
Editorships
 Associate editor for Journal of Algebraic Statistics, Dec. 2009 
present.
 Coedited an issue of Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems  S:
Newly Developed Applied Mathematics and New
Mathematics Arising from Biosciences with Murray Bremner,
Reinhard Laubenbacher, and Banhe Li.
Refereeing
and reviewing for the following journals
 Bulletin of Mathematical Biology
 Journal
of Mathematical Biology
 Journal
of Theoretical Biology
 Mathematical Medicine and Biology
 Mathematical Biosiences and Engineering
 Journal
of the Royal Society Interface
 Physical Biology
 Applicable Analysis
 Journal
of Mathematical Analysis and Applications
 Nonlinear Analysis Series B: Real World Applications
 Bioinformatics
 Transactions on Device and materials Reliability
 Computer and Mathematics with Application
 Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems
 Journal of Difference Equations and Applications
 Journal of the Franklin Institute
 Advance in Mathematics (Chinese)
 Linear
Algebra and Its Applications
 Journal of Algebra
 Mathematics and Computers in Simulation
 Canadian Applied Math Quarterly
 Forum
Mathematicum
 Archiv
der Mathematik
 PloS
ONE
 Oncolytic Virotherapy
 Epidemiology and Infection
 Applied Mathematics and Computation
 Springer Proceedings in Mathematics
 Computational and mathematical Methods in Medicine
 Filomat (Serbia)
 Journal of Biological Dynamics
 Mathematical Reviews
 Computers in Biology
and Medicine
 Mathematical Biosciences
 Physics in Medicine and
Biology
 Natural Resource Modeling
 Linear and Multilinear
Algebra
Grant proposal
reviewing for
 Division of Computing and Communications Foundations, NSF
 Kentucky Science & Engineering Foundation
Conferences/meetings co/organized
 I
coorganized with Murray Bremner, Reinhard Laubenbacher, and Banhe
Li Special session on Biomathematics: Newly Developed
Applied Mathematics and New Mathematics Arising from
Biosciences in the First Joint International Meeting of the AMS and Shanghai Mathematical Society, Shanghai, China, December
1721, 2008.
 I
coorganized with Hongyu He and Sergei Pilyugin Special session on
Mathematical Modeling in Biology at AMS Spring Southeastern Meeting at Baton Rouge, LA, March 2830, 2008.
 I
coorganized with Yang Kuang International symposium on Ecology,
Evolution and Modeling of Disease Dynamics in Eco Summit 2007, Beijing, China, May 2227, 2007.
 Organizer of the MBI Postdoctoral Seminar, spring, 2007.
 Coorganizer of Young Researchers Workshops in Mathematical Biology
at the MBI, March, 1215, 2007.
 Organizer of the minisymposium on Quantitative Study of Disease
Ecology in the Joint SIAM SMB Conference on the Life Sciences in North Carolina, July 31  August 4, 2006.
 Organizer and major speaker of Graduate Seminar: \lq\lq Quantum
Group and Topology\rq\rq at Department of Mathematics in University of California, Riverside, 2001.
 Program
Committee for Statistical Data Mining and Machine Learning in Cancer
Epidemiology and Cancer Bioinformatics of The Seventh International Conference on Machine Learning and
Applications (ICMLA08), California.
 Howard
Hughes Medical Institute Subcommittee for Upper Division Courses and
Majors in Quantitative Biology, July 2007  July 2008.
 I
agreed to stand for election of Life Sciences officer of Society of
Industrial and Applied mathematics, and submitted my election statement, fall 2008.

I am
coorganizing the special session  Recent Advances in Computational
and Mathematical Biology  with Fengzhu Sun and Mary Ballyk in AMS
Fall Western Sectional Meeting in Fullerton CA, Oct 2425, 2015.
Invited
talks in universities, national and international conferences
 Invited talk in Northwest
University, Xi'an, China, June 29  July 1, 2015.
 Invited talk in Beijing
University of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Beijing, China,
June 22  June 28, 2015.
 Invited talks in Harbin
Institute of Technology, Weihai, China, June 12  June 21, 2015.
 Invited
talk in the Ninth International Conference on Differential Equations
and Dynamical Systems, Dallas TX, May 1416, 2015.

Invited
lecture series of mathematical biology in Beijing University of
Civil Engineering and Architecture, September 28 29, 2014.
 Invited
talk in Biomath seminar at the Department of Mathematics and
Applied Mathematics of Virginia Commonwealth University, April 5, 2013.
 Invited
talk in the session of Modeling Complex Biological System:
Theoretical and Computational Studies at 36th Annul SIAM Southeastern Atlantic Section Conference, Huntsville,
Alabama, March 2425, 2012.
 Invited
lecture series of mathematical biology in Beijing University of
Civil Engineering and Architecture, five lectures and each lecture was two hours. One lecture took place in December 27,
2011, and four lectures took place in January 6  10, 2012.
 Invited
talk on a mathematical model of oncolytic virotherapy in the
Department of Mathematics at Yunnan University, Kunming, China, August 12, 2011.
 Invited
lecture on modeling of mathematical biology in Department of
Mathematics at Beijing University of Science and Technology, Beijing, China, July 20, 2011.
 Two
invited lectures on mathematical analysis of oncolytic virotherapy
in Department of Mathematics at Harbin Institute of Technology, Weihai, China, July 1401, 2011.
 Invited
talk on a model of plant invasion in the School of Life Science at
Zhongshan University (Sun Yatsen University), Guangzhou, China, June 23, 2011.
 Invited
lecture for talented undergraduate students on mathematical modeling
and applications at Northwest A \& F University, Yangling, China, June 14, 2011.
 Invited talk on applied mathematics in the College of Science at
Northwest A \& F University, Yangling, China, June 14, 2011.
 Invited talk in Department of Mathematics at Northwest University,
Xi'an, China, June 9, 2011.
 Invited lecture on mathematical biology in the College of Science at
Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an City, China, June 8, 2011.
 Mathematical seminar talk in Department of Mathematics at University
of California, Davis, March 28, 2011.
 Seminar talk in Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University
of California, Riverside, March 23, 2011.
 Featured speaker in Tenth Annual Red Raider Minisymposium at Texas
Tech University, Oct. 2830, 2010.
 Invited talk in AMS Fall Southeastern Section Meeting: special
session on Mathematical Models in Biology and Medicine, Richmond, VA, Nov. 67, 2010.
 Invited talk in AMS Fall Southeastern Section Meeting: special
session on Differential Equations and Applications to Physics and Biology, Richmond, VA, Nov. 67, 2010.
 Invited talk in 2010 SIAM Great Lakes Conference: Modeling and
Numerical PDEs in Mathematical Biology, University of Michigan, Dearborn, April 17, 2010.
 Invited laboratory talk in Ting Xie's lab at Stowers Institute for
Medical Research, Kansas City, July 3  11, 2010.
 Invited talk in the special session on Knotting Around Dimension
Three: A Special Session in Memory of XiaoSong Lin in AMS 2009 Fall Western Section Meeting at Riverside, CA,
November 78, 2009.
 Colloquium talk in Department of Mathematics at Christopher Newport
University, October 21, 2009.
 Invited lectures in Department of Mathematics at Yunnan University,
Kunming, China, July 2430, 2009.
 Keynote Speaker in the Annual Conference of Yunnan Mathematical
Society, Zhaotong city, Yunnan, China, July 2023, 2009.
 Invited lectures in Department of Mathematics at Northwest
University, Xi'an, China, July 116, 2009.
 Invited talk in School of Life Science at Zhongshan University,
Guangzhou, China, June 2930, 2009.
 Invited talk in "International Workshop on ReactionDiffusion Models
and Mathematical Biology" at Harbin Institute of Technology and Harbin Normal University, Harbin, Helongjiang,
China, June 2527, 2009.
 Invited talk in "11th international conference on molecular systems
biology" at CASMPG Partner Institute for Computational Biology, Shanghai, China, June 2125, 2009.
 Invited talk in Department of Mathematics and the Center of System
Biology at Suzhou University, Suzhou, China, June 1921, 2009.
 Invited talk in Department of Mathematics at DongHua University,
Shanghai, June 1819, 2009.
 Invited talk in the Joint Meeting of Society for Mathematical
Biology and Chinese Society for Mathematical Biology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, June 14  17, 2009.
 Seminar talk in Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the Old
Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, April 24, 2009.
 Invited talk in Life Science School at Beijing University of
Technology, Beijing, China, January 6, 2009.
 Invited talk in Department of Mathematics at Northwest University,
Xi'an, China, December 30, 2008.
 Invited talk in Department of Mathematics at Guizhou University,
Guiyang, China, December 26, 2008.
 Organizing and talk in special session on Biomathematics: Newly
Developed Applied Mathematics and New mathematics Arising from Biology in the First Joint International Meeting
of American Mathematical Society and Shanghai Mathematical Society, Shanghai, China, December 1721, 2008.
 Invited talk in Yunnan University, Kunming, Yunnan, China, December
24, 2008.
 Seminar talk in the Department of Mathematics at the George
Washington University, Washington DC, November 11, 2008.
 Invited talk in the minisymposium on Modeling of Gene Regulatory
Network and Cellular Signaling at SIAM Conference Life Sciences, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, August 47, 2008.
 Invited talk in the minisymposium on Modeling Epidemics and
Infectious Diseases: Recent Advances in Theoretical Immunology and Epidemiology at SIAM Conference Life Sciences,
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, August 47, 2008.
 Invited talk in the special session on Dynamical Systems in Biology
and Medicine at 7th AIMS International Conference on Dynamical Systems Differential Equations and
Applications, Arlington, Texas, May 1821.
 Invited talk in the special session on Nonlinear Elliptic and
Parabolic PDEs with Application at 7th AIMS International Conference on Dynamical Systems Differential Equations and
Applications, Arlington, Texas, May 1821.
 Seminar talk in Mathematical Biology Seminar at the University of
British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, March 13, 2008.
 Talk
in 2008 AMS Spring Southeastern Meeting Baton Rouge, LA, March
2830, 2008.
 Colloquium
talk in National Institute of Health, National Center for
Biotechnology Information, Bethesda, Maryland, November 2007.
 Talk
in the international symposium on "Ecology, Evolution and Modeling
of Disease Dynamics" in Eco Summit 2007, Beijing, China, May 22 27, 2007.
 Colloquium talk in the Institute of Tumor Study and Hospital of
Tumor Prevention of Shaanxi Provence, Xi'an City, China, June 4, 2007.
 Colloquium talk in the Center for Nonlinear Studies and Mathematics
Department at Northwest University, Xi'an City, China, June 6, 2007.
 Invited talk in the College of Applied Science and College of Life
Science and Bioengineering at Beijing University of Technology, Beijing, China, May 21, 2007.
 Invited talk in School of Sciences at Xi'an Shiyou University, Xi'an
City, China, June 1, 2007.
 Invited laboratory talk in Ting Xie's lab, Stowers Institute for
Medical Research, Kansas City, December 21, 2007.
 Invited talk in Computational and Applied Mathematics Seminar at
Mathematics Department, Iowa State University on Nov. 7, 2006.
 I was
invited to give a talk in the Departmental Colloquium at Mathematics
Department, University of Cincinnati on Nov. 9, 2006.
 I was
invited to give a talk in AMS 2006 Fall Central Section Meeting,
Cincinnati Ohio, Oct 2122, 2006.
 I was
invited to give a talk in Summer Seminar Series on Disease Ecology,
Department of Botany and Plant Sciences at University of California, Riverside, August 21  24, 2006.
 Talk
at the minisymposium in the Joint SIAMSMB conference on the Life
Sciences, Raleigh, North Carolina, July 31August 4, 2006.
 I was
invited to give a talk in AMS Special Session on Mathematical
Biology, University of Notre Dame, April 89, 2006.
 I was
invited to give a talk in the Special Session on Mathematical
Biology and Epidemics at the Joint Mathematics Meetings (AMS/MAA) in San Antonio, TX, January 1215,
2006.
 I was
invited to give a talk in the Special Session on Quantum Invariants
of Knots and 3Manifolds at the Joint Mathematics Meetings (AMS/MAA) in San Antonio, TX, January
1215, 2006.
 I was
invited to give a talk in the Special Session on Algebraic
Statistics at the Joint Mathematics Meetings (AMS/MAA) in San Antonio, TX, January 1215, 2006.
 I was
invited to give a talk at Mile High International Conference on
Quasigroups, Loops and Nonassociative Systems in Denver, Colorado, July 29, 2005.
 I was
invited to give a talk in the Special Session on Stochastic,
LargeScale and Hybrid Systems at the Joint Mathematics Meeting(AMS/MAA) in Atlanta, Georgia, January 48, 2005.
 I was
invited to give a talk in the Special Session on Nonassociative
Algebras at the Joint Mathematics Meetings (AMS/MAA) in Phoenix, Arizona, January 710, 2004.
 I was
invited to give a talk in AIMS' fifth International Conference on
Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations at Pomona, California, June 1619, 2004.
Other
Talks
 Seminar talk in the Department of Mathematics at the College of
William and Mary, November 9, 2007: Braid Group.

Postdoctoral Seminar at the Mathematical Biosciences Institute
(MBI), the Ohio State University. Title: Colored Coalescent Theory, Feb. 10, 2005.
 Postdoctoral Seminar at the MBI, the Ohio State University, Title:
Coalgebraic Structure of Genetic Inheritance, April 14, 2005.
 Postdoctoral Seminar at the MBI, the Ohio State University, Title:
Evolution Algebra Theory, Dec. 9, 2005.
 Ecological Scaling Seminar in the Department of Botany and Plant
Science at University of California, Riverside, Title: Wavelets in Investigating the Relationship between Genome
Structure, Composition and Ecology in Prokaryotes, Spring quarter,
2003.
 Mathematical Physics Seminar in Department of Mathematics at
University of California, Riverside, Title: Some Aspects of Einstein's TheoryRelativity, Winter quarter, 2001.
 Topology Seminar in Department of Mathematics at UC Riverside,
Title: Heegaard Decomposition of 3manifolds, Winter quarter,
2001.
 Topology Seminar in Department of Mathematics at UC Riverside,
Title: The Total Curvature of Knots, Spring quarter, 2001.
 Topology Seminar in Department of Mathematics at UC Riverside,
Title: Representations of Braid Groups, Fall quarter, 2001.
 Topology Seminar in Department of Mathematics at UC Riverside,
Title: Statistics of Knots, part I, Winter quarter, 2002.
 Topology Seminar in Department of Mathematics at UC Riverside,
Title: Statistics of Knots, part II, Spring quarter, 2002.
Research visits, Workshops, Journal Clubs, Tutorials
 Invited participant of Math Biology: Looking at the Future at the
Mathematical Biosciences Institute, the Ohio State University, September 1921, 2012.
 Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, University of
Alberta, April 1  8, 2011.
 National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis
(NIMBios), Investigative Workshop: Modeling Toxoplasm Gondii, May 1315, 2010.
 National Center for Biotechnology Information of NIH, Bethesda, MD,
September 18  20, 2009.
 Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, the Chinese Academy of
Sciences, Beijing, China, January 38, 2009.
 Department of Mathematics at UC Santa Barbara, California, Santa
Barbara, May 25  31, 2008.
 Center
for Nonlinear Studies at Northwest University, Third International
Workshop on Nonlinear PDEs: Analysis, Computation and Applications, Xi'an City, China, December 27  31,
2008.
 Dardinger Cancer Seminar (E.A Chiocca group) every Monday from March
2005 to March 2007, Department of Neurological Surgery, the Ohio State University.
 MBI
Workshop Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia, September 2529,
2006.
 MBI
Workshop Global Ecology, June 26  30, 2006.
 MBI
Workshop Uncertainty in Ecological Analysis, April 36, 2006.
 Second
Young Researchers Workshop in Mathematical Biology, March 27  30,
2006
 MBI
Workshop Spatial Ecology, March 13  17, 2006.
 MBI
Workshop Spatial Heterogeneity in Biotic and Abiotic Environment:
Effects on Species Ranges, Coevolution, and Speciation February 6  10, 2006
 MBI
Workshop the Problems of Phylogenetic Analysis of Large Datasets,
December 1  2, 2005.
 MBI
Workshop Aspects of SelfOrganization in Evolution, Nov. 14  18,
2005.
 MBI
Workshop Phylogeography and Phylogenetics, Sept 26 3 0, 2005.
 Tutorial Tree Reconstruction and Coalescence Theory, September 7  9
and 12  13, 2005.
 MBI
Workshop Recombination: Hotspots and Haplotype Structure, June 13 
16, 2005.
 Tumor
Dynamics Workshop in the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,
Michigan, spring 2005.
 Current Topics Workshop  Enzyme Dynamics and Function, May 19  21,
2005.
 MBI
Workshop Biomarkers in HIV and Cancer Research, April 18  22, 2005.
 First
Young Researchers Workshop in Mathematical Biology, March 29  April
1, 2005.
 MBI
Workshop Emerging Genomic Technologies and Data Integration
Problems, February 21  24, 2005
 MBI
Workshop Computational Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry, January 11
 14, 2005.
 MBI
and MRI Miniworkshop Quantitative Mathematical Modeling of Gene
Regulatory Networks, December 2  4, 2004.
 MBI
Workshop Regulatory Networks, November 8  12, 2004.
 MBI
Workshop Analysis of Gene Expression Data: Principles and
Applications, October 11  15, 2004.
 MBI
Tutorial on Microarrays, September 13  17, 2004.
 Genetics Club in Statistics Department, the Ohio State University,
fall 2004, winter 2005.
 Mathematical Biology Conference at Harvey Mudd College, California,
Fall 2003.
 "Coalescent theory" discussion at Michael Clegg's lab in Department
of Botany and Plant Science at University of California, Riverside, summer 2002.
 AMS
section conference at Nevada University, spring, 2001.
 AMS
section conference at University of California, Irvine, fall, 2001.
 AMS
section conference at University of California, Santa Barbara,
spring, 2000.
 The
Southern California Topology Colloquium at Cal Tech, Fall 1999.
Recruitment talks gave during January to March 2007
115. Penn State University, University park, math position
116. University of Delaware, math position
117. Worcester Polytechnic Institute, math position
118. University of Alabama, math position
119. Old Dominion University, math position
120. College of William and Mary, math position
121. George Mason University, math position
122. University of North Carolina, math position
123. University of Texas, math position
124. Howard University, math position
Job talks gave during
January 2011 to December 2012
125. New York University, Courant Institute of Mathematical
Sciences
126. City University of New York, Queens College, and Graduate
Center
127. Iowa State University, Department of Mathematics
128. University of South Florida St. petersburg, departmental chair
position
129. Portland State University, Department of Mathematics, Maseeh
Chair position
130. New Mexico State University, Department of Mathematical
Sciences
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