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Biographical Sketch: Jean Chin, Ph.D.

Jean Chin
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Jean Chin, Ph.D., is a program director in the Division of Cell Biology and Biophysics. She is responsible for administering grants in lipid metabolism, membrane biochemistry and biophysics, and transport. Before joining NIGMS, Chin was a senior staff fellow in the Cell Biology and Metabolism Branch at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. She ear​ned a B.S. in chemistry from Simmons College and a Ph.D. in biochemistry from Dartmouth College. Chin conducted postdoctoral research at Harvard University.

To contact Chin, send email to or call 301-594-0828. 

If you’re a reporter wishing to interview Chin, contact the NIGMS Office of Communications and Public Liaison at or call 301-496-7301.

This page last reviewed on March 17, 2017