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2020 – 2017

Dec 1, 2020

Graduate students Zane and Bryant joined the Gao Group!

Nov 24, 2020

Sherry is a joint faculty with the department of chemistry at Rice now!

Aug 31, 2020

Our collaborative proposal with Dr. Yi Zhang was just awarded to develop ultra-sensitive detection methods for food pathogens! Thanks, @NSF!

Jul 24, 2020

The Gao Lab received the Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) from NIGMS to support our research for the Next Five Years! Great News!

Jul 24, 2020

The Gao Lab received the Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) from NIGMS to support our research for the Next Five Years! Great News!

Jul 15, 2020

Check our new paper just published in Science Advances! Precise genome editing tools hold great promise for treating human genetic diseases!

Jul 14, 2020

Fanglong’s paper now is online in Angewandte Chemie! The first Gao lab research article. Check it out!

Jul 7, 2020

Fanglong’s paper was just accepted by Angewandte Chemie! Great job Fanglong and Zhiwen! Hard work pays off!

Jun 12, 2020

Check our new publication on using CRISPR technology for large gene fragment deletion in polykaryotic fungi! Just appeared online on ACS Synthetic Biology!

May 8, 2020

Check 0ur comprehensive review of genome editing for genetic hearing diseases in Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews! Thanks for all the co-authors! Special Thanks to the Undergraduate coauthor Matan!

Mar 1, 2020

We were super glad to have three fantastic speakers, Dr. Hal Alper, Dr. Yi Cui, and Dr. Fuzhong Zhang visit us in Feb 2020! Look forward to the rest of 2020!

Dec 23, 2019

Gao Group Outing! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Oct 22 – 23, 2019

The 2019 Welch Conference! Go Genome editing!

Sep 30, 2019

Shuqi has finished his visit to our Group. We had a great farewell in Meet Fresh @ Houston!

Apr 29, 2019

Our collaborative grant on CRISPR (Led by Prof. Gang Bao) was funded by NHLBI! Congrats!

Mar 30, 2019

Sherry was invited to give a talk at the 3rd Genome Editing Conference in Beijing and it was very inspiring!

Mar 29, 2019

Prof. Wenjun Zhang visited us and gave a fantastic seminar!

Mar 25, 2019

Dr. Fanglong Zhao joined the group as a postdoc researcher! The group welcomed him and had a great Dimsum!

Jan 31, 2019

Prof. Chaitan Khosla visited us and gave the Wilber Lecture for Chemical and Biomolecular Engineers!

Jan 6  – 9, 2019

Sherry attended the ICBE conference at Newport Beach, California. Very inspired by all the great talks and communications! Particularly by the Nobel laureate Frances Arnold!

Dec 7, 2018

Our collaborative proposal with Prof. Kolomeisky (Chemistry), and Phillips (Biosciences) enables us to win the 2018 Creative Ventures Fund – InterDisciplinary Excellence Award (IDEA)! Thanks!

Dec 2 – 5, 2018

Dr. Gao was invited to great a talk at the INFRAFRONTIER IMPC Stakeholder Meeting in Munich, Germany! Thanks for inviting me!

Nov 21, 2018

Group dinner @Wanna Bao. Happy Thanksgiving!

Nov 8, 2018

Prof. Huimin Zhao from UIUC visited us at Rice University! We are very inspired by his talk of putting synthesis into biology using synthetic biology tools!

Oct 26, 2018

Our collaborative proposal with Prof. Han Xiao (Chemistry) enables us to win the 2018 IBB Hamill Innovation Award!

Sep 24, 2018

Visiting Students Shuqi Guo (Shanghai Jiaotong University) joined the group for research! Welcome!

Jun 2, 2018

Welcome Anitha Aadireddy (Rice), Lauren Chiang (Rice) and Jennifer Pham (the University of St. Thomas, Rice Bionetworks) joined the group for summer research! Welcome!

Apr 5, 2018

Gao lab has been awarded the FIRST grant from the Welch Foundation! Congrats!

Nov 4, 2017

Our paper on “Treatment of autosomal dominant hearing loss by in vivo delivery of genome editing agents” is accepted by Nature! Congrats to all the co-authors!