Professor Zhongwu Guo joins UF Chemistry faculty

“Zhongwu Guo, currently Professor of Chemistry and member of the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute at Wayne State University, will be joining the faculty of the Department of Chemistry in August, 2016, as the Steven M. and Rebecca J. Scott Professor of Chemical Biology. Professor Guo is recognized as a world leader in the application of carbohydrate chemistry to cancer research, particularly regarding the development of carbohydrate-based vaccines. His research interests are focused on carbohydrate chemistry, glycobiology, glycoimmunology, chemical biology and medicinal chemistry, and he has published more than 150 peer-reviewed papers. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of theďż˝Journal of Carbohydrate Chemistry. We welcome Professor Guo as an esteemed new member of our faculty.”