Yishi Jin

TitleAdjunct Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Diego
Address9500 Gilman Drive #0368
La Jolla CA 92093
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    Cytoskeletal dynamics in axon regeneration
    NIH/NINDS R01NS093588Jul 15, 2015 - Apr 30, 2019
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Neuroscience Graduate Training Program
    NIH/NINDS T32NS061847Jul 1, 2008 - Jun 30, 2018
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Development of a C.elegans model for axonal regeneration
    NIH/NINDS R56NS057317Dec 1, 2006 - Mar 31, 2015
    Role: Principal Investigator
    GABAergic Neuron Differentiation in C.elegans
    NIH/NINDS R37NS035546Jul 18, 1996 - Mar 31, 2022
    Role: Principal Investigator
    GABAergic Neuron Differentiation in C. elegans
    NIH/NINDS R01NS035546Jul 18, 1996 - Jun 30, 2017
    Role: Principal Investigator
    IVEM and Image Analysis Resource
    NIH/NCRR P41RR004050Dec 12, 1988 - Mar 31, 2014
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Noma K, Jin Y. Rapid Integration of Multi-copy Transgenes Using Optogenetic Mutagenesis in Caenorhabditis elegans. G3 (Bethesda). 2018 Apr 24. PMID: 29691291.
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    2. Chen M, Geoffroy CG, Meves JM, Narang A, Li Y, Nguyen MT, Khai VS, Kong X, Steinke CL, Carolino KI, Elzière L, Goldberg MP, Jin Y, Zheng B. Leucine Zipper-Bearing Kinase Is a Critical Regulator of Astrocyte Reactivity in the Adult Mammalian CNS. Cell Rep. 2018 Mar 27; 22(13):3587-3597. PMID: 29590625.
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    3. Tang NH, Jin Y. Shaping neurodevelopment: distinct contributions of cytoskeletal proteins. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2018 Mar 22; 51:111-118. PMID: 29574219.
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    4. Blazie SM, Jin Y. Pharming for Genes in Neurotransmission: Combining Chemical and Genetic Approaches in Caenorhabditis elegans. ACS Chem Neurosci. 2018 Mar 06. PMID: 29432681.
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    5. Kurup N, Li Y, Goncharov A, Jin Y. Intermediate filament accumulation can stabilize microtubules in Caenorhabditis elegans motor neurons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Mar 20; 115(12):3114-3119. PMID: 29511101.
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    6. Kim KW, Tang NH, Andrusiak MG, Wu Z, Chisholm AD, Jin Y. A Neuronal piRNA Pathway Inhibits Axon Regeneration in C. elegans. Neuron. 2018 Feb 07; 97(3):511-519.e6. PMID: 29395906.
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    7. Jin Y, Qi YB. Building stereotypic connectivity: mechanistic insights into structural plasticity from C. elegans. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2018 Feb; 48:97-105. PMID: 29182952.
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    8. Noma K, Goncharov A, Ellisman MH, Jin Y. Microtubule-dependent ribosome localization in C. elegans neurons. Elife. 2017 Aug 02; 6. PMID: 28767038.
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    9. McCulloch KA, Qi YB, Takayanagi-Kiya S, Jin Y, Cherra SJ. Novel Mutations in Synaptic Transmission Genes Suppress Neuronal Hyperexcitation in Caenorhabditis elegans. G3 (Bethesda). 2017 Jul 05; 7(7):2055-2063. PMID: 28468816.
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    10. Sharifnia P, Kim KW, Wu Z, Jin Y. Distinct cis elements in the 3' UTR of the C. elegans cebp-1 mRNA mediate its regulation in neuronal development. Dev Biol. 2017 09 01; 429(1):240-248. PMID: 28673818.
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    11. Kurup N, Yan D, Kono K, Jin Y. Differential regulation of polarized synaptic vesicle trafficking and synapse stability in neural circuit rewiring in Caenorhabditis elegans. PLoS Genet. 2017 Jun; 13(6):e1006844. PMID: 28636662.
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    12. Miyazaki M, Miyazaki K, Chen K, Jin Y, Turner J, Moore AJ, Saito R, Yoshida K, Ogawa S, Rodewald HR, Lin YC, Kawamoto H, Murre C. The E-Id Protein Axis Specifies Adaptive Lymphoid Cell Identity and Suppresses Thymic Innate Lymphoid Cell Development. Immunity. 2017 05 16; 46(5):818-834.e4. PMID: 28514688.
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    13. Knowlton WM, Hubert T, Wu Z, Chisholm AD, Jin Y. A Select Subset of Electron Transport Chain Genes Associated with Optic Atrophy Link Mitochondria to Axon Regeneration in Caenorhabditis elegans. Front Neurosci. 2017; 11:263. PMID: 28539870.
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    14. Zhou K, Cherra SJ, Goncharov A, Jin Y. Asynchronous Cholinergic Drive Correlates with Excitation-Inhibition Imbalance via a Neuronal Ca2+ Sensor Protein. Cell Rep. 2017 05 09; 19(6):1117-1129. PMID: 28494862.
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    15. Chen F, Chisholm AD, Jin Y. Tissue-specific regulation of alternative polyadenylation represses expression of a neuronal ankyrin isoform in C. elegans epidermal development. Development. 2017 02 15; 144(4):698-707. PMID: 28087624.
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    16. Kim KW, Thakur N, Piggott CA, Omi S, Polanowska J, Jin Y, Pujol N. Coordinated inhibition of C/EBP by Tribbles in multiple tissues is essential for Caenorhabditis elegans development. BMC Biol. 2016 12 07; 14(1):104. PMID: 27927209.
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    17. Noma K, Jin Y. Optogenetic Random Mutagenesis Using Histone-miniSOG in C. elegans. J Vis Exp. 2016 11 14; (117). PMID: 27911392.
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    18. Chisholm AD, Hutter H, Jin Y, Wadsworth WG. The Genetics of Axon Guidance and Axon Regeneration in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics. 2016 Nov; 204(3):849-882. PMID: 28114100.
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    19. Takayanagi-Kiya S, Zhou K, Jin Y. Release-dependent feedback inhibition by a presynaptically localized ligand-gated anion channel. Elife. 2016 10 26; 5. PMID: 27782882.
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    20. Chen M, Geoffroy CG, Wong HN, Tress O, Nguyen MT, Holzman LB, Jin Y, Zheng B. Leucine Zipper-bearing Kinase promotes axon growth in mammalian central nervous system neurons. Sci Rep. 2016 08 11; 6:31482. PMID: 27511108.
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    21. Takayanagi-Kiya S, Jin Y. Altered Function of the DnaJ Family Cochaperone DNJ-17 Modulates Locomotor Circuit Activity in a Caenorhabditis elegans Seizure Model. G3 (Bethesda). 2016 07 07; 6(7):2165-71. PMID: 27185401; PMCID: PMC4938669.
    22. Chen L, Liu Z, Zhou B, Wei C, Zhou Y, Rosenfeld MG, Fu XD, Chisholm AD, Jin Y. CELF RNA binding proteins promote axon regeneration in C. elegans and mammals through alternative splicing of Syntaxins. Elife. 2016 06 02; 5. PMID: 27253061; PMCID: PMC4946901.
    23. Knowlton WM, Jin Y. Ground Control to Major Tom: The Cell Body Signals Axon Degeneration. Cell. 2016 Feb 25; 164(5):842-4. PMID: 26919423.
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    24. Xu S, Wang Z, Kim KW, Jin Y, Chisholm AD. Targeted Mutagenesis of Duplicated Genes in Caenorhabditis elegans Using CRISPR-Cas9. J Genet Genomics. 2016 Feb 20; 43(2):103-6. PMID: 26924693.
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    25. Kurup N, Jin Y. Neural circuit rewiring: insights from DD synapse remodeling. Worm. 2016 Jan-Mar; 5(1):e1129486. PMID: 27073734; PMCID: PMC4805360 [Available on 12/10/16].
    26. Noma K, Jin Y. Optogenetic mutagenesis in Caenorhabditis elegans. Nat Commun. 2015 Dec 03; 6:8868. PMID: 26632265; PMCID: PMC4686824.
    27. Jin Y. Erratum to: Unraveling the mechanisms of synapse formation and axon regeneration: the awesome power of C. elegans genetics. Sci China Life Sci. 2015 Dec; 58(12):1306. PMID: 26601665.
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    28. Chen F, Zhou Y, Qi YB, Khivansara V, Li H, Chun SY, Kim JK, Fu XD, Jin Y. Context-dependent modulation of Pol II CTD phosphatase SSUP-72 regulates alternative polyadenylation in neuronal development. Genes Dev. 2015 Nov 15; 29(22):2377-90. PMID: 26588990; PMCID: PMC4691892.
    29. Jin Y. Unraveling the mechanisms of synapse formation and axon regeneration: the awesome power of C. elegans genetics. Sci China Life Sci. 2015 Nov; 58(11):1084-8. PMID: 26563175; PMCID: PMC4696538.
    30. Chen L, Chuang M, Koorman T, Boxem M, Jin Y, Chisholm AD. Axon injury triggers EFA-6 mediated destabilization of axonal microtubules via TACC and doublecortin like kinase. Elife. 2015 Sep 04; 4. PMID: 26339988; PMCID: PMC4596636.
    31. Kurup N, Yan D, Goncharov A, Jin Y. Dynamic microtubules drive circuit rewiring in the absence of neurite remodeling. Curr Biol. 2015 Jun 15; 25(12):1594-605. PMID: 26051896; PMCID: PMC4470761.
    32. Kim KW, Jin Y. Neuronal responses to stress and injury in C. elegans. FEBS Lett. 2015 Jun 22; 589(14):1644-52. PMID: 25979176; PMCID: PMC4458507.
    33. Sharifnia P, Jin Y. Regulatory roles of RNA binding proteins in the nervous system of C. elegans. Front Mol Neurosci. 2014; 7:100. PMID: 25628531; PMCID: PMC4290612.
    34. Cherra SJ, Jin Y. Advances in synapse formation: forging connections in the worm. Wiley Interdiscip Rev Dev Biol. 2015 Mar-Apr; 4(2):85-97. PMID: 25472860; PMCID: PMC4339659.
    35. Chuang M, Goncharov A, Wang S, Oegema K, Jin Y, Chisholm AD. The microtubule minus-end-binding protein patronin/PTRN-1 is required for axon regeneration in C. elegans. Cell Rep. 2014 Nov 06; 9(3):874-83. PMID: 25437544; PMCID: PMC4250830.
    36. Noma K, Goncharov A, Jin Y. Systematic analyses of rpm-1 suppressors reveal roles for ESS-2 in mRNA splicing in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics. 2014 Nov; 198(3):1101-15. PMID: 25194163; PMCID: PMC4224155.
    37. Hubert T, Wu Z, Chisholm AD, Jin Y. S6 kinase inhibits intrinsic axon regeneration capacity via AMP kinase in Caenorhabditis elegans. J Neurosci. 2014 Jan 15; 34(3):758-63. PMID: 24431434; PMCID: PMC3891956.
    38. Zhou K, Stawicki TM, Goncharov A, Jin Y. Position of UNC-13 in the active zone regulates synaptic vesicle release probability and release kinetics. Elife. 2013 Nov 12; 2:e01180. PMID: 24220508; PMCID: PMC3821175.
    39. Wang Z, Hou Y, Guo X, van der Voet M, Boxem M, Dixon JE, Chisholm AD, Jin Y. The EBAX-type Cullin-RING E3 ligase and Hsp90 guard the protein quality of the SAX-3/Robo receptor in developing neurons. Neuron. 2013 Sep 04; 79(5):903-16. PMID: 24012004; PMCID: PMC3779136.
    40. Lin JY, Sann SB, Zhou K, Nabavi S, Proulx CD, Malinow R, Jin Y, Tsien RY. Optogenetic inhibition of synaptic release with chromophore-assisted light inactivation (CALI). Neuron. 2013 Jul 24; 79(2):241-53. PMID: 23889931; PMCID: PMC3804158.
    41. Kurup N, Sharifnia P, Jin Y. Spatial and temporal dynamics of neurite regrowth. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2013 Dec; 23(6):1011-7. PMID: 23856616; PMCID: PMC3833091.
    42. Stawicki TM, Takayanagi-Kiya S, Zhou K, Jin Y. Neuropeptides function in a homeostatic manner to modulate excitation-inhibition imbalance in C. elegans. PLoS Genet. 2013 May; 9(5):e1003472. PMID: 23658528; PMCID: PMC3642046.
    43. Yan D, Jin Y. Regulation of DLK-1 kinase activity by calcium-mediated dissociation from an inhibitory isoform. Neuron. 2012 Nov 08; 76(3):534-48. PMID: 23141066; PMCID: PMC3508676.
    44. Ghosh-Roy A, Goncharov A, Jin Y, Chisholm AD. Kinesin-13 and tubulin posttranslational modifications regulate microtubule growth in axon regeneration. Dev Cell. 2012 Oct 16; 23(4):716-28. PMID: 23000142; PMCID: PMC3477258.
    45. Sann SB, Crane MM, Lu H, Jin Y. Rabx-5 regulates RAB-5 early endosomal compartments and synaptic vesicles in C. elegans. PLoS One. 2012; 7(6):e37930. PMID: 22675499; PMCID: PMC3366993.
    46. Qi YB, Garren EJ, Shu X, Tsien RY, Jin Y. Photo-inducible cell ablation in Caenorhabditis elegans using the genetically encoded singlet oxygen generating protein miniSOG. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 May 08; 109(19):7499-504. PMID: 22532663; PMCID: PMC3358873.
    47. Yan D, Noma K, Jin Y. Expanding views of presynaptic terminals: new findings from Caenorhabditis elegans. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2012 Jun; 22(3):431-7. PMID: 22036768; PMCID: PMC3291474.
    48. Chen L, Wang Z, Ghosh-Roy A, Hubert T, Yan D, O'Rourke S, Bowerman B, Wu Z, Jin Y, Chisholm AD. Axon regeneration pathways identified by systematic genetic screening in C. elegans. Neuron. 2011 Sep 22; 71(6):1043-57. PMID: 21943602; PMCID: PMC3183436.
    49. Stawicki TM, Zhou K, Yochem J, Chen L, Jin Y. TRPM channels modulate epileptic-like convulsions via systemic ion homeostasis. Curr Biol. 2011 May 24; 21(10):883-8. PMID: 21549603; PMCID: PMC4034270.
    50. Shu X, Lev-Ram V, Deerinck TJ, Qi Y, Ramko EB, Davidson MW, Jin Y, Ellisman MH, Tsien RY. A genetically encoded tag for correlated light and electron microscopy of intact cells, tissues, and organisms. PLoS Biol. 2011 Apr; 9(4):e1001041. PMID: 21483721; PMCID: PMC3071375.
    51. Yan D, Jin Y. Molecular and genetic approaches for the analysis of C. elegans neuronal development. Methods Cell Biol. 2011; 106:413-43. PMID: 22118286.
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    52. Gotenstein JR, Swale RE, Fukuda T, Wu Z, Giurumescu CA, Goncharov A, Jin Y, Chisholm AD. The C. elegans peroxidasin PXN-2 is essential for embryonic morphogenesis and inhibits adult axon regeneration. Development. 2010 Nov; 137(21):3603-13. PMID: 20876652; PMCID: PMC2964093.
    53. Wang Z, Jin Y. Genetic dissection of axon regeneration. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2011 Feb; 21(1):189-96. PMID: 20832288; PMCID: PMC3070659.
    54. Van Epps H, Dai Y, Qi Y, Goncharov A, Jin Y. Nuclear pre-mRNA 3'-end processing regulates synapse and axon development in C. elegans. Development. 2010 Jul; 137(13):2237-50. PMID: 20530551; PMCID: PMC2882140.
    55. Trujillo G, Nakata K, Yan D, Maruyama IN, Jin Y. A ubiquitin E2 variant protein acts in axon termination and synaptogenesis in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genetics. 2010 Sep; 186(1):135-45. PMID: 20592265; PMCID: PMC2940282.
    56. Ghosh-Roy A, Wu Z, Goncharov A, Jin Y, Chisholm AD. Calcium and cyclic AMP promote axonal regeneration in Caenorhabditis elegans and require DLK-1 kinase. J Neurosci. 2010 Mar 03; 30(9):3175-83. PMID: 20203177; PMCID: PMC2921707.
    57. Yan D, Wu Z, Chisholm AD, Jin Y. The DLK-1 kinase promotes mRNA stability and local translation in C. elegans synapses and axon regeneration. Cell. 2009 Sep 04; 138(5):1005-18. PMID: 19737525; PMCID: PMC2772821.
    58. Sann S, Wang Z, Brown H, Jin Y. Roles of endosomal trafficking in neurite outgrowth and guidance. Trends Cell Biol. 2009 Jul; 19(7):317-24. PMID: 19540123.
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    59. Tsai PS, Blinder P, Migliori BJ, Neev J, Jin Y, Squier JA, Kleinfeld D. Plasma-mediated ablation: an optical tool for submicrometer surgery on neuronal and vascular systems. Curr Opin Biotechnol. 2009 Feb; 20(1):90-9. PMID: 19269159; PMCID: PMC3123732.
    60. Jin Y, Garner CC. Molecular mechanisms of presynaptic differentiation. Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. 2008; 24:237-62. PMID: 18588488.
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    61. Wu Z, Ghosh-Roy A, Yanik MF, Zhang JZ, Jin Y, Chisholm AD. Caenorhabditis elegans neuronal regeneration is influenced by life stage, ephrin signaling, and synaptic branching. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007 Sep 18; 104(38):15132-7. PMID: 17848506; PMCID: PMC1975853.