Dong Xu
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   James C. Dowell Professor & Chair
   Department of Computer Science
   Investigator, Bond Life Sciences Center
   Core Faculty, MU Informatics Institute (MUII)
   573-884-1887
   XuDong@missouri.edu
Education
   Institution and Location                                  Degree      Year      Field of Study
   Peking University, China                                  B.S.         1987           Physics
   Peking University, China                                  M.S.        1990      Solid State Physics
   University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign        Ph.D.        1995      Computational Biology
Research and Professional Experience
  • September 2007 to present: James C. Dowell Professor, Computer Science Department, University of Missouri, Columbia.
  • January 2007 to present: Chair, Computer Science Department, University of Missouri, Columbia.
  • January 2008 to present: Core faculty member, Interdisciplinary Plant Group, University of Missouri, Columbia.
  • January 2008 to present: Adjuct Professor, College of Computer Science and Technology, Jilin University, Changchun, China. January 2006 - present.
  • January 2007 to present: Core faculty member, Informatics Institute, University of Missouri, Columbia.
  • October 2005 to present: Christopher S. Bond Life Sciences Center Investigator, University of Missouri, Columbia. January 2006 - present.
  • August 2003 to September 2007: James C. Dowell Associate Professor, Computer Science Department, University of Missouri, Columbia.
  • February 2004 to December 2006: Part-time faculty, U.S. Department of Energy Higher Education Research Experience at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory for Distinguished Visiting Scientists and Faculty. January 2006 - present.
  • January 2004 to present: Core Faculty Member, Biomedical and Health Informatics Research Training Program, University of Missouri-Columbia.Current Protein and Peptide Science, January 2000 - present.
  • January 2000 to December 2007: Adjunct faculty, University of Tennessee at Knoxville. January 2006 - present.
  • June 2000 to August 2003: Staff Scientist, Life Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
  • June 1997 to June 2000: Research Associate, Life Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
  • June 1995 to June 1997: Visiting Scientist, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Maryland.
  • May 1991 to May 1995: Research Assistant, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • July 1988 to July 1990: Research Assistant, Department of Physics, Peking University, China.
  • Awards
  • R&D100 award for the development of PROSPECT software package, 2001, presented by R&D Magazine in recognition of the years 100 most significant technological innovations.
  • UT-Battelle Significant Event Award, 2001.
  • 2001 Award of Excellence in Technology Transfer for PROSPECT from the Federal Laboratory Consortium Southeast Region.
  • Excellence in Technology Transfer Award for EXCAVATOR from the Federal Laboratory Consortium, 2003.
  • UT-Battelle Significant Event Award, 2003.
  • Senior Faculty Research Award, College of Engineering, University of Missouri, 2007.
  • Keynote Award, the International Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine and the International Joint Conferences on Bioinformatics, Systems Biology and Intelligent Computing (IJCBS), 2009.
  • Outstanding Achievement Award, International Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine (ISIBM), 2010.
  • Professional Activities
  • Member, Editorial Board of Current Protein and Peptide Science, January 2000 - present.
  • Member, Editorial Board of Applied and Environmental Microbiology, January 2006 - present.
  • Consulting Editor, International Journal of Computational Biology and Drug Design (IJCBDD), January 2009 - present.
  • Member, Editorial Board of International Journal of Data Mining and Bioinformatics (IJDMB), September 2009 - present.
  • Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Functional Informatics and Personalised Medicine (IJFIPM), January 2010 - present.
  • Associate Editor-in-Chief, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (TCBB), January 2013 - present.
  • Member, Review Editorial Board of Frontiers in Plant Proteomics, a specialty section of Frontiers in Plant Science, January 2011 - present.
  • Member, Review Editorial Board of Frontiers in Non-Coding RNA, a specialty section of Frontiers in Genetics, January 2011 - present.
  • Member, Editorial Board of Acta Biophysica Sinica, January 2011 - present.
  • Advisory Board member, ACM Special Interest Group - SIGBioinformatics, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Biomedicine, September 2010 - present.
  • Guest Editor, Special Issue of "The International Journal of Bioinformatics Research and Applications", 2005.
  • Member, Program Committee, IEEE Computer Society Bioinformatics (CSB) Conference, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008.
  • Session Chair, Annual International Conference IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS), 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008.
  • Member, Program Committee, Annual Conference of Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB), 2005, 2006, 2013.
  • Member, Program Committee, European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB), 2005.
  • Member, Program Committee, the International Workshop on Bioinformatics Research and Applications (IWBRA 2006, IWBRA 2007, IWBRA 2008, IWBRA 2009).
  • Member, Program Committee, IEEE 7th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering (BIBE07).
  • Member, Program Committee, The 13th Annual International Computing and Combinatorics Conference (COCOON 2007).
  • Publicity Co-chair, The third annual IEEE-NIH Life Science Systems and Application (LISA 07).
  • Member, Program Committee, the International Symposium on Optimization and Systems Biology (OSB 2007, OSB 2008).
  • Member, Program Committee, The 8th International Workshop on Data Mining in Bioinformatics 2008, 2010 (BIOKDD 08, BIOKDD 10).
  • Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, 2009, 2012 (BICoB 2009, 2012, 2013).
  • Program Committee Vice Chair, 2008 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM08).
  • Program Committee Co-Chair, 2009 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine (BIBM09).
  • Member, Program Committee, IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, 2011, 2012 (BIBM11, BIBM12).
  • Member, Program Committee, The 7th and 8th International Bioinformatics Workshop (IBW 2009, IBW 2010).
  • Member, Steering Committee, Keynote Chair, International Conference on Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (ACM-BCB), 2010.
  • Member, Program Committee, International Conference on Bioinformatics Models, Methods and Algorithms (Bioinformatics 2012, 2013).
  • Member, Program Committee, Annual International Conference on Research in Computational Molecular Biology (RECOMB, 2013).
  • Ad hoc member, Study Section for the NIH Director's Roadmap Initiatives, May 25-27th, 2005.
  • Member, NIH Technology Development study section, November 9th, 2005; February 9-10, 2006; June 29-30, 2006.
  • Ad hoc member, NIH Biodata Management and Analysis study section, October 5-6, 2006.
  • Member, NIH Biodata Management and Analysis Panel, July 1, 2007-June 30, 2011.
  • Member, Special Review Panel for "Proteomics Centers for Infectious Diseases and Biodefense", March 3-4, 2008.
  • Reviewers of grants (National Institute of Health, Department of Energy, Philip Morris External Research Program, FoM Fund, Hong Kong Innovation and Technology Fund, internal fund of University of Tennessee, and internal fund of Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Research Board Fund of University of Missouri), meeting papers (including ISMB, RECOMB, PSB, CSB, BIBE, EMBS, etc.), and many scientific journals.
  • Selected Publications
    Books
  • Ying Xu, Dong Xu, and Jie Liang eds. "Computational Methods for Protein Structure Prediction and Modeling", I, II, Springer-Verlag. 2006.
  • Dong Xu, James Keller, Mihail Popescu, and Rajkumar Bondugula. "Application of Fuzzy Logic in Bioinformatics", Imperial College Press, London, UK. 2008.
  • Mihail Popescu and Dong Xu eds. "Ontology-Based Data Mining in Biomedical Research", Artech House, Norwood, MA, USA. 2009.