Dr Gu currently works as a Research Fellow for the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology at the University of Queensland where he began his post-doctoral work in 2001. He also jointly works as CSO for Guangzhou Gillion Biotherapeutics Ltd.
Before engaging in nanomedicine (focusing on drug delivery and cancer therapy), he worked on RNAi-based gene therapy for several years at Translational Research Institute. Dr Gu’s research has been extensively published in respected industry journals such as Nature Communications, Ad. Materials, ACS Nano and PNAS USA.
Dr Gu holds a master’s degree in veterinary science and completed his PhD study in biochemistry and molecular biology at Australian National University and later worked at John Curtin Medical School. He also held a Peter Doherty Fellowship (2006-2009) and was supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council to work at Harvard Medical School, Harvard University as a visiting fellow.