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RONGTUAN LIN

Associate Professor – Department of Medicine, Division of Experimental Medicine

Contact information:

Telephone: (514) 340-8222, ext. 5272
e-mail address: rongtuan.lin@mcgill.ca
website: http://www.ladydavis.ca/en/rongtuanlin 

Projects for Thesis Supervision:

1. Activation of the interferon antiviral defense pathway by IRF transcription factors.

2. Hepatitis C virus replication and IFN signaling.

3. IRF-5 and cell growth regulation. 


Recent Publications:

Yang, L., Zhao, T., Nakhaei, P., Sun, Q., Hiscott, J. and Lin, R. (2009)
Functional analysis of a dominant negative mutation of interferon regulatory factor 5. PLoS One 4: e5500.

Génin, P., Lin, R., Hiscott, J. and Civas, A. (2009)
Opposite transcriptional effects of interferon regulatory factor 3 on differential human interferon-a gene expression. Mol. Cell Biol. 29:3435-50.

Zhao, T., Yang, L., Sun, Q, Arguello, M., Ballard, D., Hiscott, J. and Lin, R. (2007)
the NEMO adaptor bridges the nuclear factor-kB and interferon regulatory factor signaling pathways. Nature Immunology 9: 592-600.