Zhang Q, Wang D, Jiang G, Liu W, Deng Q, Li X, Qian W, Ouellet H, Sun J.,   (2016) 'EsxA membrane-permeabilizing activity plays a key role in mycobacterial cytosolic translocation and virulence: effects of single-residue mutations at glutamine 5.',   Scientific Reports   (In Press)


Jing L, Tamplin OJ, Chen MJ, Deng Q, Patterson S, Kim PG, Durand EM, McNeil A, Green JM, Matsuura S, Ablain J, Brandt MK, Schlaeger TM, Huttenlocher A, Daley GQ, Ravid K, Zon LI.,   (2015) 'Adenosine signaling promotes hematopoietic stem and progenitor cell emergence.',   J Exp Med , 212 ,  5 ,  649-63 PDFView / View**


Knox BP, Deng Q, Rood M, Eickhoff JC, Keller NP, Huttenlocher A.,   (2014) 'Distinct innate immune phagocyte responses to Aspergillus fumigatus conidia and hyphae in zebrafish larvae.',   Eukaryot Cell , 13 ,  10 ,  1266-77 PDFView / View**


Deng Q, Sarris M, Bennin DA, Green JM, Herbomel P, Huttenlocher A.,   (2013) 'Localized bacterial infection induces systemic activation of neutrophils through Cxcr2 signaling in zebrafish.',   J Leuk Biol , 93 ,  5 ,  761-9 PDFView / View**

Berthier E, Lim FY, Deng Q, Guo CJ, Kontoyiannis DK, Wang CC, Beebe DJ, Huttenlocher A, Keller NP.,   (2013) 'Low-volume accessible toolbox for discovering immunosuppressive fungal secondary metabolites. ',   PLos Pathogen , 9 ,  4 ,  e1003289 PDFView / View**


Deng Q, Harvie EA, Huttenlocher A.,   (2012) 'Distinct signaling mechanisms mediate neutrophil attraction to bacterial infection and tissue injury.',   Cell Microbiol , 14 ,  4 ,  517-28 PDFView / View**


Yoo SK, Starnes TW, Deng Q, Huttenlocher A.,   (2011) 'Lyn is a redox sensor that mediates leukocyte wound attraction in vivo.',   Nature , 480 ,  7375 ,  109-12 PDFView / View**

Deng Q, Yoo SK, Cavnar PJ, Green JM, Huttenlocher A.,   (2011) 'Dual Roles for Rac2 in Neutrophil Motility and Active Retention in Zebrafish Hematopoietic Tissue.',   Dev Cell , 21 ,  4 ,  735-45 PDFView / View**


Yoo SK, Deng Q, Cavnar PJ, Wu YI, Hahn KM, Huttenlocher A.,   (2010) 'Differential regulation of protrusion and polarity by PI3K during neutrophil motility in live zebrafish.',   Dev Cell , 18 ,  2 ,  226-36 PDFView / View**


Deng Q, Barbieri JT.,   (2008) 'Modulation of host cell endocytosis by the type III cytotoxin, Pseudomonas ExoS.',   Traffic , 9 ,  11 ,  1948-57 PDFView / View**


Deng Q, Zhang Y, Barbieri JT.,   (2007) 'Intracellular Trafficking of Pseudomonas ExoS, a Type III Cytotoxin.',   Traffic , 8 ,  10 ,  1331-45 PDFView / View**

Zhang Y, Deng Q, Porath JA, Williams CL, Pederson-Gulrud KJ, Barbieri JT.,   (2007) 'Plasma membrane localization affects the RhoGAP specificity of Pseudomonas ExoS.',   Cell Microbiol , 9 ,  9 ,  2192-201 PDFView / View**

Zhang Y, Deng Q, Barbieri JT.,   (2007) 'Intracellular localization of type III-delivered Pseudomonas ExoS with endosome vesicles.',   J Biol Chem , 282 ,  17 ,  13022-32 PDFView / View**

Peterson FC, Deng Q, Zettl M, Prehoda KE, Lim WA, Way M, Volkman BF.,   (2007) 'Multiple WASP-interacting protein recognition motifs are required for a functional interaction with N-WASP.',   J Biol Chem , 282 ,  11 ,  8446-53 PDFView / View**

Maresso AW, Deng Q, Pereckas MS, Wakim BT, Barbieri JT.,   (2007) 'Pseudomonas aeruginosa ExoS ADP-ribosyltransferase inhibits ERM phosphorylation.',   Cell Microbiol , 9 ,  1 ,  97-105 PDFView / View**


Deng Q, Sun J, Barbieri JT.,   (2005) 'Uncoupling Crk signal transduction by Pseudomonas exoenzyme T.',   J Biol Chem , 280 ,  43 ,  35953-60 PDFView / View**


Guo JH, Chen L, Chen S, Liu X, Saiyin H, Deng Q, Zhuang Y, Wan B, Yu L, Zhao SY.,   (2003) 'Isolation, expression pattern of a novel human RAB gene RAB41 and characterization of its intronless homolog RAB41P.',   DNA Seq , 14 ,  6 ,  431-5 PDFView / View**

Review articles

  1. Gurol T, Zhou W, Deng Q. MicroRNAs in neutrophils: potential next generation therapeutics for inflammatory ailments. Immunological reviews (In Press)
  2. Deng Q, Huttenlocher A. Leukocyte migration from a fish eye's view. J Cell Sci.2012 Sep 1;125:3949-56
  3. Deng Q, Barbieri JT. Molecular mechanism of the cytotoxicity of ADP-ribosylating toxins. Annual Review of Microbiology.2008 Oct 13; 62:271-288.

Inivted Presentation

  1. Department of Pharmacology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL (Apr 2013)
  2. 19th Annual Midwest Microbial Pathogenesis Conference, Milwaukee, WI, Cxcr2 Mediates Bacteria-Induced Systemic Activation of Neutrophils (Sep 2012)
  3. 10th International Conference on Zebrafish Development and Genetics, Madison, WI, Workshop, Models of infection and immunity in zebrafish (Jun 2012)

Conferences Attended

  1. 9th Zebrafish Disease Models Conference, Singapore (Oct 2016)
  2. 7th Asia Oceania Zebrafish Meeting, Singapore (Oct 2016)
  3. 8th Zebrafish Disease Models Conference, Boston, MA (Aug 2015)
  4. 21st Annual Midwest Microbial Pathogenesis Conference, Chicago, IL (Sep 2014)
  5. 7th Zebrafish Disease Models Conference, Madison, WI (Jun 2014)
  6. 19th Annual Midwest Microbial Pathogenesis Conference, Milwaukee, WI (Sep 2012)
  7. Kenneth B. Raper Symposium on Microbial Research, Madison, WI (Aug 2012)
  8. 10th International Conference on Zebrafish Development and Genetics, Madison, WI (Jun 2012)
  9. Annual Meeting of The Society for Leukocyte Biology "Infection, Inflammation, Immunity", Kansas City, MO (Sep 2011)
  10. American Society for Cell biology 50th Annual meeting, Philadelphia, PA (Dec 2010)
  11. 9th International Conference on Zebrafish Development and Genetics, Madison, WI (Jun 2010)
  12. 15th Annual Midwest Microbial pathogenesis Conference, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (Sep 2008)
  13. American Society for Microbiology General 107th meeting, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada (May 2007)
  14. Virulence Mechanisms of Bacterial Pathogens, International Symposium, Iowa State University, Ames, IA (Sep 2006)
  15. 12th Annual Midwest Microbial Pathogenesis Conference, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN (Oct 2005)


  1. Oral Abstract Award, 19th Annual Midwest Microbial Pathogenesis Conference, 2012
  2. "Novel and news worthy" top pick (10 out of over 1100 abstracts were selected), American Society for Cell biology 50th Annual meeting, 2010
  3. Postdoctoral Travel Award, American Society for Cell Biology, 2010
  4. Graduate Student Travel Award, Medical College of Wisconsin, 2007

Teaching Experience

  1. Instructor, Immunobiolgy (BIOL537, 3 credits), Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University, 2015
  2. Mentor, the Integrated Biological Sciences Summer Research Program, Institute for Biology Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2011


Sigma Xi, 2011-2012

American Society for Cell Biology, 2010-2011

American Society for Microbiology, 2005-2009