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Bo Qiu


Ph.D. in Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Degree awarded 2015

Current position

Graduate Student in Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania


  1. Qiu, B. and Simon, M. C. (2015). Oncogenes strike a balance between cellular growth and homeostasis. Semin Cell Dev Biol 43: 3-10.

  2. Qiu, B., Ackerman, D., Sanchez, D. J., Li, B., Ochocki, J. D., Grazioli, A., Bobrovnikova-Marjon, E., Diehl, J. A., Keith, B. and Simon, M. C. (2015). HIF2alpha-Dependent Lipid Storage Promotes Endoplasmic Reticulum Homeostasis in Clear-Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma. Cancer Discov 5(6): 652-667.

  3. Li, B., Qiu, B., Lee, D. S., Walton, Z. E., Ochocki, J. D., Mathew, L. K., Mancuso, A., Gade, T. P., Keith, B., Nissim, I. and Simon, M. C. (2014). Fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase opposes renal carcinoma progression. Nature 513(7517): 251-255.

  4. Mucaj, V., Lee, S. S., Skuli, N., Giannoukos, D. N., Qiu, B., Eisinger-Mathason, T. S., Nakazawa, M. S., Shay, J. E., Gopal, P. P., Venneti, S., Lal, P., Minn, A. J., Simon, M. C. and Mathew, L. K. (2015). MicroRNA-124 expression counteracts pro-survival stress responses in glioblastoma. Oncogene 34(17): 2204-2214.

  5. Wong, W. J., Qiu, B., Nakazawa, M. S., Qing, G. and Simon, M. C. (2013). MYC degradation under low O2 tension promotes survival by evading hypoxia-induced cell death. Mol Cell Biol 33(17): 3494-3504.

  6. Hart, L. S., Cunningham, J. T., Datta, T., Dey, S., Tameire, F., Lehman, S. L., Qiu, B., Zhang, H., Cerniglia, G., Bi, M., Li, Y., Gao, Y., Liu, H., Li, C., Maity, A., Thomas-Tikhonenko, A., Perl, A. E., Koong, A., Fuchs, S. Y., Diehl, J. A., Mills, I. G., Ruggero, D. and Koumenis, C. (2012). ER stress-mediated autophagy promotes Myc-dependent transformation and tumor growth. J Clin Invest 122(12): 4621-4634.

Protocols by Bo Qiu
  1. BODIPY 493/503 Staining of Neutral Lipid Droplets for Microscopy and Quantification by Flow Cytometry