Bin Yi, PhD

Assistant Professor-Research

Department of Genetics
School of Medicine
LSU Health Sciences Center
533 Bolivar Street
New Orleans, LA 70112
Tel: 504-210-3323
Email: byi@lsuhsc.edu


PhD, Kunming Institute of Zoology Chinese Academy of Sciences, China (2012)


Dr. Bin Yi is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Genetics and a Program Member of Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center and Core Director of IVIS system in Louisiana Cancer Research Consortium. Dr. Yi obtained his Ph.D. degree at Kunming Institute of Zoology Chinese Academy of Sciences. His research interests include cancer chemoprevention, immunotherapy, exosome and cancer metastasis, and MicroRNAs;

Research Interests

1. Identification and characterization of novel molecules in microenviroment of tumor progression.
2. Study of the exosomal miRNAs in cancer metastasis.

Selected Publications

1. Xiaolin Liu, Ruixia Ma, Bin Yi, Adam I. Riker, Yaguang Xi. 2020. MicroRNAs are involved in the development and progression of gastric cancer. Acta Pharmacol Sin. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41401-020-00540-0.

2. Ruixia Ma, Bin Yi, Adam I. Riker, Yaguang Xi. 2020. Metformin and Cancer immunity. Acta Pharmacol Sin. 41(11):1403-1409

3. Bin Yi*, Hong Chang*, Ruixia Ma, Xiangling Feng, Wei Li, Gary A. Piazza, Yaguang Xi. 2016. Inhibition of breast cancer cell motility with a non-cyclooxygenase inhibitory derivative of sulindac by suppressing TGFβ/miR-21 signaling. Oncotarget.7(7):7979-92. (*Co-first author).

4. Hong Chang*, Bin Yi*, Ruixia Ma, Xiaoguo Zhang, Hongyou Zhao, Yaguang Xi. 2016. CRISPR/cas9, a novel genomic tool to knock down microRNA in vitro and in vivo. Sci. Rep. 6:22312 (*Co-first author).

5. Jiangnan Liu, Bin Yi, Zhe Zhang, Yi Cao. 2016. CD176 single-chain variable antibody fragment (scFv) inhibits the adhesion of cancer cells to endothelial cells and hepatocytes. Front Med.10(2):204-11.

6. Ruixia Ma, Bin Yi, Gary A. Piazza, Yaguang Xi. 2015. Mechanistic Role of MicroRNA in Cancer Chemoprevention by Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs. Curr Pharmacol Rep. 1(3):154-160.

7. Bin Yi, Gary A. Piazza, Xiulan Su, Yaguang Xi. 2013. MicroRNA and Cancer Chemoprevention. Cancer Prev Res. 6(5):401-9.

8. Bin Yi, Zhe Zhang, Min Zhang, Reinhard Schwartz-Albiez, Yi Cao. 2013. CD176 antiserum treatment leads to a therapeutic response in a murine model of leukemia. Oncol Rep. 30(4): 1841-7.

9. Bin Yi, Min Zhang, R Schwartz-Albiez, Yi Cao. 2011. Mechanisms of the apoptosis induced by CD176 antibody in human leukemic cells. Int J Oncol 38(6): 1565-73.

10. Hong Chang, Bin Yi, Li Li, Feng Sun, Yi Cao. 2008. Methylation of Tumor Associated Genes in Tissue and Plasma Samples from Liver Diseases Patients. Experimental and Molecular Pathology. 85(2): 96-100.

Additional Info

Membership in Professional Organizations:
2004-Present    American Association for Cancer Research (Associate Member)

Center of Excellence

Stanley S. Scott Cancer Center