Wenjun Pu


+86 137 2058 8255


2007 - 2011

2011 - 2014

2016 - 2019

2020 - present


Forest Chemical & Engineering

Northwest A&F University, China


Timber Science & Engineering


Molecular Biochemistry

Postdoctoral Fellow

Northwest A&F University, China (mentor, Dong-mei Wang )

Queensland University, Austrilia (mentor, Marie-Odile Parat)

Shenzhen Bay Laboratory (mentor, Lin Deng)





2010 & 2012

Candidate Development Award, Queensland University

Pharmacy HDR Student Travel Grant, Queensland University

Outstanding Graduate Student, Northwest A&F University

China National ScholarshipNorthwest A&F University


1. Wen-jun Pu, Jia-wen Qiu, Zeyad D. Nassar, Kerrie-Ann McMahon, Robert G Parton, Gregory J. Riggins, Jonathan M. Harris, Marie-Odile Parat. A role for caveola-forming proteins caveolin-1 and CAVIN1 in the pro-invasive response of glioblastoma to osmotic and hydrostatic pressure. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, 2020, 00: 1-15 (epub ahead of print).

2. Wen-jun Pu, Jia-wen Qiu, Gregory J. Riggins, Marie-Odile Parat. Matrix protease production, epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition marker expression and invasion of glioblastoma cells in response to osmotic or hydrostatic pressure. Scientific Reports, 2020, 10: 2634.

3. Wen-jun Pu, Zeyad D. Nassar, Samira Khabbazi, Nan Xie, Kerrie-Ann McMahon, Robert G Parton, Gregory J. Riggins, Jonathan M. Harris, Marie-Odile Parat. Correlation of the invasive potential of glioblastoma and expression of caveola-forming proteins caveolin-1 and CAVIN1. Journal of Neuro-oncology, 2019, 143(2): 207-220.

4. Yu-dan Meng, Wen-jun Pu, Deng-wu Li, Dong-mei Wang. Phenolic Compounds and Antioxidant Activity of Different Organs of Potentilla fruticosa L. from Two Main Production Areas of China. Chemistry & Biodiversity, 2016, 13(9): 1140-1148.

5. Samira Khabbazi, Nan Xie, Wen-jun Pu, Yannick Goumon and Marie-Odile Parat. The TLR4-Active Morphine Metabolite Morphine-3-Glucuronide Does Not Elicit Macrophage Classical Activation In Vitro. Frontiers in Pharmacology, 2016,7:441.

6. Wen-Jun Pu, Dong-mei Wang and Dan Zhou. Structural Characterization and Evaluation of the Antioxidant Activity of Phenolic Compounds from Astragalus taipaishanensis and Their Structure-Activity Relationship. Scientific Reports, 2015, 5, 13914.

7. Ke Cao, Jie Xu, Wen-jun Pu, Zhizhong Dong, Lei Sun, Weijin Zang, Feng Gao, Yong Zhang, Zhihui Feng and Jiankang Liu. Punicalagin, an active component in pomegranate, ameliorates cardiac mitochondrial impairment in obese rats via AMPK activation. Scientific Reports, 2015, 5, 14014.

8. A-di Zheng, Hao Li , Jie Xu, Ke Cao, Hua Li, Wen-jun Pu, Zi-qi Yang, Yun-hua Peng, Jian-gang Long, Jian-kang Liu and Zhi-hui Feng. Hydroxytyrosol improves mitochondrial function and reduces oxidative stress in the brain of db/db mice: role of AMP-activated protein kinase activation. British Journal of Nutrition, 2015, 113(11): 1667-1676.

9. Wen-jun Pu, Deng-wu Li and Dong-mei Wang. Potentilla fruticosa Extracts as Antimicrobials in Post-Harvest Storage of Fruits. Allelopathy Journal, 2014, 34 (1).

10. Shan-shan Wang, Dong-mei Wang, Wen-jun Pu and Deng-wu Li. Phytochemical Profiles, Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activities of Three Potentilla Species. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2013, 13:321.

11 Dong-mei Wang, Liang Zeng, Deng-wu Li, Wen-jun Pu. Antioxidant Activities of Different Extracts and Homoisoflavanones Isolated from the Polygonatum odoratum. Natural Product Research, 2013, 27 (2): 1111-1114.

12. Yong-xiang Kang, Cheng-chen Zhang, Dong-mei Wang, Wen-jun Pu and Rui Zhou. Antifungal Activities of Potentilla fruticosa on 12 Fungi spp. Allelopathy Journal, 2013, 31 (2): 405-414.

13. Dong-mei Wang, Wen-jun Pu, Yong-hong Wang, Yu-juan Zhang and Shan-shan Wang. A New Isorhamnetin Glycoside and Other Phenolic Compounds from Callianthemum taipaicum. Molecules, 2012, 17: 4595-4603.


Dong-mei Wang, Deng-wu Li, Wen-jun Pu and Jian-jun Liu. The preparation and application of new 2-ketone-dihydro-β-agarofuran sesquiterpenoids from Parnassia Wightiana Wall, Chinese National Invention Patent. Patent No. 201310023928.7.

Institute of Molecular Physiology