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Houston, Texas

The Cullen Building at Baylor College of Medicine.
Department of Neurology
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Furong Yuan, Ph.D.

Neuromuscular Immunology / Inflammation Research Fellow (Year 1)

Graduate School

Ph.D., University of Texas, Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas

Undergraduate School

B.S., Sichuan University, Chengdu, China

Contact Information

Furong Yuan, Ph.D.
Department of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza, MS NB302
Houston, Texas 77030


Journal Publications

  • Bybee SM, Yuan F, Ramstetter MD, Llorente-Bousquets J, Reed RD, Osorio D, et al. UV photoreceptors and UV-yellow wing pigments in Heliconius butterflies allow a color signal to serve both mimicry and intraspecific communication. Am Nat. 2012;179(1):38-51. [View journal article]
  • Heliconius Genome Consortium. Butterfly genome reveals promiscuous exchange of mimicry adaptations among species. Nature. 2012;487(7405):94-8. [View journal article]
  • Briscoe AD, Bybee SM, Bernard GD, Yuan F, Sison-Mangus MP, Reed RD, et al. Positive selection of a duplicated UV-sensitive visual pigment coincides with wing pigment evolution in Heliconius butterflies. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107(8):3628-33. [View journal article]
  • Yuan F, Bernard GD, Le J, Briscoe AD. Contrasting modes of evolution of the visual pigments in Heliconius butterflies. Mol Biol Evol. 2010;27(10):2392-405. [View journal article]
  • Yuan F, Chen M, Hornsby PJ. Fibroblasts from Werner syndrome patients: cancer cells derived by experimental introduction of oncogenes maintain malignant properties despite entering crisis. Oncol Rep. 2010;23(2):377-86. [View journal article]
  • Huang Q, Chen M, Liang S, Acha V, Liu D, Yuan F, et al. Improving cell therapy--experiments using transplanted telomerase-immortalized cells in immunodeficient mice. Mech Ageing Dev. 2007;128(1):25-30. [View journal article]
  • Jiang J, Yuan F, Xie F, Zheng Z. Phylogenetic relationships of some species and genera in megophryids inferred from partial sequences of mitochondrial 12S and 16S rRNA genes. Dongwuxue Yanjiu. 2003;24(4):241-8.

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