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Allen W. Tsang, Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Allen W. Tsang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor,

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-5962 | Department: 336-713-4259

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1998
  • Fellowship, University of Georgia, 2000
  • Fellowship, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2002


  • Sigma Xi Society
  • Am Soc of Microbiology
Allen W. Tsang, Ph.D.

Allen W. Tsang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Molecular Medicine

Research Interests

Chlamydia trachomatis; Bacterial Adhesion; Transcriptional Activation; Host-Pathogen Interactions; Receptor, Epidermal Growth Factor
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-5962 | Department: 336-713-4259

Recent Publications

Discovery of heteroaromatic sulfones as a new class of biologically compatible thiol-selective reagents. Chen X, Wu H, Park CM, Poole TH, Keceli G, Devarie-Baez NO, Tsang AW, Lowther WT, Poole LB, King SB, Xian M, Furdui CM.. ACS Chem Biol. 2017;12(8):2201-2208.

The oxidative state of cysteine thiol 144 regulates the SIRT6 glucose homeostat. Long D, Wu H, Tsang AW, Poole LB, Yoza BK, Wang X, Vachharajani V, Furdui CM, McCall CE.. Sci Rep. 2017;7(1):11005.

Modulators of redox metabolism in head and neck cancer. Chen X, Mims J, Huang X, Singh N, Motea EA, Planchon SM, Beg M, Tsang AW, Porosnicu M, Kemp ML, Boothman DA, Furdui C.. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2017;():.

Energy metabolism in a matched model of radiation resistance for head and neck squamous cell cancer. Mims J, Bansal N, Bharadwaj MS, Chen X, Molina AJ, Tsang AW, Furdui CM.. Radiat Res. 2015;183(3):291-304.

Analysis of DNA methylation and gene expression in radiation-resistant head and neck tumors. Chen X, Liu L, Mims J, Punska EC, Williams KE, Zhao W, Arcaro KF, Tsang AW, Zhou X, Furdui CM.. Epigenetics. 2015;10(6):545-561.

Broad phenotypic changes associated with gain of radiation resistance in head and neck squamous cell cancer. Bansal N, Mims J, Kuremsky JG, Olex AL, Zhao W, Yin L, Wani R, Qian J, Center B, Marrs GS, Porosnicu M, Fetrow JS, Tsang AW, Furdui CM.. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2014;21(2):221-236.

Activation of epidermal growth factor receptor is required for Chlamydia trachomatis development. Patel AL, Chen X, Wood ST, Stuart ES, Arcaro KF, Molina DP, Petrovic S, Furdui CM, Tsang AW.. BMC Microbiol. 2014;14(1):277.

Structural and functional studies of Akt2 oxidation and its implications in disease [abstract]. Lopez EIS, Tsang AW, Furdui CM.. Free Radic Biol Med. 2014;76(Suppl 1):S160.

A simple and effective strategy for labeling cysteine sulfenic acid in proteins by utilization of beta-ketoesters as cleavable probes. Qian J, Wani R, Klomsiri C, Poole LB, Tsang AW, Furdui CM.. Chem Commun (Camb). 2012;48(34):4091-4093.

Isoform-specific regulation of Akt by PDGF-induced reactive oxygen species. Wani R, Qian J, Yin L, Bechtold E, King SB, Poole LB, Paek E, Tsang AW, Furdui CM.. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011;108(26):10550-5.

Simple synthesis of 1,3-cyclopentanedione derived probes for labeling sulfenic acid proteins. Qian J, Klomsiri C, Wright MW, King SB, Tsang AW, Poole LB, Furdui CM.. Chem Commun. 2011;47(32):9203-9205.

Oxidation of Akt2 kinase promotes cell migration and regulates G 1-S transition in the cell cycle. Wani R, Bharathi NS, Field J, Tsang AW, Furdui CM.. Cell Cycle. 2011;10(19):3263-3268.

Simple synthesis of chemical probes for labeling sulfenic acid proteins [abstract]. Qian J, Klomsiri C, King SB, Poole LB, Tsang AW, Furdui CM.. Free Radic Biol Med. 2011;51(Suppl 1):S20.

Water-soluble triarylphosphines as biomarkers for protein S-nitrosation. Bechtold E, Reisz JA, Klomsiri C, Tsang AW, Wright MW, Poole LB, Furdui CM, King SB.. ACS Chem Biol. 2010;5(4):405-414.

Identification of intact protein thiosulfinate intermediate in the reduction of cysteine sulfinic acid in peroxiredoxin by human sulfiredoxin. Jonsson TJ, Tsang AW, Lowther WT, Furdui CM.. J Biol Chem. 2008;283(34):22890-94.

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Associate Professor, Molecular Medicine

Allen W. Tsang, Ph.D.

Allen W. Tsang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Molecular Medicine

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