August 20, 2018: Xiaoyu Zhu receives the 2018 Robert T. Simpson Graduate Student Award for Innovative Research. Congratulations Xiaoyu! Read more
March 26, 2018: Penn State News highlighted the research from Gu Lab: “New insights into how cellulose is built could indicate how to break it apart for biofuels.” Read more
March 26, 2018: a paper reporting de novo secretion of cellulose synthase complexes was published in PNAS. Congratuations Xiaoyu! Read more
March 08, 2018: Welcome to the new Gu lab website!
February 2, 2018: Amy accepted research technician position at Harvard Medical School. Congratulations Amy!
A Penn State Research article highlights the research of Gu LAB researchers at Penn State: “The key to efficient biofuels may lie in learning how plants build their cell wall.” Full story (page 21-24): Read more
The Center for Lignocellulose Structure and Formation (CLSF) received renewed funds from the Department of Energy in July 2014. The CLSF is among the total 22 EFRCs receiving $100 million to accelerate scientific breakthroughs needed to build a 21st-century energy economy. Read more