Mount Sinai Endowed Professor in Therapeutics Discovery
Professor, Department of Pharmacological Sciences
Professor, Department of Oncological Sciences
Director, Mount Sinai Center for Therapeutics Discovery
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Dr. Jian Jin is a world-renowned medicinal chemist with more than 20 years of experience in small-molecule drug discovery. He is currently the Mount Sinai Endowed Professor in Therapeutics Discovery, a Professor in Department of Pharmacological Sciences, a Professor in Department of Oncological Sciences, and the Director of the Mount Sinai Center for Therapeutics Discovery at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Jin’s laboratory is a leader in discovering selective inhibitors of histone methyltransferases and biased ligands of G protein-coupled receptors, and a pioneer in developing novel degraders targeting oncogenic proteins.
Dr. Jian Jin received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in chemistry from University of Science and Technology of China in 1991 and a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the Pennsylvania State University in 1997. After completing a post-doctoral training at the Ohio State University, Dr. Jin joined GlaxoSmithKline as a medicinal chemist in 1998 and had been a manager of medicinal chemistry from 2003 to 2008. In 2008, Dr. Jin joined the Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) as an Associate Professor. He had also served as an Associate Director of Medicinal Chemistry in the Center for Integrative Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery at UNC from 2008 to 2014. Dr. Jin was recruited to Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai as a professor with tenure in 2014. Dr. Jin has published well over 100 peer-reviewed original research papers and delivered >100 invited talks. He is also an inventor of 10 issued U.S. patents and 41 published PCT patent applications.