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CURRENT MEMBERS


Jinming Gao

Gang Huang, Ph.D.

Yang Li, B.S.

Yuliang Liu, Ph.D.

Min Luo, Ph.D.

Chensu Wang, B.S.

Yiguang Wang, Ph.D.

Zhaohui Wang, Ph.D.

Qi Wei, Ph.D.

Shunchun Yang, B.S.

Zhiqun Zeng, M.D.

Tian Zhao, M.S.


PREVIOUS MEMBERS

Undergraduate Students

Sussana Elkassih, Green Fellow (Graduate student at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX)

Graduate Students

Carlos Barcena, Ph.D. (US Patent Office, Washington, DC)

Elvin Blanco, Ph.D. (Postdoctoral Fellow at UT Health Science Center, Houston, TX)

Agata Exner, Ph.D. (Associate Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH)

Chase Kessinger, Ph.D. (Postdoctoral fellow in Cardiovascular Research Center at MGH, Boston MA)

Norased Nasongkla, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Mahidol University, Bankok, Thailand)

Feng Qian, Ph.D. (Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, Qinghua University, Beijing, China)

Damon Sutton, Ph.D. (Senior Chemist at Medtronic Diabetes, CA)

Li Tao, Ph.D. (Postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Electrical Engineering, UT Austin)

Brent Weinberg, M.D. Ph.D. (Resident in Radiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX)

 

Postdoctoral Fellows

Hua Ai, M.D., Ph.D. (Professor at National Engineering Research Center for Biomaterials, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China)

Fatih Buyukserin, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor at Nanomedicine Research Center, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey)

Huabing Chen, Ph.D. (Professor of Pharmaceutics in SuZhou University, China)

Shook-Fong Chin, Ph.D. (Research Scientist at Impax Labs, Hayward, California)

Heather Hillebrenner, Ph.D. (Chemistry Instructor in the Garland High School in Dallas, Texas)

Xiaonan Huang, Ph.D. (Associate Professor of Polymer Chemistry in Capital Normal University, Beijing, China)

Chalermchai Khemtong, Ph.D. (Instructor in Adavnced Imaging Research Center, UTSW, Dallas Texas)

Xinpeng Ma, Ph.D. (Research Scientist in Bind Therapeutics, Boston, Massachusetts)

Jagadeesh Setti-Guthi, Ph.D. (Principal Scientist at Active Pharmaceutical Intermediates, Inc. India)

Xintao Shuai, Ph.D. (Professor and Director of Biomedical Engineering Center, Zhongshan University, GuangZhou, China)

Amandeep Sra, Ph.D. (Associate Faculty at Collin College and Research Scientist at UT Dallas, Richardson, TX)

Su-Geun Yang, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Singha University, Seoul, Korea)

Haijun Yu, Ph.D. (Associate Professor in Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China)

Chunfu Zhang, Ph.D. (Associate Professor in Med-X Research Institute in Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China)

Shanrong Zhang, Ph.D. (Senior Research Engineer in Adavnced Imaging Research Center, UTSW, Dallas Texas)

Kejin Zhou, Ph.D. (Postdoctoral fellow in Simmons Cancer Center, UTSW, Dallas Texas)

Yinjian Zhou, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Science )

Gao Lab Members
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Jinming GaoJinming Gao, Ph.D.
Professor of Oncology and Pharmacology
Co-Leader, Cell Stress and Nanomedicine Program

ND2.210
Phone: (214) 645-6370
Email: jinming.gao@utsouthwestern.edu
Click here for a CV in pdf format
UTSW Faculty Profile

Professor Gao received his B.S. in Chemistry from Peking University. He carried out his graduate studies under Professor George Whitesides at Harvard University and postdoctoral training with Professor Robert Langer at MIT.

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GangGang Huang, Ph.D.
Lab Manager

ND2.214
Phone: (214) 645-6418
Email: gang.huang@utsouthwestern.edu

Education: Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry, University of North Texas
Projects: Theranostic nanomedicine for lung cancer imaging and therapy

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yang liYang Li
Graduate Student

ND2.214
Phone: (214) 645-6418
Email: yang.li@utsouthwestern.edu

Education: B.S. in Polymer Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China
Projects: Probing the mechanism of nano proton sponge effect from ultra-pH responsive nanoparticles

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yuliangliu width=Yuliang Liu, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

ND2.214
Phone: (214) 645-6418
Email: yuliang.liu@utsouthwestern.edu

Education: Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Projects: NQO1-targeted anti-cancer drug discovery

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minluo width=Min Luo, Ph.D.
Research Associate

ND2.214
Phone: (214) 645-6418
Email: min.luo@utsouthwestern.edu

Education: Ph.D. in Molecular Cell Biology, Peking University
Projects: Molecular regulation of endocytic organelles in tumor cells

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chensu wangChensu Wang
Graduate Student

ND2.214
Phone: (214) 645-6418
Email: chensu.wang@utsouthwestern.edu

Education: B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing, China
Projects: Studying lysosome activation and autophagy using novel nanoprobes (joint student with Prof. Michael White)

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yiguang wangYiguang Wang, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

ND2.214
Phone: (214) 645-6418
Email: yiguang.wang@utsouthwestern.edu

Education: Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics, Peking University, China.
Projects: pH-activatable nanomedicine for cancer imaging and therapy

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zhaohui wangZhaohui Wang, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow

ND2.214
Phone: (214) 645-6418
Email: zhaohui.wang@utsouthwestern.edu

Education: Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics, Peking University, China.
Projects: pH-activatable nanomedicine for cancer imaging and therapy

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qiwei width=Qi Wei, Ph.D.
Research Scientist

ND2.214
Phone: (214) 645-6418
Email: qi.wei@utsouthwestern.edu

Education: Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Projects: Development of NQO1-targeted antitumor quinones

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shunchunyangShunchun Yang (Kyle), B.S.
Research Assistant

ND2.214
Phone: (214) 645-6418
Email: shunchun.yang@utsouthwestern.edu

Education: B.S. in Biochemistry, Tennessee Technological University

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zhiqunzengZhiqun Zeng, M.D.
Research Associate

ND2.214
Phone: (214) 645-6418
Email: zhiqun.zeng@utsouthwestern.edu

Education: B.S. M.D.


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tian zhaoTian Zhao
Graduate Student

ND2.214
Phone: (214) 645-6418
Email: tian.zhao@utsouthwestern.edu

Education: B.S. in Analytical Chemistry, Wuhan University; M.S. in Organic Chemistry, Texas Tech University
Projects: pH regulation in endocytic organelles and novel tumor-activatable imaging probes for image-guided resection

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