Graduate Student

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208 Biological Sciences Building

Jianfeng joined Lin lab as graduate student since 2014. His research focuses on the link between morphogenesis and virulence in the fungal pathogen Cryptococcus neoformans.



1. Xu, X.#, Lin, J.#, Zhao, Y., Kirkman, E., So, Y. S., Bahn, Y. S., & Lin, X. (2017). Glucosamine stimulates pheromone-independent dimorphic transition in Cryptococcus neoformans by promoting Crz1 nuclear translocation. PLoS Genet, 13(9), e1006982. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1006982          # co-first author

2. Gyawali, R., Zhao, Y., Lin, J., Fan, Y., Xu, X., Upadhyay, S., & Lin, X. (2017). Pheromone independent unisexual development in Cryptococcus neoformans. PLoS Genet, 13(5), e1006772. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1006772

3. Lin, J., Idnurm, A., & Lin, X. (2015). Morphology and its underlying genetic regulation impact the interaction between Cryptococcus neoformans and its hosts. Med Mycol, 53(5), 493-504. doi:10.1093/mmy/myv01

  • B.S in Biotechnology, Shandong University (2013)
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