Dr. Mingjie Jin
Department of Chemical Engineering and
Michigan State University, USA
2012 Ph.D., Chemical Engineering &
Quantitative biology, Michigan State University, USA
2008 M.Sc., Biochemical Engineering,
Nanjing University of Technology, China
2005 B.Sc., Bioengineering, Nanjing
University of Technology, China
Cory Sarks*, Mingjie Jin*, Trey K Sato, Venkatesh Balan and Bruce E Dale.
Studying the rapid bioconversion of lignocellulosic sugars into ethanol using
high cell density fermentations with cell recycle. Biotechnology for Biofuels,
Xin Wang, Mingjie Jin*, Venkatesh Balan, A. Daniel Jones, Xia Li, Bing-Zhi
Li*, Bruce E. Dale and Ying-Jin Yuan. Comparative metabolic profiling revealed
limitations in xylose-fermenting yeast during co-fermentation of glucose and
xylose in the presence of inhibitors. Biotechnology and Bioengineering,
Culbertson, Mingjie Jin*, Leonardo da Costa Sousa,
Bruce E. Dale and Venkatesh Balan. In-house cellulase production
from AFEXTM pretreated
corn stover using Trichoderma
reesei RUT C-30. RSC
Advances, 2013, 3 (48): 25960 – 25969.
Mingjie Jin*, William Bothfeld, Samantha Austin, Trey K. Sato, Alex La
Reau, Haibo Li, Marcus Foston, Christa Gunawan, Richard D. LeDuc, John F.
Quensen, Mick Mcgee, Nirmal Uppugundla, Alan Higbee, Ruwan Ranatunga, Charles W.
Donald, Gwen Bone, Arthur J. Ragauskas, James M. Tiedje, Daniel R. Noguera,
Bruce E. Dale, Yaoping Zhang*, Venkatesh Balan*. Effect of storage conditions
on the stability and fermentability of enzymatic lignocellulosic hydrolysate.
Bioresource Technology, 2013, 147: 212-220.
Mingjie Jin*, Cory Sarks, Christa Gunawan, Benjamin D Bice, Shane P
Simonett, Ragothaman Avanasi Narasimhan, Laura B Willis, Bruce E Dale,
Venkatesh Balan* and Trey K Sato*. Phenotypic selection of a wild Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain for simultaneous
saccharification and co-fermentation of AFEXTMpretreated corn
stover. Biotechnology for Biofuels, 2013, 6:108.
Mingjie Jin*, Christa Gunawan, Venkatesh Balan, Xiurong Yu and Bruce
E. Dale. Continuous SSCF of AFEXTM pretreated
corn stover for enhanced ethanol productivity using commercial enzymes and Saccharomyces cerevisiae 424A (LNH-ST). Biotechnology and
Bioengineering, 2013, 110(5):1302-1311.
Mingjie Jin*, Christa Gunawan, Nirmal Uppugundla, Venkatesh Balan and
Bruce E. Dale. A novel integrated biological process for cellulosic ethanol
production featuring high ethanol productivity, enzyme recycling, and yeast
cells reuse. Energy and Environmental Science, 2012,5 (5): 7168-7175.
Ming W. Lau , Bryan D. Bals, Shishir
P. S. Chundawat, Mingjie Jin, Christa Gunawan,
Venkatesh Balan, A. Daniel Jones, Bruce E. Dale. An integrated paradigm for
cellulosic biorefineries: utilization of lignocellulosic biomass as
self-sufficient feedstocks for fuel, food precursors and saccharolytic enzyme
production. Energy and Environmental Science 2012, 5: 7100-7110.
Mingjie Jin*, Christa Gunawan, Venkatesh Balan and Bruce E. Dale.
Consolidated bioprocessing (CBP) of AFEXTM pretreated corn stover for ethanol
production using Clostridium
phytofermentans at a high
solids loading. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 2012,109(8): 1929-1936.
Mingjie Jin*, Christa Gunawan, Venkatesh Balan, Ming W. Lau and Bruce
E. Dale. Simultaneous saccharification and co-fermentation (SSCF) of AFEXTMpretreated
corn stover for ethanol production using commercial enzymes and Saccharomyces cerevisiae 424A(LNH-ST). Bioresource Technology
2012, 110: 587-594.
Mingjie Jin*, Venkatesh Balan, Christa Gunawan and Bruce E. Dale.
Quantitatively understanding reduced xylose fermentation performance in AFEXTMtreated
corn stover hydrolysate using Saccharomyces
cerevisiae 424A (LNH-ST) and Escherichia coli KO11. Bioresource Technology 2012,
Bryan D. Bals, Farzaneh Teymouri, Tim
Campbell, Mingjie Jin and
Bruce E. Dale. Low temperature and long residence time AFEX pretreatment of
corn stover. BioEnergy Research, 2012, 5(2):372-379.
Mingjie Jin*, Venkatesh Balan, Christa Gunawan, Bruce E. Dale.
Consolidated bioprocessing (CBP) performance of Clostridium phytofermentans on AFEX-treated corn stover for
ethanol production. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 2011, 108(6): 1290-1297.
Xiongjun Shao, Mingjie Jin, Anna Guseva, Chaogang Liu, Venkatesh Balan, David
Hogsett, Bruce E. Dale, Lee Lyn. Conversion for Avicel and AFEX pretreated corn
stover by Clostridium
thermocellum and simultaneous
saccharification and fermentation: Insights into microbial conversion of
pretreated cellulosic biomass. Bioresource Technology 2011, 102:8040-8045.
Mingjie Jin*, Ming W. Lau, Venkatesh Balan, Bruce E. Dale. Two-step
SSCF to convert AFEX-treated switchgrass to ethanol using commercial enzymes
andSaccharomyces cerevisiae 424A(LNH-ST).
Bioresource Technology 2010, 101: 8171-8178.
Chandraraj Krishnan, Leonardo da Costa
Sousa, Mingjie Jin, Linpei Chang, Bruce E. Dale, Venkatesh Balan.
Alkali-Based AFEX pretreatment for the conversion of sugarcane bagasse and cane
leaf residues to ethanol. Biotechnology and bioengineering 2010, 107(3):
Bryan Bals, Chad Rogers, Mingjie Jin, Venkatesh Balan, Bruce Dale. Evaluation of ammonia
fiber expansion (AFEX) pretreatment for enzymatic hydrolysis of switchgrass
harvested in different seasons and locations. Biotechnology for Biofuels 2010,
Mingjie Jin, He Huang*, Zhen Gao, Kun Zhang, Xin Liu. Enhancing
arachidonic acid production by Mortierella
alpina ME-1 using improved
mycelium aging technology. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering 2009, 32(1):
Mingjie Jin, He Huang*, Ai-Hua Xiao, Kun Zhang, Xin Liu, Shuang Li,
Chao Peng. A novel two-step fermentation process for improved arachidonic acid
production by Mortierella
alpina ME-1. Biotechnology
Letters 2008, 30(6): 1087-1091.