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Gang Bao

Foyt Family Professor of Bioengineering


J. Zhao, I. Akinsanmi1, D. Arafat, T. J. Cradick, C. M. Lee, S. Banskota, G. Bao, and G. Gibson. A Burden of Rare Variants Associated with Extremes of Gene Expression in Human Peripheral Blood, The American J. Human Genetics, in press (2015).

C.A. Quinto, P. Mohindra, S. Tong, G. Bao*, “Multifunctional Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for Combined Chemotherapy and Hyperthermia Cancer Treatment”, Nanoscale, 7, 12728-12736 (2015).

Y. Yang, J. Ran, L. Sun, X. Sun, Y. Luo, B. Yan, Tala, M. Liu, D. Li, L. Zhang, G. Bao*, J. Zhou*, “CYLD regulates noscapine activity in acute lymphoblastic leukemia via a microtubule-dependent mechanism”, Theranostics, 5, 656-66 (2015)

L. Minati, V. Antonini, C. Pederzolli, M. Dalla Serra, G. Bao, G. Speranza*, “Combinatorial plasma polymerization: C-based films”, Encyclopedia of Plasma Technology, in press (2015).

R. N. Cottle, C. M. Lee, D. Archer and G. Bao*, “Controlled delivery of β-globin-targeting TALENs and CRISPR/Cas9 into mammalian cells for genome editing using microinjection” Scientific Reports, 5, 16031 (2015).

T. A. Meyer, C. A. Quinto, G. Bao*, “Controlling Iron Oxide Nanoparticle Clustering Using Dual Solvent Exchange Coating Method”, IEEE Magnetics Letters, in press (2015).

M. Aouida, A. Eid, Z. Ali, T. J. Cradick, H. Deshmukh, A. Atef, D. B. AbuSamra, C. M. Lee, S. Z. Gadhoum, J. S. Merzaban, G. Bao and M. M. Mahfouz*, “Efficient fdCas9 Synthetic Endonuclease with Improved Specificity for Precise Genome Engineering”, PLoS One, 10, e0133373 (2015). 

J. Corrigan-Curay, M. O’Reilly, D.B. Kohn, P.M. Cannon, G. Bao et al, “Genome Editing Technologies: Defining a Path to Clinic”, Molecular Therapies, 23, 796-806 (2015). 

S. L. Zhang*, H. J. Gao* and G. Bao*.  “Mechanics of Endocytosis”, ACS Nano, 9, 8655-71 (2015).

R. Jhaa, B. Wile, Q. Wu, A. H. Morris, K. O. Maher, M. B. Wagner, G. Bao*, C. Xu*, “Molecular Beacon-based Detection and Isolation of Working-type Cardiomyocytes Derived from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells”, Biomaterials 50, 176-85 (2015).

K. Ban, PhD, B. Wile, K. W. Cho, S. Kim, M. K. Song, J. Singer, A. Syed, S. P. Yu, M. Wagner, G. Bao* and Y. S. Yoon*, “Non-genetic purification of ventricular cardiomyocytes from differentiating embryonic stem cells through molecular beacons targeting a ventricle-specific transcription factor”, Stem Cell Reports, 5, 1239-49 (2015).

A. Hendel, E. J. Fine, G. Bao, M. H. Porteus*, “Quantifying On and Off-Target Genome Editing”, Trends in Biotechnology, 33, 132-40 (2015).

J. Giraldo-Vela, W. Kang, R. McNaughton, X. Zhang, B. Wile, A. Tsourkas, G. Bao, H. Espinosa*, “Single-Cell Detection of mRNA Expression Using Nanofountain-Probe Electroporated Molecular Beacons”, Small, 11, 2386-91 (2015).

M. Müller, C. M. Lee, G. Gasiunas, T. Davis, T. J. Cradick, V. Siksnys, G. Bao, C. Mussolino, T. Cathomen, “Streptococcus thermophilus CRISPR-Cas9 systems enable specific editing of the human genome”, Molecular Therapy, 2015 Dec 14. doi: 10.1038/mt.2015.218. [Epub ahead of print] (2015).

S. Suzuki, G. Sargent, B. Illek, H. Fischer, A. Esmaeili-Shandiz, M. J. Yezzi, A. Lee, Y. Yang, S. Kim, P. Renz, Z. Qi, J. Yu, M. O. Muench, A. I. Beyer, A. O. Guimarães, L. Ye, J. Chang, E. J. Fine, T. J. Cradick, G. Bao, M. Rahdar, M. H. Porteus, T. Shuto, H. Kai, Y. W. Kan, D. C. Gruener*, “TALENs Facilitate Single-step Seamless SDF Correction of F508del CFTR in Airway Epithelial Submucosal Gland Cell-derived CF-iPSCs”, Molecular Therapy Nucleic Acids, 5, e273 (2016). 

N. Hoshyar, S. Gray, H. Han, G. Bao*, “The Effect of Nanoparticle Size on In vivo Pharmacokinetics and Cellular Interaction”, Nanomedicine, in press (2015). 

E. J. Fine, C. Appleton, M. Brown, H. Deshmukh and G.Bao*, “Trans-spliced Cas9 allows cleavage of HBB and CCR5 genes in human HEK-293T cells: a first step towards AAV packaging”, Scientific Reports, 5, 10777 (2015).

  • B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering (1976) Shandong University
  • Ph.D. Applied Mathematics (1987) Lehigh University
  • M.Sc. Applied Mechanics (1981) Shandong University
    Email: Gang.Bao@rice.edu
    Phone: 713-348-2764
    Office: BioScience Research Collaborative , 413