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  • Hua Jin
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • 900 S. Ashland Ave
  • MBRB 4120
  • Chicago, IL 60607
  • I joined University of Illinois at Chicago as an Assistant Professor in Sept. 2011
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  • 2011, Postdoc, Stanford University, School of Medicine
  • 2007, PhD, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • 2000, BS, Peking University, Beijing, China


Jin H, White S, Shida T, Schulz S, Aguiar M, Gygi S, Bazan F and Nachury MV. (2010) The Conserved Bardet-Biedl Syndrome Proteins Assemble a Coat that Traffics Membrane Proteins to Cilia. Cell 141 (7): 1208-1219 < Cover Story >

Hu Q, Milenkovic L, Jin H, Scott MP, Nachury MV, Spiliotis ET, Nelson WJ. (2010) A Septin Diffusion Barrier at the Base of the Primary Cilium Maintains Ciliary Membrane Protein Distribution. Science June 17. [Epub ahead of print]

Nachury MV, Seely ES and Jin H. (2010) TRAFFICKING TO THE CILIARY MEMBRANE: How to Get Across the Periciliary Diffusion Barrier? Annual Review of Cell and Developmental Biology

Hong Z, Jin H, Fitchette AC, Xia Y, Monk AM, Faye L, Li J. (2009) Mutations of an {alpha}1,6 Mannosyltransferase Inhibit Endoplasmic Reticulum-Associated Degradation of Defective Brassinosteroid Receptors in Arabidopsis. Plant Cell 2009 Dec 18. [Epub ahead of print]

Jin H, Hong Z, Su W, Li J. (2009) From the Cover: A plant-specific calreticulin is a key retention factor for a defective brassinosteroid receptor in the endoplasmic reticulum. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 106(32):13612-7. --- Comment in: * Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Aug 11;106(32):13151-2.

Jin, H, Nachury MV. (2009) “The BBSome.” Current Biology 19(12): R472-473

Hong, Z*, Jin, H*, Tzfira, T, & Li, J. (2008) Multiple mechanism-mediated retention of a defective brassinosteroid receptor in the endoplasmic reticulum of Arabidopsis . Plant Cell 20: 3418-3429. (*, equal contribution)

Jin, H, Yan, Z, Nam, KH, & Li, J. (2007) Allele-specific suppression of a defective brassinosteroid receptor reveals a physiological role of UGGT in ER quality control. Molecular Cell 26(6): 821-830.

Li, J & Jin, H. (2007) Regulation of brassinosteroid signaling. Trends in Plant Science 12(1): 37-41.