School of Public Health and Cancer Center
Dr. Guo is a tenured Professor of Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences in the School of Public Health and Cancer Center as well as Co-Chair of Biomedical Informatics at West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute (WVCTSI). She holds a B.S. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Beijing University and a PhD in Computer and Information Science from West Virginia University. Prior to joining WVU, Dr. Guo served as an Assistant Professor in Computer Science at the University of Southern Mississippi. Her teaching interests include bioinformatics, gene microarray profiling, and personalized medicine. Her research interests include algorithm development for bioinformatics and systems biology and clinical applications of gene and/or protein expression-based prognostic models for personalized cancer treatment. her groups has utilized computational toxicogenomics for risk assessment of nanoparticles for occupational and environmental health protection. Dr. Guo currently has R01 funding from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to systematically assess toxicity effects of nanoparticles in human lung diseases.
Her biomarker research has resulted in five pending patents and has been featured by numerous national and international news organizations, including International Innovation, Science Works for US, Newswise, and Fox Business News.