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QiMing Liang


Ph.D., Department of Biological Science, Florida State University (FSU), 2011

Current position

Research Associate, Department of Molecular Microbiology & Immunology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA


  1. Liang, Q., Seo, G. J., Choi, Y. J., Ge, J., Rodgers, M. A., Shi, M. and Jung, J. U. (2014). Autophagy side of MB21D1/cGAS DNA sensor. Autophagy 10(6): 1146-1147.
  2. Liang, Q., Seo, G. J., Choi, Y. J., Kwak, M. J., Ge, J., Rodgers, M. A., Shi, M., Leslie, B. J., Hopfner, K. P., Ha, T., Oh, B. H. and Jung, J. U. (2014). Crosstalk between the cGAS DNA sensor and Beclin-1 autophagy protein shapes innate antimicrobial immune responses. Cell Host Microbe 15(2): 228-238.
  3. Rodgers, M. A., Bowman, J. W., Liang, Q. and Jung, J. U. (2014). Regulation where autophagy intersects the inflammasome. Antioxid Redox Signal 20(3): 495-506.
  4. Liang, Q., Chang, B., Brulois, K. F., Castro, K., Min, C. K., Rodgers, M. A., Shi, M., Ge, J., Feng, P., Oh, B. H. and Jung, J. U. (2013). Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus K7 modulates Rubicon-mediated inhibition of autophagosome maturation. J Virol 87(22): 12499-12503.
  5. Liang, Q., Fu, B., Wu, F., Li, X., Yuan, Y. and Zhu, F. (2012). ORF45 of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus inhibits phosphorylation of interferon regulatory factor 7 by IKKepsilon and TBK1 as an alternative substrate. J Virol 86(18): 10162-10172.
  6. Kuang, E., Fu, B., Liang, Q., Myoung, J. and Zhu, F. (2011). Phosphorylation of eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4B (EIF4B) by open reading frame 45/p90 ribosomal S6 kinase (ORF45/RSK) signaling axis facilitates protein translation during Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) lytic replication. J Biol Chem 286(48): 41171-41182.
  7. Liang, Q., Deng, H., Li, X., Wu, X., Tang, Q., Chang, T. H., Peng, H., Rauscher, F. J., 3rd, Ozato, K. and Zhu, F. (2011). Tripartite motif-containing protein 28 is a small ubiquitin-related modifier E3 ligase and negative regulator of IFN regulatory factor 7. J Immunol 187(9): 4754-4763.
  8. Liang, Q., Deng, H., Sun, C. W., Townes, T. M. and Zhu, F. (2011). Negative regulation of IRF7 activation by activating transcription factor 4 suggests a cross-regulation between the IFN responses and the cellular integrated stress responses. J Immunol 186(2): 1001-1010.
  9. Sathish, N., Zhu, F. X., Golub, E. E., Liang, Q. and Yuan, Y. (2011). Mechanisms of autoinhibition of IRF-7 and a probable model for inactivation of IRF-7 by Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus protein ORF45. J Biol Chem 286(1): 746-756.
Protocols by QiMing Liang
  1. Pulse Chase of Suspension Cells