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Jinfa Ying, Ph.D.

Professional Experience

  • Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2004
  • M.A., Renmin University of China, 1995
  • B.S., Zhejiang Agricultural University, 1992

Research Goal

The ultimate purpose of my research is to understand the structural and dynamic basis for the function of proteins and nucleic acids.

Current Research

I develop and apply advanced nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) techniques to study the structures and dynamics of biological macromolecules.

Applying our Research

This research will help us understand how biological molecules are important for life function.

Need for Further Study

New NMR methods need to be developed for better, faster, and more accurate study of proteins and nucleic acids.

Select Publications

Experimental NOE, Chemical Shift, and Proline Isomerization Data Provide Detailed Insights into Amelotin Oligomerization.
Chiliveri SC, Shen Y, Baber JL, Ying J, Sagar V, Wistow G, Anfinrud P, Bax A.
J Am Chem Soc (2023 Aug 16) 145:18063-18074. Abstract/Full Text
NMR Observation of Sulfhydryl Signals in SARS-CoV-2 Main Protease Aids Structural Studies.
Robertson AJ, Ying J, Bax A.
Chembiochem (2022 Oct 6) 23:e202200471. Abstract/Full Text
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Research in Plain Language

I use nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) to observe proteins and nucleic acids in a 3-dimensional space. This helps me learn how they do their jobs.

Last Reviewed April 2023