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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.

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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

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.

Diversity and distribution of anammox bacteria in water column and sediments of the Eastern Indian Ocean

Gang Q., J. Wanga, J. Kan, X. Zhanga, Z. Xiaa, X. Zhanga, Y. Miaoa, and J. Sun. 2018. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 133:52–62.

Particulate organic matter (POM) composition in stream runoff following large storms: role of POM sources, particle size, and event characteristics

Johnson, E.R., S. Inamdar, J. Kan, and R. Vargas. 2018. Journal of Geophysical Research 123(2):660–675.

Archaea dominate the ammonia-oxidizing community in deep-sea sediments of the Eastern Indian Ocean – from the Equator to the Bay of Bengal

Wang, J., J. Kan, X. Zhang, Z. Xia, X. Zhang, G. Qian, Y. Miao, X. Leng, and J. Sun. 2017. Frontiers in Microbiology 8:415.
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