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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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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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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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Liu, Y; Khan, S M; Wang, J; Rynge, M; Zhang, Y; Zeng, S; Chen, S; Maldonado Dos Santos, J V; Valliyodan, B; Calyam, P P; Merchant, N; Nguyen, H T; Xu, D; Joshi, T

PGen: large-scale genomic variations analysis workflow and browser in SoyKB (Journal Article)

BMC Bioinformatics, 17 (Suppl 13), pp. 337, 2016, ISSN: 1471-2105 (Electronic) 1471-2105 (Linking).

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Maldonado dos Santos, J V; Valliyodan, B; Joshi, T; Khan, S M; Liu, Y; Wang, J; Vuong, T D; de Oliveira, M F; Marcelino-Guimaraes, F C; Xu, D; Nguyen, H T; Abdelnoor, R V

Evaluation of genetic variation among Brazilian soybean cultivars through genome resequencing (Journal Article)

BMC Genomics, 17 , pp. 110, 2016, ISSN: 1471-2164 (Electronic) 1471-2164 (Linking).

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Song, L; Prince, S; Valliyodan, B; Joshi, T; Maldonado dos Santos, J V; Wang, J; Lin, L; Wan, J; Wang, Y; Xu, D; Nguyen, H T

Genome-wide transcriptome analysis of soybean primary root under varying water-deficit conditions (Journal Article)

BMC Genomics, 17 , pp. 57, 2016, ISSN: 1471-2164 (Electronic) 1471-2164 (Linking).

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Thanintorn, N; Wang, J; Ersoy, I; Al-Taie, Z; Jiang, Y; Wang, D; Verma, M; Joshi, T; Hammer, R; Xu, D; Shin, D

Rdf Sketch Maps - Knowledge Complexity Reduction for Precision Medicine Analytics (Journal Article)

Pac Symp Biocomput, 21 , pp. 417-28, 2016, ISSN: 2335-6936 (Print).

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Valdes-Lopez, O; Batek, J; Gomez-Hernandez, N; Nguyen, C T; Isidra-Arellano, M C; Zhang, N; Joshi, T; Xu, D; Hixson, K K; Weitz, K K; Aldrich, J T; Pasa-Tolic, L; Stacey, G

Soybean Roots Grown under Heat Stress Show Global Changes in Their Transcriptional and Proteomic Profiles (Journal Article)

Front Plant Sci, 7 , pp. 517, 2016, ISSN: 1664-462X (Linking).

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