Peying Fong, Ph.D. earned her baccalaureate from Yale University and her Ph.D. from the University of California, San Francisco. She undertook post-doctoral training at the University of California Berkeley, and at the Center for Molecular Neurobiology, Hamburg, Germany, where she was funded as a Long-Term Fellow of the Human Frontiers in Science Program. In 2006, she established the Membrane Transport Physiology Laboratory in the Department of Anatomy and Physiology, KSU College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Fong teaches both Renal and Gastrointestinal Physiology modules in the first-year veterinary curriculum.
Dr. Fong presently is Director of Graduate Studies for the PhD program in Anatomy and Physiology. Individuals interested in applying for doctoral studies are encouraged to contact her for additional information. As a first start, please explore this page. Be sure to check out the current available positions and associated faculty links!
In addition to her research program and teaching activities, Dr. Fong serves as a Senior Editor, as well as CrossTalk Editor, on the Editorial Board of The Journal of Physiology. The Journal of Physiology is published by The Physiological Society and has been an opinion leader in the discipline of physiology since 1878. She previously served The Physiological Society as an Editorial Board member of Experimental Physiology. Dr. Fong is a Fellow of the Physiological Society and also is a member of the Biophysical Society and the Society of General Physiologists.
More information about Dr. Fong and the Membrane Transport Physiology Laboratory can be accessed by following this link.
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