Jian-Ping Jin

Jian-Ping Jin

Chair of Physiology


Jian-Ping Jin

Office Address

5374 Scott Hall
540 E. Canfield
Detroit, MI 48201


Faye Radcliffe | 313-577-1520


Ben Phillips | 313-577-6744


Dr. Jin has been appointed Chair of the Department of Physiology for the Wayne State University School of Medicine in June 2009. Dr. Jin comes to the School of Medicine from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, where he served as Chief of Molecular Cardiology and Professor of Medicine. Dr. Jin completed his undergraduate studies and received his medical degree from the Fourth Military Medical University in Xi’an, China. He received his doctorate degree in Molecular Biology from the University of Iowa. Dr. Jin’s research interest is in the area of protein structure-function relationships. His laboratory’s focus on two actin filament-associated regulatory proteins, troponin and calponin, as model systems.

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