Department of Infectious Diseases
Assistant Research Scientist, He Lab, Research Scientist

Infectious Diseases | Virology


Research Interests

My research is on virus and host interactions, focusing on how host innate responses control virus infection. I am also interested in vaccine development.

Educational Background

  • MS SUNY Downstate Medical Center, 2002
  • BS Tianjin Medical University, 1994

Selected Publications

Type II integral membrane protein, TM of J paramyxovirus promotes cell-to-cell fusion. Li Z, Hung C, Paterson RG, Michel F, Fuentes S, Place R, Lin Y, Hogan RJ, Lamb RA, He B. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Oct 6;112(40):12504-9. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1509476112. Epub 2015 Sep 21.
Function of the small hydrophobic protein of J paramyxovirus. Li Z, Xu J, Patel J, Fuentes S, Lin Y, Anderson D, Sakamoto K, Wang LF, He B. J Virol. 2011 Jan;85(1):32-42. doi: 10.1128/JVI.01673-10. Epub 2010 Oct 27.
Inhibition of interleukin-6 expression by the V protein of parainfluenza virus 5. Lin Y, Sun M, Fuentes SM, Keim CD, Rothermel T, He B. Virology. 2007 Nov 25;368(2):262-72. Epub 2007 Aug 13.
The role of simian virus 5 V protein on viral RNA synthesis. Lin Y, Horvath F, Aligo JA, Wilson R, He B. Virology. 2005 Aug 1;338(2):270-80.
Induction of apoptosis by paramyxovirus simian virus 5 lacking a small hydrophobic gene. Lin Y, Bright AC, Rothermel TA, He B. J Virol. 2003 Mar;77(6):3371-83.

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