Hsing-Jien Kung

Hsing-Jien Kung

Position Title

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, School of Medicine

Res.III, 2400B, UC Davis Medical Center

Grad Group Affiliations

  • Microbiology

Specialties / Focus

  • Chromosome Biology
  • Chromosome Dynamics and Nuclear Function
  • Human Genetics and Genomics
  • Molecular Medicine


  • 1969 BS National Taiwan University
  • 1976 PhD California Institute of Technology
  • 0 Postdoctoral Fellow - University of California, San Francisco - 1977-1978


Qiu Y, L Ravi, and HJ Kung. 1998. Requirement of erbB2 for signaling by interleukin-6 in prostate carcinoma cells.. Nature. 393:83-85

Qiu Y, D Robinson, TG Pretlow, and HJ Kung. 1998. Etk/Bmx, a tyrosine kinase with a pleckstrin-homology domain, is an effector of phosphatidylinositol 3'-kinase and is involved in interleukin 6-induced neuroendocrine differentiation of prostate cancer ce

Liu JL, Y Ye, LF Lee, and HJ Kung. 1998. Transforming potential of the herpesvirus oncoprotein MEQ : morphological transformation, serum-independent growth, and inhibition of apoptosis.. Journal of Virology. 72 :388-395