Jian Jin, Ph.D.
Professor, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Dr. Jian Jin received a B.S. degree in chemistry from University of Science and Technology of China in 1991 and a Ph.D. degree in organic chemistry from the Pennsylvania State University in 1997. After completing a postdoctoral training at the Ohio State University, Dr. Jin joined GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) as a medicinal chemist in 1998 and had been a manager of medicinal chemistry from 2003 to 2008. In 2008, Dr. Jin joined the Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC – CH) as an Associate Professor. He had also served as an Associate Director of medicinal chemistry in the Center for Integrative Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery at UNC – CH from 2008 to 2014. In 2014, Dr. Jin was recruited to the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (Mount Sinai) as a Professor with Tenure. He is currently a Professor in the Departments of Pharmacological Sciences and Oncological Sciences, and Director of the Center for Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery at Mount Sinai. Since 2008, Dr. Jin’s laboratory has focused on discovering selective inhibitors of histone methyltransferases and functionally selective ligands of G protein-coupled receptors. To date, Dr. Jin has published >100 peer-reviewed original research papers and delivered >80 invited talks. He is also an inventor of 10 issued U.S. patents and 38 published PCT patent applications