Skip to Content

Jubao Duan , PhD

 
Director, Unit of Functional Genomics in Psychiatry
Center for Psychiatric Genetics, NorthShore University HealthSystem
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
University of Chicago

Contact Information

 224.364.7564
 224.364.7570 Fax
mailto:jduan@uchicago.edu

Education

  • Undergraduate: B.S., Department of Biochemistry; Shandong University; Jinan, China
  • Graduate: Ph.D., Molecular Genetics, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Beijing, China
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, Chicago, USA

Research and Academic Interests

Molecular basis of schizophrenia and other neuropsychiatric disorders; Functional genetics and genomics; Disease modeling by human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSC)-derived neurons; Genome editing; Gene expression and regulation.

 

Honors and Awards

  • 2016    Special Presidents’ Award, NorthShore University Healthsystem
  • 2015    Excellence in Research Award, Northshore University Healthsystem
  • 2011    NorthShore University HealthSystem Pilot Grant Award
  • 2006    NARSAD (National Alliance for Research of Schizophrenia and Depression) Elizabeth Elser Doolittle Investigator
  • 2005    NARSAD (National Alliance for Research of Schizophrenia and Depression) Young Investigator Award, USA
  • 2004    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare Research Career Development Award
  • 2001    NARSAD (National Alliance for Research of Schizophrenia and Depression) Young Investigator Award, USA

Professional Memberships/Affiliations/Activities

  • American Society of Human Genetics
  • Society of Psychiatric Genetics
  • American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Ad hoc grant reviewer for MRC (Medical Research Council) of UK, Research Grant Council (RGC) of Hong Kong and other international agencies
  • Ad hoc member of NIH study sections IFCN-Z(57) and BDCN-W(06)M: 2017
  • NIH study section MDCN-P (57): 2016, 2017, 2018

Scholarly Work