Gustavo Leone W PhD

Gustavo Leone W PhD
ProfessorCollege of
592 Biomedical Research Tower 460 W 12th Avenue Columbus Ohio 43210
Phone:614-688-4567Fax: (614) 688-4245
  • Molecular Biology and Cancer Genetics

Research Description

Dr. Leone’s laboratory studies the role of the Ras pathway in coordinating cell growth and cell death signals elicited by the E2F and Myc transcription programs.

Current Publications

  • Mathsyaraja H, Thies K, Taffany DA, Deighan C, Liu T, Yu L, Fernandez SA, Shapiro C, Otero J, Timmers C, Lustberg MB, Chalmers J, Leone G, Ostrowski MCCSF1-ETS2-induced microRNA in myeloid cells promote metastatic tumor growth.Oncogene in press 9/22/2014
  • Moreau JL, Artap ST, Shi H, Chapman G, Leone G, Sparrow DB, Dunwoodie SLCited2 is required in trophoblasts for correct placental capillary patterning.Dev Biol 392 62-79 8/1/2014
  • Saenz Robles MT Ph D, Chong JL, Koivisto C, Trimboli A, Liu H, Leone G, Pipas JMViral Oncogene Expression in the Stem/Progenitor Cell Compartment of the Mouse Intestine Induces Adenomatous Polyps.Mol Cancer Res in press 7/3/2014
  • Thwaites MJ, Talluri S, MacDonald JI, Passos DT, Chong JL, Cantalupo P, Stafford PM, Sáenz-Robles MT, Francis SM, Pipas JM, Leone G, Welch I, Dick FA, Cecchini MJA retinoblastoma allele that is mutated at its common E2F interaction site inhibits cell proliferation in gene-targeted mice.Mol Cell Biol 34 2029-45 6/1/2014
  • Selvendiran K, Rath KS, Naidu SK, Lata P, Bid HK, Rivera BK, McCann GA, Tierney BJ, Elnaggar AC, Bravo V, Leone G, Houghton P, Hideg K, Kuppusamy P, Cohn DEHO-3867, a safe STAT3 inhibitor, is selectively cytotoxic to ovarian cancer.Cancer Res 74 2316-27 4/15/2014
  • Schmidt JW, Wehde BL, Sakamoto K, Triplett AA, Anderson SM, Tsichlis PN, Leone G, Wagner KUStat5 regulates the phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase/Akt1 pathway during mammary gland development and tumorigenesis.Mol Cell Biol 34 1363-77 4/1/2014
  • Wu L, de Bruin A, Wang H, Simmons T, Cleghorn W, Goldenberg LE, Sites E, Sandy A, Trimboli A, Fernandez SA, Eng C, Shapiro C, Leone GSelective roles of E2Fs for ErbB2- and Myc-mediated mammary tumorigenesis.Oncogene in press 11/25/2013
  • Julian LM, Vandenbosch R, Pakenham CA, Andrusiak MG, Nguyen AP, McClellan KA, Svoboda DS, Lagace DC, Park DS, Leone G, Blais A, Slack RSOpposing regulation of Sox2 by cell-cycle effectors E2f3a and E2f3b in neural stem cells.Cell Stem Cell 12 440-52 4/4/2013
  • Liu B, Yi J, Sv A, Lan X, Ma Y, Huang TH, Leone G, Jin VXQChIPat: a quantitative method to identify distinct binding patterns for two biological ChIP-seq samples in different experimental conditions.BMC Genomics 14 Suppl 8 S3 1/1/2013
  • Lu J, Zhang S, Nakano H, Simmons DG, Wang S, Kong S, Wang Q, Shen L, Tu Z, Wang W, Wang B, Wang H, Wang Y, van Es JH, Clevers H, Leone G, Cross JC, Wang HA positive feedback loop involving Gcm1 and Fzd5 directs chorionic branching morphogenesis in the placenta.PLoS Biol 11 e1001536 1/1/2013
  • Rosol TJ, Stromberg PC, Lesurf R, Hallett M, Park M, Leone G, Ostrowski MC, Wallace JA, Li F, Balakrishnan S, Cantemir-Stone CZ, Pecot T, Martin C, Kladney RD, Sharma SM, Trimboli AJ, Fernandez SA, Yu LEts2 in tumor fibroblasts promotes angiogenesis in breast cancer.PLoS One 8 e71533 1/1/2013

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