Shihai Jia, PhD


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  • Mandarin Chinese

Academic Information

  • Departments: Dentistry - Research Assistant Professor

Education History

Type School Degree
Postdoctoral Fellowship Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Craniofacial Developmental Biology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Postdoctoral Fellowship University of Rochester Medical Center
Craniofacial Developmental Biology
Postdoctoral Fellow
Undergraduate Nankai University
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Jia S, Zhou J, Fanelli C, Wee Y, Bonds J, Schneider P, Mues G, DSouza RN (2017). Small-molecule Wnt agonists correct cleft palates in Pax9 mutant mice in utero. Development, 144(20), 3819-3828.
  2. Jia S, Zhou J, Wee Y, Mikkola ML, Schneider P, DSouza RN (2017). Anti-EDAR Agonist Antibody Therapy Resolves Palate Defects in Pax9-/- Mice. J Dent Res, 96(11), 1282-1289.
  3. Kwon HE, Jia S, Lan Y, Liu H, Jiang R (2017). Activin and Bmp4 Signaling Converge on Wnt Activation during Odontogenesis. J Dent Res, 96(10), 1145-1152.
  4. Jia S, Kwon HE, Lan Y, Zhou J, Liu H, Jiang R (2016). Bmp4-Msx1 signaling and Osr2 control tooth organogenesis through antagonistic regulation of secreted Wnt antagonists. Dev Biol, 420(1), 110-119.
  5. Lan Y, Jia S, Jiang R (2013). Molecular patterning of the mammalian dentition. Semin Cell Dev Biol, 25-26, 61-70.
  6. Zhou J, Gao Y, Lan Y, Jia S, Jiang R (2013). Pax9 regulates a molecular network involving Bmp4, Fgf10, Shh signaling and the Osr2 transcription factor to control palate morphogenesis. Development, 140(23), 4709-18.
  7. Jia S, Zhou J, Gao Y, Baek JA, Martin JF, Lan Y, Jiang R (2012). Roles of Bmp4 during tooth morphogenesis and sequential tooth formation. Development, 140(2), 423-32.
  8. Zhang Y, Zhou X, Ge X, Jiang J, Li M, Jia S, Yang X, Kan Y, Miao X, Zhao G, Li F, Huang Y (2009). Insect-Specific microRNA Involved in the Development of the Silkworm Bombyx mori. PLoS ONE, 4(3), e4677.
  9. Zhang Y, Huang J, Jia S, Liu W, Li M, Wang S, Miao X, Xiao H, Huang Y (2007). SAGE tag based cDNA microarray analysis during larval to pupal development and isolation of novel cDNAs in Bombyx mori. Genomics, 90(3), 372-9.
  10. Jia SH, Li MW, Zhou B, Liu WB, Zhang Y, Miao XX, Zeng R, Huang YP (2007). Proteomic analysis of silk gland programmed cell death during metamorphosis of the silkworm Bombyx mori. J Proteome Res, 6(8), 3003-10.
  11. Miao XX, Xub SJ, Li MH, Li MW, Huang JH, Dai FY, Marino SW, Mills DR, Zeng P, Mita K, Jia SH, Zhang Y, Liu WB, Xiang H, Guo QH, Xu AY, Kong XY, Lin HX, Shi YZ, Lu G, Zhang X, Huang W, Yasukochi Y, Sugasaki T, Shimada T, Nagaraju J, Xiang ZH, Wang SY, Goldsmith MR, Lu C, Zhao GP, Huang YP (2005). Simple sequence repeat-based consensus linkage map of Bombyx mori. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 102(45), 16303-8.