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Yu (Tom) Gao, phd

B.S. Peking University HSC, Pharmaceutical Sciences (2004 – 2008)
Ph.D. Scripps Research – Florida (Mentor: Thomas J. Kodadek, 2008 – 2014)
Post-doc Scripps Research – La Jolla (Mentor: John R. Yates III, 2014 – 2018)

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2018 – present
Associate Member, University of Illinois Cancer Center, 2019 – present

NIH MIRA Award, 2019

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Email: yugao@uic.edu
Office phone: 312-996-8087

CURRENT TEAM

Xinhao Shao

xshao8@uic.edu
B.S. Heilongjiang University
M.S. Illinois Institute of Technology
Graduate Student 2019.1 -
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Ziwei Zhang

zzhan60@uic.edu
B.S. Peking University HSC
Graduate Student 2019.9 -
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Cory Matsumoto

cmatsu5@uic.edu
B.S. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Graduate Student 2020.5 -
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Julia Ekiert

jekiert2@uic.edu
B.S. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Graduate Student 2021.5 -
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Rahul Narayanan

rahul@uic.edu
B.Sc. & M.Sc. Mahatma Gandhi University
Ph.D. IIT, Madras
Post-doc fellow Fudan University
Post-doc associate 2021 -
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Chris Grams

cgrams2@uic.edu
B.S. University of Illinois at Chicago, Computer Science
Student researcher 2020.5 -
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Liang Chen

B.S. Nanchang University
M.S. Xi'an Jiaotong University
Ph.D. University of Tasmania, Australia
Post-doc associate 2021 -
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Future post-doc

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Future Graduate Student

If you have a solid background in either Chemistry, Biology, Math, Statistics, Computer Science or other related areas and interested in making a better world through better science, please contact us!
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GAO LAB ALUMNI

Xiuyuan Ma, PhD

Ph.D. from Rutgers University

Post-doc Associate at Gao lab from 2019.6 – 2021.5

Current position: Research Scientist at Abbvie

Michael Hollas, PhD

Ph.D. from University of Manchester

Post-doc Associate at Gao lab from 2018.10 – 2019.6

Current position: Staff Scientist at Northwestern University

Join The LAB

Gao lab is constantly looking for talented students and research associates, if interested, please send an email with the subject “Application” to yugao@uic.edu with your CV attached.