XUN GU, Ph. D

Professor
Department of Genetics,Development and Cell Biology
-Genetics, Center for Bioinformatics and Biological Statistics
Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011

2001 Recipient of the Dupont Young Professor Award


EDUCATION
1996 Ph.D. Genetics University of Texas, Houston
1987 M.Sc. Mathematical Genetics Fudan University, China
1985 B.Sc. Genetics Fudan University, China
   
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2006- present Professor. Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology, Iowa State University.
2002- 2006 Associate professor with tenure. Department of Zoology-Genetics, Iowa State University.
1998 - 2002. Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Department of Zoology-Genetics, Iowa State University.
1999- Present Adjunct professor, Institute of Genetics, Fudan University, China.
1996 - 1998: Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Inst. of Molecular Evolutionary Genetics, Penn. State Univ.
   
INTERNATIONAL/NATIONAL/UNIVERSITY SERVICE
Editorial Board of “Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution” (Since 2001)
Editorial Board of “ Mathematical Biosciences” (Since 2004)
Review Panel for NIH grants (General Medicine), June 2001
The scientific committee member of the Key Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Evolution, Kunming Institute of Zoology, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Since 2002)
Supervisory committee of the graduate program Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Iowa State University (2001 – 2003)
 
INVITED TALKS
CAS, Taiwan, Feb. 5, 2004
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Jan 20, 2004
XianShang Conference , Oct. 29, 2003
SMBE 2003, June 26, 2003
Department of Biology, Duke University, April 17, 2003
Institute of molecular evolutionary genetics, Penn State University, Mar 18, 2003
Computational biology group, University of Southern California, Mar 6, 2003
BITS workshop (sponsored by DOE), Oct. 25, 2002.
Dupont Inc. May 13, 2002
Department of Biology, Emory University, April. 3, 2002.
Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Mar. 28, 2002
Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, Mar. 19, 2002
Department of Biology, University of Iowa, Jan. 15, 2002
Department of Evolution and Ecology, University of Chicago, Oct.15, 2001
Evolutionary Biology Center, Uppsala University. April 2, 2001
Bioinformatics 2001 Conference, Skovde, Sweden. Mar 29, 2001
Human genetics center, The University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX. May. 8, 2000.
Institute of Genetics, Fudan University, Shanghai, China. May18, 1999.
Department of Agronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. June 2, 1998.
Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC. Mar.19, 1998.
Department of Zoology and Genetics, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. Feb. 3, 1998.
Bay Paul Center for Comparative Molecular Biology and Evolution, The Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, MA. Sep. 10, 1997.
"Program in Genetics Third Annual Mini-Symposium". The University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX. Feb. 24, 1996.
"Symposium on Molecular Evolution", Fudan University, Shanghai, China. Oct. 20-21, 1995.
   
CONTACT
 

332 Science II Hall, Departments of Zoology/Genetics
Iowa State University
Ames, IA, 50011, USA

Email: xgu@iastate.edu
Phone: 515-294-8075, Fax: 515-294-8457