Firth MA, Madera S, Beaulieu AM, Gasteiger G, Castillo EF, Schluns KS, Kubo M, Rothman PB, Vivier E, Sun JC. Nfil3-independent lineage maintenance and antiviral response of natural killer cells. J Exp Med. 2013 Nov 25. [Epub ahead of print]

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

Gordon SM, Chaix J, Rupp LJ, Wu J, Madera S, Sun JC, Lindsten T, Reiner SL. The transcription factors T-bet and Eomes control key checkpoints of natural killer cell maturation. Immunity. 2012 Jan 27;36(1):55-67.

Sun JC, Madera S, Bezman NA, Beilke JN, Kaplan MH, Lanier LL. Proinflammatory cytokine signaling required for the generation of natural killer cell memory. J Exp Med. 2012 May 7;209(5):947-54.

Sun JC, Lanier LL. NK cell development, homeostasis and function: parallels with CD8+ T cells. Nat Rev Immunol. 2011 Aug 26;11(10):645-57. Review.

Sun JC, Beilke JN, Bezman NA, Lanier LL. Homeostatic proliferation generates long-lived natural killer cells that respond against viral infection. J Exp Med. 2011 Feb 14;208(2):357-68.

Sun JC. Re-educating natural killer cells. J Exp Med. 2010 Sep 27; 207(10):2049-52.

Sun JC, Beilke JN, Lanier LL. Immune memory redefined: characterizing the longevity of natural killer cells. Immunol Rev. 2010 Jul; 236:83-94. Review.

Sun JC, Beilke JN, Lanier LL. Adaptive immune features of natural killer cells. Nature. 2009 Jan 29;457(7229):557-61.

Sun JC, Lanier LL. Tolerance of NK cells encountering their viral ligand during development. J Exp Med. 2008 Aug 4;205(8):1819-28.