Jing did her bachelor’s degree in software engineering at Jilin University, China. Then she moved to Saarland University and studied Bioinformatics for her master’s degree. In the mean time she worked on a myxobacterial metabolites project during a part time job in the Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology at Saarland University. From 2012 to 3013 she worked for the Bioinformatics Core Facility (BCF) within SIB on colon cancer projects. From April of 2013 to this current time, she is working in Laboratoire de recherche en neuroimagerie, CHUV as a PhD student on Alzheimer’s disease.