Prof. GAO Ping is a doctoral supervisor of USTC. Gao earned his PhD. from Medical School of Osaka University in 2003. From 2003 to 2005, he did post-doctoral research at the United States National Cancer Institute (NCI). He won the NIH Fellow Award for Research Excellence in 2005. From 2005 to 2010, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher in Medical School of Johns Hopkins University and won the Young Investigator Award of the university in 2008. Dr. Gao has published a number of papers in Nature, Cancer Cell and other journals.