Jianghong Rao Lab In the Departments of Radiology and Chemistry

Rao Lab Group Members:

Prof. Jianghong Rao, Ph.D., Professor of Radiology and Chemistry (courtesy), Member of the Molecular Imaging, Bio-X, Cancer Biology, and Biophysics Programs

Prof. Rao did his Ph.D. with George M. Whitesides and his postdoc with Roger Y. Tsien. He became an Assistant Professor at UCLA before joining Stanford. Prof. Rao enjoys playing with his little daughter Angela and working in the backyard mowing grass and cutting trees.
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Yunfeng "Jerry" Cheng, Ph.D.,
Post-doctoral Fellow

In addition to enjoying all aspects of research, Jerry likes sports, traveling and photography in his spare time.

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Zixin "Laura" Chen,
Graduate Student

Laura enjoys traveling and eating good food in addition to synthesizing beautiful molecules.

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Jinghang Xie, Ph.D.,
Post-doctoral Fellow

Jinghang mainly focus on the design and biological evaluation of smart probes for the diagnosis of cancer and infectious diseases.

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Min Chen, Ph.D.
Post-doctoral Fellow

Besides pursuit of inspired research, Min enjoys Yoga and drinking draft beer with friends.

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Xianchuang Zheng, Ph.D.
Post-doctoral Fellow

Xianchuang enjoys driving, cooking, sports, movies and music, in addition to designing smart materials.

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Liyang (Sarah) Cui, Ph.D.
Post-doctoral Fellow

Sarah enjoys the splendid view from the top of a mountain, but always knowing that true happiness is found upon climbing the rugged hill.

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Tingting Dai, Graduate Student

In addition to working on synthesizing small molecules, I also enjoy making good food, traveling, and hanging out with friends.

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Guosheng Song, Ph.D.
Post-doctoral Fellow

Guosheng enjoys cooking, running, and movies, in addition to synthesize novel nanomaterials.

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Antonio Benayas, Ph.D.
Visiting Scholar&
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow

In addition to his research in inorganic nanoparticles for imaging and thermometry, Antonio likes traveling, playing sports, beers with friends, and reading -specially US history and politics.

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Paul Robert Neumann, Visiting Student

I enjoy reading and traveling with friends.


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