Ling Jin

Dr. Ling Jin
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Associate Professor

214 Dryden Hall
541-737-6532 (reception)
541-737-2730 (fax)

Education and Professional Training: 
  • 1999: PhD. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 1989:  MS. Nanjing Agricultural University, Department of Microbiology
Professional Organizations: 
  • American Society for Virology (Full membership)
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Phi Zeta-honorary Society of Veterinary Medicine
  • Gamma Sigma Delta-honorary Society of Agriculture, Illinois
Professional Awards: 
  • 2010: New Investigator Awards
Professional and Research Interests: 
  • Pathogenesis of herpes virus infected animal disease
  • Host and virus interaction in central nervous system
  • Mechanism of herpes virus latency-reactivation cycles
  • Anti-viral drug development
  • New emerging viral diseases
  • Viral disease diagnosis
Selected Publications: 

Jin L, Perng GC, Mott KR, Osorio N, Naito J, Brick D, Carpenter D, Jones C, Wechsler SL. 2004. Replacement of LAT by the well characterized anti-apoptosis gene, cpIAP, results in a high wild type HSV-1 reactivation phenotype. Manuscript

Henderson G, Peng W, Jin L, Perng GC, Nesburn AB, Wechsler SL, Jones C. Regulation of caspase 8- and caspase 9-induced apoptosis by the herpes simplex virus type 1 latency-associated transcript. J Neurovirol. 2002;8(Suppl 2):103-11.

Jin L. 1999. Pseudorabies Virus latency associated transcript gene: Expression and Regulation, and role in the establishment of latency in swine. Jin, UMI, Ann Arbor.

Weigel RM, Scherba G, Wiemers J, Siegel AM, Austin CC, Jin L, Bowman L, Johnston NA. 1997. Application of quantitative methods and molecular biological techniques to investigation of the spread of Aujeszky's disease virus. Epidemiologie et Sante Animale 31-31: 12.17.1-12.17.2.

Jin L, Schnitzlein WM, Scherba G. 1995. Establishment of latency in the natural host animal by Aujeszky's disease (pseudorabies) virus lacking the putative LAT gene promoter. In: Advances in Swine in Biomedical Research, Vol. 1, M.E. Tumbleson and L.B. Shock (eds), Plenum Publishing, NY. pp395-408.