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Core Faculty

Dong Xu, Ph.D.


Office: 227 Naka Hall

Phone: (573) 884-1887


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Home Department: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Concentration: Bioinformatics

Education: PhD, University of Illinois

Dong Xu is James C. Dowell Professor, with appointments in the Christopher S. Bond Life Sciences Center and the Informatics Institute at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign in 1995 and did two-year postdoctoral work at the US National Cancer Institute. He was a Staff Scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory until 2003 before joining University of Missouri. He has published more than 230 scientific papers. Professor Xu is a recipient of 2001 R&D 100 Award, 2003 Federal Laboratory Consortium’s Award of Excellence in Technology Transfer, and 2010 Outstanding Achievement Award from International Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine. He is Editor-in-Chief of “International Journal of Functional Informatics and Personalised Medicine” and Associate Editor-in-Chief of “IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics.

Selected Publications

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Du, J; Liang, Z; Xu, J; Zhao, Y; Li, X; Zhang, Y; Zhao, D; Chen, R; Liu, Y; Joshi, T; Chang, J; Wang, Z; Zhang, Y; Zhu, J; Liu, Q; Xu, D; Jiang, C

Plant-derived phosphocholine facilitates cellular uptake of anti-pulmonary fibrotic HJT-sRNA-m7 (Journal Article)

Sci China Life Sci, 2017, ISSN: 1869-1889 (Electronic) 1674-7305 (Linking).

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Feng, X Y; Liang, Y C; Shi, X H; Xu, D; Wang, X; Guan, R C

Overfitting Reduction of Text Classification Based on AdaBELM (Journal Article)

Entropy, 19 (7), 2017, ISSN: 1099-4300.

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Gao, J; Prlic, A; Bi, C; Bluhm, W F; Dimitropoulos, D; Xu, D; Bourne, P E; Rose, P W

BioJava-ModFinder: identification of protein modifications in 3D structures from the Protein Data Bank (Journal Article)

Bioinformatics, 2017, ISSN: 1367-4811 (Electronic) 1367-4803 (Linking).

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Han, W W; Zhu, J X; Wang, S; Xu, D

Understanding the Phosphorylation Mechanism by Using Quantum Chemical Calculations and Molecular Dynamics Simulations (Journal Article)

Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 121 (15), pp. 3565-3573, 2017, ISSN: 1520-6106.

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Hossain, M S; Kawakatsu, T; Kim, K D; Zhang, N; Nguyen, C T; Khan, S M; Batek, J M; Joshi, T; Schmutz, J; Grimwood, J; Schmitz, R J; Xu, D; Jackson, S A; Ecker, J R; Stacey, G

Divergent cytosine DNA methylation patterns in single-cell, soybean root hairs (Journal Article)

New Phytol, 2017, ISSN: 1469-8137 (Electronic) 0028-646X (Linking).

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Joshi, T; Wang, J; Zhang, H; Chen, S; Zeng, S; Xu, B; Xu, D

The Evolution of Soybean Knowledge Base (SoyKB) (Journal Article)

Methods Mol Biol, 1533 , pp. 149-159, 2017, ISSN: 1940-6029 (Electronic) 1064-3745 (Linking).

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Meng, D; Cao, G; Duan, Y; Zhu, M; Tu, L; Xu, D; Xu, J

Tongue Images Classification Based on Constrained High Dispersal Network (Journal Article)

Evid Based Complement Alternat Med, 2017 , pp. 7452427, 2017, ISSN: 1741-427X (Print) 1741-427X (Linking).

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Qiu, W R; Sun, B Q; Xiao, X; Xu, D; Chou, K C

iPhos-PseEvo: Identifying Human Phosphorylated Proteins by Incorporating Evolutionary Information into General PseAAC via Grey System Theory (Journal Article)

Mol Inform, 36 (5-6), 2017, ISSN: 1868-1751 (Electronic) 1868-1743 (Linking).

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Wang, D; Zeng, S; Xu, C; Qiu, W; Liang, Y; Joshi, T; Xu, D

MusiteDeep: a deep-learning framework for general and kinase-specific phosphorylation site prediction (Journal Article)

Bioinformatics, 33 (24), pp. 3909-3916, 2017, ISSN: 1367-4811 (Electronic) 1367-4803 (Linking).

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Wang, D L; Wang, J X; Jiang, Y X; Liang, Y C; Xu, D

BFDCA: A Comprehensive Tool of Using Bayes Factor for Differential Co-Expression Analysis (Journal Article)

Journal of Molecular Biology, 429 (3), pp. 446-453, 2017, ISSN: 0022-2836.

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