Dr JIA received her PhD from University of Reading (UK) in 2009. From 2009 to 2013, she worked as a Postdoc Research Assistant and Research Associate at University of Reading and Durham University, respectively. Since 2014, Dr JIA has joined the Department of Nutrition, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, and her research focused on the influence of dietary regulation of intestinal microecology on host health, the establishment of intestinal microecology in early life of infants and clinical influencing factors. She did oral presentations at ISAPP open Forum, BSRA Annual Conference and Cold Spring Harbor International Conference on Molecular Genetic Aging. As the first or corresponding author she published papers in Cell Reports, FEMS Microbiol Ecology, Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Journal of Pediatric Surgery and co-edited the book of Neonatal Nutrition. Dr JIA has been awarded fundings from National Natural Science Foundation of China, and Shanghai Municipal Education Commission. Dr JIA’s teaching efforts include five undergraduate courses. She mentored the Innovation Projects of College Students many times. Undergraduates’ thesis supervised by Dr JIA were awarded as excellent dissertation of Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine in 2020 and 2021. She was awarded as the "Top ten outstanding class tutor" of Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine in 2021. Dr JIA is a member of microecology Professional Committee of Shanghai Preventive Medical Association and youth Committee of Parenteral and enteral Nutrition professional of Shanghai Medical Association.
2005 -2009 University of Reading (UK), PhD in Food Life Science
2002-2005 China Agricultural University, MSc in Food Biotechnology
1998-2002 Agricultural University of Hebei, BSc in Food Science and Engineering
2022.02-present Associate Professor in Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine
2014.01-2022.01 Assistant Professor in Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine
2010.12-2013.12 Postdoctoral Research Associate in School of Life Sciences and Medicine, Durham University (UK)
2009.08-2010.11 Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences, University of Reading (UK)
Development of gut microbiome in early life
Interaction of maternal dietary pattern and gut microbiome on pregnancy outcomes
Jia J#, Xun PC#, Wang XL, He K, Tang QY, Zhang T, Wang Y, Tang WJ, Lu LN, Yan WH, Hu TY, Cai W* (2020). Impact of Postnatal Antibiotics and Parenteral Nutrition on the Gut Microbiota in Preterm Infants during Early Life. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition44(4):639-654.
Zhang T#, Wang Y#, Lu LN, Yan WH, Tao YJ, Jia J*, Cai W* (2020). Microbial alteration of small bowel stoma effluents and colonic feces in infants with short bowel syndrome. Journal of Pediatric Surgery.55(7),1366-1372.
Wang PL, Wang Y, Lu LN, Yan WH, Tao YJ, Zhou KJ, Jia J*, Cai W*(2017) Alterations in intestinal microbiota relate to intestinal failure-associated liver disease and central line infections. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 52,1318-1326.
Virk B#, Jia J#, Maynard C#, Raimundo A, Lefebvre J, Richards S, Chetina N, Liang Y, Helliwell N, Cipinska M and Weinkove D* (2016), Folate Acts in E. coli to Accelerate C, elegans Aging Independently of Bacterial Biosynthesis, Cell Reports 14 (7),1611-1620
Virk B, Feyst I, Correia C, Dixon C, Jia J, Oberleitner N, Briggs Z, Hodge E, Edwards R, Ward J, Gems D, and Weinkove D. Excessive folate synthesis limits lifespan in the C. elegans: E. coli aging modle (2012). BMC Biology 10:67.
Jia J, Frantz NZ, Khoo C, Gibson GR, Rastall RA and McCartney AL*(2011) Investigation of faecal microbiota of kittens: monitoring the bacterial succession and effect of diet, FEMS Microbiol Ecology 78, 395-404.
Jia J, Frantz NZ, Khoo C, Gibson GR, Rastall RA and McCartney AL (2011). Investigation of the faecal microbiota of geriatric cats Lett Appl Microbiol 53, 288-293.
Jia J, Frantz NZ, Khoo C, Gibson GR, Rastall RA and McCartney AL (2010). Investigation of the faecal microbiota associated with canine chronic diarrhoea. FEMS Microbiol Ecology 71, 304-312.
Undergraduate courses: Food Technology, Professional English, Food Analysis, Food Hygiene and Nutrition, Graduation thesis and Writing, Advances in Nutrition,
2021-2023 First-class Undergraduate Course Construction Project funding from Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine
2021-2022 Teaching Research Foundation of Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine (SZ-2021-11)
Supervisor of food Hygiene and Nutrition Professional Class of 2019
Supervisor of the 9th, 11th and 13th College Students' Innovation Training Program (awarded once as a national project and twice as a municipal project)
Other Professional Activities
Member of Microbial Ecology Professional Committee of Shanghai Preventive Medical Association
Member of Youth Committee of Parenteral and enteral Nutrition of Shanghai Medical Association
Honors and Awards
2005-2008 University of Reading Research Education Scholarship (REF)
2007 Student prize winners at ISAPP Open Forum 2007, London
2019 Awarded as Outstanding Teacher of School of Continuing Education, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2020, 2021 Excellent Graduation Thesis supervisor of Medical School of Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2020 "Diet Fighting Epidemic disease, Nutrition Support; Peer Communication, Growth Relay" to win the mentor "Top ten Quality Projects" in Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine
2021 Awarded as "Top Ten Class Tutor" of Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine