Hachung Chung, PhD

  • Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

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Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology


  • Female


Selected Publications

Chung H. and Rice C.M. (2018) T time for ADAR: ADAR1 is required for T cell self-tolerance. EMBO Rep. 19: e47237.

Chung H., Calis J.J.A., Wu X., Sun T., Yu Y., Sarbanes S.L., Dao Thi V.L., Shilvock A.R., Hoffmann H.H., Rosenberg B.R. and Rice C.M. (2018) Human ADAR1 prevents endogenous RNA from triggering translational shutdown. Cell 172: 811-824 e14.

Yu Y., Scheel T.K.H., Luna J.M., Chung H., Nishiuchi E., Scull M.A., Echeverria N., Ricardo-Lax I., Kapoor A., Lipkin W.I., Divers T.J., Antczak D.F., Tennant B.C. and Rice C.M. (2017) miRNA independent hepacivirus variants suggest a strong evolutionary pressure to maintain miR-122 dependence. PLoS Pathology 13: e1006694.

Chung H., Pamp S.J., Hill J.A., Surana N.K., Edelman S.M., Troy E.B., Reading N.C., Villablanca E.J., Wang S., Mora J.R., Umesaki Y., Mathis D., Benoist C., Relman D.A. and Kasper D.L. (2012) Gut immune maturation depends on colonization with a host-specific microbiota. Cell 149:1578-1593.

Chung H. and Kasper D.L. (2010) Microbiota-stimulated immune mechanisms to maintain gut homeostasis. Curr. Opin. Immunol. 22: 455-460.

Duan J., Chung H., Troy E. and Kasper D.L. (2010) Microbial colonization drives expansion of IL-1 receptor 1-expressing and IL-17-producing gamma/delta T cells. Cell Host Microbe 7:140-150.

Gryllos I., Tran-Winkler H.J., Cheng M.F., Chung H., Bolcome R., 3rd, Lu W., Lehrer R.I. and Wessels M.R. (2008) Induction of group A Streptococcus virulence by a human antimicrobial peptide. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 105: 16755-16760.

Ryndak M.B., Chung H., London E. and Bliska J.B. (2005) Role of predicted transmembrane domains for type III translocation, pore formation, and signaling by the Yersinia pseudotuberculosis YopB protein. Infect. Immun. 73: 2433-2443.