Dr. Wei Gu

Research Summary
Lab Members

Wei GuWei Gu Ph.D.

Abraham and Mildred Goldstein Professor

Location: ICRC 609A
Phone: (212) 851-5282
Fax: (212)851-5284
Email: wg8@cumc.columbia.edu



Ph.D., Columbia University, New York, USA
B.S. Peking University, Beijing, China

Postdoctoral Training

01/1995 – 10/1998, Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Robert Roeder’s lab)
The Rockefeller University, New York, USA

Professional Experience

1999 -2004 Assistant Professor (Tenure-track), Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY

1999 -Present Principal Investigator/Member, Columbia University Herbert Irvine Cancer Center

2004-2006 Associate Professor (Tenured)

2007-Present Full Professor, Institute for Cancer Genetics, and Dept. of Pathology and Cell Biology Columbia University Medical Center

2005-2012 Ad Hoc. Members of NIH Study Sections
Tumor Progression and Metastasis Study section (TPM)
Molecular Oncogenesis Study Section (MONC)
Cancer Etiology Study Section (CE)
Cancer Molecular Pathobiology Study Section (CAMP)
Cellular Signaling and Regulatory Systems Study Section (CSRS)

2013-2017 Charter Member of NIH Cancer Mole Pathology study Section (CAMP).

2013-present Abraham and Mildred Goldstein Endowed Professor

2013-present Vice-Chairman for Cancer Research

Honors and Awards

1995 Columbia University Dean’s Award for Outstanding Research Achievement.

1995-1998 Life Science Research Foundation Fellowship for Advanced Cancer Studies.

2000-2002 Avon Scholar Award

2001-2005 Irma T. Hirschl Trust Award

2001-2006 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Scholar

2006 The Stohlman Scholar

2007-2011 Ellison Medical Foundation Senior Scholar in Aging

2012 President’s Research Seminar at MSKCC

2014 Annual George Adrouny Memorial Lecture at Tulane University