Chenxian Ye

  • 3rd Year GS

Why did you choose the University of Pittsburgh?

Excellent research in cancer immunology and comfortable living environment of the Pittsburgh city.

Education & Training

  • MS in Microbiology and Immunology, University of Michigan, 2020
  • BS in Pharmacy, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2018

Research Interests

Cancer immunology; adaptive immunity


Yarosz, E. L., Ye, C., Kumar, A., Black, C., Choi, E.-K., Seo, Y.-A., & Chang, C.-H. (2020). Cutting Edge: Activation-Induced Iron Flux Controls CD4 T Cell Proliferation by Promoting Proper IL-2R Signaling and Mitochondrial Function. The Journal of Immunology, 204(7), 1708–1713. 

Li, X., Ye, C., Mulati, M., Sun, L., & Qian, F. (2020). Ellipticine blocks synergistic effects of IL-17A and TNF-α in epithelial cells and alleviates severe acute pancreatitis-associated acute lung injury. Biochemical Pharmacology, 177, 113992.