Full time faculty

Adjunct professor

Chair professor

Administration

Jinchun Chen

Jin-Chun CHEN 

Associate Professor

 

Education:

1987-1992, B.S.,  Tsinghua University

1992-1995, M.S.,  Tsinghua University 

Research Experience:

1995-1997, Tutor in the DBSB, Tsinghua University

1996-1997, Research Assistant in ABCT, HongKong Polytechnic U

1997-2005, Lecturer in the DBSB, Tsinghua University

2005-present,  Associate Professor for School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University

Main Research Fields:

Industrial Microbiology and Biological Chemical Engineering. Focus on biotransformation of chemical intermediate, synthesis and application of new biomaterial and special macromolecular material. 

Selected Publications:

  • Ah-Leum Chung#, Guo-Dong Zeng#, Hong-Liang Jin, Qiong Wu, Jin-Chun Chen*, Guo-Qiang Chen*. Production of medium-chain-length 3-hydroxyalkanoic acids by beta-oxidation and phaC operon deleted Pseudomonas entomophila harboring thioesterase gene. Metabolic Engineering 2013,17 :23–29.
  • Xiao-Yun Zhou#, Xiao-Xi Yuan#, Zhen-Yu Shi, De-Chuang Meng, Wen-Jun Jiang, Lin-Ping Wu, Jin-Chun Chen* and Guo-Qiang Chen*. Hyperproduction of poly(4-hydroxybutyrate) from glucose by recombinant Escherichia coli. Microbial Cell Factories. 2012, 11:54-61
  • Hu D, Zheng M, Zhang X, Wu Q, Chen JC* and Chen GQ*. Biosynthesis and Characterization of Polyhydroxyalkanoate Block Copolymer P3HB-b-P4HB. Biomacromolecules . 2011£¬12£º 3166-3173
  • Zhou Q, Shi ZY, Meng DC, Wu Q, Chen JC* and Chen GQ*. Production of 3-Hydroxypropionate Homopolymer and Poly(3-Hydroxypropionate-co- 4-hydroxybutyrate) Copolymer by Recombinant Escherichia coli. Metabolic Engineering.  2011£¬13£º777–785
  • Sun SY, Zhang X, Zhou Q, Chen Jin-Chun*, Chen GQ*. Microbial production of cis-1,2-dihydroxy-cyclohexa-3,5-diene-1-carboxylate by genetically modified Pseudomonas putida. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol.2008, 80:977-984
  • Ouyang SP, Liu Q, Sun SY, Chen Jin-Chun, Chen GQ. Genetic engineering of Pseudomonas putida KT2442 for biotransformation of aromatic compounds to chiral cis-diols. Journal of Biotechnology 2007, 132: 246–250
  • Wang YW, Wu Q, Chen Jin-Chun, Chen GQ  Evaluation of three-dimensional scaffolds made of blends of hydroxyapatite and poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyhexanoate) for bone reconstruction. Biomaterials. 2005. 26(8): 899-904.
  • Zheng Z; Gong Q; Liu T; Deng Y; Chen Jin-Chun; Chen GQ. Thioesterase II of Escherichia coli plays an important role in 3-hydroxydecanoic acid production. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2004, 70 (7): 3807-3813.
  • Chen JY; Liu T; Zheng Z; Chen Jin-Chun, Chen GQ. Polyhydroxyalkanoate synthases PhaC1 and PhaC2 from Pseudomonas stutzeri 1317 had different substrate specificities. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 2004. 234(2): 231-237.

Textbooks:

  • Experimental Instruction for Fundamental Life Science (2009)
  • Bioreaction Engineering Principles(2011)
  • Experimental Instruction for Microbiology (2005, 2007)
  • Experimental Instruction for Modern Biology(1999)

Awards:

  • 1st Class, Production and Applied Research on Bioplastics£¨PHBHHx£©, Progress Award of Science and Technology, Beijing, China(2001)
  • 2nd Class, Production and Development of Bioplastics£¨PHBHHx£©National Technology ­­Invention Award, China (2002)
  • Silver Prize£¬Bioplastics£¬the 2003 Nuremberg new ideas, new inventions, new products exhibition, Germany
  • 2nd Class, Basic Applied Research on Microbial Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA), Progress Award of Science and Technology, Beijing, China (2012)

Contact:

Lab of Microbiology, School of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China

Tel (Fax): +86-10-62788784

E-mail: chenjc@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn



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