Honors

2017

Dr. Dong Renews HHMI Grant

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has renewed Dr. Xinnian Dong as one of their distinguished investigators.

2014

Dong lab post-doc is awarded the Hans Kende Memorial Award

Dr. John Withers, was named the Hans Kende Memorial Award recipient for the best dissertation at Michigan State University of 2014. John was in Dr. Sheng Yang He’s lab in MSU. Congratulations, John!

Dr. Dong named an Outstanding Alumna of Wuhan University

Dr. Dong has been named an outstanding almuna at the 120 anniversary of the University. Congratulations! See the newspaper listing here. See the announcement here.Congratulations Xinnian!

2013

Dr. Dong elected to Fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology

Dr. Dong has been elected to Fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology. The Academy, the honorific leadership group within the American Society for Microbiology, recognizes excellence, originality, and creativity in the microbiological sciences, and her election to this group is a mark of distinction. Congratulations! See the full list here. Congratulations Xinnian!

Dr. Wei Wang honored as an Outstanding Self-financed Student Abroad

Dr. Wei Wang, a former graduate student and current postdoc in the Dong lab, has been honored with a 2012 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad. See the full list of recipents of this award, click here. Congratulations, Wei, on a well deserved honor!

  • Chinese People News posted an article featuring the honorees of the 2012 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad. Read the article here.

Dr. Dong Elected to National Academy of Sciences

The National Academy of Sciences has elected Dr. Xinnian Dong as one of eighty-four (84) new members and twenty-one (21) foreign associates from fifteen (15) countries in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Read the article here. Congratulations Xinnian!

  • Duke Today features a profile of Xinnian’s election into the Nataional Academy of Sciences. Read the article here.
  • NAS Book Signing Xinnian signs the NAS book in Washington, DC on April 26, 2013.



2011

Dr. Dong Receives HHMI-GBMF Grant

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (GBMF) has selected Dr. Xinnian Dong as one of fifteen investigators from across the USA to receive a grant. Read the article here. Congratulations Xinnian!

Dr. Dong Elected to AAAS

Dr. Xinnian Dong, is elected as a Fellow of AAAS 2011. Congratulations Xinnian! See the full list of elected fellows here.

2009

Dong lab alum is awarded Tansley Medal

Dr. Steven Spoel, a former graduate student of Dr. Dong, wins the 2009 Tansley Medal! Congratualtions Steven! Also, congratulations to Dr. Becky Mosher, another former graduate student of Dr. Dong, on being the runner up for this honor. Read all about it here.