Junjun Jing

CSA 146, HSC 9062
Phone: (323) 442-3191
Fax: (323) 442-2981

Junjun Jing, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Scholar - Research Associate, Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

  • Shanxi Normal University, China

  • West China School of Stomatology
    Basic Medicine of Stomatology

  • West China School of Stomatology
    Basic Medicine of Stomatology

  • 2015 - present - Postdoctoral Scholar - Research Associate - Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2014 - 2015 - Visiting Scholar - Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2011 - 2014 - Visiting Scholar - Baylor College of Dentistry, Texas A&M University.
  • 2007 - 2014 - Graduate student - West China School of Stomatology, Sichuan University, China
  1. Wen Q, Jing J, Han X, Feng J, Yuan Y, Ma Y, Chen S, Ho TV, Chai Y. (2020) Runx2 regulates mouse tooth root development via activation of WNT inhibitor Notum. J Bone Miner Res. 2020 Jun 22. doi: 10.1002/jbmr.4120. Epub ahead of print. PMID:32569388.

  2. Chen S, Jing J, Yuan Y, Feng J, Han X, Wen Q, Ho TV, Lee C, Chai Y. (2020) Runx2+ Niche Cells Maintain Incisor Mesenchymal Tissue Homeostasis through IGF Signaling. Cell Rep. 2020 Aug 11;32(6):108007. doi:10.1016/j.celrep.2020.108007. PMID: 32783935.

  3. Shi C, Yuan Y, Guo Y, Jing J, Ho TV, Han X, Li J, Feng J, Chai Y. (2019) BMP Signaling in Regulating Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Incisor Homeostasis. J Dent Res. 2019 Jul;98(8):904-911. doi: 10.1177/0022034519850812. Epub 2019 May 28. PubMed PMID: 31136721; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6616121.

  4. Jing J, Feng J, Li J, Han X, He J, Ho TV, Du J, Zhou X, Urata M, Chai Y. (2019) Antagonistic interaction between Ezh2 and Arid1a coordinates root patterning and development via Cdkn2a in mouse molars. Elife. 2019 Jul 1;8. pii: e46426. doi:10.7554/eLife.46426. PubMed PMID: 31259687; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6602580.

  5. Li J, Yuan Y, He J, Feng J, Han X, Jing J, Ho TV, Xu J, Chai Y. (2018) Constitutive activation of hedgehog signaling adversely affects epithelial cell fate during palatal fusion. Dev Biol. 2018 Sep 1;441(1):191-203. doi:10.1016/j.ydbio.2018.07.003. Epub 2018 Jul 5. PubMed PMID: 29981310; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6152919.

  6. Guo Y, Yuan Y, Wu L, Ho TV, Jing J, Sugii H, Li J, Han X, Feng J, Guo C, Chai Y. (2018) BMP-IHH-mediated interplay between mesenchymal stem cells and osteoclasts supports calvarial bone homeostasis and repair. Bone Res. 2018 Oct 17;6:30. doi: 10.1038/s41413-018-0031-x. eCollection 2018. PubMed PMID: 30345151; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6193039.

  7. Feng J, Jing J, Li J, Zhao H, Punj V, Zhang T, Xu J, Chai Y. (2017) BMP signaling orchestrates a transcriptional network to control the fate of mesenchymal stem cells in mice. Development. 2017 Jul 15;144(14):2560-2569. doi:10.1242/dev.150136. Epub 2017 Jun 2. PubMed PMID: 28576771; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC5536932.

  8. Sugii H, Grimaldi A, Li J, Parada C, Vu-Ho T, Feng J, Jing J, Yuan Y, Guo Y, Maeda H, Chai Y. (2017) Dlx5-FGF10 signaling cascade controls cranial neural crest and myoblast interaction during oropharyngeal patterning and development. Development. 2017 Nov 1;144(21):4037-4045. doi: 10.1242/dev.155176. Epub 2017 Oct 5. PubMed PMID: 28982687; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5702075.

  9. Qu T, Jing J, Ren Y, Ma C, Feng JQ, Yu Q, Liu X. (2015) Complete pulpodentin complex regeneration by modulating the stiffness of biomimetic matrix. Acta Biomater. 2015 Apr;16:60-70. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2015.01.029. Epub 2015 Jan 30. PubMed PMID: 25644448.

  10. Chen S, Feng J, Bao Q, Li A, Zhang B, Shen Y, Zhao Y, Guo Q, Jing J, Lin S, Zong Z. (2015) Adverse effects of osteocytic constitutive activation of ß-catenin on bone strength and bone growth. J Bone Miner Res. 2015 Jan 12. doi: 10.1002/jbmr.2453. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25639729.

  11. Jing J, Hinton RJ, Feng JQ. (2015) Bmpr1a Signaling in Cartilage Development and Endochondral Bone Formation. Vitamins and hormones. 2015; 99:273-91. PubMed [journal] PMID: 26279380

  12. Jing Y, Zhou X, Han X, Jing J, von der Mark K, Wang J, de Crombrugghe B, Hinton RJ, Feng JQ. (2015) Chondrocytes Directly Transform into Bone Cells in Mandibular Condyle Growth. J Dent Res. 2015 Dec;94(12):1668-75. doi:10.1177/0022034515598135. Epub 2015 Sep 4. PubMed PMID: 26341973; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4681473.

  13. Jing J, Hinton RJ, Mishina Y, Liu Y, Zhou X, Feng JQ. (2014) Critical role of Bmpr1a in mandibular condyle growth. Connect Tissue Res. 2014 Aug;55 Suppl 1:73-8. doi: 10.3109/03008207.2014.923858. PubMed PMID: 25158185.

  14. Qu T, Jing J, Jiang Y, Taylor RJ, Feng JQ, Geiger B, Liu X. (2014) Magnesium-containing nanostructured hybrid scaffolds for enhanced dentin regeneration. Tissue Eng Part A. 2014 Sep;20(17-18):2422-33. doi:10.1089/ten.TEA.2013.0741. Epub 2014 Apr 3. PubMed PMID: 24593189; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4161063.

  15. Jing J, Hinton RJ, Jing Y, Liu Y, Zhou X, Feng JQ. (2014) Osterix couples chondrogenesis and osteogenesis in post-natal condylar growth. J Dent Res. 2014 Oct;93(10):1014-21. doi: 10.1177/0022034514549379. Epub 2014 Sep 5. PubMed PMID: 25192899; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4212325.

  16. Jing J, Ren Y, Zong Z, Liu C, Kamiya N, Mishina Y, Liu Y, Zhou X, Feng JQ. (2013) BMP receptor 1A determines the cell fate of the postnatal growth plate. Int J Biol Sci. 2013 Sep 18;9(9):895-906. doi: 10.7150/ijbs.7508. eCollection 2013. PubMed PMID: 24163588; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3807016.

  17. He B, Huang S, Zhang C, Jing J, Hao Y, Xiao L, Zhou X. (2011) Mineral densities and elemental content in different layers of healthy human enamel with varying teeth age. Arch Oral Biol. 2011 Oct;56(10):997-1004. doi: 10.1016/j.archoralbio.2011.02.015. Epub 2011 Mar 15. PubMed PMID: 21411061.

  18. He B, Huang S, Jing J, Hao Y. (2010) Measurement of hydroxyapatite density and Knoop hardness in sound human enamel and a correlational analysis between them. Arch Oral Biol. 2010 Feb;55(2):134-41. doi: 10.1016/j.archoralbio.2009.12.005. Epub 2010 Jan 12. PubMed PMID: 20064635.

  19. Jing J, Lu J, Hao Y, Han Y. (2009) Nanobacteria s potential involvement in enamel repair in caries. Med Hypotheses. 2009 Sep;73(3):359-60. doi:10.1016/j.mehy.2009.04.001. Epub 2009 May 5. PubMed PMID: 19409717.