Jianzhong Jin
Biological Sciences
SUNY College of Optometry
33 West 42nd Street New York, NY 10036


Education

 

Department of Biology, University of Science and Technology of China, BS Neuro Biology,  1998

Management Institute, University of Science and Technology of China, BS Management of Economy, 1998

Vision Research Lab, School of Life Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China, PhD, 2003

Professional Experience

 
  • 9/1999-12/1999: Assistant teacher of physiological experiment (nearly 80 students)

  • 10/1998-07/2000: Rotation in the Vision Research Lab, University of Science and Technology of China. Tutor: Yifeng Zhou.

  • 9/2000-09/2003: PhD student (Major in Neurobiology), Vision Res. Lab., School of Life

  • Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China

  • 11/2003-08/2008: Postdoctoral research, Department of Biological Sciences, State University of New York – Optometry

  • 8/2008-Present: Research scientist, Department of Biological Sciences, State University of New York Optometry

Professional Memberships

 

Society for Neuroscience

Scholarship Awards

 
  • 1998-1999 Kwang-Hua Scholarship

  • 2000-2001 Kwang-Hua Scholarship

Publications

 

G. Desbordes, Jianzhong Jin, C. Weng, N.A. Lesica, G.B. Stanley, J.M. Alonso (2008). Timing precision in population coding of natural scenes in the early visual system. PLos Biology. 6(12): 2672-2682

Jianzhong Jin, C. Weng, C.I. Yeh, J.A. Gordon, E. S. Ruthazer, M.P. Stryker, H.A. Swadlow & J.M. Alonso (2007). On and off domains of geniculate afferents in cat primary visual cortex.Nature Neuroscience 11, 88 - 94

D.A. Butts, C. Weng, Jianzhong Jin, C.I. Yeh, N.A. Lesica, J.M. Alonso, G.B. Stanley (2007). Temporal precision in the neural code and the time scales of natural vision. Nature. 449 (7158): 92-95

N.A. Lesica, Jianzhong Jin, C. Weng, C.I. Yeh, D.A. Butts, G.B. Stanley, and J.M. Alonso (2007). Adaptation to stimulus contrast and correlations during natural visual stimulation. Neuron. 55(3), 479–491

N.A. Lesica, C. Weng, Jianzhong Jin, C.I. Yeh, D.A. Butts, G.B. Stanley, J.M. Alonso(2006). Dynamic encoding of natural luminance sequences by LGN bursts. PLos Biology. 4(7): 1201-1212

X.R. Li, Z-L. Lv, P.J. Xu, Jianzhong Jin, Y.F. Zhou (2003). Generating High Gray-Level Resolution Monochrome Displays with Conventional Computer Graphics Cards and Color Monitors. J Neurosci. Methods.

Jianzhong Jin, P.J. Xu, X.R. Li, Y.F. Zhou (2003). Effects of pattern shape on adaptation of dLGN cell. Chinese Science Bulletin. 48(16): 1744-1747

Y.P. Yang*, Jianzhong Jin*, Y.F. Zhou, T.D. Shou (2003). GABAA and GABAB receptors mediated inhibition affect the pattern adaptation on relay cells in the dorsal Lateral Geniculate Nucleus (LGNd) of cats. Brain Res. 959: 295-303 (*: co-first author)

Y.P. Yang, Jianzhong Jin, Y.F. Zhou and T.D. Shou (2001). The response timings of pattern adaptation of dLGN neuron of cats. Chinese Science Bulletin. Vol 46 No.10, 824-826

Conference Presentations and Abstracts

 

G.B. Stanley, M. Black, J.P. Lewis, G. Desbordes, Jianzhong Jin, J.M. Alonso (2009). Population coding of ground truth motion in natural scenes in the early visual system. Computational and systems neuroscience 2009. 257

G. Desbordes, Jianzhong Jin, C. Weng, N.A. Lesica, G.B. Stanley, J.M. Alonso (2009). Timing precision in population coding of natural scenes in the early visual system. Computational and systems neuroscience 2009. 128

G. Desbordes, Jianzhong Jin, C. Weng, N.A. Lesica, D.A. Butts, G.B. Stanley, J.M. Alonso (2008). Invariance of spike time precision within neural populations in the early visual system. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts: 459.21

Jianzhong Jin, Yushi Wang, Yao Chen, H.A. Swadlow, J.M. Alonso (2008). Receptive field clustering of on and off geniculate afferents within a cortical orientation domain predicts the domain orientation preference. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts: 769.3

Jianzhong Jin, C. Weng, S. Anand, H.A. Swadlow, J.M. Alonso (2007). On- and off-domains of geniculate afferents in cat primary visual cortex. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts: 920.10

C. Weng, Jianzhong Jin, C.I. Yeh, J.M. Alonso (2007). Influence of contrast on the spatial frequency tuning of neuronal populations in the cat visual thalamus. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts: 392.29

G. Desbordes, C. Weng, Jianzhong Jin, D.A. Butts, J.M. Alonso, G.B. Stanley. (2007) How correlated is the neural code entering primary visual cortex? Society for Neuroscience Abstracts: 615.1

D.A. Butts, C. Weng, Jianzhong Jin, C.I. Yeh, N A. Lesica, G.B. Stanley, J. M. Alonso, and Liam Paninski (2007). Direct measurement of “suppression” in the LGN in the context of natural stimuli and its implications for visual coding. Computational and Systems Neuroscience.

Jianzhong Jin, C. Weng, C.I. Yeh, J.A. Gordon, E.S. Ruthazer, M.P. Stryker, H.A. Swadlow, J.M. Alonso (2006). On- and off-domains of geniculate afferents in cat primary visual cortex. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts: 436.12

D.A. Butts, C. Weng, Jianzhong Jin, C.I. Yeh, N.A. Lesica, J.M. Alonso, G.B. Stanley (2006). The role of temporal precision in the neural code and its relationship to the time scales of natural stimuli. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts: 734

M. Eisele, C. Weng, Jianzhong Jin, C.I. Yeh, J.M. Alonso, K.D. Miller (2006). Optimal encoding and the diversity of response properties in the visual thalamus. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts: 11.7

Jianzhong Jin, C. Weng, C.I. Yeh, J.M. Alonso (2005). Synaptic impact of single geniculate afferents through the depth of cat primary visual cortex. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts: 742.7

N.A. Lesica, C. Weng, Jianzhong Jin, C.I. Yeh, D.A. Butts, G.B. Stanley, J.M. Alonso (2005). The effects of contrast adaptation during natural stimulation. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts: 855.2

D.A. Butts, C. Weng, Jianzhong Jin, C.I. Yeh, N.A. Lesica, J.M. Alonso, G.B. Stanley (2005). Changes in functional properties of LGN neurons with contrast and their significance in information transmission. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts: 855.3

Jianzhong Jin, C. Weng, C.I. Yeh, J.M. Alonso (2004). Influence of contrast on the spatial properties of cells in the cat lateral geniculate nucleus. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts: 409.401