Prof. Tianbo Jin

School of Life Sciences

Northwest University, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China


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2005 Ph.D., Xi’an, Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China

2002 M.Sc., Xi’an Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China

1997 M.D., Xi’an Medical University, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China

Research Fields

Forensic Medicine


Population Genetics

Publications (Selected)

  1. Jin TB, Ren Y, Shi X, Jiri M, He N, Feng T, Yuan D, Kang L. Genetic variations in the CLNK gene and ZNF518B gene are associated with gout in case–control sample sets [J]. Rheumatology international, 2015: 1-7.
  2. Ding Y, Niu H, Yang H, Sun P, Chen Y, Duan M, Xu D, Xu J, Jin T. EGLN2 and RNF150 genetic variants are associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease risk in the Chinese population [J]. International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, 2015, 10: 145.
  3. Du SL, Geng TT, Feng T, Chen CP, Jin TB, Chen C. The RTEL1 rs6010620 Polymorphism and Glioma Risk: a Meta-analysis Based on 12 Case-control Studies [J]. Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention: APJCP, 2014, 15(23): 10175.
  4. Zhang J, Jin T, Yunus Z, Li X, Geng T, Wang H, Cui Y, Chen C. Genetic polymorphisms of VIP variants in the Tajik ethnic group of northwest China [J]. BMC genetics, 2014, 15(1): 102.
  5. Xun X, Wang H, Yang H, Wang H, Wang B, Kang L, Jin T, Chen C. CLPTM1L Genetic Polymorphisms and Interaction With Smoking and Alcohol Drinking in Lung Cancer Risk: A Case–Control Study in the Han Population From Northwest China[J]. Medicine, 2014, 93(28): e289.
  6. Xia P, Wang HJ, Geng TT, Xun XJ, Zhou WJ, Jin TB, Chen C. Mitochondrial DNA Levels in Blood and Tissue Samples from Breast Cancer Patients of Different Stages [J]. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 2014, 15 (3), 1339-1344.
  7. Qiang W, Jin T, Yang Q, Liu W, Liu S, Ji M, He N, Chen C, Shi B, Hou P. PRIMA-1 Selectively Induces Global DNA Demethylation in p53 Mutant-Type Thyroid Cancer Cells [J]. Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, 2014, 10(7): 1249-1258.
  8. Xia P, Jin T, Geng T, Sun T, Li X, Dang C, Kang L, Chen C, Sun J. Polymorphisms in ESR1 and FLJ43663 are associated with breast cancer risk in the Han population [J]. Tumor Biology, 2014, 35(3): 2187-2190.
  9. Hu QY, Jin TB, Wang L, Zhang L, Geng T, Liang G, Kang LL. Genetic variation in the TP63 gene is associated with lung cancer risk in the Han population [J]. Tumor Biology, 2014, 35(3): 1863-1866.
  10. Chao X, Zhou X, Zheng G, Dong C, Zhang W, Song X, Jin T. Osthole induces G2/M cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in human hepatocellular carcinoma HepG2 cells [J]. Pharmaceutical biology, 2013, 52(5): 544-550.
  11. Jin T, Li X, Yang H, et al. Association of polymorphisms in FLT3, EGFR, ALOX5, and NEIL3 with glioblastoma in the Han Chinese population[J]. Medical Oncology, 2013, 30(4): 1-5.
  12. Jin TB1, Zhang JY, Li G, Du SL, Geng TT, Gao J, Liu QP, Gao GD, Kang LL, Chen C, Li SQ. RTEL1 and TERT polymorphisms are associated with astrocytoma risk in the Chinese Han population [J]. Tumor Biology, 2013: 1-8.
  13. Jin T, Li X, Zhang J, Wang H, Geng T, Li G, Gao G, Chen C. Genetic association between selected cytokine genes and glioblastoma in the Han Chinese population [J]. BMC Cancer, 2013, 13(1): 236.
  14. Jin T, Zhang J, Li G, Li S, Yang B, Chen C, Cai L. TP53 and RPA3 Gene Variations Were Associated with Risk of Glioma in a Chinese Han Population [J]. Cancer Biotherapy and Radiopharmaceuticals, 2013, 28(3): 248-253.
  15. Jin TB, Ma LF, Zhang JY, Yuan DY, Sun Q, Zong TY, Geng TT, Cui YL, Kang LL, Chen C. Polymorphisms and phenotypic analysis of cytochrome P450 2D6 in the Tibetan population[J]. Gene, 2013, 527(1): 360-365.
  16. Li G, Jin T, Liang H, Tu Y, Zhang W, Gong L, Su Q, Gao G. Skewed X-chromosome inactivation in patients with esophageal carcinoma [J]. Diagnostic pathology, 2013, 8(1): 55.
  17. Li G, Jin T, Liang H, Zhang Z, He S, Tu Y, Yang H, Geng T, Cui G, Chen C, Gao G. RTEL1 tagging SNPs and haplotypes were associated with glioma development [J]. Diagnostic Pathology, 2013, 8(1): 83.
  18. Wang Y, Jin T, Zhang X, Wei W, Cui Y, Geng T, Liu Q, Gao J, Liu M, Chen C, Zhang C, Zhu X. Common Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms and Keratoconus in the Han Chinese Population [J]. Ophthalmic genetics, 2013 (0): 1-7.
  19. Li G1, Zhang Z, Tu Y, Jin T, Liang H, Cui G, He S, Gao G.. Correlation of microrna-372 upregulation with poor prognosis in human glioma [J]. Diagnostic pathology, 2013, 8(1): 1-6.
  20. Li S, Jin T, Zhang J, Lou H, Yang B, Li Y, Chen C, Zhang Y. Polymorphisms of TREH, IL4R and CCDC26 genes associated with risk of glioma [J]. Cancer epidemiology, 2012, 36(3): 283-287.
  21. Li G, Jin TB, Wei XB, He SM, Liang HJ, Yang HX, Cui Y, Chen C, Cai LB, Gao GD. Selected polymorphisms of GSTP1 and TERT were associated with glioma risk in Han Chinese [J]. Cancer Epidemiology, 2012.
  22. Yuan LJ, Jin TB, Yin JK, Du XL, Wang Q, Dong R, Wang SZ, Cui Y, Chen C, Lu JG. Polymorphisms of tumor-related genes IL-10, PSCA, MTRR and NOC3L are associated with the risk of gastric cancer in the Chinese Han population [J]. Cancer Epidemiology, 2012.
  23. Zhao JH, Jin TB, Liu QB, Chen C, Hu HT. Ophthalmic findings in a family with early-onset isolated ectopia lentis and the p. Arg62Cys mutation of the fibrillin-1 gene (FBN1) [J]. Ophthalmic Genetics, 2012 (00): 1-6.
  24. Jin T, Li J, Guo Y, Zhou X, Yang R, Wu R. An optimal strategy for functional mapping of dynamic trait loci [J]. Genetical Research, 2010, 92(1): 55.
  25. Yang R, Jin T, Li W. Mapping genome-wide QTL of ratio traits with Bayesian shrinkage analysis for its component traits [J]. Genetica, 2010, 138(8): 853-860.