Professional Activities

Honors and Awards

  1. Meharry RCMI Program in Women’s Health Research Pilot Project Award, 2010
  2. Meharry Translational Research Center Pilot Project Award, 2010 
  3. Meharry Translational Research Center Collaborative Project Award, 2009
  4. Vanderbilt-Meharry Center for AIDS Research Pilot Project Award, 2008
  5. Vanderbilt-Meharry Center for AIDS Research Pilot Project Award, 2006
  6. Max-Planck Society Postdoctoral Fellowship, Germany, 1999
  7. Ministry of Education Postdoctoral Fellowship, China, 1997 
  8. Chinese Academy of Sciences Graduate Student Scholarship, 1992 

Professional Membership

  • Member, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2011-Present
  • Member, American Association for the Advancement of Sciences, 2009-Present
  • Member, American Society for Microbiology, 2007-Present
  • Member, American Society for Virology, 2007-Present
  • Member, Chinese Crustacean Society, 1997-1999        
  • Member, Chinese Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology,1994-1999

Editorial Board

  • Journal of HIV/AIDS Research & Therapy, 2012-Present
  • Journal of Immunology and Clinical Research, 2013-Present
  • AIDS & Recent Advancements, 2013-Present
  • JSM Microbiology, 2013-Present
  • International Journal of AIDS & Its Research, 2013-Present
  • Austin Journal of Clinical Immunology, 2013-Present

Journal Reviewer (Ad Hoc)

  • Journal of Antivirals &Antiretrovirals

Other Professional Experience

  • Co-Chair of Retroviruses Session, BIT Life Sciences' 2nd Annual World Summit of Antiviral,2009
  • Member, Study Section, NIMHD Health Disparities Research Special Emphasis Panel (R01), 2011  

Teaching Courses

  • Course Instructor, MICR71501201110: Fundamentals of Virology, 2010
  • Course Instructor, MICR71501201210: Fundamentals of Virology, 2011 
  • Course Instructor, MICR71501201310: Fundamentals of Virology, 2012    
  • Course Instructor, MICR715-01: Fundamentals of Virology, 2013
  • Course Instructor, MICR715-01: Fundamentals of Virology, 2014

Research Trainees

  • 2008-2010       JoAnn Cooper, Graduate Student
  • 2010-2011       Xiugen Zhang (Ph.D., Nanjing Agricultural University, China), Postdoctoral Fellow
  • 2011-2012       Mei Wei (Ph.D., Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI), Postdoctoral Fellow
  • 2012-2014       Jessica Sutton, Graduate Student
  • 2013-Present   Dominique Dotson, Graduate Student

Services On Meharry Medical College

  • Coordinator, Department of Microbiology and Immunology Seminar Series, MMC, 2012-Present
  • Director, BSL-3 Facility, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, MMC, 2012-Present
  • Judge, the 57th Annual Student Research Day, MMC, 2013
  • Judge, the 58th Annual Student Research Day, MMC, 2014
  • Member, the Appointments, Promotions, and Tenure (APT) Committee, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, MMC, 2014

Xinhong Dong

Associate Professor


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    Center For Aids Health Disparities
    Meharry Medical College