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Steven X. Hou

Senior Investigator
Basic Research Laboratory, CCR
National Cancer Institute
United States of America


Dr. Steven Hou is a Senior Investigator at Basic Research Laboratory, Centre for Cancer Research received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1994 and completed postdoctoral training with Dr. Norbert Perrimon at Harvard Medical School in 1997. He became a Tenure-track Investigator at NCI-Frederick in September 1997 and received tenure as a Senior Investigator in May 2006.

Research Interest

1) Stem cells 2) cancer stem cells (CSCs) 3) stem cell death 4) lipolysis 5) anti-CSC therapy 5) JAK-Stat 6) Cancer Biology, 7) Cell Biology, 8) Developmental Biology, 9) Stem Cell Biology, 10) Systems Biology


  • The novel tumour suppressor Madm regulates stem cell competition in the Drosophila testis

  • Whole-animal genome-wide RNAi screen identifies networks regulating male germline stem cells in Drosophila.

  • The lipolysis pathway sustains normal and transformed stem cells in adult Drosophila

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