Faculty Profile  Faculty ProfileLast Modified Time: 01:48:29 PM Fri, 19 Sep 2014 
Dr. Qunfeng  Dong
 Contact Information
Dr. Qunfeng Dong
Associate Professor-Biological Sciences, Associate Professor-Computer Science and Engineering
Contact address   1155 Union Circle #305220, Denton, TX 76203     Office LocationLife Science Complex, Room No.: A358 
Email  Qunfeng.Dong@unt.edu    Contact Number (940) 565-3598    Contact Number: (940) 369-5194    Web Link Web Link   
Keywords Bioinformatics, Comparative Genomics   
toggle toggle  Professional Preparation
 Degree Major/Thesis/Dissertation Institution Year
Ph.D Biochemistry Iowa State University 2000
B.S Biochemistry Wuhan University 1993
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Fall 2014BIOL4805001Biological Sciences Capstone Seminar Download Syllabus
Fall 2013BIOL4005006Contemporary Topics in Biology Download Syllabus
Fall 2012CSCE4930003Topics in Computer Science and Engineering Download Syllabus
Fall 2012BIOL4005006Contemporary Topics in Biology Download Syllabus
Fall 2011CSCE5933002Topics in Computer Science and Engineering Download Syllabus
Fall 2011BIOL5005006TOPICS IN BIOLOGY Download Syllabus
toggle toggle  Research and Expertise
Bioinformatics and Comparative Genomics
toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2014-PresentAssociate ProfessorBiolog, Computer ScienceCAS & CENGUniversity of North Texas
2010-2014Assistant ProfessorBiological SciencesCollege of Art & ScienceUniversity of North Texas
2010-2014Assistant ProfessorComputer Science & EngineeringCollege of EngineeringUniversity of North Texas
2006-2009Associate Scientist/Associate DirectorCenter for Genomics & Bioinformatics Indiana University
2001-2006Assistant ScientistGenetics, Development and Cell Biology Iowa State University
2000-2001Post-docMathematics Iowa State University
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Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
toggle toggle Publications
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Comparison of whole and acellular bronchoalveolar lavage to oral wash microbiomes. Should acellular bronchoalveolar lavage be the standard? Related Links: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/24437415/?i
Twigg HL 3rd, Nelson DE, Day RB, Gregory RL,Dong, Q., Rong R, Knox K, Crothers K, Sodergren E, Weinstock G.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Kuehn, J., Gorden, P., Munro, D., Rong, R., Dong, Q., Plummer, P., Wang, C. and Phillips, J. Bacterial Community Profiling of Milk Samples as a Means to Understand Culture-Negative Bovine Clinical Mastitis. PLoS One, 8(4): e61959. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0061959.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Zhou, M., Rong, R., Munro, D., Zhu, C., Gao, X., Zhang, Q*. and Dong, Q*. Investigation of the Effect of Type 2 Diabetes on Subgingival Plaque Microbiota by High-Throughput 16S rDNA Pyrosequencing. PLoS One, 8(4): e61516. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0061516.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Meckfessel, M.H., Blancaflor, E. B., Plunkett, M., Dong, Q., and Dickstein, R. (2012) Multiple domains in MtENOD8 protein including the signal peptide target it to the symbiosome. Plant Physiol. , 2012 May;159(1):299-310. Related Links: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22415512
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Wolfe, A., Toh, E., Shibata, N., Rong, R., Kenton, K., FitzGerald, M.P., Mueller, E.R., Schreckenberger, P., Dong, Q., Nelson, D., & Brubaker, L. (2012) Evidence of Uncultivated Bacteria in the Adult Female Bladder. J Clin Microbiol. . 50(4)1376-1383. Related Links: http://jcm.asm.org/content/early/2012/01/19/JCM.05852-11.short?rss
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
toggle toggle Editorships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2013-PresentPLOS ONEAssociate Editor 
2012-PresentMetagenomicsAssociate Editor 
toggle toggle External Funding
 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2013-2019Natural variation and drought responses in developing maize inflorescencesNSF/subcontracted from Iowa State University Co-PIActive
2013-2018Genomic Prediction of Chronic Pulmonary Inflammation in HIV InfectionNIH/Indiana University Co-PIActive
2012-2018Diversity and dynamic stability of the ocular surface microbiomeNIH/subcontracted from University of Washington Co-PIActive
2013-2016Mechanism of mircobiome-induced insulin resistance in humansAmerican Diabetes Association / UTHSCSA Co-PIActive
2009-2014Lung Microbiome and Pulmonary Inflammation/Immunity in HIV InfectionNIH/subcontracted from Indiana University Co-PIActive
2009-2013The urethral microbiome in adolescent malesNIH/subcontracted from Indiana University Co-PICompleted
2011Ocular Microbiome Bioinformatics AnalysisService Agreement from Miami University Medical School Co-PICompleted
2009-2011Investigation of Cloud Computing to Support Data-Parallel Health ResearchNIH/subcontracted from Indiana University Senior PersonnelCompleted
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