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Xuan Gao, Ph.D.

Scientist, Analytical Dev. and Quality Control, Biological Technologies at Genentech


Dr. Xuan Gao is currently a scientist in Analytical Development and Quality Control at Genentech, Inc. She develops and validates MOA reflective activity assays to support product characterization, release testing and stability testing. She authors CMC sections to support global regulatory submissions. Prior to Genentech, She was a scientist in Analytics and Formulation at Sutro Biopharma, Inc. She worked on analytical characterization of biologics by mass spectrometry and chromatography. Before that, she worked in Formulation at Genentech as a contract research scientist studying the effect of oxidation on Fc and Fc receptor binding. Xuan did her post-doctoral training in UC Berkeley/CHORI. She holds a Ph.D. in Biophysics from Boston University. She received her B.S. in Biological Sciences from Tsinghua University in 2003.

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