Program: Developmental, Regenerative and Stem Cell Biology
Current advisor: Jason C. Mills, MD, PhD
Undergraduate university: Truman State University, 2016
Enrollment year: 2017
Investigating the role of AMPK activation in gastric parietal cell specification and maturation”.
Pang MJ, Burclaff JR, Jin R, Adkins-Threats M, Osaki LH, Han Y, Mills JC, Miao ZF, Wang Z. 2022 Gastric organoids: progress and remaining challenges. Cell Mol Gastroenterol Hepatol, 13(1):19-33.
Miao ZF, Sun JX, Adkins-Threats M, Pang MJ, Zhao JH, Wang X, Tang KW, Wang ZN, Mills JC. 2022 DDIT4 Licenses Only Healthy Cells to Proliferate During Injury-induced Metaplasia. Gastroenterology, 160(1):260-271.e10.
Miao ZF, Adkins-Threats M, Burclaff JR, Osaki LH, Sun JX, Kefalov Y, He Z, Wang ZN, Mills JC. 2020 A Metformin-Responsive Metabolic Pathway Controls Distinct Steps in Gastric Progenitor Fate Decisions and Maturation. Cell Stem Cell, 26(6):910-925.e6.
Miao ZF, Lewis MA, Cho CJ, Adkins-Threats M, Park D, Brown JW, Sun JX, Burclaff JR, Kennedy S, Lu J, Mahar M, Vietor I, Huber LA, Davidson NO, Cavalli V, Rubin DC, Wang ZN, Mills JC. 2020 A Dedicated Evolutionarily Conserved Molecular Network Licenses Differentiated Cells to Return to the Cell Cycle. Dev Cell, ():S1534-5807(20)30579-7.