Kay-Pong Yip

Kay-Pong Yip received the Ph.D. degree in physiology and biophysics from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA, in 1991. He is currently a Professor with the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA. His current research interests include developing and applying confocal fluorescence microscopy, laser-based video microscopy, and flash photolysis of caged compounds to study renal cellular function in situ and in vivo. He is currently involved in investigating the regulation of water channels (aquaporin-2) trafficking in kidney collecting duct by antidiuretic hormone (vasopressin), the role of integrins and Ca2+ microdomains in mechanical signal transduction in renal vascular smooth muscle, and cellular mechanisms of pressure natriuresis and its relationship with the development of hypertension.

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Two-Phase Greedy Pursuit Algorithm for Automatic Detection and Characterization of Transient Calcium Signaling
C. Kan, K-P Yip, H. Yang Ca2+ plays an important role in the regulation of cellular functions. Local calcium events, e.g., calcium sparks, not only bring insights into Ca2+ signaling but also contribute to the understanding of various cellular processes. However,... Read more