activation of p44/42 MAPK plays a role in the TBT-induced loss of human natural killer (NK) cell function. Cell Biol Toxicol 26:435-44.

13. Wang, X., Nahashon S., Feaster T. K., Bohannon-Stewart A. and Adefope N., 2010. An initial map of chromosomal segmental copy number variations in the chicken. BMC Genomics 11:351

14. Wang, X., Newkirk R. F., Carre W., Ghose P., Igobudia B., Townsel J. G., Cogburn L. A., 2009. Regulation of ANKRD9 expression by lipid metabolic perturbations. BMB Reports 42: 568-573

15. Wang X., Carre W., Saxton A. M., Cogburn L. A., 2007. Manipulation of thyroid status and/or GH injection alters hepatic gene expression in the juvenile chicken. Cytogenet Genom Res 117:174-188.

16. Li, J., Wang X., Leung F. C., 2007. The intragenomic polymorphism of a partially inverted repeat (PIR) in Gallus gallus domesticus, potential role of inverted repeats in satellite DNAs evolution. Gene 387: 118-125.

17. Carre, W., Wang X., Porter T. E., Nys Y., Tang J., Bernberg E., Morgan R., Burnside J., Aggrey S. E., Simon J. and Cogburn L. A., 2006. Chicken genomic resources: sequencing and annotation of 37,557 ESTs from single and multiple Tissue cDNA libraries and CAP3 assembly of a chicken gene index. Physiol Genom 25:514-24.

18. Elalestad L.E., Carre W., Muchow M., Jenkins S. A., Wang X., Cogburn L. A., Porter T. E., 2006. Gene expression profiling during cellular differentiation in the embryonic pituitary gland using cDNA microarrays. Physiol Genom 25:414-25.

19. Wang, X., Carre W., Zhou H., Lamont S. J. and Cogburn L. A., 2004. Duplicated Spot 14 Genes in the Chicken: Characterization and identification of polymorphisms associated with abdominal fat deposition. Gene 332:79-88.

20. Cogburn, L. A., Wang X., Carre W., Rejto L., Aggrey S. E., Duclos M., SimonJ. and Porter T. E., 2004.Functional genomics in chickens: Development of integrated-systems microarrays for transcriptional profiling and discovery of regulatory genes. Comp Funct Genom  5: 253-261.

21. Cogburn, L.A., Wang X., Carre W., Rejto L., Porter T. E., Aggrey S. E. and Simon J., 2003. Systems-wide chicken DNA microarrays, gene expression profiling and discovery of functional genes. Poult Sci 82: 939-951.

22. Wang, X., Li J., Leung F.C., 2002. Partial inverted tandem repeat isolated from pericentric region of chicken chromosome 8. Chromosome Res 10: 73-82.

23. Wang, Y., Wang X., Wang X. Z., Li J., Wang Z. S. And Chen W. Y., 2000. High-resolution late replication banding pattern of chromosome in Rana cataebeiana. Acta-Zoologica-Sinica. 46 (1): 115-119 (in Chinese).

24. Wang, X. and Leung F. C., 1998. A novel repeated DNA sequence located at the centromere of chicken chromosome 8. Journal of Sichuan University Natural Sciences Edition. 35(S):239-241.

25. Wang, X., Leung F. C., 1998. Molecular cloning and characterization of a novel tandemly repeated DNA in Gallus domesticus. Proceedings of the 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied To Livestock Production. 24:377-380.

26. Wang, Y., and X.Wang, 1997. Chromosome homology between Bufo gargarizans and B. raddei. Zool. Res. 18: 415-419.

27. Wang, X., Wang Y., Wang X.-Z., Fang Z., 1996. Chromosome banding research in the Rana boulengeri. Journal of Sichuan University (Natural Science Edition). 33 (Biology Special Issue): 91-95.

28. Wang, Y., Wang, X., Wang, X. Z., Li, J., Chen, W. Y., 1996. Bufo gargarizans chromosome banding research. Journal of Sichuan University  (Natural Science Edition) 33 (Biology Special Issue): 85-90.

29. Wang, X., Song, Z., and Fang, Z., 1996. The Karyotype and taxonomy of tetraploid toad distributed in Xinjiang China. Journal of Sichuan University (Natural Science Edition) 33 (Biology Special Issue): 96-100.

30. Wang, X., 1992.The targeted effect of At211---conjugated anti-hepatoma monoclonal antibody on the growth of MGC-802 cell line. In Proceedings of China Youth Scientists Association. Chengdu University of Science and Technology Press. pp. 192-194.

31. Wang, X., Wang, Z., Wang, X. Z., Chen, W.Y., 1989. A comparative study on banded karyotypes of two varieties of pig. Heredity (Beijing) 11: 16-19.

Book Chapters
1.     Wang, X., W. Carre, L. Rejto and LA Cogburn, (2005) Tanscriptional profiling in liver of hormonally-manipulated chickens. In A Dawson and PJ Sharp (eds) “Functional Avian Endocrinology” Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, India.pp27-44

2.     Wang, X., 1995. MTT colormetric assay applied to detect the influence of chemical and physical factors on cell growth. In: H.M. Yang (eds) "Method in Cell Biology" pp. 236. Higher Education Press (in Chinese).

BIOL-2120  Principles of Genetics
BIOL-3112  Introduction to Bioinformatics
BIOL-3113  Introduction to Bioinformatics Laboratory
BIOL-5110  Research in Biology
BIOL-6110  Individual Research
BIOL-6150  Genomics



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