Hailing Jin

Hailing Jin

University of California, Riverside

Professional Experience
2016-Present Professor and Cy Mouradick Endowed Chair
2015-2016 Professor and UC President’s Chair
2014-2017 Director of Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics Graduate Program
2014-2015 Vice Chair of the Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology
2013-Present Professor, University of California, Riverside
2009-2013 Associate Professor, University of California, Riverside
2004-2009 Assistant Professor, University of California, Riverside
2000-2004 Research Specialist, Plant Gene Expression Center, Univercity of California, Berkeley
1996-1999 Postdoctoral Fellow, John Innes Center, UK

Ph.D. 1996: Molecular Genetics, Shanghai Institute of Plant Physiology and Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
B.Sc. 1991: Genetics, Wuhan University, China

Honors and Awards
Ruth Allen Award, American Phytopathological Society, 2017
Cy Mouradick Endowed Chair, 2016 - present
Elected Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2015
University of California, Endowed President’s Chair Professor, 2015
NSF Career Award 2007

Selected publications:
1. Qiang Cai, Lulu Qiao, Ming Wang, Baoye He, Feng-Mao Lin, Jared Palmquist, Hsien-Da Huang, and Hailing Jin*: Plants send small RNAs in extracellular vesicles to fungal pathogen to silence virulence genes. Science, 2018, 360(6393)1126-1129.
2. Ming Wang, Arne Weiberg, Feng-Mao Lin, Bart P. H. J. Thomma, Hsien-Da Huang and Hailing Jin*: Bidirectional cross-kingdom RNAi and fungal uptake of external RNAs confer plant protection. Nature Plants, 2016, 10.1038/nplants.2016.151.
3. Arne Weiberg, Ming Wang, Feng-Mao Lin, Hongwei Zhao, Zhihong Zhang, Isgouhi Kaloshian, Hsien-Da Huang, Hailing Jin*: Fungal small RNAs suppress plant immunity by hijacking host RNA interference pathways. Science, 2013, 342 (6154) 118-123.