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Jian Jin, Ph.D.

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Jian Jin, Ph.D.

Jian Jin, Ph.D.

Professor, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Dr. Jian Jin received a B.S. in chemistry in 1991 from the University of Science and Technology of China, and earned a Ph.D. in organic chemistry in 1997 from Pennsylvania State University.  After completing post-doctoral training at Ohio State University, Jian joined GlaxoSmithKline as a medicinal chemist in 1998 and later served as manager of medicinal chemistry.

In 2008, Jian joined the Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as an associate professor.  He served from 2008 to 2014 as an associate director of medicinal chemistry in the Center for Integrative Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery at UNC – CH.  In 2014, Jian 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 Department of Pharmacological Sciences and the Department of Oncological Sciences, and also serves as Director of the Center for Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery.

Since 2008, Jian’s laboratory has focused on discovering selective inhibitors of histone methyltransferases and functionally selective ligands of G protein-coupled receptors.  To date, Jian has published more than 100 peer-reviewed original research papers and delivered more than 80 invited talks.   He is also an inventor of 10 issued U.S. patents and 38 published PCT patent applications.