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Xiaojing Pan Ph.D.

2019 Youth Fundation from the National Natural Science Foundation of China
2018 The outstanding postdoc fellowship of Tsinghua University
2016 National Postdoctoral Program for Innovative Talents from China Postdoctoral Science Foundation; Advanced
Innovation Fellow, Beijing Advanced Innovation Center for Structural Biology; The outstanding graduate of Beijing
2013&2012 National scholarshiop for graduate student of China from the Ministry of Education of China;
2012 The seventeenth scholarship for excellent doctoral student from Ministry of Education of China; ‘Nanxiang
Jiang’ scholarship of Tsinghua University


2007-2011School of Life Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China. B.S.

2015-2015University of Chicago, Illinois, USA. Short-term visiting student

2011-2016School of Medicine,Tsinghua University Ph.D.

2016-2019School of Medicine, Tsinghua University Postdoc.

2019-PresentSchool of Life Sciences, Tsinghua University Associate Professor

Main Reaearch Fields

structural and mechanical investigation of voltage-gated sodium channels with Cryo-EM and electrophysiology.

Selected Publications

1. Pan, X.*, Li, Z.*, Huang, X. *, Huang, G. *, Gao, S., Shen, H., Liu, L., Lei, J. , Yan, N. # (2019). Molecular basis for pore blockade of human Na(+) channel Nav1.2 by the mu-conotoxin KIIIA. Science. aaw2999, published online Epub Feb 14. (*, co-first author, # corresponding author)

2. Pan, X.*, Li, Z.*, Zhou, Q. *, Shen, H. *, Wu, K. *, Huang, X., Chen, J., Zhang, J., Zhu, X., Lei, J., Xiong, W., Gong, H., Xiao, B., and Yan, N.# (2018). Structure of the human voltage-gated sodium channel Nav1.4 in complex with beta1. Science. eaau2486 (*, co-first author, # corresponding author)

3. Shen, H. *, Li, Z. *, Jiang, Y. *, Pan, X.*, Wu, J., Cristofori-Armstrong, B., Smith, J.J., Chin, Y.K.Y., Lei, J., Zhou, Q. #,King, GF. #, and Yan, N. # (2018). Structural basis for the modulation of voltage-gated sodium channels by animal toxins. Science. eaau2596 (*, co-first author, # corresponding author)

4. Shen, H. *, Zhou, Q. *, Pan, X.*, Li, Z. *, Wu, J., and Yan, N. # (2017). Structure of a eukaryotic voltage-gated sodium channel at near-atomic resolution. Science 355. (*, co-first author, # corresponding author)

5. Deng, D. *, Yan, C. *, Pan, X.*, Mahfouz, M., Wang, J., Zhu, J.K., Shi, Y. #, and Yan, N. #(2012). Structural basis for sequence-specific recognition of DNA by TAL effectors. Science 335, 720-723. (*, co-first author, # corresponding author)