Dr. Ling Hao
Dr. Ling Hao is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. She received her PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, followed by postdoctoral training at the National Institutes of Health. She joined the faculty at GW since 2019, leading a research team and also teaching chemistry courses for both undergraduate and graduate students. She has co-authored 25 publications and served as a reviewer for 15 research journals and a guest editor for the Journal of Visualized Experiments. She received the ORAU Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award, GW University Facilitating Fund, and an NIH R01 grant to support her research in developing mass spectrometry-based strategies to study mitochondrial and lysosomal dysfunctions in neurodegenerative diseases. Hao Lab’s research is focused on developing proteomics, metabolomics, and proximity labeling techniques to understand the molecular mechanisms of neurological disorders and discover molecular biomarkers for brain diseases.