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 obtained her doctoral degree in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from the 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.

Research Scientists

Dr. Fanglong Zhao
Ph.D., Bioengineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China
April 2019 – Now
Dr. Zhiwen Liu
Ph.D., Chemistry, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
June 2019 – Now
Dr. Jie Yang
Ph.D., Bioengineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China
Sep 2019 – Now
Dr. Jingbo Ma
Ph.D., Environmental Science and Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China
July 2020 – Now
Dr. Dacheng Ma
Ph.D. Control science and engineering, Tsinghua University, China
Oct 2020 (incoming)

Ph.D. Students

Qichen Yuan
Research Associate, McGovern Institute, Tsinghua University, 2019
B.S., Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, 2017
Jul 2019 – Now
Hongzhi (Zane) Zeng
B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Rochester, 2020

Aug 2020 – Now

Undergraduates

Matan Lieber-Kotz
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University
Aug 2019 – Now
Jon Zhang
BioEngineering, Rice University
Aug 2019 – Now
David Karngba
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University
Feb. 2020 – Now
Ashay Shah
BioEngineering, Rice University
Jan. 2020 – Now
Alumni

Shuqi Guo, Visiting Student, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Oct. 2018 – Sep.2019
Anitha Aadireddy, Undergraduate Student, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, Summer 2018
Jennifer Phan, B.A., Undergraduate Student, Biology, the University of St. Thomas, Summer 2018
Lea Godret-Miertschin, Undergraduate Student, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, Spring 2019
Alex Curylo, B.S., Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, June 2018 – June 2019

Jonathan Pan, B.S., Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, June 2018 – June 2019
Catherine Yeh, B.S., Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Rice University, May 2018 – June 2019