Tao Dong

Professor, Southern University of Science and Technology
  • China

About Tao Dong

Dr. Tao Dong is a professor at the Southern University of Science and Technology. Prior to joining the SUSTech, he served as a professor and Canada Research Chair in Molecular Ecology of Waterborne Microbes at the University of Calgary. He has also worked as a special principal investigator and department chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. Dr. Dong’s research is focused on understanding the molecular adaptation and interaction mechanisms that enable bacteria to survive in diverse natural and host environments. He has trained 10 postdoctoral fellows, 8 Ph.D. students, 7 MSc students, and over 20 undergraduate students. Tao's group is actively seeking out international talents who are interested in pursuing Ph.D. or postdoc training. Come and join us, and let's experience the exciting discoveries together, here in Shenzhen, a highly vibrant cosmopolitan city!

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Apr 25, 2023
Replying to Cesar Sanchez

You were lucky to have a very unique PhD mentor, and that was a very nice post. Thanks for sharing, Tao!

Thanks Cesar for the nice note. I was also given very valuable career advices by my supervisory committee and my postdoc mentor as well. They are all great mentors. Indeed, I was lucky!


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