Ian Lian


Assistant Professor of Biology

Office: 205-4 Hayes Biology Building

Phone: 409-880-8259

Email: ian.lian@lamar.edu


2007 Ph.D. in Bioengineering. University of California, San Diego

2004 M.S. in Bioengineering, University of California, San Diego

1999 B.S. in Bioengineering & Engineering Physics, University of California, San Diego

Courses taught:

Anatomy and Physiology I (BIOL 2401)

Biomedical Technology Applications (BIOL 4401/5401)

Cell Biology/Histology (BIOL 4470/5475)

Graduate Seminar (BIOL 5110)

Research Interests:

Cancer research, Stem Cell Biology, Bioengineering and Medical technology applications

Selected Peer-Reviewed Research Publications:

W Qiao, T Zhang , T Yen , TH Ku, J Song, I Lian and YH Lo. “Oil-Encapsulated Nanodroplet Array for Bio-molecular Detection”. Ann Biomed Eng. 2014 Sep;42(9): 1932-41

FX Yu , B Zhao, N Panupinthu, JL Jewell, I Lian, LH Wang, J Zhao, H Yuan, K Tumaneng, GB Mills and KL Guan. “Regulation of the Hippo-YAP pathway by G-protein coupled receptor signaling”. Cell 2012 Aug 17, 150(3): 780-791

I Lian, JM Kim, H Okazawa, J Zhao, B Zhao, J Yu, A Chinnaiyan, M Israel, L Goldstein, R Abujarour, S Ding and KL Guan. “The role of YAP transcription co-activator in regulating stem cells self-renewal and differentiation”. Gene & Dev. 2010 June 1, 24: 1106-1118.

W Yao, I Lian, J Nathanson and LA Sung. “Mouse Erythrocyte Tropomodulin in the Brain Reported by lacZ Knocked-in Downstream from the E1 Promoter”. Gene Expression Patterns. 2007 Dec;8(1):36-46.

Wu CC, Li YS, Haga JH, Wang N, Lian IY, Su FC, Usami S, Chien S. Roles of MAP kinases in the regulation of bone matrix gene expressions in human osteoblasts by oscillatory fluid flow. J Cell Biochem. 2006 Jun 1;98(3):632-41.

S Heydarkhan-Hagvall, S Chien, S Nelander, YC Li, S Yuan, J Lao, JH Haga, I Lian, P Nguyen, B Risberg and YS Li: “DNA Microarray Study on Gene Expression Profiles in Co-cultured Endothelial and Smooth Muscle cells in Response to 4- and 24-hour Shear Stress”. Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, 2006 281:1-15.

KM Lin, B Lin, I Lian, R Mestril, and WH. Dillmann: “Combined and individual mitochondrial HSP60 and HSP10 expression in cardiac myocytes protects mitochondrial function and prevents apoptotic cell deaths induced by simulated ischemia-reoxygenation”. Circulation 103: 2001 1787-1792