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Jianmin Su, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor
  • Fox Lab

Research Assistant Professor

Jianmin Su, Ph.D.
R-1070, 2 Riverside Circle

Dr. Jianmin Su explores the cellular and molecular mechanisms that drive synapse formation—synaptic targeting, synaptic differentiation and maturation.

Su J, Basso D, Iyer S, Su K, Wei J, Fox MA. (2020). Paracrine Role for Somatostatin Interneurons in the Assembly of Perisomatic Inhibitory Synapses. Journal of Neuroscience.

Monavarfeshani A, Knill CN, Sabbagh U, Su J, Fox MA. (2017). Region- and Cell-Specific Expression of Transmembrane Collagens in Mouse Brain. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience.

Singh R, Su J, Brooks JM, Terauchi A, Umemori H, Fox MA. (2012). Fibroblast growth factor 22 contributes to the development of retinal nerve terminals in the dorsal lateral geniculate nucleus. Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience 4: 61. 

Su J, Stenbjorn RS, Gorse K, Su K, Hauser KF, Ricard-Blum S, Pihlajaniemi T, Fox MA. (2012). Target-derived matricryptins organize cerebellar synapse formation through α3β1 integrins. Cell Reports 2(2): 223-30. 

Su J, Haner CV, Imbery TE, Brooks JM, Morhardt DR, Gorse K, Guido W, Fox MA. (2011). Reelin is required for class-specific retinogeniculate targeting. J Neurosci 31(2): 575-86. 

Su J, Gorse K, Ramirez F, Fox M. (2010). Collagen XIX is expressed by interneurons and contributes to the formation of hippocampal synapses. J Comp Neurol 518(2): 229-53. 

  • Virginia Commonwealth University: Postdoctoral fellowship, Medical School/Anatomy
  • Fudan University: Ph.D., Medicine
  • Research Associate, Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, MCV, Virginia Commonwealth University