Engineer Research and Development Center, US Army Corps of Engineers
Dr. Ping Gong has received his PhD in ecotoxicology from the Chinese Academy of Science in 1995. During his Postdoctoral training, he embarked on a career built upon computational toxicology, genomics and bioinformatics approaches. Currently, he is senior scientist working as on-site contractor in the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center. He has pioneered earthworm toxicogenomics research and successfully initiated and completed several multi-year projects in this field. He is a member of International Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine (ISIBM), Midsouth Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society (MCBIOS) and Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC). He is serving as Steering Committee member in the Contaminated Soil Advisory Group of SETAC, an editorial member of Korean Journal of Environmental Biology, and adjunct professor at the University of Southern Mississippi. He has authored over 50 research articles/books.
Biofertilizers, computational and systems toxicology, bioinformatics, invertebrate neurotoxicology, ecotoxicology, data mining, molecular biomarker.