Ji-Ming Feng

Ji-Ming Feng

Associate Professor

Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences

LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

EMAIL DR. FENG

Education

Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Postdoctoral Researcher, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology (LIAI)

PhD, Beijing Medical University (now Peking University Health Science Center)

MS, Beijing Medical University (now Peking University Health Science Center)

BS, Lanzhou University (China)

Research Interest

Focused on investigating the functions of Golli protein (an alternative spliced product of the myelin basic protein gene) in immune, nerve and endocrine system. 

Teaching Interest

Course coordinator of Veterinary Physiology I (VMED 5109 and CBS7632). Co-coordinator of Current Literature in Comparative Biomedical Sciences (CBS7004). Teacher of Systems Histology and Developmental Anatomy (VMED 5127). Lecturing topics on Immune System, Hematology and Muscle Physiology.

Awards & Honors

2021 Dean’s Teacher Merit Honor Roll

2020 Dean’s Teacher Merit Honor Roll

2019 Dean’s Teacher Merit Honor Roll

2018 Dean’s Teacher Merit Honor Roll

2017 Dean’s Teacher Merit Honor Roll

2016 Dean’s Teacher Merit Honor Roll

2015 Dean’s Teacher Merit Honor Roll

2014 Dean’s Teacher Merit Honor Roll

2013 Dean’s Teacher Merit Honor Roll

2012 Dean’s Teacher Merit Honor Roll

2011 LSU Evironmental,Health and Saftety Lab Safety Accredition Award

1996 Young Histochemist Award 

Publications

Li Z, Li Z, Chen Q, Ramos A, Zhang J, Boudreaux JP, Thiagarajan R, Bren-Mattison Y, Dunham ME, McWhorter AJ, Chen Q, Zhang J, Feng JM, Li Y, Yao S, Xu J. Detection of pancreatic cancer by indocyanine green-assisted fluorescence imaging in the first and second near-infrared windows. Cancer Communications, 2021,1-4.  http://doi.org/10.1002/cac2.12236  
 
Li Z, Li Z, Chen Q, Ramos A, Zhang J, Boudreaux JP, Thiagarajan R, Bren-Mattison Y, Dunham ME, McWhorter AJ, Li X, Feng JM, Li Y, Yao S, Xu J. Detection of pancreatic cancer by convolutional-neural-network-assisted spontaneous Raman spectroscopy with critical feature visualization. Neural Networks, 2021, 144: 455-464. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neunet.2021.09.006  
 
Ning X, Wang Y, Jing M, Sha M, Lv M, Gao P, Zhang R, Huang X, Feng JM, Jiang Z. Apoptotic caspases negatively regulate innate immunity 1 via the cleavage of key proteins. Molecular Cell, 2019, 74(1):19-31.  
 
Fang R, Wang C, Jiang Q, Lu M, Gao P, Yu X, Mu P, Zhang R, Bi S, Feng JM, Jiang Z. NEMO-IKKβ is essential for IRF3 and NF-κB activation in the cGAS-STING pathway. Journal of Immunology, 2017, 199(9): 3222-3233. 
 
Fang R, Lin Y, Zhou X, Wang C, Guan Y, Tao J, Xi J, Feng, JM, Jiang Z. MAVS induces NEMO-independent TBK1 activation through pre-associated TRAFs-TBK1. PLOS Pathogens, 2017,13 (11): e1006720. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1006720  
 
Ouyang S and Feng JM. Regulatory T cell therapy for type I diabetes targeting on β cell associated autoantigens. Clinical Immunology, Endocrine & Metabolic Drugs, 2016, 3 (1):47-53.  
 
Ouyang S, Han GM, Wu X, Jiang Z, Feng JM. Accelerated Progression of Hodgkin’s-like Lymphoma in Golli Deficient SJL Mice. Cellular Immunology, 2016, 302(1):41-49.  
 
Nelson P, Ngoc Tran TD, Zhang H, Zolochevska O, Figueiredo M, Feng JM, Gutierrez DL, Xiao R, Yao S, Penn A, Yang LJ, Cheng H. Transient receptor potential melastatin 4 channel controls calcium signals and dental follicle stem cell differentiation. Stem Cells, 2013, 31(1):167-77. 
 
Nelson PL, Zolochevska O, Figueiredo ML, Soliman A, Hsu WH, Feng JM, Zhang H and Cheng H. Regulation of Ca (2+)-entry in pancreatic α-cell line by transient receptor potential melastatin 4 plays a vital role in glucagon release.  Mol Cell Endocrinol, 2011, 335(2):126-34.  
 
Abad C, Tan YV, Lopez R, Nobuta H, Dong H, Phan P, Feng JM, Campagnoni AT and Waschek JA. Lack of T cell infiltration of CNS parenchyma confers resistance to experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis in VIP- deficient mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2010, 107(45):1955-60. 

Grants

Pilot award from the GeorgeEisenbarth Award for nPOD Team Science on “The cellular distribution of GOLLI protein in human pancreatic islets.“                              

SVM CORP funds by the School of Veterinary Medicine at LSU on “Pilot study on the presence of GOLLI autoantibodies in human patients with type-1 diabetes.”

NIH-National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases subcontract through Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center on “Mouse and Guinea Pig Models for Cytomegalovirus and Herpes Simplex Viruses”