Fengjing Jia, Associate research fellow
Dr. Jia obtained her Ph.D. degree from Lanzhou University. During the Ph.D. period under the direction of professor Wang, she focused on peptide chemistry and medicinal chemistry. Dr. Jia then moved to Tongji University for postdoctoral research, mainly engaged in the research of medicinal chemistry and the CRISPR-based gene-editing technology. She went on to work at Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Dr. Jia is a member of the Tumor Branch of the Association for the Promotion of Chinese Medicine Research and a member of the Professional Committee on Precision Medicine in Oncology of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies. Her research area focuses on the development and optimization of a new generation of herbs and peptides that will target colorectal cancer in combination with approaches targeting the tumor and its microenvironment. Research on the mechanism of action of novel molecules will be carried out to identify new drug candidates for the targeted prevention and treatment of colorectal cancer.
Dr. Jia has published more than 10 research papers in journals. The highest impact factor of the journals is greater than 10. Granted 1 National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) funds as PI and applied for 2 national patents.