Peng Jin, PhD


Titles and Roles

Professor, Department of Human Genetics
Emory University School of Medicine
Research Program
Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics


Peng Jin, PhD, serves as professor in the Department of Human Genetics at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Jin is a member of the Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics Research Program at Winship.


Dr. Peng Jin received his doctorate degree in Molecular and Developmental Biology from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital/University of Cincinnati and completed postdoctoral training at Emory University.


Dr. Jin's research philosophy combines various disciplines (biochemistry, genetics, chemistry, human genetics/genomics, and bioinformatics) to understand the functions and mechanisms of epigenetics and noncoding RNAs in neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders.


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Dr. Jin is the recipient of Beckman Young Investigator Award, Basil O'Connor Scholar Research Award, Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Neuroscience, and NARSAD Independent Investigator Award.

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