Jing Pan

Jing Pan

Assistant Professor of Instruction - Biological Sciences

Professional Preparation

PhD - Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology
Cornell University
BS - Biochemistry
Nankai University, China

Research Areas

Meiotic recombination in budding yeast and mice
miRNA regulation of cell polarization in cultured mammalian cells
Mitotic spindle checkpoint in budding yeast


- publications
A hierarchical combination of factors shapes the genome-wide topography of yeast meiotic recombination initiation. Cell 144:719-31.  2011 - publications
ATM controls meiotic double-strand break formation. Nature 479:237-40. 2011 - publications
Pan J and Keeney S. Detection of SPO11-oligonucleotide complexes from mouse testes. Methods Mol Biol 557:197-207. 2009 - publications
Molecular cartography: mapping the landscape of meiotic recombination. PLoS Biol 5:e333.  2007 - publications
Endonucleolytic processing of covalent protein-linked DNA double- strand breaks. Nature 436:1053-1057  2005 - publications
Spindle checkpoint regulates Cdc20p stability in S. cerevisiae. Gene Dev 18:1439-1451. 2004 - publications


NIH Cancer Center Postdoctoral Training Grant -
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Postdoctoral Fellow -


Senior Lecturer
University of Texas at Dallas [2013–Present]
Research Scientist
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center [2009–2013]
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center [2004–2008]
Graduate Research Assistant
Cornell University


 Biochemistry Laboratory (BIOL3380)
 Genes to Genomes (BIOL5375)
 Eukaryotic Molecular and Cell Biology (BIOL3302)
 Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory (BIOL4380)
 RNA world (BIOL6V29)