Team

Principal Investigator
Dr. Xue (Sherry) Gao
Ted N. Law Assistant Professor

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Department of Bioengineering
Department of Biosciences
Institute of Bioscience and Bioengineering
Systems, Synthetic, and Physical Biology
Email: xue.gao@rice.edu Phone: 713-348-3496

Dr. Xue (Sherry) Gao joined Rice University in July, 2017. She obtained her doctoral degree in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from University of California, Los Angeles in 2013, under the guidance of Professor Yi Tang. She was a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, working in the laboratory of Professor David R. Liu. She received both of her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Chemical Engineering at Tianjin University in China with the guidance of Prof. Yingjin Yuan.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Postdoctoral Researcher, 2019-Now
Dr. Fanglong Zhao
Ph.D., Bioengineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China, 2017
Email: bkundu@rice.edu

Ph.D. Students

Ph.D. Student, 2017-Now
Biki Kundu
M.Tech., Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, 2017
B.Tech., Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, 2017
Email: bkundu@rice.edu
 
Ph.D. Student, 2018-Now
Lee Sangsin
B.S., Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California, 2018
Email: sl120@rice.edu

Visiting Scholars

Visiting Student, 2018-2019
Shuqi Guo
Ph.D. student, Shanghai JiaoTong University, China, 2016-now
Email: guoshuqi1989@sjtu.edu.cn
Visiting Student, 2019-2020
Visiting Student, 2019-2020
Ning Ding
Ph.D. student, Jiangnan University, China, 2016-now
Email: ningding214122@hotmail.com

Undergraduates

Lauren Chiang, 2017-now
Undergraduate Student
B.S., Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University
Email: lc64@rice.edu
Alex Curylo, 2017-now
Undergraduate Student
B.S., Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University
Email: alc10@rice.edu
Lea Godret-Miertschin, 2019-now
Undergraduate Student
B.S., Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University
Email: lmg9@rice.edu
Annette Tsong, 2019-now
Undergraduate Student
Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Rice University
Email: ajt13@rice.edu
John Shin, 2019-now
Undergraduate Student
Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Rice University
Email: js140@rice.edu
Alumni

Anitha Aadireddy, Undergraduate Student, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, Summer 2018
Jennifer Phan, B.A.,Undergraduate Student, Biology, University of St. Thomas, Summer 2018