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Yong-Su Jin
Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
Affiliated faculty, Institute for Genomic Biology and Department of Bioengineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

3402 Institute for Genomic Biology, MC-195
1206 West Gregory Drive
Urbana, IL 61801
Tel: 217-333-7981, Fax: 217-333-0508
E-mail: ysjin AT illinois DOT edu

Education

  • 2002, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI
  • 1998, MS, Seoul National Univeristy, Korea
  • 1996, BS, Seoul National University, Korea

Research interests

  1. Microbial metabolic mngineering
  2. Systems and synthetic biotechnology for strain improvment
  3. Quantitative microbial physiology and genetics

Publications

  1. Jung CH, Yang YS, Kim JS, Shin JI, Jin YS, Shin JY, Lee JH, Chung KM, Hwang JS, Oh JM, Shin YK, and Kweon DH. A search for synthetic peptides that inhibit soluble N-ethylmaleimide sensitive-factor attachment receptor-mediated membrane fusion. FEBS J. 2008 Jun;275(12):3051-63. DOI:10.1111/j.1742-4658.2008.06458.x | PubMed ID:18459979 | HubMed [Jung08]
  2. Jin YS and Stephanopoulos G. Multi-dimensional gene target search for improving lycopene biosynthesis in Escherichia coli. Metab Eng. 2007 Jul;9(4):337-47. DOI:10.1016/j.ymben.2007.03.003 | PubMed ID:17509919 | HubMed [Jin07a]
  3. Jeffries TW, Grigoriev IV, Grimwood J, Laplaza JM, Aerts A, Salamov A, Schmutz J, Lindquist E, Dehal P, Shapiro H, Jin YS, Passoth V, and Richardson PM. Genome sequence of the lignocellulose-bioconverting and xylose-fermenting yeast Pichia stipitis. Nat Biotechnol. 2007 Mar;25(3):319-26. DOI:10.1038/nbt1290 | PubMed ID:17334359 | HubMed [Jin07]
  4. Jin YS, Alper H, Yang YT, and Stephanopoulos G. Improvement of xylose uptake and ethanol production in recombinant Saccharomyces cerevisiae through an inverse metabolic engineering approach. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2005 Dec;71(12):8249-56. DOI:10.1128/AEM.71.12.8249-8256.2005 | PubMed ID:16332810 | HubMed [Jin05]
  5. Jin YS, Cruz J, and Jeffries TW. Xylitol production by a Pichia stipitis D-xylulokinase mutant. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2005 Jul;68(1):42-5. DOI:10.1007/s00253-004-1854-5 | PubMed ID:15635458 | HubMed [Jin05a]
  6. Alper H, Jin YS, Moxley JF, and Stephanopoulos G. Identifying gene targets for the metabolic engineering of lycopene biosynthesis in Escherichia coli. Metab Eng. 2005 May;7(3):155-64. DOI:10.1016/j.ymben.2004.12.003 | PubMed ID:15885614 | HubMed [Jin05b]
  7. Jin YS, Cruz J, and Jeffries TW. Xylitol production by a Pichia stipitis D-xylulokinase mutant. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2005 Jul;68(1):42-5. DOI:10.1007/s00253-004-1854-5 | PubMed ID:15635458 | HubMed [Jin05c]
  8. Jin YS, Laplaza JM, and Jeffries TW. Saccharomyces cerevisiae engineered for xylose metabolism exhibits a respiratory response. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2004 Nov;70(11):6816-25. DOI:10.1128/AEM.70.11.6816-6825.2004 | PubMed ID:15528549 | HubMed [Jin04]
  9. Jin YS and Jeffries TW. Stoichiometric network constraints on xylose metabolism by recombinant Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Metab Eng. 2004 Jul;6(3):229-38. DOI:10.1016/j.ymben.2003.11.006 | PubMed ID:15256213 | HubMed [Jin04a]
  10. Jeffries TW and Jin YS. Metabolic engineering for improved fermentation of pentoses by yeasts. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2004 Feb;63(5):495-509. DOI:10.1007/s00253-003-1450-0 | PubMed ID:14595523 | HubMed [Jin04b]
  11. Jin YS and Jeffries TW. Changing flux of xylose metabolites by altering expression of xylose reductase and xylitol dehydrogenase in recombinant Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2003 Spring;105 -108:277-86. PubMed ID:12721451 | HubMed [Jin03]
  12. Jin YS, Ni H, Laplaza JM, and Jeffries TW. Optimal growth and ethanol production from xylose by recombinant Saccharomyces cerevisiae require moderate D-xylulokinase activity. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2003 Jan;69(1):495-503. PubMed ID:12514033 | HubMed [Jin03a]
  13. Jin YS, Jones S, Shi NQ, and Jeffries TW. Molecular cloning of XYL3 (D-xylulokinase) from Pichia stipitis and characterization of its physiological function. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2002 Mar;68(3):1232-9. PubMed ID:11872473 | HubMed [Jin02]
  14. Jeffries TW and Jin YS. Ethanol and thermotolerance in the bioconversion of xylose by yeasts. Adv Appl Microbiol. 2000;47:221-68. PubMed ID:12876799 | HubMed [Jin00]
All Medline abstracts: PubMed | HubMed

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