Jimo Borjigin was born in Huhhot, Inner-Mongolia, China. She received the M.S. degree in biophysics from the Tohoku University (Sendai, Japan) and the Ph.D. degree in neuroscience from the Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, USA) in 1986 and 1994, respectively. She received postdoctoral training at the Johns Hopkins University between 1994 and 1998. Between 1998 and 2003, she was a Staff Associate at the Department of Embryology of the Carnegie Institution of Washington in Baltimore. From 2003 till 2009, she served as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology at the University of Michigan Medical School. Currently, she serves as an Associate Professor with tenure in the same department. She is mainly interested in mechanisms of circadian rhythms and injury-induced neuroplasticity. She was the recipient of the prestigious Chinese Government Full Scholarship for Oversees Undergraduate and Graduate Studies between 1980 and 1987 and a recipient of the John Merck Scholar’s Award between 1999 and 2003. She is currently as a Biological Sciences Scholar at the University of Michigan.
Biography Updated on 24 January 2011