Menu

Jinjun Kan, Ph.D.

500 500 Stroud Water Research Center

Associate Research Scientist

  • Principal Investigator, Microbiology Group
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Delaware

Contact

jkan@stroudcenter.org
tel. 610-268-2153, ext. 280
970 Spencer Road, Avondale, PA 19311

https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5331-380X

Interests and Expertise

Environmental microbiology and molecular microbial ecology of aquatic ecosystems, particularly freshwater and estuaries, with focus on algal, bacterial, archaeal, and viral population dynamics, and interactions with local environments, including trophic interactions, nutrient cycling, and biogeochemistry.

Google Scholar | ResearchGate | Download CV

Education

  • Ph.D., Environmental Molecular Microbiology/Biotechnology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.
  • M.S., Ecology, First Institute of Oceanography, State Oceanic Administration, Qingdao, China.
  • B.S., Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China.

Professional Experience

  • Associate Research Scientist, Stroud Water Research Center, 2017–present.
  • Assistant Research Scientist, Stroud Water Research Center, 2010–2017.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, 2006–2010.
  • Research Assistant, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, College Park, Maryland, 2001–2006.
  • Research Assistant, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 1999–2001.

Publications

Diversity and spatial distribution of chromophytic phytoplankton in the Bay of Bengal revealed by RuBisCO genes (rbcL)

Pujari, L., C. Wu, J. Kan, N. Li, X. Wang, X. Shang, M. Wang, C. Zhou, and J. Sun. 2019. Frontiers in Microbiology, early online access.

Denitrification and anammox: understanding nitrogen loss from Yangtze Estuary to the East China Sea

Wang, J.,  J. Kan, G. Qian, J. Chen, Z. Xia, X. Zhang, H. Liu, and J. Sun. 2019. Environmental Pollution. Early online access.

Heterotrophic bacteria dominate the diazotrophic community in the Eastern Indian Ocean (EIO) during pre-southwest monsoon

Wu, C., J. Kan, H. Liu, L. Pujari, C. Guo, X. Wang, and J. Sun. 2019. Microbial Ecology, early online access.

Regeneration and utilization of nutrients during the collapse of red tide of ciliate Mesodinium rubrum: influence on phytoplankton species composition

Zhang, Y., X. Song, P. J. Harrison, S. Liu, Z. Yu, J. Kan, P. Qian, H. Liu, and K. Yin. 2018. Science China: Earth Sciences 61(10):1384–1396.

Storm events restructured bacterial community and their biogeochemical potentials

Kan, J. 2018. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 123(7):2257–2269.
Loading...

See all publications by Stroud Center authors

Related News

Sharing Our Science in Salt Lake City

Stroud Center scientists shared their work at the weeklong annual meeting of this premier international organization of aquatic scientists ... Read More

Stories From the Streams: Straight From the Source

Learn how scientists are using advanced tools to track down the source of potentially harmful contaminants. Episode 6 in the “Stories from the Streams” series from WHYY TV12 ... Read More

Field Notes From Our Work in Costa Rica

A team of five Stroud Center scientists worked under the rainbows of the Orosí Volcano in Costa Rica to survey a dozen streams ... Read More

Getting Slimed: Scientists Investigate Biofilms in Streams Amidst Climate Change

Slippery, shiny, and available in varying shades of green, slime is the latest research interest of two Stroud Water Research Center scientists ... Read More

Good Fences Make Good Water

Cows wading in a stream might make a pretty picture but the reality is a lot less pleasant. Find out why in this 1-minute podcast featuring Jinjun Kan, Ph.D ... Read More

Microbial Population Dynamics of Periphyton Biofilms in White Clay Creek

Stroud Center scientists deployed glass slides into three reaches of White Clay Creek with distinct streamside land uses: mature forest, restored but immature forest, and meadow from upstream to downstream. Molecular DNA fingerprints demonstrated variations of biofilm population structures on both natural surface and glass slides ... Read More
Loading...