Prof. Dayong Gao

University of Washington, USA




1991-1992 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Cryobiology Research Institute, USA

1984-1990 Ph.D., Concordia University, Canada

1978-1983 B.Sc., University of Science and Technology of China, China

Publications (selected)

  1. Gao, D.Y., S. Lin, J.A. Kornblatt and F.M. Guttman.  A study of separate effects of influence factors and their coupled interactions on cryoinjury of human erythrocytes.  Cryobiology 26:355-368, 1989.
  2. Lin, S. and D.Y. Gao.  Thermal stresses induced by water solidification in a cylindrical tube.  Journal of Heat Transfer (ASME) 112:1079-1082, 1990.
  3. Lin, S. and D.Y. Gao.  A function of glycerol in reducing thermal stress during cell freezing preservation. Transaction of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 15: 109-119, 1991.
  4. Gao, D.Y., P. Mazur, F.W. Kleinhans, P.F. Watson, E.E. Noiles and J.K. Critser. Glycerol permeability of human spermatozoa and its activation energy. Cryobiology 29:657-667, 1992.
  5. Gao, D.Y., E. Ashworth, P.F. Watson, F.W. Kleinhans, P. Mazur and J.K. Critser. Hyperosmotic tolerance of human spermatozoa: Separate effects of glycerol, sodium chloride and sucrose on spermolysis.  Biology of Reproduction 49:112-123, 1993.
  6. Henry, M., E. Noiles, D.Y. Gao, P. Mazur and J.K. Critser.  Cryopreservation of human spermatozoa. IV. The effects of cooling rate and warming rate on the maintenance of motility, plasma membrane integrity and mitochondrial function. Fertility & Sterility 60(5):911-918, 1993.
  7. Benson, C.T., C. Liu, D.Y. Gao, E.S. Critser and J.K. Critser.  Determination of the osmotic characteristics of pancreatic islets and isolated pancreatic islet cells.  Cell Transplantation 2(6):461-465, 1993.
  8. Gao, D.Y., J.J. McGrath, J. Tao, C.T. Benson, E.S. Critser and J.K. Critser.  Membrane transport properties of mammalian oocytes: A micropipette perfusion technique.  Journal of Reproduction and Fertility 102: 385-392, 1994.
  9. Liu, C., C.T. Benson, D.Y. Gao, B. Haag, L. McGann, and J.K. Critser.  Water permeability and its activation energy for individual hamster pancreatic islet cells. Cryobiology 32:493-502, 1995.
  10. Gilmore, J., L.E. McGann, J. Liu, D.Y. Gao, F.W. Kleinhans, A.Y. Peter, and J.K. Critser. Effect of cryoprotectants on water permeability of human spermatozoa. Biology of Reproduction 53:985-995, 1995.
  11. Gao, D.Y., S. Lin, P.F. Watson and J.K. Critser. Fracture phenomena in an isotonic salt solution during freezing and their elimination using glycerol. Cryobiology 32: 270-284, 1995.
  12. Gao, D.Y., J. Liu, C. Liu, L. McGann, P. Watson, F.W. Kleinhans, P. Mazur, E.S. Critser and J.K.  Critser.  Prevention of osmotic injury to human spermatozoa during addition and removal of glycerol. Human Reproduction 10:1109-1122, 1995.
  13. Liu, C., D.Y. Gao, G.M. Preston, L.E. McGann, C.T. Benson, E.S. Critser, and J.K. Critser.  High water permeability of human spermatozoa is mercury resistant and not mediated by CHIP28. Biology of Reproduction, 52:913-919, 1995.
  14. Liu, C., L. McGann, D.Y. Gao, B. Haag, J.K. Critser.  Osmotic separation of pancreatic exocrine cells from crude islet cell preparations.  Cell Transplantation 5: 31-39, 1996.
  15. Gao, D.Y., C.T. Benson, C. Liu, J.J. McGrath, E.S. Critser, J. K. Critser. Development of a novel microperfusion chamber for determination of cell membrane transport properties. Biophysical Journal 71: 443-450, 1996.
  16. Gilmore, J., J. Liu,  D.Y. Gao, and J.K. Critser. Determination of optimal cryoprotectants and procedures for their addition and removal from human spermatozoa. Human Reproduction  12: 112-118,  1997.
  17. Viskanta, R., M.V.A. Bianchi, J.K. Critser and D.Y. Gao. Solidification processes of solutions. Cryobiology 34: 348-362, 1997.
  18. Jackson, T.H., A. Ungan, J.K. Critser, and D.Y. Gao. Novel microwave technology for cryopreservation of biomaterials by suppression of apparent ice formation. Cryobiology 34: 363-372, 1997.
  19. Gao, D.Y., Q. Chang, C. Liu, K. Farris, K. Harvey, L. McGann, D. English, J. Jansen, and J.K. Critser.  Fundamental cryobiology of human hematopoietic progenitor cells I: Osmotic characteristics and volume distribution.  Cryobiology 36: 40-48, 1998.
  20. Raff, R.T., J. Liu, D.Y. Gao, A.T. Peter, T.K. Li, and J.K. Critser. Water and DMSO membrane  permeability characteristics of in vivo and in vitro-derived and cultured murine oocytes and embryos.  Molecular Human Reproduction 4: 51-59, 1998.
  21. Benson, C.T., C. Liu, Gao, D.Y., Critser, E. S., Benson, J.D., Critser, J.K. Hydraulic conductivity (Lp) and its activation energy (Ea), Cryoprotectant agent permeability (Ps) and  its Ea, and reflection coefficients () for golden hamster indivisdual pancreatic islet cell membranes, Cryobiology 37: 290-299, 1998.
  22. Gao, D.Y., K. Neff, H. Xiao, H. Matsubayashi, X. Cui, P. Bonderman, D. Bonderman, K. Harvey, J. McIntyre, J.K. Critser, C. Miraglia, T. Reid. Development of optimal techniques for cryopreservation of human platelets I: platelet activation during cold storage (at 22 and 8C) and cryopreservation. Cryobiology 38: 225-235, 1999.
  23. E.J. Woods, J. Liu, J.A. Gilmore, T. Reid, Gao, D.Y., J. Critser. Determination of human platelet membrane permeability coefficients using Kedem-Katchalsky formalism. Cryobiology 38: 200-208, 1999.
  24. Q. Zhang, T.H. Jackson, A. Ungan, Gao, D.Y., Numerical modeling of continuous hybrid heating of rapid rewarming of cryo-preserved tissue. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 42: 395-403, 1999.