Guo Yong

Yong Guo, PhD

Associate Professor, Tsinghua University

Office: Medical Sciences Building, Room C215


PhD, Biology, Tsinghua University (2006)
BS, Clinical Medicine, Peking University Health Science Center (2001)

Research Interests

We are actively involved in the basic and traslational research of molecular diagnostics for infectious diseases, inherited diseases and cancer. The projects include:

  • Tool development for single molecule and single cell analysis
  • Biomarker discovery


Tan X, Qin W, Zhang L, Hang J, Chen Z, Li B, Zhang C, Wan J, Zhou F, Shao K, Sun Y, Wu J, Zhang X, Qiu B, Li N, Shi S, Feng X, Zhao S, Wang Z, Zhao X, Yu Z, Mitchelson K, Cheng J, Guo Y* and He J*. A 5-microRNA Signature for Lung Squamous Cell Carcinoma Diagnosis and hsa-miR-31 for Prognosis. Clinical Cancer Research. 2011, 17(21):6802-6811.

Guo H, Liu H, Mitchelson K, Luo M, Sun Y, Xie L, Zhang L, Lu Y, Zhou Y, Guo Y* and Cheng J*. MicroRNAs-372/373 Promote the Expression of Hepatitis B Virus Through the Targeting of Nuclear Factor I/B. Hepatology, 2011, 54(3):808-819.

Zhu L, Jiang G, Wang S, Wang C, Li Q, Yu H, Zhou Y, Zhao B, Huang H, Xing W, Mitchelson K, Cheng J, Zhao Y*and Guo Y*. Biochip System for Rapid and Accurate Identification of Mycobacteria Species from Isolates and Sputum. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 2010, 48(10):3654-3660.

Guo Y, Zhou Y, Wang C, Zhu L, Wang S, Li Q, Jiang G, Zhao B, Huang H, Yu H, Xing W, Mitchelson K, Cheng J and Zhao Y. Rapid, Accurate Determination of Multidrug Resistance in M. Tuberculosis Isolates and Sputum Using a Biochip System. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 2009, 13(7): 914-920.

Guo Y, Chen Z, Zhang L, Zhou F, Shi S, Feng, X, Li, B, Meng, X, Ma, X, Luo M, Shao K, Li N, Qiu B, Mitchelson K, Cheng J and He J. Distinctive MicroRNA Profiles Relating to Patient Survival in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Cancer Research, 2008, 68(1): 26-33.