C.-K. James Shen

Professor Emeritus


Molecular & Cellular Biology

Offices and Labs

204A Briggs Hall


1977 PhD Chemistry University of California, Berkeley
1971 BS Chemistry National Taiwan University

Research Interests

Gene regulation and chromosome structure in human cells. Molecular mechanisms of transcriptional regulation of human alpha- and beta-globin gene families.

Teaching Interests

Genes and gene expression. Molecular genetics.


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  • Gavva NR, R Gavva, K Ermekova, M Sudol, and C-KJ Shen. 1997. Interaction of WW domains with hematopoietic transcription factor p45/NF-E2 and RNA polymerase II. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 272(39):24105-24108
  • Bailey AD, CC Shen, and C-KJ Shen. 1997. Molecular origin of the mosaic sequence of higher primate alpha-globin duplication units. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 94:5177-5182
  • Rombel I, KY Hu, Q Zhang, T Papayannopoulou, G Stamatoyannopoulos, and C-KJ Shen. 1995. Transcriptional activation of human adult alpha-globin genes by hypersensitive site-40 enhancer: function of nuclear factor-binding motifs occupied in erythroid cells.