Beaulieu AM, Zawislak CL, Nakayama T, Sun JC. 2014. The transcription factor Zbtb32 controls the proliferative burst of virus- specific NK cells responding to infection. Nat Immunol. 15:546-53.
Firth MA, Madera S, Beaulieu AM, Gasteiger G, Castillo EF, Schluns KS, Kubo M, Rothman PB, Vivier E, Sun JC. 2013. Nfil3-independent lineage maintenance and anti-viral response of natural killer cells. J Exp Med. 210:2981-90.
Zawislak CL, Beaulieu AM, Loeb GB, Karo J, Canner D, Bezman NA, Lanier LL, Rudensky AY, Sun JC. 2013. Stage-specific regulation of Natural Killer cell homeostasis and response against viral infection by microRNA-155. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 110:6967-72.
Sun JC, Madera S, Bezman NA, Beilke JN, Kaplan MH, Lanier LL. 2012. Proinflammatory cytokine signaling required for the generation of natural killer cell memory. J Exp Med. 209:947-54.
Sun JC, Beilke JN, Lanier LL. 2009. Adaptive immune features of natural killer cells. Nature 457:557-61.
AAI Pfizer-Showell Early Career Investigator Award (2012)
Searle Scholar Award (2011)
Cancer Research Institute Investigator Award (2011)
NIH K99 Career Development Award (2010)
At Work: Immunologist Joseph Sun
Immunologist Joseph Sun is an investigator in the Sloan Kettering Institute’s Immunology Program. Dr. Sun’s research is focused on natural killer cells, a part of what is called the innate immune system.