Lin Ding, PhD

Post Doctoral Fellow



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Lin Ding, PhD, is a post-doctoral fellow in the Synthetic Biology and Bioenergy Group at JCVI. Lin received a BSc in Immunology from the University of Toronto, and a PhD in Molecular Biology from the University of Southern California.

Research Priorities

Developing safe and rapid methods to identify viral genes that suppress the host immune system

  • Transformation-associated recombination (TAR) cloning
  • Cell fusion

Minimizing Eukaryotic Genome

  • Random insertional mutagenesis
  • Conjugation

Select Publications

Borrowing nuclear DNA helicases to protect mitochondrial DNA.
International journal of molecular sciences. 2015-05-13; 16.5: 10870-87.
PMID: 25984607
Rapid regulation of nuclear proteins by rapamycin-induced translocation in fission yeast.
Yeast (Chichester, England). 2014-07-01; 31.7: 253-64.
PMID: 24733494
Essential domains of Schizosaccharomyces pombe Rad8 required for DNA damage response.
G3 (Bethesda, Md.). 2014-05-28; 4.8: 1373-84.
PMID: 24875629
Schizosaccharomyces pombe minichromosome maintenance-binding protein (MCM-BP) antagonizes MCM helicase.
The Journal of biological chemistry. 2011-09-23; 286.38: 32918-30.
PMID: 21813639