WE ARE HIRING for multiple positions!

Our lab is actively looking for highly motivated postdoc researchers (2-year minimal), research assistants (2-year minimal), and graduate students who are interested in applying CRISPR technology for disease treatment and diagnosis, synthetic biology, metabolic engineering, and more! If you are interested, please do not hesitate to contact us at xuegao@seas.upenn.edu!

Postdoctoral Researcher:

We are looking for highly motivated postdoctoral researchers in the areas of Chemistry, Biomolecular Engineering, Biochemistry, Biological Science or a closely related discipline. Those interested should contact Prof. Gao with a single PDF file containing your CV, a description of research interests and accomplishments, as well as a complete list of publications. Candidates are highly encouraged to apply for related Postdoctoral Fellowships.

Graduate Students:

Ph.D. graduate students with backgrounds in Biomolecular Engineering, Bioengineering, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, or a closely related discipline are welcome to contact Prof. Gao about joining the lab. Please also refer to Penn CBE admissions or Penn BE admissions for details.


Undergraduates are encouraged to contact Prof. Gao about research opportunities in the lab. Minimal of 2 consecutive semesters and 4 hours per week are required. Please email me your CV and transcript.