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Dr. Tsai, Kevin

Assistant Research Fellow
  • 02-2789-9163 (Lab)
  • 02-2652-3934 (Office)


Epitranscriptomic RNA modifications

Virus-host interactions

Education and Positions:
  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
    Post Doctoral, Duke University Medical Center, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

Dr. Tsai, Kevin 's

Journal 22 Book 1

  1. Pei-Yi (Alma) Su, Chih-Hsu Chang, Shin-Chwen Bruce Yen, Hsiu-Yi Wu, Wan-Ju Tung, Yu-Pei Hu Yen-Yu Ian Chen, Miao-Hsia Lin, Chiaho Shih, Pei-Jer Chen, (Kevin Tsai*) Epitranscriptomic cytidine methylation of the hepatitis B viral RNA is essential for viral reverse transcription and particle production PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 121 (24), e2400378121 (2024-06-03) [JCR] [WOS]
  2. (Tsai Kevin), Bogerd Hal P., Kennedy Edward M., Emery Ann, Swanstrom Ronald, Cullen Bryan R. Epitranscriptomic addition of m6A regulates HIV-1 RNA stability and alternative splicing GENES & DEVELOPMENT 35(13-14), 992-1004 (2021) [JCR] [WOS]
  3. Martinez Campos C, Tsai K, Courtney DG, Bogerd HP, Holley CL, Cullen BR Mapping of pseudouridine residues on viral and cellular transcripts using a novel antibody-based technique. RNA (New York, N.Y.) rna.078940.121, 121-121 (2021) [JCR] [WOS]
  4. Cullen Bryan R., (Tsai Kevin) Mapping RNA Modifications Using Photo-Crosslinking-Assisted Modification Sequencing Methods in Molecular Biology 123-134 (2021) [JCR] [WOS] Book
  5. (Tsai Kevin), Jaguva Vasudevan Ananda Ayyappan, Martinez Campos Cecilia, Emery Ann, Swanstrom Ronald, Cullen Bryan R. Acetylation of Cytidine Residues Boosts HIV-1 Gene Expression by Increasing Viral RNA Stability Cell Host & Microbe 28(2), 306-312.e6 (2020) [JCR] [WOS]
  6. (Tsai Kevin), Cullen Bryan R. Epigenetic and epitranscriptomic regulation of viral replication Nature Reviews Microbiology 18(10), 559-570 (2020) [JCR] [WOS]
  7. Irwan Ishak D., Karnowski Heather L., Bogerd Hal P., (Tsai Kevin), Cullen Bryan R. Reversal of Epigenetic Silencing Allows Robust HIV-1 Replication in the Absence of Integrase Function mBio 11(3), e01038-20 (2020) [JCR] [WOS]
  8. Courtney David G., (Tsai Kevin), Bogerd Hal P., Kennedy Edward M., Law Brittany A., Emery Ann, Swanstrom Ronald, Holley Christopher L., Cullen Bryan R. Epitranscriptomic Addition of m5C to HIV-1 Transcripts Regulates Viral Gene Expression Cell Host & Microbe 26(2), 217-227.e6 (2019) [JCR] [WOS]
  9. (Tsai Kevin), Courtney David G., Cullen Bryan R. Addition of m6A to SV40 late mRNAs enhances viral structural gene expression and replication PLOS Pathogens 14(2), e1006919 (2018) [JCR] [WOS]
  10. (Tsai K), Courtney DG, Kennedy EM, Cullen BR Influenza A virus-derived siRNAs increase in the absence of NS1 yet fail to inhibit virus replication. RNA (New York, N.Y.) 24(9), 1172-1182 (2018) [JCR] [WOS]