Yong Xiong, PhD

Associate Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Departments & Organizations

Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry: Xiong Lab

Faculty Research

Molecular Virology: Virology laboratories

Structural Biology

Yale Cancer Center: Virus and Other Infection-associated Cancers

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Biochemistry, Quantitative Biology, Biophysics and Structural Biology (BQBS): Cytoskeleton; Drug Design, Discovery and Mechanism; Membrane Biology; Protein Folding, Dynamics and Degradation; RNA Processing and Ribonucleoprotein Machines; Virology, Infection and Immunity | Immunology: Infectious Disease and Host-Pathogen Interaction; Mounting an Immune Response; Structural Analysis of Immune System Receptors and Effectors | Microbiology: Immunology & Host Response; Viruses

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Xiong’s research focuses on structural and biochemical studies of HIV suppression by host antiviral factors and viral immune evasion. Dr. Xiong also investigates cellular DNA repair pathways.

Education & Training

PhD Ohio State University (2000)
MS Ohio State University (1999)
Postdoctoral Fellow Yale University

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