Luo Gu

Associate Researcher


Luo Gu is an assistant professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the Whiting School of Engineering. His research focuses on understanding and engineering how cells sense and respond to the biochemical and mechanical cues from their microenvironment. In particular, his lab currently studies stem cell mechanotransduction for tissue regeneration, biomaterials-enabled cancer immunotherapy, and gene editing. Dr. Gu received his BS in Chemistry from Peking University and his PhD in Chemistry with Specialization in Multiscale Biology from UC San Diego. He joined Johns Hopkins in 2017 after completing his postdoctoral training at Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering.