Xiao Dong, Ph.D.
Postdoc Research Fellow, Jan Vijg Laboratory, Department of Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Co-founder, SingulOmics Corporation
Dr. Dong received his Ph.D. at Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences in China in 2013, mentored by Dr. Yixue Li. From 2013 to now, he receives postdoc training at the laboratory of Dr. Jan Vijg at Department of Genetics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He co-founded SingulOmics Corporation, a genomic research and service company specializing in the emerging field of single-cell omics, in 2016.
Dr. Dong developed multiple bioinformatic tools for analyzing DNA mutations, including the first method for analyzing somatic single nucleotide variations from normal primary single cells. He also applied computational methods on discovering the mechanisms of aging and age-related diseases. He has published more than 15 first or co-first author scientific research articles in top-tier journals including Nature, Nature Methods, Nature Communications, Genome Biology, Bioinformatics, Stem Cell Reports, Aging Cell, and Diabetes.