David Hong

David Hong, PhD

Research Associate, Division of Infectious Disease & International Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Morsani College of Medicine

Contact Info USF Infectious Disease Research
12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd, MDC84
Tampa FL 33612

Academic Email: dhong@health.usf.edu

Academic Phone:(813) 974-1279

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  • PhD, Engineering, Osaka University, 2000
  • MS, Biochemical Engineering, Osaka University, 1997

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Allergy, Immunology & Infectious Disease

Recent Publications

  • Radke JB, Worth D, Hong D, Huang S, Sullivan WJ, Wilson EH, White MW. Transcriptional repression by ApiAP2 factors is central to chronic toxoplasmosis. PLoS pathogens. 14(5) : e1007035, 2018. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29718996

Positions Held

  • Research Associate (Department of Global Health, College of Public Health, University of South Florida 2017 - 2018)
  • Research Associate (Center for Global Health and Infectious Disease Research, College of Public Health, University of South Florida 2018 - 2018)
  • Research Assistant Professor (Florida Center for Drug Discovery & Innovation, Department of Molecular Medicine, College of Medicine, University of South Florida 2011 - 2017)
  • Research Associate (Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Texas HSC, Houston 2009 - 2011)
  • Research Associate (Department of Biology & Biochemistry, University of Houston 2008 - 2009)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow (Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz 2002 - 2008)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow (Institute of Protein Research Center of Excellence Program, Osaka University 2000 - 2002)


  • Postdoctoral Fellowship Award (Center of Excellence Program, Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University - 2002)