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Dr. Qunfeng  Dong
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Dr. Qunfeng Dong
Assistant Professor-Biology
Contact address   1155 Union Circle #305220, Denton, TX 76203     Office LocationLife Science Complex, Room No.: A358 
Email    Contact Number 940-565-3598    Contact Number: 940-369-5194    Web Link Web Link   
Keywords Bioinformatics, Comparative Genomics   
toggle toggle Professional Preparation
 Ph.DBiochemistryIowa State University2000
 B.SBiochemistryWuhan University1993
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SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Fall 2013BIOL4005006Contemporary Topics in Biology Download Syllabus
Fall 2012BIOL4005006Contemporary Topics in Biology Download Syllabus
Fall 2012CSCE4930003Topics in Computer Science and Engineering Download Syllabus
Fall 2011BIOL5005006TOPICS IN BIOLOGY Download Syllabus
Fall 2011CSCE5933002Topics in Computer Science and Engineering Download Syllabus
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Bioinformatics and Comparative Genomics

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Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2010-PresentAssistant ProfessorBiological SciencesCollege of Art & ScienceUniversity of North Texas
2010-PresentAssistant 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
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  Type  Publications per page   1  2 3 4 5 6 7 
  YearPublication  Type
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.
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.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
Revanna, K., Munro, D., Gao, A., Chiu, C, Pathak, A. and Dong, Q. (2012) A Web-based multi-Genome Synteny Viewer for Customized Data. BMC Bioinformatics 13:190. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2105-13-190. It is ranked as a "Highly accessed" paper by BioMed Central.
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 Period (YYYY - YYYY or Present)TitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2013-2019Natural variation and drought responses in developing maize inflorescencesNSF/subcontracted from Iowa State University Co-PIActive
2012-2018Diversity and dynamic stability of the ocular surface microbiomeNIH/subcontracted from University of Washington 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-PIActive
2011-2011Ocular Microbiome Bioinformatics AnalysisService Agreement from Miami University Medical School Co-PIActive
2009-2011Investigation of Cloud Computing to Support Data-Parallel Health ResearchNIH/subcontracted from Indiana University Senior PersonnelCompleted
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