Xianpeng Liu

Former Postdoctoral Fellow


Current Position

Research Assistant Professor of Surgery,  Northwestern University


Hang LE, Lopez CR, Liu X, Williams JM, Chung I, Wei L, Bertuch AA, Zhao X. Regulation of Ku-DNA association by Yku70 C-terminal tail and SUMO modification. J Biol Chem.2014 Apr 11;289(15):10308-17. doi: 10.1074/jbc.M113.526178. Epub 2014 Feb 24. PubMed [PMID: 24567323]; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4036155.

Hang LE, Liu X, Cheung I, Yang Y, Zhao X. SUMOylation regulates telomere length homeostasis by targeting Cdc13. Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2011 Jul 10;18(8):920-6. doi: 10.1038/nsmb.2100. PubMed [PMID: 21743457]; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3291484.

Duan X, Sarangi P, Liu X, Rangi GK, Zhao X, Ye H. Structural and functional insights into the roles of the Mms21 subunit of the Smc5/6 complex. Mol Cell. 2009 Sep 11;35(5):657-68. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2009.06.032. PubMed [PMID: 19748359]; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2993495.

Takahashi Y, Dulev S, Liu X, Hiller NJ, Zhao X, Strunnikov A. Cooperation of sumoylated chromosomal proteins in rDNA maintenance. PLoS Genet. 2008 Oct;4(10):e1000215. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1000215. Epub 2008 Oct 10. PubMed [PMID: 18846224]; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2563031.

Palancade B, Liu X, Garcia-Rubio M, Aguilera A, Zhao X, Doye V. Nucleoporins prevent DNA damage accumulation by modulating Ulp1-dependent sumoylation processes.Mol Biol Cell. 2007 Aug;18(8):2912-23. doi: 10.1091/mbc.e07-02-0123. Epub 2007 May 30. PubMed [PMID: 17538013]; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1949349.