Cai Huang

University of KentuckyUnited States of America

Cai Huang, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Markey Cancer Center and Department of Molecular and Biomedical Pharmacology, University of Kentucky, USA. His laboratory engages in elucidating the molecular mechanism of cancer cell migration and metastasis. He characterized multiple phosphorylation pathways and identified their role in cell migration. Currently his research is focusing on the role of protein kinases and E3 ubiquitin ligases in focal adhesion dynamics, cell migration and metastasis in cancer cells. Dr. Huang earned Ph.D. in Cell Biology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA. After graduating, he did his Postdoctoral training at the University of California-San Diego, USA. He joined the University of Kentucky as an assistant professor in 2010.

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15 chapters on protein phosphorylation and human health written by expert scientists. Covers most important research hot points, such as Akt, AMPK and mTOR. Bridges the basic protein phosphorylation pathways with human health and diseases. Detailed and comprehensive text with excellent figure illustration.

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