Feng Ding is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA. He received his B.S. degree in physics from the Department of Intensive Instruction at Nanjing University (NJU), Jiangsu, China in 1997. After two years as a graduate student in NJU Physics Department, he joined the Center for Polymer Studies at Boston University and obtained his Ph.D. degree in physics in 2004. From 2004 to 2012, Dr. Ding has been working in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA as a Postdoctoral Fellow from 2004to 2006, Research Associate (2006-2008), and later Research Assistant Professor from 2008 to 2012. He made many original contributions to the field of protein folding, disease-associated protein aggregation, protein engineering, and protein design, RNA folding, RNA 3D structure refinement, and recently protein-ligand, protein-peptide recognitions. His research works have been published in nearly 60 original research articles and book chapters, including publications in nature methods, nature biotechnology, Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, and many other prestigious journals. His work has been cited by many experts in the field.
Biography Updated on 6 December 2012