Science of Consciousness, April 2-7, 2018, Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, Tucson Arizona


Jimo Borjigin, PhD

Associate Professor, Molecular & Integrative Physiology Associate Professor, Neurology

University of Michigan

Plenary 1, Tuesday April 3, 2018; 2:00 pm - 4:10 pm

(PL 1) Consciousness and Psychedelic Drugs

Jimo Borjigin,


Jimo Borjigin



Dr. Borjigin was born and raised in Hohhot, the capital of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of China.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Physics and Master’s degree in Biophysics from Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan.  In 1994, she received her PhD in Neuroscience from the Department of Neuroscience at Johns Hopkins University under the guidance of Dr. Jeremy Nathans.  From 1994 till 1998, Dr. Borjigin received postdoctoral training in the laboratory of Dr. Solomon H. Snyder.  Her first independent position was in the Department of Embryology of the Carnegie Institution of Washington from 1998 to 2003.  Dr. Borjigin joined the Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology in 2003 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2009.  She also has a joint faculty position in the Department of Neurology.