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Xi  Feng

Xi Feng


Ph.D. in Genetics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Hydrobiology, Wuhan, China, 2011

Current position

Postdoctoral scholar, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA (2014-present)


  1. Feng, X., Szulzewsky, F., Yerevanian, A., Chen, Z., Heinzmann, D., Rasmussen, R. D., Alvarez-Garcia, V., Kim, Y., Wang, B., Tamagno, I., Zhou, H., Li, X., Kettenmann, H., Ransohoff, R. M. and Hambardzumyan, D. (2015). Loss of CX3CR1 increases accumulation of inflammatory monocytes and promotes gliomagenesis. Oncotarget 6(17): 15077-15094.
  2. Szulzewsky, F., Pelz, A., Feng, X., Synowitz, M., Markovic, D., Langmann, T., Holtman, I. R., Wang, X., Eggen, B. J., Boddeke, H. W., Hambardzumyan, D., Wolf, S. A. and Kettenmann, H. (2015). Glioma-associated microglia/macrophages display an expression profile different from M1 and M2 polarization and highly express Gpnmb and Spp1. PLoS One 10(2): e0116644.
  3. Pitter, K. L., Tamagno, I., Feng, X., Ghosal, K., Amankulor, N., Holland, E. C. and Hambardzumyan, D. (2014). The SHH/Gli pathway is reactivated in reactive glia and drives proliferation in response to neurodegeneration-induced lesions. Glia 62(10): 1595-1607.
  4. Hu, B., Zhang, W., Feng, X., Ji, W., Xie, X. and Xiao, W. (2014). Zebrafish eaf1 suppresses foxo3b expression to modulate transcriptional activity of gata1 and spi1 in primitive hematopoiesis. Dev Biol 388(1): 81-93.
  5. Pong, W. W., Walker, J., Wylie, T., Magrini, V., Luo, J., Emnett, R. J., Choi, J., Cooper, M. L., Griffith, M., Griffith, O. L., Rubin, J. B., Fuller, G. N., Piwnica-Worms, D., Feng, X., Hambardzumyan, D., DiPersio, J. F., Mardis, E. R. and Gutmann, D. H. (2013). F11R is a novel monocyte prognostic biomarker for malignant glioma. PLoS One 8(10): e77571.
  6. Li, M., He, Y., Feng, X. and Huang, J. (2012). Genome-wide studies of the transcriptional regulation by p53. Biochim Biophys Acta 1819(7): 684-687.
  7. Wan, X., Hu, B., Liu, J. X., Feng, X. and Xiao, W. (2011). Zebrafish mll gene is essential for hematopoiesis. J Biol Chem 286(38): 33345-33357.
  8. Feng, X., Liu, X., Zhang, W. and Xiao, W. (2011). p53 directly suppresses BNIP3 expression to protect against hypoxia-induced cell death. EMBO J 30(16): 3397-3415.
  9. Zhou, J., Feng, X., Ban, B., Liu, J., Wang, Z. and Xiao, W. (2009). Elongation factor ELL (Eleven-Nineteen Lysine-rich Leukemia) acts as a transcription factor for direct thrombospondin-1 regulation. J Biol Chem 284(28): 19142-19152.
Protocols by Xi Feng
  1. Delayed-matching-to-place Task in a Day Maze to Measure Spatial Working Memory in Mice