Joseph Sun: Publications


Cutting Edge: STAT1-Mediated Epigenetic Control of Rsad2 Promotes Clonal Expansion of Antiviral NK Cells. Wiedemann GM, Geary CD, Lau CM, Sun JC. J Immunol. 2020 Jul 1;205(1):21-25.

Cell-intrinsic adrenergic signaling controls the adaptive NK cell response to viral infection. Diaz-Salazar C, Bou-Puerto R, Mujal AM, Lau CM, von Hoesslin M, Zehn D, Sun JC. J Exp Med. 2020 Apr 6;217(4): pii: e20190549.

The IRE1 endoplasmic reticulum stress sensor activates natural killer cell immunity in part by regulating c-Myc. Dong H, Adams NM, Xu Y, Cao J, Allan DSJ, Carlyle JR, Chen X, *Sun JC, *Glimcher LH. Nat Immunol. 2019 Jul;20(7):865-878. *corresponding author

Cytomegalovirus infection drives avidity selection of natural killer cells. Adams NM, Geary CD, Santosa EK, Lumaquin D, Le Luduec JB, Sottile R, van der Ploeg K, Hsu J, Whitlock BM, Jackson BT, Weizman OE, Huse M, Hsu KC, Sun JC. Immunity. 2019 Jun 18;50(6):1381-1390.

Epigenetic control of innate and adaptive immune memory. Lau CM, Adams NM, Geary CD, Weizman OE, Rapp M, Pritykin Y, Leslie CS, Sun JC. Nat Immunol. 2018 Sep;19(9):963-972.

Non-redundant ISGF3 Components Promote NK Cell Survival in an Auto-regulatory Manner during Viral Infection. Geary CD, Krishna C, Lau CM, Adams NM, Gearty SV, Pritykin Y, Thomsen AR, Leslie CS, Sun JC. Cell Rep. 2018 Aug 21;24(8):1949-1957.

Transcription Factor IRF8 Orchestrates the Adaptive Natural Killer Cell Response. Adams NM, Lau CM, Fan X, Rapp M, Geary CD, Weizman OE, Diaz-Salazar C, Sun JC.  Immunity. 2018 Jun 19;48(6):1172-1182.e6.

Cutting Edge: Divergent Requirement of T-Box Transcription Factors in Effector and Memory NK Cells. Madera S, Geary CD, Lau CM, Pikovskaya O, Reiner SL, Sun JC. J Immunol. 2018 Mar 15;200(6):1977-1981.

Core-binding factor β and Runx transcription factors promote adaptive natural killer cell responses. Rapp M, Lau CM, Adams NM, Weizman OE, O’Sullivan TE, Geary CD, Sun JC. Sci Immunol. 2017 Dec 8;2(18). pii: eaan3796.

ILC1 Confer Early Host Protection at Initial Sites of Viral Infection. Weizman OE, Adams NM, Schuster IS, Krishna C, Pritykin Y, Lau C, Degli-Esposti MA, Leslie CS, *Sun JC, *O’Sullivan TE. Cell. 2017 Nov 2;171(4):795-808.e12. *corresponding author

Epitope-Specific Vaccination Limits Clonal Expansion of Heterologous Naive T Cells during Viral Challenge. Johnson LR, Weizman OE, Rapp M, Way SS, Sun JC. Cell Rep. 2016 Oct 11;17(3):636-644.

Adipose-Resident Group 1 Innate Lymphoid Cells Promote Obesity-Associated Insulin Resistance. O’Sullivan TE, Rapp M, Fan X, Weizman OE, Bhardwaj P, Adams NM, Walzer T, Dannenberg AJ, Sun JC. Immunity. 2016 Aug 16;45(2):428-41.

Atg5 Is Essential for the Development and Survival of Innate Lymphocytes. O’Sullivan TE, Geary CD, Weizman OE, Geiger TL, Rapp M, Dorn GW 2nd, Overholtzer M, Sun JC. Cell Rep. 2016 May 31;15(9):1910-9.

Type I IFN promotes NK cell expansion during viral infection by protecting NK cells against fratricide. Madera S, Rapp M, Firth MA, Beilke JN, Lanier LL, Sun JC. J Exp Med. 2016 Feb 8;213(2):225-33.

BNIP3- and BNIP3L-Mediated Mitophagy Promotes the Generation of Natural Killer Cell Memory. O’Sullivan TE, Johnson LR, Kang HH, Sun JC. Immunity. 2015 Aug 18;43(2):331-42.

Cutting edge: stage-specific requirement of IL-18 for antiviral NK cell expansion. Madera S, Sun JC. J Immunol. 2015 Feb 15;194(4):1408-12.

The RAG recombinase dictates functional heterogeneity and cellular fitness in natural killer cells. Karo JM, Schatz DG, Sun JC. Cell. 2014 Sep 25;159(1):94-107.

Nfil3 is crucial for development of innate lymphoid cells and host protection against intestinal pathogens. Geiger TL, Abt MC, Gasteiger G, Firth MA, O’Connor MH, Geary CD, O’Sullivan TE, van den Brink MR, Pamer EG, Hanash AM, Sun JC. J Exp Med. 2014 Aug 25;211(9):1723-31.

The transcription factor Zbtb32 controls the proliferative burst of virus-specific natural killer cells responding to infection. Beaulieu AM, Zawislak CL, Nakayama T, Sun JC. Nat Immunol. 2014 Jun;15(6):546-53.

Nfil3-independent lineage maintenance and antiviral response of natural killer cells. Firth MA, Madera S, Beaulieu AM, Gasteiger G, Castillo EF, Schluns KS, Kubo M, Rothman PB, Vivier E, Sun JC. J Exp Med. 2013 Dec 16;210(13):2981-90.

Stage-specific regulation of natural killer cell homeostasis and response against viral infection by microRNA-155. Zawislak CL, Beaulieu AM, Loeb GB, Karo J, Canner D, Bezman NA, Lanier LL, Rudensky AY, Sun JC. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Apr 23;110(17):6967-72.