Wenyue Sun, Ph.D.
Staff Scientist

Dr. Sun ‘s research focuses on genetic and epigenetic alterations in rhabdomyosarcoma.

Areas of Expertise
translational cancer research, cancer genetics

Contact Info

Wenyue Sun, Ph.D.
Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute
Building 10, Room 3B55
Bethesda, MD 20814
301-594-3739
wenyue.sun@nih.gov

Dr. Sun's research focuses on genetic and epigenetic alterations in the rhabdomyosarcoma family of myogenic soft tissue cancers.

Selected Publications
  1. Gaykalova DA, Mambo E, Choudhary A, Houghton J, Buddavarapu K, Sanford T, Darden W, Adai A, Hadd A, Latham G, Danilova LV, Bishop J, Li RJ, Westra WH, Hennessey P, Koch WM, Ochs MF, Califano JA, Sun W.
    PLoS ONE. 9: e93102, 2014. [ Journal Article ]
  2. Sun W, Gaykalova DA, Ochs MF, Mambo E, Arnaoutakis D, Liu Y, Loyo M, Agrawal N, Howard J, Li R, Ahn S, Fertig E, Sidransky D, Houghton J, Buddavarapu K, Sanford T, Choudhary A, Darden W, Adai A, Latham G, Bishop J, Sharma R, Westra WH, Hennessey P, Chung CH, Califano JA.
    Cancer Res.. 74: 1091-104, 2014. [ Journal Article ]
  3. Sun W, Zaboli D, Wang H, Liu Y, Arnaoutakis D, Khan T, Khan Z, Koch WM, Califano JA.
    Clin. Cancer Res.. 18: 1082-91, 2012. [ Journal Article ]
  4. Elban MA, Sun W, Eisenhauer BM, Gao R, Hecht SM.
    Org. Lett.. 8: 3513-6, 2006. [ Journal Article ]
  5. Sun W, Zhang K, Zhang X, Lei W, Xiao T, Ma J, Guo S, Shao S, Zhang H, Liu Y, Yuan J, Hu Z, Ma Y, Feng X, Hu S, Zhou J, Cheng S, Gao Y.
    Cancer Lett.. 212: 83-93, 2004. [ Journal Article ]

Dr. Sun received his B.S. in biochemistry in 1999 from Lanzhou University. He received his Ph.D. in medical oncology in 2004 from Peking Union Medical College. He subsequently pursued postdoctoral training in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Virginia. He further refined his expertise in cancer genetics by pursuing a postdoctoral research fellowship in the Department of Otolaryngology, Division of Head and Neck Cancer Research, at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. Dr. Sun joined the NCI as a staff scientist in 2013.

Research

Dr. Sun's research focuses on genetic and epigenetic alterations in the rhabdomyosarcoma family of myogenic soft tissue cancers.

Publications

Selected Publications
  1. Gaykalova DA, Mambo E, Choudhary A, Houghton J, Buddavarapu K, Sanford T, Darden W, Adai A, Hadd A, Latham G, Danilova LV, Bishop J, Li RJ, Westra WH, Hennessey P, Koch WM, Ochs MF, Califano JA, Sun W.
    PLoS ONE. 9: e93102, 2014. [ Journal Article ]
  2. Sun W, Gaykalova DA, Ochs MF, Mambo E, Arnaoutakis D, Liu Y, Loyo M, Agrawal N, Howard J, Li R, Ahn S, Fertig E, Sidransky D, Houghton J, Buddavarapu K, Sanford T, Choudhary A, Darden W, Adai A, Latham G, Bishop J, Sharma R, Westra WH, Hennessey P, Chung CH, Califano JA.
    Cancer Res.. 74: 1091-104, 2014. [ Journal Article ]
  3. Sun W, Zaboli D, Wang H, Liu Y, Arnaoutakis D, Khan T, Khan Z, Koch WM, Califano JA.
    Clin. Cancer Res.. 18: 1082-91, 2012. [ Journal Article ]
  4. Elban MA, Sun W, Eisenhauer BM, Gao R, Hecht SM.
    Org. Lett.. 8: 3513-6, 2006. [ Journal Article ]
  5. Sun W, Zhang K, Zhang X, Lei W, Xiao T, Ma J, Guo S, Shao S, Zhang H, Liu Y, Yuan J, Hu Z, Ma Y, Feng X, Hu S, Zhou J, Cheng S, Gao Y.
    Cancer Lett.. 212: 83-93, 2004. [ Journal Article ]

Biography

Dr. Sun received his B.S. in biochemistry in 1999 from Lanzhou University. He received his Ph.D. in medical oncology in 2004 from Peking Union Medical College. He subsequently pursued postdoctoral training in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Virginia. He further refined his expertise in cancer genetics by pursuing a postdoctoral research fellowship in the Department of Otolaryngology, Division of Head and Neck Cancer Research, at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions. Dr. Sun joined the NCI as a staff scientist in 2013.