Steering Committee Member of InSCAR
Professor Jin earned his doctorate of biomedicine and genetics at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He has been awarded Fudan-Haoqing Distinguished Professor, a finalist of China Recruitment Program of Global Experts and a foreign member of International Max Planck Research School, Germany. Now he is the vice-president, head of the graduate school of Fudan University. He also holds the post of members of several important domestic educational, scientific and political organizations, such as the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council, Science and Technology Commission of Ministry of Education, and Shanghai Political Consultative Committee. He had also been Co-Director of Chinese Academy of Sciences-Max Planck Research Groups (CAS-MPG) Partner Institute for Computational Biology (PICB), Adjunct Professor (tenured post) of Center for Genome Information, Department of Environmental Health, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, and Director of North American Association of Chinese Medical Geneticists. In addition, he has joined the board of councilors of several prestigious international academic organization like Human Genome Organization (HUGO) and has successively been Member, Associate Editor and Chief Editor of editorial board of 9 international journals.
His major research concerns include medical genetics, genetic epidemiology, human population genetics and computational biology. So far, he has published 270 papers in such SCI-covered core periodicals as Nature, Science and PNAS and his papers has been sited more than 13,800 times. He has won the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars (Type A and B), Changjiang Scholoar Award by Ministry of Education, the Science and Technology Progress Award by Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation (HLHL), Shanghai Science and Technology Elite Award Second Prize of National Natural Science and several times of First Prize of provincial Science and Technology Progress.