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Ding Xu  PhD

Department of Oral Biology

Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Microbiology; Oral Biology; Oral Medicine

Faculty Research Profile

Education and Training:

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Vascular Biology, Inflammation, University of California, San Diego (2011)
  • PhD, University of North Carolina (2007)
  • BS, Biochemistry, Central China Normal Universtiy (1999)


  • Assistant Project Scientist, Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of California, San Diego (2011-2014)

Awards and Honors:

  • JBC/Herbert Tabor Young Investigator Award (2012)
  • Outstanding Poster Award at the Gordon Research Conference, Proteoglycans (2012)
  • The ASBMB 2012 Thematic Best Poster in Glycobiology, 2012 ASBMB Annual Meeting (2012)
  • American Heart Association postdoctoral Fellowship (2008)
  • American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship (2005)