Jia En, John Chua

Chua Jia En, John

Appointment(s)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Principal Investigator, Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology, A*STAR
Academic Qualifications
  • Dr. rer. nat., University of Hamburg, Germany
  • MSc, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • BSc (Honours, Second Upper), National University of Singapore, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • Intracellular Trafficking
  • Synapse Biology
  • Developmental Neurobiology
  • Signalling Pathways
  • Proteomics
  • Interactomics
Recent Publications
  • 1. Butkevich E, Härtig W, Nikolov M, Erck C, Grosche J, Urlaub H, Schmidt CF, Klopfenstein DR, Chua JJ. 2016. Phosphorylation of FEZ1 by Microtubule Affinity Regulating Kinases regulates its function in presynaptic protein trafficking. Sci Rep. 6:26965. doi: 10.1038/srep26965. 27247180.
  • 2. Kohansal-Nodehi M, Chua, JJ, Urlaub H, Jahn R, Czernik D. 2016 Apr. Analysis of protein phosphorylation in nerve terminal reveals extensive changes in active zone proteins upon exocytosis. Elife. 26;5. pii: e14530. doi: 10.7554/eLife.14530. 27115346.
  • 3. Yagensky O, Kalantary Dehaghi T, Chua, JJ. 2016 Feb. The Roles of Microtubule-Based Transport at Presynaptic Nerve Terminals. Front Synaptic Neurosci. 10;8:3. doi: 10.3389/fnsyn.2016.00003. 26903856.
  • 4. Binotti B, Pavlos NJ, Riedel D, Wenzel D, Vorbrüggen G, Schalk AM, Kühnel K, Boyken J, Erck C, Martens H, Chua JJ, Jahn R. 2015 Feb. The GTPase Rab26 links synaptic vesicles to the autophagy pathway. 4:e05597. doi: 10.7554/eLife.05597. 25643395.
  • 5. Boyken J, Grønborg M, Riedel D, Urlaub H, Jahn R, Chua JJ. 2013 Apr. Molecular profiling of synaptic vesicle docking sites reveals novel proteins but few differences between glutamatergic and GABAergic synapses. Neuron. 78(2):285-97. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2013.02.027. 23622064.