Researcher Profile

Nieng Yan, PhD

Associate Member, Cancer Pharmacology Program

Member since 2018

Academic Appointment

Shirley M. Tilghman Professor of Molecular Biology, Princeton of Molecular Biology
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Structural Biology
Princeton University


Research Interests

  • Structural and mechanistic investigation of the Hedgehog signaling pathway
  • Structural elucidation of solute transporters that are overexpressed in tumor cells
  • Ligand discovery targeting solute transporters exemplified by GLUTs and MCT1 that are overexpressed in tumor cells.

Selected Publications

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