Tenure-track Associate Professor
Sun D*, Zhang M*, Sun P, Liu G, Strickland AB, Chen Y, et al.. VCAM1/VLA4 interaction mediates Ly6Clow monocyte recruitment to the brain in a TNFR signaling dependent manner during fungal infection. PLoS Pathogens 2020 16(2): e1008361.
Sun D*, Sun P*, He S, Shi M. Rat IgG mediated circulatory cell depletion in mice requires mononuclear phagocyte system and is facilitated by complement. Journal of Leukocyte Biology. 2020 107:529–539.
Sun DL*, Gao YZ*, Ge X*, Shi ZL, Zhou NY. Special features of bat microbiota differ from those of terrestrial mammals. Frontiers in Microbiology. 2020 11:1040.
Sun D, Sun P, Li H, Zhang M, Liu G, Strickland AB et al.. Fungal dissemination is limited by liver macrophage filtration of the blood. Nature Communications 2019 10 (1), 1-14. (F1000 Recommended)
Sun D, Zhang M, Liu G, Wu H, Li, Zhou H, Zhang X, Shi M. Intravascular clearance of disseminating Cryptococcus neoformans in the brain can be improved by enhancing neutrophil recruitment in mice. European Journal of Immunology 2016 46(7):1704-1714.
Zhang M*, Sun D*, Liu G, Wu H, Zhou H, Shi M. Real-time in vivo imaging reveals the ability of neutrophils to remove Cryptococcus neoformans directly from the brain vasculature. Journal of Leukocyte Biology. 2016 99(3):467-473.
Sun D, Zhang M, Liu G, Wu H, Zhu X, Zhou H, Shi M. Real-time imaging of interactions of neutrophils with Cryptococcus neoformans demonstrates a crucial role of complement C5a-C5aR signaling. Infection and Immunity. 2015 84(1):216-229.
Sun D, Shi M. Neutrophil swarming toward Cryptococcus neoformans is mediated by complement and leukotriene B4. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 2016 477(4):945-951