Jinzhi He

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

Jinzhi He, Ph.D.

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

  • China Medical University, Shenyang, China

  • Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
    Oral Microbiolgy

  • Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
    Oral Microbiolgy

  • 2018 - present - Postdoctoral Scholar - Research Associate - Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2015 - present - Teaching Faculty and Dental Specialist - Department of Endodontics, West China hospital of Stomatology, Chengdu, China
  • 2014 - 2015 - Visiting Scholar - sponsored by State Sponsored Study Abroad Programs, China Scholarship Council), School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
  1. Jing J, Feng J, Li J, Zhao H, Ho TV, He J, Yuan Y, Guo T, Du J, Urata M, Sharpe P, Chai Y. (2021) Reciprocal interaction between mesenchymal stem cells and transit amplifying cells regulates tissue homeostasis. Elife. 2021 Jan22;10:e59459. doi: 10.7554/eLife.59459. PMID: 33480845; PMCID: PMC7822593.

  2. Yu M, Ma L, Yuan Y, Ye X, Montagne A, He J, Ho TV, Wu Y, Zhao Z, Sta Maria N, Jacobs R, Urata M, Wang H, Zlokovic BV, Chen JF, Chai Y. (2021) Cranial Suture Regeneration Mitigates Skull and Neurocognitive Defects in Craniosynostosis. Cell. 2021 Jan 7;184(1):243-256.e18. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2020.11.037. PMID: 33417861; PMCID: PMC7891303.

  3. Han X, Feng J, Guo T, Loh YE, Yuan Y, Ho TV, Cho CK, Li J, Jing J, Janeckova E, He J, Pei F, Bi J, Song B, Chai Y. (2021) Runx2-Twist1 interaction coordinates cranial neural crest guidance of soft palate myogenesis. Elife. 2021 Jan 22;10:e62387. doi: 10.7554/eLife.62387. PMID: 33482080; PMCID: PMC7826157.

  4. He J, Jing J, Feng J, Han X, Yuan Y, Guo T, Pei F, Ma Y, Cho C, Ho TV, Chai Y. (2021) Lhx6 regulates canonical Wnt signaling to control the fate of mesenchymal progenitor cells during mouse molar root patterning. PLoS Genet. 2021 Feb 17;17(2):e1009320. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1009320. PMID: 33596195; PMCID: PMC7920342.

  5. Ting MC, Farmer DJ, Teng CS, He J, Chai Y, Crump G, Maxson RE. (2021) Embryonic requirements for Tcf12 in the development of the mouse coronal suture. Development. Accepted.

  6. Ma Y, Jing J, Feng J, Yuan Y, Wen Q, Han X, He J, Chen S, Ho TV, Chai Y. (2020) Ror2-mediated non-canonical Wnt signaling regulates Cdc42 and cell proliferation during tooth root development. Development. 2021 Jan 21;148(2):dev196360. doi:10.1242/dev.196360. PMID: 33323370; PMCID: PMC7847279.

  7. Yuan Y, Loh YE, Han X, Feng J, Ho TV, He J, Jing J, Groff K, Wu A, Chai Y. (2020) Spatiotemporal cellular movement and fate decisions during first pharyngeal arch morphogenesis. Sci Adv. 2020 Dec 16;6(51):eabb0119. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abb0119. PMID: 33328221; PMCID: PMC7744069.

  8. 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.

  9. He J, Tu Q, Ge Y, Qin Y, Cui B, Hu X, Wang Y, Deng Y, Wang K, Van Nostrand JD, Li J, Zhou J, Li Y, Zhou X. (2018) Taxonomic and Functional Analyses of the Supragingival Microbiome from Caries-Affected and Caries-Free Hosts. Microbial ecology. 2018; 75(2):543-554. PubMed [journal] PMID: 28932895

  10. Song Y, He J, Wang R, Ma J, Zou L. (2018) Effect of SrtA on Interspecies Adherence of Oral Bacteria. Curr Med Sci. 2018 Feb;38(1):160-166. doi:10.1007/s11596-018-1860-y. Epub 2018 Mar 15. Erratum in: Curr Med Sci. 2018 Apr;38(2):386. PubMed PMID: 30074166.

  11. 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.

  12. Liu S, Qiu W, Zhang K, Zhou X, Ren B, He J, Xu X, Cheng L, Li M. (2017) Nicotine Enhances Interspecies Relationship between Streptococcus mutans and Candida albicans. BioMed research international. 2017; 2017:7953920. PubMed [journal] PMID: 28280743, PMCID: PMC5322454

  13. He J, Kim D, Zhou X, Ahn SJ, Burne RA, Richards VP, Koo H. (2017) RNA-Seq Reveals Enhanced Sugar Metabolism in Streptococcus mutans Co-cultured with Candida albicans within Mixed-Species Biofilms. Frontiers in microbiology. 2017; 8:1036. PubMed [journal] PMID: 28642749, PMCID: PMC5462986

  14. Li C, He JZ, Zhou XD, Xu X. (2017) [Berberine regulates type 2 diabetes mellitus related with insulin resistance]. China journal of Chinese materia medica. 2017; 42(12):2254-2260. PubMed [journal] PMID: 28822177

  15. Zheng X, He J, Wang L, Zhou S, Peng X, Huang S, Zheng L, Cheng L, Hao Y, Li J, Xu J, Xu X, Zhou X. (2017) Ecological Effect of Arginine on Oral Microbiota. Scientific reports. 2017; 7(1):7206. PubMed [journal] PMID: 28775282, PMCID: PMC5543048

  16. Xu J, He J, Yang Q, Huang D, Zhou X, Peters OA, Gao Y. (2017) Accuracy of Cone-beam Computed Tomography in Measuring Dentin Thickness and Its Potential of Predicting the Remaining Dentin Thickness after Removing Fractured Instruments. Journal of endodontics. 2017; 43(9):1522-1527. PubMed [journal] PMID: 28673490

  17. Yangyu L, Ranhui X, Xin Z, Jinzhi H, Xin X. (2017) [Taste signal transduction and the role of taste receptors in the regulation of microbial infection]. Hua Xi Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi. 2017 Oct 1;35(5):549-554. Chinese. doi:10.7518/hxkq.2017.05.020. PMID: 29188655; PMCID: PMC7030381.

  18. Wang K, Lu W, Tu Q, Ge Y, He J, Zhou Y, Gou Y, Van Nostrand JD, Qin Y, Li J, Zhou J, Li Y, Xiao L, Zhou X. (2016) Preliminary analysis of salivary microbiome and their potential roles in oral lichen planus. Scientific reports. 2016; 6:22943. PubMed [journal] PMID: 26961389, PMCID: PMC4785528

  19. He J, Hwang G, Liu Y, Gao L, Kilpatrick-Liverman L, Santarpia P, Zhou X, Koo H. (2016) l-Arginine Modifies the Exopolysaccharide Matrix and Thwarts Streptococcus mutans Outgrowth within Mixed-Species Oral Biofilms. Journal of bacteriology. 2016; 198(19):2651-61. PubMed [journal] PMID: 27161116, PMCID: PMC5019072

  20. He J, Li Y, Cao Y, Xue J, Zhou X. (2015) The oral microbiome diversity and its relation to human diseases. Folia microbiologica. 2015; 60(1):69-80. PubMed [journal] PMID: 25147055

  21. Xu X, He J, Xue J, Wang Y, Li K, Zhang K, Guo Q, Liu X, Zhou Y, Cheng L, Li M, Li Y, Li Y, Shi W, Zhou X. (2015) Oral cavity contains distinct niches with dynamic microbial communities. Environmental microbiology. 2015; 17(3):699-710. PubMed [journal] PMID: 24800728

  22. Wang K, Miao T, Lu W, He J, Cui B, Li J, Li Y, Xiao L. (2015) Analysis of oral microbial community and Th17-associated cytokines in saliva of patients with oral lichen planus. Microbiology and immunology. 2015; 59(3):105-13. PubMed [journal] PMID: 25644086

  23. Yangyang Z, Jinzhi H, Xin X, Xuedong Z. (2015) [Bacterial diversity in the oral cavity of adolescents with different caries susceptibilities]. West China journal of stomatology. 2015; 33(6):602-6. PubMed [journal] PMID: 27051953

  24. Xin X, Junzhi H, Xuedong Z. (2015) [Oral microbiota: a promising predictor of human oral and systemic diseases]. West China journal of stomatology. 2015; 33(6):555-60. PubMed [journal] PMID: 27051943

  25. Wang Y, Xue J, Zhou X, You M, Du Q, Yang X, He J, Zou J, Cheng L, Li M, Li Y, Zhu Y, Li J, Shi W, Xu X. (2014) Oral microbiota distinguishes acute lymphoblastic leukemia pediatric hosts from healthy populations. PloS one. 2014; 9(7):e102116. PubMed [journal] PMID: 25025462, PMCID: PMC4099009

  26. Gou Y, Sun C, Hu L, He J, Zhang C, Feng Y, Zhang P, Kong X, Xiao L, Li Y. (2014) [Correlation between DNA damage and EB virus infection in nasopharyngeal carcinoma]. Chinese journal of cellular and molecular immunology. 2014; 30(2):184-7. PubMed [journal] PMID: 24491061

  27. Li Y, He J, He Z, Zhou Y, Yuan M, Xu X, Sun F, Liu C, Li J, Xie W, Deng Y, Qin Y, VanNostrand JD, Xiao L, Wu L, Zhou J, Shi W, Zhou X. (2014) Phylogenetic and functional gene structure shifts of the oral microbiomes in periodontitis patients. The ISME journal. 2014; 8(9):1879-91. PubMed [journal] PMID: 24671083, PMCID: PMC4139721

  28. He J, Wang S, Wu T, Cao Y, Xu X, Zhou X. (2013) Effects of ginkgoneolic acid on the growth, acidogenicity, adherence, and biofilm of Streptococcus mutans in vitro. Folia microbiologica. 2013; 58(2):147-53. PubMed [journal] PMID: 22956463