Ellison, T. J., Stice, S. L., & Yao, Y. (2023). Therapeutic and diagnostic potential of extracellular vesicles in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Extracellular Vesicle2, 100019.

Hu, L., Qi, P., Peper, A., Kong, F., Yao, Y., & Yang, L. (2023). Distinct function of SPL genes in age-related resistance in Arabidopsis. PLoS Pathogens19(3), e1011218.

Ishan, M., Wang Z., Zhao, P., Yao, Y., Stice, S.L., Well, L., Mishina, Y., Liu, H.X., Taste papilla cell differentiation requires the regulation of secretory protein production by ALK3-BMP signaling in the tongue mesenchyme. Development, 2023 Sep 15;150(18):dev201838.

Tran, S., M. Ison, N.C. Ferreira Dias, M.A. Ortega, Y.S. Chen, A. Peper, L. Hu, D. Xu, K. Mozaffari, P.M. Severns, Yao, Y., C.J. Tsai, P. Teixeira, and L. Yang*, (2023) Endogenous salicylic acid suppresses de novo root regeneration from leaf explants. PLoS Genet, 19(3): p. e1010636.


Govek, K. W., Chen, S., Sgourdou, P., Yao, Y., Woodhouse, S., Chen, T., … & Camara, P. G. (2022). Developmental trajectories of thalamic progenitors revealed by single-cell transcriptome profiling and Shh perturbation. Cell reports41(10).

Govek, K. W., Chen, S., Sgourdou, P., Yao, Y., Woodhouse, S., Chen, T., … & Camara, P. G. (2022). Combined single-cell RNA-seq profiling and enhancer editing reveals critical spatiotemporal controls over thalamic nuclei formation in the murine embryo. bioRxiv, 2022-02.


Brian JurgielewiczSteven Stice, Yao Yao. Therapeutic Potential of Nucleic Acids when Combined with Extracellular Vesicles. Aging Dis. 2021 Sep 1;12(6):1476-1493. DOI: 10.14336/AD.2021.0708.

Ellison TJ, Jurgielewicz BJ, Stice SL, Yao Y. Quantifying Neural Stem Cell-Derived Extracellular Vesicle Uptake Using Imaging Flow Cytometry. J Cancer Immunol. 2021; 3(3): 143-146.

Passaro AP, Lebos AL, Yao Y, Stice SL. Immune Response in Neurological Pathology: Emerging Role of Central and Peripheral Immune Crosstalk. Front Immunol. 2021 Jun 10;12:676621. DOI: 10.3389/fimmu.2021.676621

Jia C, Shi J, Yao Y, Han T, Yu ACH, Qin P. Plasma Membrane Blebbing Dynamics Involved in the Reversibly Perforated Cell by Ultrasound-Driven Microbubbles. Ultrasound Med Biol. 2021 Mar;47(3):733-750. DOI: 10.1016/j.ultrasmedbio.2020.11.029


Jurgielewicz BJ, Yao Y# and Stice SL#. Kinetics and specificity of HEK293T extracellular vesicle uptake using Imaging Flow Cytometry. Nanoscale Research Letters 2020 Aug 24;15(1):170. DOI: 10.1186/s11671-020-03399-6

Yu, W., Ishan, M., Yao, Y., Stice, S. L., & Liu, H. X. (2020). SOX10-Cre-Labeled cells under the tongue epithelium serve as progenitors for taste bud cells that are mainly type III and Keratin 8-low. Stem cells and development29(10), 638-647.


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Yao Y*, Ling Q*, Wang H, Huang H. Ribosomal proteins promote leaf adaxial identity. Development 2008 135: 1325-1334. DOI: 10.1242/dev.017913

Ling Q*, Yao Y*, Huang H. A model for the 26S proteasome and ribosome actions in leaf polarity formation. Plant Signaling & Behavior 2008 3:10 804-805. DOI: 10.4161/psb.3.10.5877

(# Co-corresponding author)

(* Equal contribution)