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Pengli Bu

Country: St. John’s University, USA


Qualification: Ph.D. in Toxicology



Communication style

Experienced mentor, will speak slow in easy English, and has interacted with ESL researchers.


  1. Instructor profile
Pengli is a postdoctoral associate with an experience in Pharmacology and Medicine. She has received various awards in a short span of her career. She is an author to more than 20 peer reviewed articles published in high impact factor journals and has been a part of various presentations in International Conferences. Also, she is a reviewer for journals and member of various professional societies.
More highlights:
  • She has experience in teaching Doctor of Pharmacy students and Physician Assistant students.
  • She is the president of Chinese Students and Scholars Association, University of Kansas Medical Center. Also, she is a student’s representative in Central States Chapter of Society of Toxicology (CSSOT).
Pengli can therefore help you not only in writing scientific papers but also in reviewing ethical considerations and promoting your research. Her research interests are as follows:
  • Pharmacology
  • Toxicology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • General Biology
Education
  • 2010-2014       Postdoctoral training, University of Kansas Medical Center, USA
  • Research field: Characterization of genetically engineered mouse models, Physiology, Endocrinology, Pathology, and Reproductive Biology
  • 2004-2009       Ph.D. in Toxicology, University of Kansas Medical Center, USA
  • 2003-2004       Pre-doctoral training (course work of Ph.D. program), University of Kansas, USA
  • 2000-2003       M.Sc. in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences Graduate School, China
  • 1996-2000       B.Sc. in Biological Sciences, Shandong University, China
Teaching Experience Pengli has research experience in St. John’s University as an Adjunct Assistant Professor.The courses she has been teaching are as follows:
  • Undergraduate lecture courses: Molecular and Cell Biology
  • Undergraduate laboratory courses: Plant and Animal Biology (invertebrate & vertebrate), Anatomy and Physiology, Biochemistry
  • D. & PA program course taught: General Pathology
  • D. & PA program lectures substituted: Pharmacology, Anatomy and Physiology, Toxicology and Drugs of Abuse, Biopharmaceutical Chemistry
Honors and Awards
  • 2015  Travel Award to 2015 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)
  • Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, USA
  • 2013   Postdoctoral Fellow Travel Award to the 46th SSR Annual Meeting, Montréal, Québec,
  • Canada. Sponsored by Kansas City Postdoctoral Society, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
  • 2012-2013  National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) postdoctoral fellowship
  • (T32-ES007079), USA
  • 2012    Lalor Foundation Merit Award sponsored by the Society for the Study of Reproduction
  • (SSR) and presented at the 45th SSR Annual Meeting, State College, Pennsylvania, USA
  • 2011   Best Poster Award, 8th Annual Gilbert S. Greenwald Symposium on Reproduction,
  • Kansas City, Kansas, USA
  • 2007  Graduate Student Travel Award to the American Association of Cancer Research
  • (AACR) Annual Meeting, sponsored by University of Kansas Medical Center, USA
  • 2006   Graduate Student Travel Award, sponsored by Central States Society of Toxicology
  • (CS-SOT)
Membership in Professional Societies
  • 2009-Present    Society of Toxicology (SOT)
  • 2018-Present    Mid-Atlantic Chapter of Society of Toxicology (MASOT)
  • 2018-Present    American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)
  • 2015- Present   American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)
  • 2011-2014  The Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR)
  • 2008-2009  American Association of Cancer Research (AACR)
  • 2006-2009  Central States Chapter of Society of Toxicology (CSSOT)
Professional Leadership
  • 2006-2007  Student representative, Central States Chapter of Society of Toxicology (CSSOT)
  • 2005- 2007  President, Chinese Students and Scholars Association, University of Kansas Medical Center
Professional Leadership
  • Program Committee, Mid-Atlantic Chapter of Society of Toxicology (MASOT)
  • Faculty adviser, Medical Roots Project, St. John’s University Student Chapter
Editorial Review Service Ad hoc reviewer for peer-reviewed research journals:
  • GENE (ELS)
  • Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology
  • Journal of Nutrition, Food and Lipid Science
  • Mitochondrial DNA
Peer Reviewed Publications
  • Vancura A, Bu P, Bhagwat M, Zeng J, and Vancurova I. Metformin as an anticancer agent. Trends in Pharmacological Sciences (2018) PMID: 30150001.
  • Vancura A, Nagar S, Kaur P, Bu P, Bhagwat M, Vancurova I. Reciprocal Regulation of AMPK/SNF1 and Protein Acetylation. International Journal of Molecular Sciences (2018) PMID:30366365.
  • Zou Y, Uddin MM, Padmanabhan S, Zhu Y, Bu P, Vancura A, and Vancurova I. The protooncogene Bcl3 induces immune checkpoint PD-L1 expression, mediating proliferation of ovarian cancer cells. Journal of Biological Chemistry (2017) PMID: 28167529.
  • Zhang T, Bu P, Zeng J and Vancura A. Heme induces metabolic switch from fermentation to respiration through activation of Hap1p and the HAP complex. Journal of Biological Chemistry (2017) PMID:28830930.
  • Bu P, Le Y, Zhang Y, Zhang Y, and Cheng X. Inactivation of Stat5 signaling by Berberine induced mouse and human sodium-taurocholate cotransporting polypeptide (Ntcp/NTCP) expression. Journal of Biological Chemistry (2017) PMID: 28154180.
  • Bu P, Le Y, Zhang Y, and Cheng X. Hormonal and chemical regulation of Glut9 transporter in mice. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (JPET) (2016) PMID:27807007.
  • Le Y, Chen L, Zhang Y, Bu P, Dai G, and Cheng X. Epalrestat induced hepatic oxidative stress and liver fibrosis. Toxicological Sciences (2017) PMID: 28204799.
  • Gatla HR, Zou Y, Uddin MM, Singha B, Bu P, Vancura A, and Vancurova I. Histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibition induces IκB Kinase (IKK)-dependent interleukin-8/CXCL8 expression in ovarian cancer cells. Journal of Biological Chemistry (2017) PMID: 28167529.
  • Vispute SG, Bu P, Le Y, Chen L, and Cheng X. Fibroblast growth factor (Fgf) 21 is a target gene of Glucocorticoid Receptor. Toxicology (2017) PMID: 28088388.
  • Bu P, Ji Y, Narayanan S, Dalrymple D, Cheng X, and Serajuddin ATM. Assessment of cell viability and permeation enhancement in presence of lipid-based self-emulsifying drug delivery systems using Caco-2 cell model: Polysorbate 80 as the surfactant. European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (2016) PMID: 28024890.
  • Bu P, Narayanan S, Dalrymple D, Cheng X, and Serajuddin ATM. Cytotoxicity assessment of lipid-based self-emulsifying drug delivery system in Caco-2 cell model: Cremophor EL as the surfactant. European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (2016) PMID:27328127.
  • Bu P, Yagi S, Shiota K, Alam S, Vivian J, Wolfe MW, Rumi M, Chakraborty D, Kubota K, Dhakal P and Soares M. Origin of a rapidly evolving homeostatic control system programming testis function. Journal of Endocrinology (2017) PMID: 28576872.
  • Xie M, Bu P, Li F, Lan S, Wu H, Yuan L, and Wang Y. Neonatal Bisphenol A exposure induces meiotic arrest and apoptosis of spermatogenic cells. Oncotarget (2016) PMID: 26863571.
  • Bu P, Alam SMK, Dhakal P, Vivian JL and Soares MJ. A prolactin family paralog regulates placental adaptations to a physiological stressor. Biology of Reproduction (2016) PMID:26985002.
  • Soares MJ, Chakraborty D, Renaud SJ, Kubota K, Bu P, and Rumi MAK. Regulatory pathways controlling the endovascular invasive trophoblast cell lineage. Journal of Reproduction and Development (2012) PMID: 22790871.
  • Konno T, Graham AR, Rempel LA, Ho-Chen JK, Alam SMK, Bu P, Rumi MAK, and Soares MJ. Subfertility linked to combined luteal insufficiency and uterine progesterone resistance. Endocrinology (2010) PMID: 20660062.
  • Yang H, Bushue N, Bu P, and Wan YJ. Induction and intracellular localization of Nur77 dictate fenretinide-induced apoptosis of human liver cancer cells. Biochem. Pharmacol. (2010) PMID:19912993.
  • Dai G, He L, Bu P, and Wan YJ. Pregnane X receptor is essential for normal progression of liver regeneration. Hepatology (2008) PMID: 18167061.
  • Bu P and Wan YJ. Fenretinide-induced apoptosis of Huh-7 hepatocellular carcinoma is retinoic acid receptor beta dependent. BMC Cancer (2007) PMID: 18166136.
  • Bu P, Wang DM, Chen H, and Huang BR. Ectopic expression of epidermal growth factor adenovirus e4orf4 fusion protein in tumor cells and characterization of its cytotoxicity. Cancer (2005) PMID: 15642197.
  • Enoksson M, Robertson JD, Gogvadze V, Bu P, Kropotov A, Zhivotovsky B, and Orrenius S. Caspase-2 permeabilizes the outer mitochondrial membrane and disrupts the binding of cytochrome c to anionic phospholipids. Journal of Biological Chemistry (2004) PMID:15475367.
  • Bu P and Chen H. Possible mechanisms of apoptosis induced by a protein factor adenovirus protein E4orf4. Microbiology Fascicule of Foreign Medical Science (2002), December issue.
Presentations at local and national meetings
  • 2018    Bu P, Shah A, Zeng J, Bhagwat MS, Nagar S, and Vancura A. Checkpoint kinase rad53p activation alters chromatin structure, induces respiration and elevates celular ATP level. 2018 Experimental Biology (EB) Annual Meeting, San Diego, California. Abstract selected for spotlight oral presentation in addition to a poster presentation.
  • 2016    Bu P, Ji Y, Narayanan S, Dalrymple D, Cheng X, and Serajuddin ATM. Assessment of cell viability and permeation enhancement in presence of lipid-based self-emulsifying drug delivery systems using Caco-2 cell model: Polysorbate 80 as the surfactant. 2016 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado. Poster presentation.
  • 2015    Bu P, Narayanan S, Dalrymple D, Cheng X, and Serajuddin ATM. Toxic or not: Effect of lipid, surfactant and lipid-surfactant mixture on viability of Caco-2 cells. 2015 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida. Poster presentation.
  • 2013    Bu P, Rumi MAK, and Soares MJ. Prolactin-like protein-J biology in Leydig cells: intracellular targeting and evolutionary origins. The 46th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction, Montréal, Québec, Canada. Poster presentation.
  • 2012    Bu P, Alam SMK, Yagi S, Shiota K, Vivian JL, Rumi MAK, and Soares MJ. Origin of a Species-Specific Rheostat Controlling Testicular Growth and Steroidogenesis. Selected platform presentation at the 45th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction, State College, Pennsylvania.
  • 2011    Bu P, Ohboshi S, Vivian JL, and Soares MJ. Identification of a placental-hepatic axis regulating pregnancy-dependent adaptations to hypoxia. The 8th Annual Gilbert S. Greenwald Symposium on Reproduction, Kansas City, Kansas. Poster presentation.
  • 2010    Bu P, Alam SMK, Vivian JL, and Soares MJ. Biology of prolactin-like protein N at the mouse placentation site. Gordon Research Conference – Reproductive Tract Biology, Proctor Academy, Andover, New Hampshire. Poster presentation.
  • 2008    Bu P and Wan YJ. Nuclear receptors-mediated hepatic retinoids signaling. Oral presentation at Annual Student Research Forum (SRF), University of Kansas Medical Center. Kansas City, Kansas.
  • 2007    Bu P and Wan YJ. Expression of the retinoic acid receptor β gene is essential for fenretinide-induced apoptosis in human hepatoma cells. American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California. Poster presentation.

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