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The 2017 Ming K. Jeang award for excellence in Cell & Bioscience

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Two research groups led by Dr. Shui Qing Ye of University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, USA and Dr. Dihua Yu of University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA, respectively, won the 2017 Ming K Jeang Award for Excellence in Cell & Bioscience.

Editorial

We are very pleased to announce that two research groups, who each published an outstanding research article in Cell & Bioscience in 2017, have been selected to receive the Ming K. Jeang Award for Excellence in Cell & Bioscience. The Ming K. Jeang Award for Excellence in Cell & Bioscience was established in 2011 with a generous donation from the Ming K. Jeang Foundation to honor outstanding research articles published in Cell & Bioscience, the official journal of the Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America (SCBA; http://www.scbasociety.org). A committee of Cell & Bioscience Editors, chaired by Dr. Dong-Yan Jin, considered all research articles published in the journal in 2017 to select the following two articles to receive the award [1, 2]:

Epigenetic regulation of Runx2 transcription and osteoblast differentiation by nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase

Min Ling, Peixin Huang, Shamima Islam, Daniel P. Heruth, Xuanan Li, Li Qin Zhang, Ding-You Li, Zhaohui Hu and Shui Qing Ye.

Cell & Bioscience 2017 7:27.

14-3-3ζ loss leads to neonatal lethality by microRNA-126 downregulation-mediated developmental defects in lung vasculature

Jun Yang, Sonali Joshi, Qingfei Wang, Ping Li, Hai Wang, Yan Xiong, Yi Xiao, Jinyang Wang, Jan Parker-Thornburg, Richard R. Behringer and Dihua Yu.

Cell & Bioscience 2017 7:58.

Congratulations to these two groups of investigators for jobs well done!

We are looking forward to receiving contributions of outstanding research articles from the scientific community in 2018 and beyond.

References

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    Ling M, Huang P, Islam S, Heruth DP, Li X, Zhang LQ, Li D-Y, Hu Z, Ye SQ. Epigenetic regulation of Runx2 transcription and osteoblast differentiation by nicotinamide phosphoribosyltransferase. Cell Biosci. 2017;7:27.

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    Yang J, Joshi S, Wang Q, Li P, Wang H, Xiong Y, Xiao Y, Wang J, Parker-Thornburg J, Behringer RR, Dihua Yu. 14-3-3ζ loss leads to neonatal lethality by microRNA-126 downregulation-mediated developmental defects in lung vasculature. Cell Biosci. 2017;7:58.

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I would like to thank Dr. Dong-Yan Jin and the other editors for reviewing and selecting the awardees. The opinions expressed in this Editorial are the author’s personal views and do not necessarily reflect the views of his employer, the National Institutes of Health, USA.

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Shi, Y. The 2017 Ming K. Jeang award for excellence in Cell & Bioscience. Cell Biosci 8, 44 (2018) doi:10.1186/s13578-018-0241-3

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